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Mark Zuckerberg should - at least - step down as Facebook chairman
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Mark Zuckerberg should - at least - step down as Facebook chairman

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg once set out a bit of digital-world wisdom that became his company's informal motto: "Move fast and break things."

  • by Margaret Sullivan

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Facebook to launch fact checking in Australia ahead of election
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Facebook to launch fact checking in Australia ahead of election

Facebook has been working on plans to launch a fact-checking unit in Australia ahead of the 2019 federal election.

  • by Jennifer Duke
'Something went wrong': Facebook users in meltdown after social media site crashed
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'Something went wrong': Facebook users in meltdown after social media site crashed

Many Facebook users were told "something went wrong" after they tried to access their news feeds on Sunday afternoon.

  • by Justine Landis Hanley
Inside the tactics of 'Definers', Facebook’s attack dog
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Inside the tactics of 'Definers', Facebook’s attack dog

Facebook initially hired Definers to monitor news about the social network. Then it expanded its relationship.

  • by Jack Nicas & Matthew Rosenberg
George Soros calls for investigation of Facebook after news of smear
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George Soros calls for investigation of Facebook after news of smear

Liberal philanthropist George Soros has called on Facebook to initiate an independent, internal investigation of its lobbying and public relations work.

  • by Hamza Shaban
Facebook said to cut ties with opposition research firm after outcry
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Facebook said to cut ties with opposition research firm after outcry

The development follows a bombshell New York Times investigation that found Facebook has sought to spread disparaging information about its critics.

  • by Mike Isaac
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Delay, deny, deflect: Facebook’s Russian propaganda crisis playbook
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Delay, deny, deflect: Facebook’s Russian propaganda crisis playbook

Facebook sought to deflect blame and mask the extent of the problem. When that failed, as the company’s stock price plummeted, Facebook went on the attack.

  • by Sheera Frenkel, Nicholas Confessore & Cecilia Kang
We tried Facebook’s new portal device (so you don’t have to)

We tried Facebook’s new portal device (so you don’t have to)

Facebook's new gadgets, Portal and Portal Plus, are meant to bring people closer together. So we — Mike Isaac and Farhad Manjoo, two technology writers for The New York Times — took the $199 and $349 devices for a test run over the last week to see if they could make us feel more connected to each other.

Facebook launches Australian used car listings, partners with Carsales
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Facebook launches Australian used car listings, partners with Carsales

Facebook has partnered up with Australian automotive classifieds sites like Carsales to create a new way for the social media platform's users to buy used vehicles.

  • by Jennifer Duke
As trolls circle, Facebook's election 'war room' faces critical test
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Analysis

As trolls circle, Facebook's election 'war room' faces critical test

Facebook is scrambling to avoid a repeat of its failures in 2016, which changed the company's fortunes and, arguably, the course of history.

  • by John McDuling
The power of the network: Facebook is turning into an Apple lookalike
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The power of the network: Facebook is turning into an Apple lookalike

It's no accident that on this week's earnings call, Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg named an Apple service as Facebook's main competitor.

  • by Leonid Bershidsky