Facebook: hired lobbying company that pushed negative stories about Facebook’s critics.  Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Joining a long tradition of companies and campaigns that drop bad news on holidays, Facebook on Thanksgiving eve took responsibility for hiring a Wash(...)

Mark Zuckerberg exercises near total control of Facebook because he owns 60 per cent of its voting shares.

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive and chairman, has held a conference call with reporters to discuss how the social network manages problema(...)