Facebook let a family sell their 16-year-old girl as a child bride, and only noticed 2 weeks later

2018-11-20 18:37

Facebook said it removed the post and permanently disabled the account when it learned about the post. But by then the girl was already married off.

Sheryl Sandberg says she also didn't know about a Facebook smear campaign, as Mark Zuckerberg throws the firm's comms team under a bus

2018-11-16 14:57

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has responded to the bombshell New York Times report on mismanagement at the company.

Schweppes changes its labels in South Africa after complaints they were too confusing

2018-11-15 07:55

The brand has introduced tweaked branding to help customers differentiate between its Tonic Water and Soda Water – and a pretty funny apology.

A viral video app you've probably never heard of has more downloads than Facebook, YouTube, or Snapchat

2018-11-05 12:36

Popular among teens, it's made-up of short videos that often play catchy songs in the background.

Facebook is giving Messenger an overhaul to try and cut down on bloat — and adding a dark mode

2018-10-24 12:02

Facebook Messenger is getting a fresh coat of paint.

Hackers have just stolen 30 million Facebook users’ personal data — here’s why you should be worried

2018-10-13 07:47

The personal data exposed in the hacking attack Facebook revealed recently could be used for malicious purposes, including accessing users' bank accounts.

How to clean your social media accounts from old embarrassing posts

2018-10-11 14:56

We mess up every now and then – an office Christmas party that gets out of hand, a heat-of-the-moment rant, a snide comment, a joke in bad taste...

With Facebook's new headset, the future that virtual reality fanatics dream of is closer than ever — but we're not there yet

2018-10-02 16:50

The Oculus Quest isn't perfect, but what it represents is extremely exciting.

These astonishing numbers show why Facebook can't afford to let Instagram's growth stall

2018-09-25 15:10

Instagram has grown rapidly in the six years since it was acquired by Facebook. The company initially had 16 employees and no way of making money. Now it's thought to be worth R1.4 trillion.

A former Googler and Facebook exec shares the best way to show your boss you deserve a promotion

2018-09-24 11:11

Start doing the job of someone more senior today, says Libby Leffler, instead of waiting until you get the title bump.


Scorned Facebook and Twitter users are flocking to LinkedIn to spew hate speech

2018-11-19 06:39

LinkedIn has become the social network to turn to for Donald Trump supporters who are being kicked off Facebook and Twitter.

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

You'll soon be able to delete a Facebook message up to 10 minutes after it's already been sent

2018-11-08 21:22

The platform will now let all users "unsend" messages.

This viral Facebook page just posts pictures of 'threatening' toilets

2018-10-30 06:14

Some of the pictures are very scary.

Americans are now copying Russia and making hundreds of fake Facebook accounts to influence politics

2018-10-13 11:42

Russia pioneered covert Facebook influence campaigns in 2016 — and now Americans are trying their luck.

After millions of Facebook accounts were hacked, here's how to secure your social media accounts and operating systems

2018-10-13 07:28

Physical security keys for two-factor authentication are a reliable and secure way to ensure that you're the only person with access to your accounts.

Facebook is now making users wait twice as long to delete their accounts

2018-10-04 11:05

Want to ditch Facebook? Sorry, you'll have to wait a full month to do so.

Tinder, Spotify and Instagram users also affected by the massive Facebook hack

2018-09-29 08:22

Life just got worse for the 50 million people caught up in what may be the biggest hack of Facebook ever.

Both Instagram's cofounders are quitting after reported 'tensions' with Mark Zuckerberg

2018-09-25 08:27

The news comes after months of turmoil and scandals for Facebook, which owns Instagram.

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