A Single Gesture Behind Trump Fuels an Online Conspiracy Theory

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the administration’s most outspoken advocate of emergency virus measures, has become the target…

The Week in Tech: We’re Testing How Much the Internet Can Handle

We are more dependent on technology than ever. Can it handle the strain?

Facebook Is ‘Just Trying to Keep the Lights On’ as Traffic Soars in Pandemic

The social network is straining to deal with skyrocketing usage as its 45,000 employees work from…

The Coronavirus Revives Facebook as a News Powerhouse

More than half of all news consumption on Facebook in America is about the virus, according…

Big Tech Could Emerge From Coronavirus Crisis Stronger Than Ever

Amazon is hiring aggressively to meet customer demand. Traffic has soared on Facebook and YouTube. And…

When Facebook Is More Trustworthy Than the President

Social media companies are delivering reliable information in the coronavirus crisis. Why can’t they do that…

Coronavirus Outrage Spurs China’s Internet Police to Action

Online enforcers are dragging in hundreds for questioning as an assault on online speech continues. They…

Twitter Moves to Target Fake Videos and Photos

While stopping short of an outright ban, the social media company plans to label or take…

Facebook’s Revenue and Profit Rise Again, Despite Controversies

The social network’s business has remained robust, even as it grapples with regulatory and competitive pressure.