Mar 26, 2014 — Author Howard Rheingold has been thinking about virtual reality tech for decades. He spoke to All Tech Considered about Facebook's purchase of the company behind the Oculus Rift headset.
Sep 3, 2013 — One of the biggest challenges in public health challenges is reaching people in vulnerable groups. Often influential peers are recruited to help spread the word. When that technique was transferred to Facebook, at-risk Latino and African American Men were more likely to get an HIV test.
Aug 30, 2013 — Under the new rules, Facebook is expanding its use of facial recognition, making it easier for you, your friends and acquaintances to tag your likeness in their pictures. A bigger facial recognition database could allow Facebook to collect more data about whom we are interacting with in the real world.
Aug 9, 2013 — Miami police say Derek Medina has been charged with first-degree murder. The message, and a "gruesome photo" of a woman's body, were on Facebook for more than five hours Thursday. The social media site removed them later in the day.
Jul 16, 2013 — Many parents consider teenagers' social media lives to be a dark, mysterious void. But parents who are connected to their children on Facebook and Twitter are more likely to have strong ties in real life, a study finds.
May 18, 2012 — Mark Zuckerberg will owe nearly $200 million in California state taxes after the IPO. Facebook shareholders will pay roughly 20 percent of personal income taxes in the state this year.
Apr 9, 2012 — Facebook's decision to acquire Instagram for $1 billion set off strong reactions among Instagram users Monday, when the deal was announced. And if any of the photo-sharing service's fans were in love with the deal, they seemed to be keeping pretty quiet about it.
Oct 21, 2011 — Contrary to what you may have heard, more Facebook friends hasn't been proved to make your brain bigger. Check out what researchers actually found in a new study.