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Facebook and Instagram are going to show even more posts from accounts you don’t follow

Facebook reports drop in revenue for the first time

The Facebookification of Instagram

Meta might let anti-vax posts back onto Facebook and Instagram

Zuckerberg says Meta and Apple are in ‘very deep, philosophical competition’ to build the metaverse

A fight over “what direction the internet should go in”

Meta is raising Quest 2 headset prices by $100 next month

Meta’s private messaging app for couples is shutting down

Zuck turns up the heat

As Meta’s growth slows, Mark Zuckerberg is pushing even harder. Will his employees melt under the pressure?

Facebook will give you ad revenue for putting Post Malone’s music in your videos

Meta adds an 18 and up tag in Horizon Worlds, opening the door to mature VR content

Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg are set to be deposed about Cambridge Analytica

Instagram is making almost all videos Reels and will show them to way more people

Facebook doubles down on algorithms in the main feed

Facebook is revamping its home feed to feel more like TikTok

How the ‘Move Fast’ era of Facebook led to one of its biggest scandals

Land of the Giants digs into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s formative decisions that would later haunt the company

Facebook puts news on the back burner as it continues to push video and creators

The Snyder Cut’s online fandom was reportedly infested with bots and bad-faith actors

Internal documents show Facebook and Google discussing platform strategies

Microsoft is launching a Facebook rip-off inside Teams

Viva Engage even has Instagram-like stories

Amazon targets admins behind thousands of fake review Facebook groups

Facebook’s new test allows people to have up to five profiles

How the News Feed turned Facebook into a juggernaut

Land of the Giants looks at how Facebook taught us to scroll endlessly

Why social networks won’t stop pushing NFTs

The inside story at Meta as it moves beyond Facebook

Your internet life needs a Feeds Reboot — here’s how to do it

Meta warns employees of ‘serious times’ in internal memo

‘We are in serious times here and the headwinds are fierce’

Facebook and Instagram will remove posts offering abortion pills