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One day in the autumn of 2015, a small but significant change was implemented at the Instagram offices in Menlo Park, California. Employees arrived at work to discover the rubbish bins under each desk had disappeared. The bins had allowed people to work efficiently – no one had to stand up to throw away a …

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will ‘temporarily hold off’ on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 MORE is defending Google, Facebook and other big tech companies he’s repeatedly railed against when …

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Square co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey. Getty Images | CNBC It’s hard to think of a better way for Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to poke Mark Zuckerberg in the eye than announcing a rebuttal to his controversial stance on political advertising just minutes ahead of Facebook’s earnings call. …

Facebook employees work in the office at the new Facebook campus, known as Building 20, located at 1 Facebook Way. (Biz Herman for The Washington Post) Ctrl + N Facebook’s own employees blasted the social network’s policies that allow politicians to make false claims in ads in an open letter, marking a rare public display of …

Many of Facebook’s third-party fact checkers have still not been told that the company now expects them to vet adverts as well as user content for misinformation – though, controversially, not political adverts. Some fact checkers only found out that they should be vetting paid adverts after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg described the new …

Mark Zuckerberg touted Facebook as a champion of “free expression” in a wide-sweeping speech, offering a staunch defense of the social media giant following several rocky years characterized by allegations against the platform of censorship and bias. Speaking at Georgetown University on Thursday, Zuckerberg defended the company’s decision to allow misinformation in political advertising on …

Copies of the book “Permanent Record,” by Edward Snowden, are seen on the shelf at the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Mass. (CJ GUNTHER/EPA-EFE/REX) Ctrl + N President Trump’s attacks on the whistleblower at the center of his impeachment inquiry aren’t a surprise to Edward Snowden. The individual whose revelations sparked a global debate about surveillance has …

Photo: Jenny Kane (AP) Instagram is working on a new messaging app called Threads “meant to promote constant, intimate sharing between users and their closest friends,” the Verge reported on Monday, in what seems like yet another attempt by a Facebook-owned property to edge in on Snapchat’s turf. According to the Verge, Threads is designed …

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty) Incredible. Despite a seemingly endless wave of ongoing public relations crises for Facebook, the social media giant appears prepared to foist its baggage onto two of its considerably less troubled subsidiaries—WhatsApp and Instagram—by attaching its name to their companies. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the Information reported Thursday that Facebook …

Mark Zuckerberg, left, and Chris Hughes created Facebook together at Harvard University. Hughes has now become one of Facebook’s biggest antagonists. (Rick Friedman/Corbis News via Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has become one of the company’s biggest problems. In recent weeks, Hughes, who left the social media giant in 2007 and …