Mark Zuckerberg: Congress had a mixed bag of concerns for Facebook’s head this week, including points about the company’s privacy and data-collection policies. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/New York Times

When it comes to regulating Facebook, US lawmakers are in over their head. But does that matter? This week’s marathon testimony by Mark Zuckerberg, t(...)

Mark Zuckerberg: variations of “my team will get back to you” provided a constant refrain. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Mark Zuckerberg survived another five hours of quizzing by members of the United States Congress on Wednesday – but not without dodging some questions(...)

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg addresses US senators in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Hours of US congressional testimony by Facebook founder, chief executive and chairman Mark Zuckerberg this week gave little satisfaction that anything(...)

Outside the Capitol in Washington, DC, protest group Avaaz set up 100 cutouts of Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg with the words “Fix Facebook” on them. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Facebook shares made their biggest one-day gain in almost two years as chief executive Mark Zuckerberg appeared before two US senate committees in the(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

Shares of Facebook rose as much as 4.2 per cent on Thursday after chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said the social network had not seen any meaningful (...)

The entrance to Facebook’s corporate headquarters  in Menlo Park, California, the US. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with political consultancy Cam(...)

Part of the insidiousness of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook story is that some people still firmly believe the revelations have nothing to do with t(...)

Amazon fell more than 5 per cent after reports that president Donald Trump was looking to target the company by changing its tax treatment.

Shares rose generally yesterday with most European indices bar Germany’s Dax up. Bank of Ireland and AIB rose on news that the Minister for Finance, P(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares fell on Monday as a late surge in the euro and diplomatic tensions with Russia more than offset hopes that the protectionist shift in (...)

Facebook shares dropped as much as 6.1 per cent on Monday, leaving the company 22 per cent below its record high of $193.09 on February 1st. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

The United States federal trade commission (FTC) has opened an investigation into Facebook’s privacy practices following the Cambridge Analytica scand(...)

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