Facebook is taking its artificial intelligence research to Europe, opening its first lab in Paris. The company said its team will work on "ambitious" long-term projects, taking in areas such as natural-language processing, and speech and image recognition.
A group of demonstrators recently protested outside Facebook's office against the social network's "real name" policy. The group of drag performers, LGBTQ members, and domestic violence victims argue that it's being used unfairly against them.
According to a new Pew Research study, Facebook is the main political news source for young Americans, with 61 percent of those surveyed reported getting most of their political and governmental information from the social media platform.
Threats via social media are to be taken very seriously, but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are not criminal until context is established and the intent to carry out the act is there.
Facebook has finally added support for GIFs on their desktop platform. This comes after their work around two years ago and GIF support added for their messenger in March.
A new Chrome extension uses Messenger to display a map of your Facebook friends' recorded locations, based on their Messenger usage. It's pretty much as scary and creepy as it sounds.
The FCC is proposing changes to their Lifeline program that would provide broadband connections to all qualifying low-income Americans. The proposal comes from FCC chairman Tom Wheeler.
If you wanted to know a bit more about your Facebook friends, a recent study done by Brunel University shows that what you post on Facebook could define who you are.
Facebook has announced that its mobile payment system will go live today in New York City. Adding to the existing markets of Austin, Seattle, and Portland. The feature will compete head to head with mobile payment options such as Venmo.
Internet.org is the least of Facebook's concerns, as the social media giant faces the wrath of the European Union, which is currently investigating whether Facebook's seedy privacy settings are in violation of code.
Financial geniuses be warned -- browsing or posting on Facebook could cause you to make fiscally irresponsible decisions, according to a study done by Eugene Chan at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia.
The first thing many people do when they take photos is share them on social media. However, some users go an extra step and print them off of social media and get them processed the old-fashioned way.
Facebook's adding critics' reviews to select restaurant pages. Much like Yelp or FourSquare, Facebook will show you the restaurant's ratings. It's the latest editorial addition to its farm of content -- a play ultimately aimed at retaining eyeballs.
Social media gives everyone a voice. However, the Russian government seeks to take away that voice from its own citizens by threatening to ban Google, Facebook and Twitter from operating in the country.
During a recent earnings call, Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao explained how Snapchat now takes up 75 percent of all mobile traffic in the United Kingdom.