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Mar 19, 2018, 11:04am EDT
  • April 11, 2018

    Watch: Congress member challenges Zuckerberg over who gets to define privacy

    Does the government need a bigger role in determining what "personal information" is?

  • April 11, 2018

    Mark Zuckerberg has been apologizing for reckless privacy violations since he was a freshman

    Enough is enough.

  • April 11, 2018

    Zuckerberg won’t commit to making data privacy as easy as possible

    In a tense moment, Zuckerberg balked when Rep. Frank Pallone challenged him with a simple "yes/no" on privacy.

  • April 11, 2018

    Mark Zuckerberg says Cambridge Analytica got his data too

    During his testimony before a House committee on Wednesday.

  • April 11, 2018

    “It’s pretty much the Wild West”: why we can’t trust Facebook to police itself

    An expert makes the case for regulating big tech companies.

  • April 11, 2018

    How to watch Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress

    The Facebook CEO is headed to Washington.

  • April 10, 2018

    Lawmakers seem confused about what Facebook does — and how to fix it

    If lawmakers want to regulate Facebook, they might need to get on the same page about what problem they’re trying to solve.

  • April 10, 2018

    Watch Sen. Graham grill Mark Zuckerberg on whether Facebook is a monopoly

    "If I’m upset with Facebook, what’s the equivalent product that I can go sign up for?"

  • April 10, 2018

    What Mark Zuckerberg will tell Congress about the Facebook scandals

    "We didn’t take a broad enough view of our responsibility, and that was a big mistake."

  • April 10, 2018

    What the government could actually do about Facebook

    As Mark Zuckerberg appears before Congress, a look at what lawmakers can and can’t do about Facebook.

  • April 10, 2018

    9 questions Congress should ask Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear at hearings in the Senate and House of Representatives to discuss his company’s practices.

  • April 9, 2018

    The case against Facebook

    It’s not just about privacy; its core function makes people lonely and sad.

  • April 6, 2018

    Zuckerberg: Facebook has systems to stop hate speech. Myanmar groups: No, it doesn’t.

    The social network has fueled ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.

  • April 5, 2018

    Facebook warns “most users” have had their data harvested by third-party apps

    The company is closing off vulnerable loopholes to third-party apps — including some that seem long overdue.

  • April 4, 2018

    Cambridge Analytica, the shady data firm that might be a key Trump-Russia link, explained

    Why House investigators think this company might have gamed Facebook and helped Russia spread fake news.

  • March 27, 2018

    Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to testify before Congress on the data breach scandal

    Congress wants answers from the Facebook CEO on the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

  • March 27, 2018

    Is a social network that doesn’t share user data possible?

    Remember Ello? Once deemed a "Facebook killer," it’s plugging away on a smaller scale.

  • March 26, 2018

    Cambridge Analytica’s “psychographic microtargeting”: what’s bullshit and what’s legit

    There’s no good evidence yet that personality profiling can influence elections.

  • March 25, 2018

    Corey Lewandowski says Trump might not replace his chief of staff, John Kelly, if he leaves

    The president’s former campaign manager says Trump is more comfortable managing his own staff.

  • March 23, 2018

    Elon Musk deletes the Facebook pages for Tesla and SpaceX

    The tech guru chipped into the anti-Facebook conversation by deleting pages he hadn’t known existed.

  • March 21, 2018

    Cambridge Analytiwhaaaa?

    Everything you need to know about the Cambridge Analytica scandal, explained in a podcast.

  • March 21, 2018

    Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook “made mistakes” on the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He’s not apologizing.

    It took Zuckerberg five days to discuss the misuse of 50 million people’s personal information.

  • March 20, 2018

    The Facebook data breach wasn’t a hack. It was a wake-up call.

    Facebook expected its user data to be harvested. It just didn’t expect Cambridge Analytica to do it millions of times.

  • March 20, 2018

    Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis keeps growing

    The FTC is investigating. Congress wants to know what happened. And Facebook’s stock is plummeting.

  • March 19, 2018

    Banks have to know their customers. Shouldn’t Facebook and Twitter?

    Banks have a lot of regulatory oversight. The tech industry doesn’t.