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Facebook’s former chief product officer Chris Cox. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

Facebook’s chief product officer and one of its earliest employees, Chris Cox, said on Thursday he is leaving the company just days after chief execut(...)

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(...)

Image of the week: May Day in Jakarta. Jakarta was one of the cities around the world to mark May 1st with a protest for workers’ rights. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters.

In numbers: Denis’s new jet 2.5 Number of years since Denis O’Brien last took delivery of a corporate jet. After clocking up 698 landings and 2,012 (...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg speaks about a dating feature at Facebook Inc’s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

Facebook Inc announced plans to offer its first dating service on Tuesday. Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told software developers at Facebook’s ann(...)

There are regular reports the company is dying, with younger users opting for Instagram, Snapchat and Whatsapp. But Facebook has a plan. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty

In 2006, Facebook was still a place for college students to connect. People poked each other, but there had yet to be a sheep thrown. There were no ad(...)

Facebook’s chief product officer Chris Cox told the firm’s Communities Summit in London that Facebook was keen to answer criticism aimed at its impact on society. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

Facebook is exploring ways to help cut down on abuse of its service, with the possibility of bringing in artificial intelligence to pinpoint harmful (...)

Facebook is also bringing in new tools for admins, such as a streamlined hub that will allow them to more easily manage their groups. Photograph: Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Facebook is investing millions of dollars in a new community leadership initiative aimed at the groups on its platform, offering individual grants of (...)

People attend a candlelight memorial for Mandalay Bay massacre victim, Las Vegas police officer Charleston Hartfield,   in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Police in Las Vegas continued to search for a possible motive for last Sunday’s deadly gun attack which left 59 people dead and several hundred wounde(...)

Facebook wants us to stop expecting it to act like a news site. Photograph: Reuters

When allegations surfaced last month that Facebook routinely suppressed conservative points of view in its Trending Topics news section, the company w(...)

Republican Donald Trump: “Hillary Clinton wants to abolish the Second Amendment, not change it; she wants to abolish it.” File photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump assured gun owners on Friday he would protect their constitutional right to bear arms and eliminate (...)

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