Facebook

Facebook cofounder and ceo Mark Zuckerberg streaming his keynote at the virtual Facebook Connect conference.

Technology

Apple Gives In, Allows Facebook Pay for Paid Online Events

Apple lets Facebook temporarily bypass Apple Pay for paid online events, settling just one of many clashes dogging Silicon Valley.

clock September 25, 2020Adriana Lee

Facebook announces new Facebook Business Suite to help small businesses manage accounts across Facebook apps.

Technology

Facebook Offers New Tool to Wrangle Business Accounts

Facebook offers new launchpad for business accounts across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger.

clock September 17, 2020Adriana Lee

Facebook cofounder and ceo Mark Zuckerberg streaming his keynote at the virtual Facebook Connect conference.

Technology

Facebook Announces Luxottica Deal, Unveils Plans for AR Glasses

Facebook says Luxottica-designed smart glasses will arrive next year, while revealing plans for future AR glasses and new Oculus VR tech.

clock September 16, 2020Adriana Lee

online shopping

Business Features

New Consumer Behavior Study Reveals Thrifty Is Attractive

Data from Honey provides insights into how Americans are changing how they shop and showcase thriftiness.

clock September 16, 2020Alexandra Pastore

FILE - This June 22, 2019 file photo shows the exterior of the New York Times building in New York. The New York Times Co. said Wednesday, July 22, 2020, that it is promoting its chief operating officer, Meredith Kopit Levien, to CEO. She will start in the new role on Sept. 8, succeeding Mark Thompson, who has been president and CEO since 2012. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Media

Why The New York Times Prefers Facebook News to Apple News

The publisher ended its partnership with Apple News in June.

clock September 15, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

Kim Kardashian West, Jennifer Lawrence and Other Major Celebrities Join #StopHateForProfit Campaign

Fashion Scoops

Kim Kardashian West Among Celebs Pausing Social Media in Protest

Major stars will be suspending all activity on Facebook and Instagram to protest the spread of hate speech and misinformation on the social media platforms in #StopHateForProfit.

clock September 15, 2020Layla Ilchi

Social media sites like Facebook and YouTube are rife with misinformation and violence.

Media

Social Media Law Needs Update and Enforcement, Not Repeal, Report Says

An NYU Stern report calls for Internet companies keeping liability protection under Section 230, but with new conditions and enforcement.

clock September 8, 2020Kali Hays

Apple's Fifth Avenue flagship.

Technology

Apple Just Poured Gas on VR

The tech giant, which has a knack for setting trends, just bought a VR start-up. Could it finally turn VR from geek to chic?

clock August 25, 2020Adriana Lee

Facebook Shops gets updates, including an integration with WhatsApp messaging, coming soon.

Technology

Facebook Updates Shops, Expands Instagram Live Shopping

Facebook unveils a new Shop section, plus new merchant tools, more messaging and a broader rollout of Instagram Live Shopping.

clock August 25, 2020Adriana Lee

Amazon

Technology

Executive Moves Mark Change for Amazon, Facebook

Two of the bosses who’ve made some of big tech’s biggest moves in recent years say they’re ready to move on.

clock August 21, 2020Adriana Lee

TikTok

Business Features

Why a TikTok Ban Is a Life Lesson for Brands

Andrew Furman discusses effectively using social media in brand marketing strategies.

clock August 19, 2020Andrew Furman

Facebook's new Paid Online Events lets people and businesses charge for tickets to Facebook events.

Technology

Facebook Debuts Paid Online Events, Swipes at Apple for Fees

Facebook lets small businesses offer paid tickets for online events, while criticizing Apple for taking a cut.

clock August 14, 2020Adriana Lee

David Marcus to head Facebook Financial, the new financial team focused on payments across the company's family of apps.

Technology

Facebook’s Bid for Commerce Leads to New Financial Team

The social giant’s pursuit of transactions and shopping intensifies with Facebook Financial, a new division headed by Libra’s David Marcus, formerly of PayPal.

clock August 10, 2020Adriana Lee

Fitbit Alta

Technology

Google’s Fitbit Acquisition Hits EU Roadblock

European regulators are not easing scrutiny of Big Tech. Facebook, Amazon and Apple are all facing their own EU investigations.

clock August 4, 2020Kali Hays

The atrium at Facebook's Seattle office.

Technology

How Big Tech Surged in the Coronavirus Era

The earnings are in, proving that COVID-19-weary consumers’ digital appetites have grown. So, too, could fears about big tech’s influence.

clock July 31, 2020Adriana Lee

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A look from Charles de Vilmorin's capsule collection.

Fashion

Rising Designer Charles de Vilmorin Has No Time to Waste

clock 16hJoelle Diderich

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