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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.

Hugo Barra is leaving Facebook

Facebook is reportedly continuing a ban on anti-coup groups in Myanmar

Biden revokes Trump executive order that targeted Section 230

Facebook loses bid to block a potentially major change to EU data sharing

Instagram blames ‘enforcement error’ for removal of posts about Al-Aqsa Mosque

It confused name of one of Islam’s holiest mosques with a US-designated terrorist entity

Facebook’s Oversight Board has upheld Trump’s ban — what’s next?

Facebook moderation expert Kate Klonick weighs in

Facebook wants to make sure you’ve read the article you’re about to share

State attorneys general pressure Facebook to abandon plans for children’s Instagram

WhatsApp relaxes deadline for accepting its new privacy policy

The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America

In Arizona, Facebook’s content moderators get through the day with sex, drugs, and guns

Trump objects to continued Facebook ban in email screed calling for ‘political price’ to be paid

Facebook’s Trump ban can stay in place, says Oversight Board

Facebook’s Nextdoor-clone Neighborhoods is coming soon to four US cities