Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebooks Wild Early Days

Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebooks Wild Early Days

Everyone who has seen The Social Network knows the histories of Facebook’s founding. It was at Harvard in the spring semester of 2004. What people tend to forget, however, is that Facebook was exclusively based in Cambridge for a few short months. Back then it was...
A Cancer Cure Video Skewered Bad Scienceand Went Viral Itself

A Cancer Cure Video Skewered Bad Scienceand Went Viral Itself

You’ve seen this type of video in your News Feed countless hours: generically snappy music, chunky-letter captions, and claims of a breakthrough medical uncovering that, if you rile to watch closely, audio just a bit off. The latest entrant in the genre, though, comes...
Facebook buys ads in Indian newspapers to warn about WhatsApp fakes

Facebook buys ads in Indian newspapers to warn about WhatsApp fakes

As Twitter ultimately goes serious about purging bogus notes, and YouTube enunciates it will try to firefight plot presumptions and imitation bulletin flame across its programme with $25 M to fund bona fide journalism, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is grappling with its own...