Facebook Lite, now Facebook’s fastest-growing app, reaches 100M monthly users

 Facebook Lite, Facebook stripped down version of its service for Android, just past the notable landmark of 100 million monthly active users and became the social network’s ...

Facebook’s Private Photo-Sharing App Moments Now Supports Video

 Facebook’s Moments, the social network’s private photo-sharing application – and replacement for photo syncing – will now support video-sharing, the ...

Mark Zuckerberg Asks Employees To Stop Crossing Out “Black Lives Matter” On Facebook’s Walls

 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is asking his employees to stop being ignorant and racist (my words, not his). In an internal memo obtained by Gizmodo, Zuckerberg said he was disappointed ...

At MWC, Facebook’s Zuckerberg Talks Free Basics, Lasers and Encryption

 Facebook had a high-profile setback when its Free Basics mobile connectivity program got blocked in India earlier this month over net neutrality issues, but its CEO Mark ...

Seeing Beyond The Hubris Of Facebook’s Free Basics Fiasco

 What Zuckerberg and his U.S. team didn’t understand was that in India you can buy computer tablets and smartphones for as little as $ 50, and that 100MB of data—which ...

India Blocks Facebook’s Free Basics, Other Zero-Rated Mobile Services Over Net Neutrality

 Facebook’s Free Basics — the company’s zero-rated mobile service — has been under fire in India over net neutrality violations for months, and now the ...

To Fight Clickbait, Facebook’s Feed Prioritizes What Surveys Say

 Until now, Facebook ranked stories in News Feed with an emphasis on what you click, Like, comment on and share. But thanks to insights from new qualitative surveys where users ...

To Fight Clickbait, Facebook’s Feed Prioritizes What Surveys Say

 Until now, Facebook ranked stories in News Feed with an emphasis on what you click, Like, comment on and share. But thanks to insights from new qualitative surveys where users ...

Facebook’s Second European Data Center Is Coming To Ireland

 Facebook today officially announced that it plans to open its second European data center in Clonee, Ireland. The town, which sits right outside of Dublin will play host to Facebook’s ...

Facebook’s Engineering Wizardry Makes Even VR Videos Load Fast

 How did Facebook go from 1 billion to 8 billion videos views per day in 18 months without the whole server farm catching fire? It’s called SVE, short for streaming video ...

Facebook’s Newest Feature Is A Hub For Discussing And Following Live Sports Matches

 In its ongoing quest to be your hub for all things social and communication, Facebook is increasing its focus on sports after the social network announced a new feature to enable ...

Facebook’s ‘Mentions’ App For Celebrities And Other Verified Users Comes To Android

 News just in that’s strictly for the one-percenters among us: Facebook Mentions, the service for verified users of the global social network, is now available for users ...