Facebook’s Zuckerberg builds his wife a glowing ‘sleep box’

2019-04-29 05:30

Mark Zuckerberg says he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it’s time to look over their children.

Facebook's privacy move: Reboot or smokescreen?

2019-03-10 08:31

After building the world's biggest and most powerful social network in history, Mark Zuckerberg says the future of Facebook is something else.

Shira Ovide: Facebook just can’t seem to learn from its mistakes

2018-12-21 06:00

Nine months after a scandal erupted over Facebook’s open borders of user information, those borders are in the news again, says Shira Ovide.

Facebook morale, hurt by share drop, suffers another hit

2018-11-16 09:41

This after the New York Times reported that Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, worked behind the scenes to prevent the company’s board and the public from understanding the full extent of Russia’s misinformation campaign on the social network

Facebook finds ongoing evidence of US election interference

2018-07-31 21:57

The social media giant announced that it had identified an ongoing effort to influence the US midterm elections, using inauthentic accounts and pages.

Facebook insiders sold $3.9bn of shares since scandal

2018-07-26 20:32

Eight Facebook insiders combined to sell about $3.9bn (about R51.5bn) worth of stock since a data-mining scandal first surfaced in March.

Will you pay for Facebook?

2018-05-06 06:03

Facebook has been conducting market research in recent weeks to determine whether an ad-free version paid by subscriptions would spur more people to join the social network, sources say.

Facebook confirms it collects data beyond users

2018-04-17 11:21

Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed that it also collected information from people beyond their social network use.


Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees

2019-03-22 05:00

Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed.

Facebook rises as JPMorgan recommends looking past controversies

2019-01-08 20:30

Facebook extended a three-day winning streak as JPMorgan told clients that a "compelling" valuation and accelerating earnings growth will help the stock move past scandals and controversies.

Facebook: Sandberg asked staff to research Soros finances

2018-11-30 21:34

Having already acknowledged that it did opposition research on George Soros, Facebook says No. 2 executive Sheryl Sandberg had asked staff if the billionaire philanthropist had financial motivations against the company.

World's 10 richest each gain at least $1bn as stocks surge

2018-10-17 08:45

It’s a perfect 10. Every one of the world’s 10 richest people added at least $1bn to their fortunes as US stock markets ripped higher, brushing off last week’s malaise.

Facebook dive sparks investor calls to loosen Zuckerberg's grip

2018-07-28 19:24

A loss of faith by some investors have emboldened voices that have called for Zuckerberg to share more of his voting power and give up his role chairing the board to a more independent figure.

Facebook hammered as user growth cools

2018-07-26 00:07

Facebook shares took a hit after the world's biggest social network reported weaker-than-expected user growth in the first full quarter since being rocked by a series of scandals on data privacy.

Facebook plans a dating feature, sending rivals plunging

2018-05-02 05:45

The social media giant has announced it’s rolling out a new dating feature, which sent shares in matchmaking app company Match Group plunging.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.