Facebook’s political ad targeting shows just how creepy it can be

Like Kardashians?Image: STEPHEN LAM/GETTY IMAGESBy Kerry Flynn2017-10-30 18:19:49 UTC There are 14 political ideologies in Facebook's world. Like the Kardashians and cannabis reform? You could be one of 20.1 million "Multicultural Millennials" on Facebook. Are...

How to use Facebook like a Russian political troll

It only takes about five minutes to buy a Facebook ad with a link to a fake anti-Muslim story and aim it at residents of a Michigan electoral battleground county whom the social network's...

In crisis, Facebook’s shady press relations remain shady

Facebook has said it wants to be more transparent. As usual with the social media giant, it's two steps forward, one step back. The latest development: Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale appeared on 60...

Facebook execs (somewhat) embrace transparency, via Twitter

Twitter ... for Facebook employees.Image: THIBAULT CAMUS/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCKBy Kerry Flynn2017-10-08 14:42:21 UTC Facebook has been making headlines, but not for anything good. The world's largest social network is in the spotlight over Russia's interference with...

Mark Zuckerberg pens a Yom Kippur message asking Facebook for 2016 election forgiveness

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivering a keynote address.Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesBy Nicole Gallucci2017-10-01 15:21:52 UTC It seems Mark Zuckerberg spent his Yom Kippur reflecting on the impact Facebook has had on the world. As...

Here’s 27.6 billion reasons why Facebook wants to regulate itself

Facebook spent most of 2017 promising to do better. The social network has been in hot water ever since last year's historically nasty presidential election laid bare how its ultra-precise ad targeting can be used...

Hillary Clinton confirms she coped after her election loss with yoga, hiking, and wine

Hillary Clinton opened up about her failed presidential campaign, how she handled losing to a reality TV star, and what that night was really like when she went in expecting to be the first...
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