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Target, Nike Halt Political Contributions After D.C. Riot

Target also revealed holiday sales were boosted by online shopping.

This Could Be the Year Google, Facebook Really Pay Publishers for Content

After years of public barbs and private talks, Internet rulers may start to regularly pay publishers for…

After D.C. Riots, Social Media’s Had Enough of Trumpism

Twitter suspended the president, Facebook and Instagram blocked him indefinitely and YouTube plans to…

Facebook Bans President Trump ‘Indefinitely’

"We believe the risks of allowing the president to continue to use our service during this period are simply…

When Will In-person Events Like Coachella, the Oscars Return?

Many event organizers and companies are planning for in-person events in 2022, but there are still some…

Facebook Revamps Pages, WhatsApp Terms, Plus Hints About Smart Glasses

Facebook cleans up pages and removes "likes," allows more WhatsApp data sharing and integration and hints…

What 2021 May Bring for Big Tech

After a roiling 2020, the scrutiny on tech's largest companies could intensify next year.

Report: Facebook, Google Teamed to Fend Off Antitrust Scrutiny

Facebook and Google apparently agreed to help each other in ad tech … and antitrust defense.

Facebook Hits Apple (Again) Over iPhone User Tracking Changes

Facebook's ticked off about an upcoming iPhone update that will muck up ad targeting, and the spat's gone…

FTC Demands Social Platforms Explain How They Use People’s Data

The commission wants to know what Facebook, Snap, TikTok, YouTube and others do with people's data. Plus, why…

Facebook Sued by States, FTC Over ‘Monopoly’ Power

The Federal Trade Commission is asking a court to undo Facebook's acquisition of Instagram and WhatsApp.

WhatsApp Gets Shopping Carts

The Facebook messaging app announces a minor update with some major implications.

DOJ Sues Facebook, Alleges Discrimination Against U.S. Workers

The Trump administration accuses the tech giant of favoring H-1B visa workers over American candidates.

Facebook Acquisition Signals Its Desire to Own Customer Service Chats

The tech giant revealed that it's buying "omnichannel" CRM business Kustomer.

Givenchy Beauty, QVC Turn to Facebook Live Shopping

A Live Shopping test event led to an increase in online sales in August, according to Givenchy Beauty.