Facebook shares rise 4% after earnings beat estimates

2019-10-30

Shares of Facebook Inc. jumped 4% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the company announced third-quarter results that soundly beat analysts’ earnings estimates and topped revenue forecasts. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company FB, -0.56% reported third-quarter net income of $6.09 billion, or $2.12 a share, in the quarter, compared with $5.14Read More →

Want to delete Facebook? Read what happened to these people first

2019-10-28

What’s life like after Facebook? Users of the world’s largest social network are once again exploring that question as #DeleteFacebook trends online. Many consumers vowed to deactivate their accounts in 2018 after revelations that U.K.-based campaign strategy firm Cambridge Analytica used millions of Facebook FB, +0.80%  users’ personal data withoutRead More →

Should you trust Facebook with your secret crush?

2019-09-18

Facebook’s FB, -0.08%   flirtation with matchmaking could serve up certain perks for singles, but users should still think twice before sharing intimate data with the scandal-scarred tech giant, privacy experts warn. The social networking site recently debuted Facebook Dating, a service that lets adult Facebook users opt into aRead More →