The Facebook engineer who wrote a controversial memo decrying the company’s ‚intolerant’ culture is leaving

The Facebook engineer who wrote a controversial memo decrying the company’s ‚intolerant’ culture is leaving

The Facebook engineer who sparked an internal firestorm at Facebook with his criticism of what he called a „political monoculture” that is „intolerant” of conservatism, is leaving the company. In a recent internal memo to fellow employees obtained by Business Insider, Brian Amerige, an engineering manager of product usability, wrote: „I care too deeply about…

Facebook is battling an internal revolt after one of its execs went to the Kavanaugh hearing

Facebook is battling an internal revolt after one of its execs went to the Kavanaugh hearing

Facebook is scrambling to contain the fallout after a senior executive’s attendance at Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony before the Senate last week caused an internal employee uproar. Joel Kaplan, the company’s policy chief, was visibly seated behind Kavanaugh, Trump’s embattled nominee for the US Supreme Court, as the judge angrily defended himself against allegations of sexual…

Facebook says it hasn’t seen any evidence that the hackers used stolen keys to access users’ Tinder, Spotify, or Instagram accounts

Facebook says it hasn’t seen any evidence that the hackers used stolen keys to access users’ Tinder, Spotify, or Instagram accounts

Facebook says it can’t find any evidence that the hackers who compromised 50 million users’ accounts on the social network also used stolen „keys” to break into victims’ accounts on other apps and services. Last week, the Silicon Valley tech firm revealed it had been targeted in a massive hack that saw an as-yet-unidentified attacker,…

The Facebook hack affecting 50 million people also let the attackers access users’ Tinder, Spotify, and Instagram accounts

The Facebook hack affecting 50 million people also let the attackers access users’ Tinder, Spotify, and Instagram accounts

Life just got worse for the 50 million people caught up in what may be the biggest hack of Facebook ever. On Friday, the Silicon Valley tech firm revealed that it had detected a security breach in which an as-yet unknown attacker, or attackers, managed to gain access to tens of millions of users’ accounts…

Facebook has started hemorrhaging key executives, and the timing couldn’t be worse

Facebook has started hemorrhaging key executives, and the timing couldn’t be worse

For years, Facebook’s top bench of executives has been a vision of stability. Not anymore. The abrupt resignations of Instagram cofounders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, on Monday contributed to a growing sense that the serenity around Mark Zuckerberg is becoming a hot mess. They are the fifth and sixth major names to leave Facebook…

One Facebook outage shows just how much of our attention the social giant sucks away

One Facebook outage shows just how much of our attention the social giant sucks away

Facebook’s occasional outages are a headache for its billions of users, but there’s an unexpected upside for the media industry: When the social network crashes, traffic to news sites spikes. That’s according to data from Chartbeat, an analytics firm that measures web traffic and referrals for media companies’ websites and other businesses. It found that…

Facebook is building its first data center in Asia — take a look at the futuristic, boxy design

Facebook is building its first data center in Asia — take a look at the futuristic, boxy design

Facebook’s data center empire is expanding into Asia. This week, the Silicon Valley social networking giant announced that it is spending more than $1 billion US (1.4 billion Singapore dollars) building its first custom data centre on the continent, in Singapore. It will be a big, rectangular affair, according to renders released by Facebook, featuring…

A day in the life of an intern at Facebook, from free housing to coding crash courses and massive paychecks

A day in the life of an intern at Facebook, from free housing to coding crash courses and massive paychecks

Facebook interns Danial Hussain and Konce Quispe. Samantha Lee/Business Insider; Rob Price/Business Insider Silicon Valley internships are the stuff of legend. Once spoofed in 2013 comedy film „The Intern,” interns at companies like Facebook and Google get the chance to try working at some of America’s buzziest companies — and can earn eye-watering salaries of…