| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. are going after the only thing more fleeting than a Snapchat message: the teenage attention span.
On Thursday, Instagram, the photo-sharing service owned by Facebook, introduced a way to send...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Remember in the olden days, when people used Facebook on their desktop computers? Those ancient times of two-plus years ago were barely acknowledged on Wednesday at the company's annual developers conference.
The only thing on the mind of Facebook...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The reality of Facebook’s $2-billion-plus acquisition of Oculus VR set in on Wall Street on Wednesday, dragging down Facebook shares and the Nasdaq.
Facebook fell nearly 7% to $60.38 one day after it announced its second...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced the Facebook Connectivity Lab, a division within his company that is working with drones, satellites and lasers to bring Internet connectivity to those who don't yet have it.
The effort is a part of Internet.org,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:32 AM
When Mark Zuckerberg describes his company’s $2-billion purchase of Oculus VR, makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, he sounds like a cross between a Zen master and a grandpa encouraging us whippersnappers to spend more time outside....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Six technology executives including Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt met with President Obama on Friday to discuss National Security Agency spying in the wake of revelations that the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp.
The privacy groups...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his social network Thursday to say he has called President Obama about the operations taken by the U.S. government.
"I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the U.S. government's surveillance programs.
Posting on his Facebook page Thursday, Zuckerberg wrote that...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Just days after agreeing to sell itself to Facebook in a $19-billion deal, WhatsApp made waves again Monday, this time announcing it plans to offer voice calls on its popular mobile messaging service.
WhatsApp Chief Executive Jan Koum...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:31 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The hottest ticket at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain: Mobile king Mark Zuckerberg.
The Facebook chief executive, fresh off his empire-building move to buy popular mobile messaging company WhatsApp for $19 billion, took...