Zuckerberg to Tell Congress Facebook Made ‘Big Mistake’ on Multiple Fronts
When he appears before Congress this week, Mr. Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, will issue a broad apology for failing to prevent the...
Adelaide Journal: Elon Musk Likes it Here. Will Other Tech Innovators Follow?
The Australian rust belt city of Adelaide wants to replicate the same innovation model that has revived American cities like Chattanooga and...
Tech Tip: Dodging Fake Fraud Alerts
Many financial institutions offer fraud alerts by text, but if you’re not sure the message is real, call the company directly or check your account...
Uber to Buy Jump, Maker of Electric Bicycles, After Bike-Sharing Test
Uber said customers’ trips on pedal-assist bikes in a San Francisco pilot program covered almost the same distance as an average car ride.
YouTube Is Improperly Collecting Children’s Data, Consumer Groups Say
More than 20 organizations are joining forces to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.
‘You Are the Product’: Targeted by Cambridge Analytica on Facebook
Facebook plans to begin notifying users on Monday who were affected by Cambridge Analytica’s data collection. The Times has already spoken with...
How Cambridge Analytica Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions
Tens of millions of American Facebook users had their data harvested by Cambridge Analytica and a British-based researcher. Here’s how it happened.
A Tough Task for Facebook: European-Type Privacy for All
Facebook just promised to offer its users around the world the same privacy controls required under a new European data protection law. What does...
The Shift: Facebook’s Other Critics: Its Viral Stars
As Facebook reels from a privacy scandal, some of its most popular users are lashing out over declining traffic, policy changes and financial...
Zuckerberg Gets a Crash Course in Charm. Will Congress Care?
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief, faces his biggest test yet: two days in the hot seat on Capitol Hill. The company has pulled out the stops to...
‘Big Brother’ in India Requires Fingerprint Scans for Food, Phones and Finances
The government requires its people to submit finger, eye and facial images. The ID is mandatory for many services, but opponents say it infringes...
Facebook to Require Verified Identities for Future Political Ads
As Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive, prepares to testify before Congress, the company also said it supported the proposed Honest Ads...