Facebook's controversial app for children, Messenger Kids, is expanding outside of the United States for the first time

Facebook's Messenger Kids app is launching outside of the US for the first time, in Canada and Peru. The messaging app aimed at children has been criticised by advocacy groups, who argue children aren't ready to use social media. Facebook is also adding ...

Facebook’s battle against fake news has gone global. In Mexico, just a handful of vetters are on the front lines.

MEXICO CITY — This spring, a doctored image claiming that the wife of the leading Mexican presidential candidate was the granddaughter of a Nazi ricocheted across Facebook and its messaging service, WhatsApp. The post, shared 8,000 times before it was ...

Facebook's Political-Ad Filters are Rejecting Ads for Hair Salons and Daycares. Now They're Complaining on Twitter

After the 2016 election, Facebook weathered a Category 5 storm of criticism that political ads on its social network may have swayed the presidential vote. Since then, the company has tried to bend over backward to address the problem—only in some cases ...