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.
The Bundestag is debating a draft law to force social media platforms to delete illegal content more quickly. Critics fear that it is too imprecise and could restrict freedom of speech. The justice minister disagrees.
How many of us have signed up to a social media account without really reading the terms and conditions? Have you ever stopped and thought about who owns your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter photos? You might be surprised. Joining host Jessie Wingard in the Pulse studio is Abu-Bakar Jalloh from DW’s Africa Social Media desk.