‘Look who died’ scam circulating on Facebook; here's how to protect your account
A new scam known as the "Look Who Died" scam is targeting Facebook users seeking information about the death of a friend or celebrity.
WhatsApp rolls out new feature allowing users to hide and lock conversations
The new feature has already begun rolling out to users globally today.
Facebook failed to protect privacy of children using Messenger Kids app, FTC says
The Federal Trade Commission says Facebook misrepresented the access it provided to app developers to private user data.
How to get money from Facebook’s $725 million data privacy settlement
Facebook likely owes you money as part of a massive settlement over the privacy of your data. Here’s how to check.
Wife accused of murdering husband on Facebook Live
Authorities in Mississippi believe the couple got into an argument that turned physical.
Facebook parent Meta to lay off 10K workers
Facebook-parent Meta is slashing another 10,000 jobs and will not fill 5,000 open positions as the social media pioneer cuts costs.
BetterHelp to pay $7.8M for sharing mental health data with Facebook, Snapchat
Online therapy platform BetterHelp will pay $7.8 million for reportedly sharing sensitive mental health info with Facebook, Snapchat and other advertisers for profit.
Supreme Court seems to favor social media companies in terror case
During arguments, several justices underscored that there was no evidence linking Twitter, Facebook and Google directly to the 2017 attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
Meta: Trump to be reinstated on Facebook, Instagram after 2-year ban
Facebook parent Meta says it will restore former President Donald Trump’s personal account in the coming weeks, ending a two-year suspension it imposed in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Facebook parent company Meta cuts 11,000 jobs, 13% of workforce
The layoffs come as Meta contends with faltering revenue and broader tech industry woes.
Facebook parent company Meta unveils $1500 virtual reality headset
The $1,500 Meta Quest Pro headset sports high-resolution sensors that let people see mixed virtual and regular old reality in full color, as well as eye tracking and so-called “natural facial expressions” that mimic the wearer’s facial movements so their avatars appear natural when interacting in VR.
Kanye West’s Instagram account restricted for policy violation
The rapper cannot post, comment or send direct messages.
Instagram back after outages reported for thousands
Users worldwide were impacted within the past 24 hours.
Andrew Tate, controversial social media influencer, banned from Facebook, Instagram, TikTok
Andrew Tate’s online content, in which he describes using violence against women and refers to them as property, has soared in popularity in recent months.
DoorDash to deliver Facebook Marketplace purchases in US
DoorDash will deliver certain smaller items purchased on Facebook Marketplace as part of a new partnership. Here's what can be delivered.
Facebook owner Meta trims efforts to thwart voting misinformation
The pivot is raising alarm about Meta’s priorities and about how some might exploit the world’s most popular social media platforms to spread misleading claims, launch fake accounts and rile up partisan extremists.
Mother sues Facebook, claiming harm to addicted teenage daughter
Cecelia Tesch says her 13-year-old daughter suffers from an eating disorder, depression and other mental health problems after six years of using Facebook.
Facebook users can receive settlement money from new lawsuit
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE? Facebook users can receive a payment — once again — after a settlement was reached in a new class action lawsuit.
Meta investigating Sheryl Sandberg’s use of Facebook resources going back years: report
Lawyers investigating former Facebook operating chief Sheryl Sandberg are examining the work employees did on behalf of her foundation and other personal projects, according to media reports.
Cybercriminal steals 1 million Facebook account credentials over 4 months, firm says
A scammer created hundreds of fake landing pages online to steal Facebook users' personal information.