Facebook’s Latest Error Shakes Advertisers’ Confidence

Facebook Inc. is offering millions of dollars in credits to some advertisers after discovering a glitch in a tool that tells advertisers how effective their…

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Google Plans Fiber-Optic Network to Connect Via Saudi Arabia and Israel for First Time

Google is laying the groundwork for a fiber-optic network that for the first time will connect through historical enemies Saudi Arabia and Israel while opening…

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Facebook Ads Could Be Reaching Saturation Point

Facebook Inc.’s platforms are starting to feel like homes with too much furniture. It is getting difficult to move around. In addition to ads on…

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Zuckerberg, Dorsey Tout Progress in Combating Political Disinformation

WASHINGTON—CEOs of two big social-media platforms said their companies did better in fending off election interference in 2020, but they still took hits from all…

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Twitter Launches New ‘Fleets’ Feature for Posts That Disappear in 24 Hours

Twitter Inc. is launching a new feature that will allow users to post text, audio and video that disappears after 24 hours, one of a…

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WSJ News Exclusive | Parler, Backed by Mercer Family, Makes Play for Conservatives Mad at Facebook, Twitter

As Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have taken a harder line against unsubstantiated claims of a stolen presidential election, prominent conservatives on both platforms have…

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LinkedIn Finds Measurement Errors That Inflated Video and Ad Metrics

LinkedIn said Thursday it discovered a pair of measurement errors that led to more than 400,000 advertisers overpaying for campaigns on the professional networking platform.…

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Facebook and Google Extend Bans on Political Ads

Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google plan to continue banning political ads on their platforms for the next several weeks to prevent confusion about election results, according to…

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Social-Media Companies Took an Aggressive Stance During the Election. Will It Continue?

The 2020 election spurred social-media giants to adopt aggressive changes to how they police political discourse. Now the questions are whether that new approach will…

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Silicon Valley Gets Another President Skeptical of Big Tech

As a candidate, Joe Biden lambasted Facebook Inc. for what he considered failures to contain the spread of misinformation. His presidential election win puts him…

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