Facebook

Latest News

Facebook Paper

Facebook Paper now with more Facebook

People who use the Paper iPhone app browse an average of 80 stories each day, but they told Facebook that they were missing essential daily information.

Articleby
Image

Optimize your Facebook, Google+, and Twitter accounts

Time to spruce up your social-media accounts! If you don't know when you last changed your password, used one of your connected apps, or even logged in, then it's time to do some cleaning.

Articleby
VP Biden: Portrait shoot by Andrew "Andy" Cutraro. 459 EEOB Studio

Vice President Biden joins Instagram

The official account appears to be managed by staffers, but one can still wish for an image slip-up or two.

Articleby
Image

Tax dodgers beware: IRS could be watching your social media

The IRS is said to be data mining Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other sites for info that could come handy in audits.

Articleby

Recent Galleries See all galleries

Image

Ride a 'Tron'-style light cycle via Oculus Rift

The old-school video game is getting a next-generation update in the RiftCycles Project, thanks to Facebook-owned virtual-reality headset Oculus Rift and a particularly dedicated fan with a DIY streak.

Articleby
Image

Drone wars: Google, Facebook focus on flying

Google buys Titan Aerospace with a mission to become an Internet provider in the sky, smart contact lenses could be the next step for Google Glass, and leaked photos offer clues about an Amazon smartphone.

Articleby
Image

Google buys solar-powered drone company Titan Aerospace

Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.

Articleby
Image

Facebook 'weeks away' from e-wallet approval

An e-wallet service from the social network, that lets you store money on your account to spend across the Web, is waiting on regulatory approval in Ireland, reports Financial Times.

Articleby

VideosSee all videos

Image

Facebook squashes marketers' 'like'-bait in News Feed update

Say goodbye to spammy stories in your News Feed -- or at least the social network's definition of spammy stories. Marketers may beg to differ.

Articleby
The Facebook icon flag at the social network's Menlo Park campus.

FTC OKs Facebook+WhatsApp, warns against privacy violations

Facebook may have cleared a hurdle in its purchase of WhatsApp, but the FTC will be watching closely to keep the social networks honest.

Articleby
Image

Why Facebook is requiring Messenger for chat

The social network finds a new way to annoy the world: force users to download a second app for private messages. CNET's Bridget Carey explains the latest Facebook headache. Also: how you can check if a site is safe from the dangerous Heartbleed bug.

Articleby
play
Image

Why Facebook is requiring Messenger for chat

The social network finds a new way to annoy the world: force users to download a second app for private messages. CNET's Bridget Carey explains the latest Facebook headache. Also: how you can check if a site is safe from the dangerous Heartbleed bug.

Videoby
Hot Products
Active Discussions

Hot on CNET

CNET's giving away a 3D printer

Enter for a chance to win* the Makerbot Replicator 3D Printer and all the supplies you need to get started.