Facebook's former director of monetization says Facebook intentionally made its product as addictive as cigarettes — and now he fears it could cause 'civil war'

A former Facebook director lashed out at the company's business model during testimony before Congress on Thursday, saying Facebook's focus on driving engagement outweighs its consideration of potential harms. In his prepared remarks before a House committee hearing, Facebook's former director of monetization Tim Kendall said Facebook "took a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook, working […]

Facebook reveals its Ray-Ban smart glasses – and you could be wearing them next year

FACEBOOK is teaming up with Ray-Ban to bring us its first pair of "smart glasses". CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the collaboration at the virtual Facebook Connect event. Facebook’s Project Aria research unit is currently working on augmented reality glasses. However, the Ray-Ban offering will not have a display or have true AR capabilities. This means […]

Departing Facebook engineer accuses tech giant of 'profiting off hate'

Facebook extends work-from-home policy for employees Facebook will allow employees to work from home through July 2021. A former Facebook engineer published a blistering resignation letter on Tuesday, accusing the tech company of "profiting off hate" and choosing "the wrong side of history." Continue Reading Below In the 1,300-word document obtained by The Washington Post, Ashok Chandwaney […]

Mark Zuckerberg Gets Even Richer, Joins The Ranks Of The ‘Centibillionaires’

Mark Zuckerberg’s fortunes have risen even more, propelling the Facebook founder and CEO into the ranks of the “centibillionaires” — those whose net worth is at least $100 billion.  As of Thursday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the 36-year-old Zuckerberg was the third-richest person in the world, right behind Bill Gates, worth $120 billion, […]

Facebook removes pro-Trump ad aimed at Joe Biden, claiming false information

America First Action exec: Facebook banning our ad is more bias by social media companies America First Action Communications Director Kelly Sadler responds to Facebook removing an ad from her organization, claiming false information. A pro-Trump ad was removed from Facebook after claims that it contained false information, Fox News has learned. America First Action PAC […]