The Dot-Coms Were Better Than Facebook

Twenty years ago, another high-profile tech executive testified before Congress. It was a more innocent time.

There's No Better Time to Pass Privacy Laws, Experts Say

Tech companies, experts argued, aren’t really going to police themselves.

The Most Important Exchange of the Zuckerberg Hearing

The Facebook CEO’s defense of data collection is slipperier than it seems.

Five Things the World Finally Realizes About Facebook

The questions Mark Zuckerberg is being pressed to answer are bigger than the platform.

Mark Zuckerberg Says He’s Not Resigning

In an interview, the Facebook CEO tells The Atlantic he’s not walking away from the company, but he is looking for outside expertise.

How the Government Could Fix Facebook

After years of allowing the world’s largest social network to police itself, Congress and federal regulators are discussing some promising reforms.

Facebook Is Changing the Way it Handles Your Data—Here’s How

It’s the largest set of changes to Facebook’s terms of service in years.

How to Practice Cybersecurity With The Whole Family

Kids are often more concerned with Minecraft than malware.

VISA Applications May Require Five Years of Social Media Information

In the near future, Visa applications filed through the State Department may require a lot of personal info.

Facebook Expands Bug Bounty Program for Data Mining Apps

This announcement comes in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Zuckerberg Will Reportedly Face the Music Before Congress Instead of Sending His Deputies

Facebook has previously only sent lawyers or lower-level executives to Congress.