Adam Mosseri

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Signal was downloaded 8.8 million times worldwide in the week after the WhatsApp changes were first announced on January 4th. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Facebook is scrambling to deal with a sudden competitive threat to its messaging platform WhatsApp after a change to its terms of service sparked priv(...)

‘Real tension’ between privacy and safety: Adam Mosseri, chief executive officer of Instagram. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, has laid out his long-term vision to ramp up retail and tap the desire of the photo app’s 1 billion users to indu(...)

The photo-sharing platform is banning graphic images of self-harm after UK health secretary Matt Hancock said social media companies ‘need to do more’ to curb their impact on teenagers’ mental health Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Instagram is banning graphic images of self-harm after UK health secretary Matt Hancock said social media companies “need to do more” to curb their im(...)

Bugatti bricks: A Chiron two-seater sports car made of Lego as all sports cars should be. Photograph: Eric Piermont / AFP

In numbers: Boardroom balance 1 Minimum number of women that publicly traded companies headquartered in California must have on their board of direct(...)

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram’s co-founders. Photograph: Christie Hemm Klok/The New York Times

In a companywide meeting earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg was asked if Instagram could have hit one billion users if it had not been bought by Faceb(...)

 Instagram founders Mike Krieger (left) and Kevin Systrom (right). Photograph:  Stephen Chernin/Reuters

The founders of Instagram are leaving Facebook after growing tensions with chief executive Mark Zuckerberg over the direction of the photo-sharing app(...)

Mark Zuckerberg

“We’re making a major change to how we build Facebook, ” Mark Zuckerberg posted on the social media platform. “I’m changing the goal I give our produc(...)

President Emmanuel Macron, who is pushing for a change to France’s “legal arsenal” that would introduce emergency legal action allowing authorities to remove “fake news” content or block particular websites. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

There are those who knowingingly, intentionally spread “fake news” and then there’s the gullible kind – among them those overtired and/or terribly lit(...)

Facebook wants to get “as close to zero as it can” in relation to fake news. Photograph: PA Wire

Facebook has promised to crack down on fake news on the platform by “disrupting the incentives” for people to post it and educating its users on how t(...)

The new features have already been rolled out to some US users. Photograph: PA Wire

Facebook is changing its powerful news feed in an effort to stamp out fake stories following a firestorm around the social network’s role in spreading(...)

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