Counting the Cost

Facebook and the murky world of digital advertising

Why the new ad men dislike regulation, but like harvesting as much personal data as possible.

Facebook

Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled during second hearing

CEO of Facebook admitted his profile was also among the data exposed in the Cambridge Analytica leak.

Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled harder during second hearing

Inside Story

Can Facebook be regulated?

Mark Zuckerberg apologises to US senators for data breach but avoids questions about regulation.

Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg's Congress testimony: What he said

Facebook founder and chief executive answers questions about the company's use and protection of user data.

Mark Zuckerberg's Congress testimony: What he said

Facebook

What will Congress ask Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg?

Here are the questions the Facebook CEO will likely be asked as he makes his first appearance in Congress.

Facebook

Facebook removes 135 accounts linked to Russian troll farm

The move comes as the social media platform faces criticism because of alleged mishandling of data.

Facebook removes 135 accounts linked to Russian troll farm

Facebook

Whistle-blower: Brexit vote part of Facebook data scandal

Christopher Wylie, speaking to a UK government committee, claims that Cambridge Analytica also manipulated the Brexit vote, as well as elections in Nigeria and Trinidad.

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads

'This was a breach of trust, and I’m sorry we didn’t do more at the time.'

Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads

The Listening Post

Lifting the lid on Facebook's surveillance machinery

A whistle-blower revealed how Facebook enabled politicians to exploit personal data. And India's fatal WhatsApp rumours.

The Listening Post

Chris Wylie, Facebook and the dark side of social media

An insight into the scandal that rocked the social media giant, unveiling its mass surveillance for profit tactics.

Counting the Cost

Facebook and the big data business

A look at the Facebook data breach scandal and how our information is being bought and sold without us knowing.

Facebook

Facebook head apologises for 'major breach of trust'

Zuckerberg says 'mistakes were made' but stops short of explaining why it took three years to respond to 2015 complaint.

Facebook

Is Facebook silencing Palestinians at government's request?

Is Facebook silencing Palestinians at government's request?

Inside Story

What's behind the growing economic gap?

Oxfam report says eight of the world's richest men have as much wealth as 50 percent of global poor.

Facebook

German prosecutors investigate Facebook over hate posts

Facebook says it hasn't violated German law and is working on fighting hate speech online.

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook investigated for hate posts