Facebook May Change Its Name

Facebook is considering the possibility of changing its name, both to better reflect its future ambitions and distance itself from existing scrutiny.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Experience Another Outage

Facebook has experienced another outage impacting its services, including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

Router Configuration Change Responsible for Facebook Outage

Facebook has disclosed the cause of its outage Monday, one of the worst in its history, and misconfigured routers were to blame.

Telegram a Casualty of Facebook’s Woes

Telegram was an unlikely casualty Facebook’s troubles Monday, as people flocked to the messaging service, slowing it down.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Offline for Hours

Facebook is having major issues, as the company’s services have been down for hours, as of Monday afternoon.

Messenger Calls and Instagram DMs Get End-to-End Encryption

Facebook has added major security features to Messenger calls, as well as Instagram DMs, upgrading both with end-to-end encryption (E2EE).

Facebook Shuts Down Another Group of Researchers

Facebook has taken action against another group of researchers investigating it, drawing more scrutiny and condemnation.

UK Regulators May Force Facebook to Sell Giphy

Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) has raised significant concerns over Facebook’s Giphy purchase and may force a sale.

Google Makes Slew of Changes to Protect Minors

Google has announced a slew of changes to its platform in an effort to afford more protections to those under 18.

Instagram Accounts Will Default to Private for Teens Under 16

Facebook has announced it will make new Instagram accounts for teens under 16 private by default.