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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny
Feb. 12, 2016
A board member of Facebook lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.
How to Get Dads to Take Parental Leave?
Feb. 8, 2016
Social scientists see long-term benefits to new dads spending a few months caring for a baby. But these studies won't nudge fathers to take leave if they still see a work culture that frowns on it.
Facebook Safety Checks Arrive in Nigeria, But Some Ask if it's Worth Celebrating
Nov. 27, 2015
Nigerians caught up in Boko Haram violence in recent weeks have been able to use Facebook to quickly alert their friends and relatives by using the "safety check" feature.
Camerawoman fired for kicking migrants to sue Facebook
Oct. 21, 2015
Petra Laszlo told a Russian newspaper she plans to sue Facebook for allegedly failing to take down threatening and negative pages on the social media site.
Facebook plans to bring internet to regugees
Sep. 29, 2015
The announcement by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg comes as welcome news to many, but not without criticism.
Girl gets death threats for aiding Syrian protesters
Sep. 3, 2015
When Alaa heard about protests in her native Syria, she knew she had to do something, but didn’t know what. Then she realized she could friend protesters on the ground using social media.
Taking care of your digital afterlife
Oct. 31, 2014
What happens to your Facebook when you die? Today our music, pictures, books, movies, financial information and medical records are digital, and managing property has become exceedingly complex.
Nation’s biggest blogging conference comes to McCormick Place
Jul. 24, 2013
Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and The Walking Dead producer Gale Anne Hurd are expected to boost attendance in BlogHer conference.
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