The social media giant said it has found that 40 percent of Americans live in places where there weren't enough local news stories to support its new service.
The outage is yet another publicity problem for a company already dealing with privacy issues and regulatory probes.
Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use.
The attackers gained the ability to "seize control" of those user accounts, Facebook said, by stealing digital keys the company uses to keep users logged in.
Candidates running at all levels of government have turned to cheaper and potentially more effective social media ads to reach voters.
Twitter’s drop of 18.5 percent Friday morning comes one day after Facebook lost 19 percent of its value.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune tumbled Wednesday as Facebook shares fell 20 percent in after-hours trading.
The problem, which Facebook said it has fixed, is the latest privacy scandal for the world's largest social media company.
After two days of congressional testimony, what seemed clear was how little Congress seems to know about Facebook, much less what to do about it.
Facebook is facing its worst privacy scandal in years following allegations that Cambridge Analytica used ill-gotten data from millions of users through an app to try to influence elections.
Super Service Challenge, a national not-for-profit aimed at helping charities raise money and in-kind contributions, is launching a new e-platform designed by Indianapolis-based Sells Group meant to connect companies, volunteers and not-for-profits in a whole new way.
The social network is under fire after newspapers reported that former Trump campaign consultant Cambridge Analytica used data, including user likes, inappropriately obtained from roughly 50 million Facebook users to try to influence elections.
Facebook Inc. said it is making major changes to its flagship social network, shifting users’ news feeds back toward posts from friends and family and away from businesses and media outlets—a transition that is likely to mean people spend less time on the site.
The Tuesday following Thanksgiving—after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday—has become known for ushering in millions of dollars for thousands of charities.
A pair of struggling social-media darlings have decided they need to try new things if they want to prosper.
Fizziology—the company co-founded by Jen Handley—works with every major motion picture producer in North America except Disney to use real-time social media data to improve their products and promotions. This year, Inc. magazine listed the Indy-based firm as one of the fastest-growing U.S. companies.
Several local startups have popped up to capitalize on the growing interest in content marketing, defined in part by enterprise-generated blog posts, infographics, how-to videos and more.
Angie’s List Inc. is rejiggering its marketing strategy, a move that includes hiring a new branding agency to help get the home-services giant growing rapidly again.