Is a $5bn fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement?

2019-07-25 05:14

US regulators are expected to unveil a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the social network.

Unhappy Facebook investors seek to confront Zuckerberg, board

2019-05-28 23:00

Facebook shareholders want Mark Zuckerberg to have less power.

Zuckerberg 'optimistic' on regulation after Macron meeting

2019-05-11 13:59

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he was 'encouraged' and 'optimistic' about the regulatory framework being suggested by France.

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes calls for company breakup

2019-05-09 21:19

Chris Hughes, who co-founded Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg from their Harvard dorm room, said the company has become too powerful and influential and should be broken up.

Zuckerberg adds $4.5bn to fortune as Facebook shares surge

2019-04-25 18:17

After declining about $20bn in 2018, Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune is bouncing back.

Zuckerberg's bad week gets worse with live-streamed shooting

2019-03-16 12:59

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has had a very bad week, even in the context of a very bad year.

'We don't sell people's data,' says Facebook's Zuckerberg

2019-01-25 10:32

Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday renewed his defense of the social network's business, arguing that targeting ads based on interests was different from selling people's data.

This is how much money the world's richest people lost this year

2018-12-22 11:08

A year of market turmoil saw the world's richest people - from Jeff Bezos to Mark Zuckerberg - lose a staggering $511bn, or over R7.4trn.

Fix Facebook, whether it wants to or not - whistleblower

2018-12-03 06:01

Eight months after revealing the links between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, whistleblower Christopher Wylie is pushing for the internet giant to be regulated - whether it wants to or not.

Facebook's Zuckerberg makes case for shift to video, instagram

2018-10-31 08:32

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is betting the company’s future on video and disappearing posts called "stories," not the company’s famous news feed.


Facebook rallies as analysts praise 'watershed' crypto move

2019-06-18 17:22

Facebook shares rallied on Tuesday after the company unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency, a move that analysts saw as a potentially major new profit stream.

Why Dr. Evil would love Facebook’s 'GlobalCoin'

2019-05-25 17:57

Unlike Bitcoin, Facebook’s aim is not to bring down the established financial system, but to co-opt it, writes Bloomberg's Lionel Laurent.

Zuckerberg says 'optimistic' on French regulatory plans after Macron meeting

2019-05-10 19:10

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said he was "encouraged" and "optimistic" about the regulatory framework being suggested by France for the social media giant and other online platforms, after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused'

2019-04-30 21:10

Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network.

WATCH: Zuckerberg wants more regulation, here's why

2019-04-02 21:02

It's not often companies call for regulation on their own industry, but Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did just that.

Facebook will 'evolve' to focus on private, encrypted communication, says Zuckerberg

2019-03-07 12:19

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the future of his company’s product development will be focused on private, ephemeral and encrypted communication, a striking change for the social network that built its business on open sharing.

Here are the world's biggest billionaire winners, losers of 2018

2018-12-31 12:23

The markets may be tanking, but that hasn’t stopped plenty of mega-fortunes from being unearthed in 2018.

UPDATE: Facebook buildings evacuated after bomb threat - all staff safe

2018-12-12 06:44

Facebook buildings in the Silicon Valley town of Menlo Park were evacuated after a bomb threat.

Facebook has a `black people problem,' ex-employee writes

2018-11-28 21:30

As Facebook defends its handling of Russian political interference, an ex-employee published another scathing critique of the company’s culture.

WhatsApp bans more than 100 000 accounts in Brazil election

2018-10-20 08:00

WhatsApp banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the messaging service struggles to contain spam, misinformation and other political shenanigans ahead of a runoff election.

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