Turkey saw a social media blackout on Friday during an attempted coup by the country’s military, with reports that Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube were all down. Live-streaming platforms are still being used to broadcast scenes on the…
Following Thursday night's devastating attack on a crowd of Bastille Day revelers in Nice, France, Facebook activated its Safety Check tool to enable users in the area to quickly show friends and family they were safe.
Facebook's latest diversity report includes stats concerning its LGBTQ employees, a first for the social network. The results are disappointing, but show signs of the company's commitment to repairing the skills gap in U.S. education.
Facebook's Instant Articles have proven a hit in the standard Facebook app, but those articles will now show up in Facebook Messenger too. This should help significantly cut down on load times while using bots from publishers.
The shooter responsible for killing five Dallas police officers last week bought an AK-47 assault rifle from a private seller on Facebook in 2014. Federal investigators recovered the gun from the shooter's home, and contacted the seller.
Facebook is being sued to the sum of $1 billion by a group of Israeli and U.S. citizens for allegedly enabling militant attacks on their relatives in Israel. The lawsuit has been filed in a U.S. District Court in New York.
And now, thanks to a study conducted by Fractl, we have a slightly better understanding as to the sharing habits and motivations for sharing on Facebook. In a recent survey, the content marketing agency surveyed 2,000 Facebook users.