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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook briefed DHS officials last week and select lawmakers this week about its massive breach to help quell potential backlash in Washington   —  Social-media company has stepped up its cooperation with Washington as it faces the increasing possibility of more regulation
Oct 3, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Source: in recent months, Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives had begun preparing for the possibility that the Instagram co-founders would leave   —  Conflicts included Facebook's tweaks seen as promoting the social network's growth at the expense of the photo-sharing app
Sep 25, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources detail Sheryl Sandberg's expanding role at Facebook following its delayed response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which she saw as a disaster   —  Amid questions about her influence at the social network, the high-profile executive has been asked to tackle safety and security issues
Sep 4, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Facebook to remove Onavo, its VPN app, from Apple's App Store after Apple informed Facebook last week that Onavo violated its data-collection policies   —  Apple last week informed Facebook that the Onavo app violated data-collection policies  —  Facebook Inc. FB .59% pulled …
Aug 22, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum has continued to show up at least monthly at the Facebook office to secure his stock rewards of ~$450M   —  Jan Koum said he was leaving Facebook in April, but has been making periodic appearances in the office to secure stock rewards
Aug 15, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook has asked large US banks to share customers' detailed financial info, so it can add financial services features, like showing account balances   —  Facebook has asked large U.S. banks to share detailed financial information about customers as it seeks to boost user engagement
Aug 6, 2018, 10:53 AMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook's probe of its platform's developers finds that some developers who took large chunks of data are out of business and some won't cooperate   —  Company's internal probe finds that some developers who scooped up data are now out of business, and others won't cooperate
Jun 27, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook let some partners access users' friend data after it shut off access to most devs in 2015; sources: partners included Nissan and Royal Bank of Canada   —  Special deals gave a small number of companies access to data after shutting off access for other developers
Jun 8, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Behind the long-running dispute between Facebook and WhatsApp's founders about monetizing WhatsApp with ads, which led them to leave with $1.3B on the table   —  After a long dispute over how to produce more revenue with ads and data, the messaging app's creators are walking away leaving about $1.3 billion on the table
Jun 5, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook's spending on content-review teams has ballooned to hundreds of millions of dollars for 2018   —  Social-media giant is pouring cash into content review after high-profile failures that have hurt its image  —  Facebook Inc. FB -1.45% has spent more than a decade building …
May 15, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context

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