Facebook is an online social networking service. It was founded on February 4, 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. With over one billion active users, Facebook is the most popular social media site worldwide.
From Fracebook's early days through its global expanse and stock market launch in 2012, DW has reported on the social media site. Take a look at coverage of Facebook and international issues related to the site and social media usage.
After a bizarre back-and-forth of publications, criticisms and Facebook posts, Austrian authorities have announced they will look into whether author Stefanie Sargnagel was the target of hate speech.
Facebook does not have to actively seek and delete defamatory posts linked to Anas Modamani, a court has ruled. The Syrian filed a case after his selfie with Angela Merkel was manipulated to link him to Islamist attacks.
There's a problem with Snapchat's valuation of $24 billion. The company doesn't deserve the money. That goes for all social media that rely on user generated content. Pay the people, says DW's Zulfikar Abbany.