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The world's largest social network has more than 2 billion daily users, and is expanding rapidly around the world. Led by CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook undergirds much of the world's communication online, both through its flagship app and its subsidiaries Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus. Despite huge financial success, Facebook is also confronted with questions about data privacy, hate speech on the platform, and concerns that frequent social media use can lead to unhappiness. The Verge publishes a nightly newsletter about Facebook and democracy, subscribe here.

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Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg accused of squashing reporting about then-boyfriend Bobby Kotick

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Some workers were paid late, while others were berated by Benny Johnson

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A Facebook bug led to increased views of harmful content over six months

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Facebook funded anti-TikTok campaign through GOP firm

Messenger gets new shortcuts that let you send silent replies

New EU law could require iMessage and WhatsApp to work with other, smaller platforms