Facebook: CSR & Sustainability News

Facebook, Inc. is an American multinational Internet corporation that runs the social networking website Facebook.

Two Pivotal Events Contribute to Shaping a More Humane World

Within the past month, two significant announcements were made that bode well for our future: the birth of baby Maxima Chan Zuckerberg (love…

Zuckerberg Will Donate 99 Percent of Facebook Shares to Charitable Causes

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, recently announced that they would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares, worth more than…

Google Buses Symbolize A Tale of Two Cities

Coined “Google buses,” the long-haul commuter shuttles (most operated by third-party vendors) transport Google, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo and other tech employees day-in and…

Five Strategies to Promote Diversity in Tech

Diversity in the tech community is a hot topic these days as several industry giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google try to shed…

At UN, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg Announces Plan to Link Refugee Camps to the Internet

Mark Zuckerberg promised that Facebook will help the UN bring internet connectivity to Syrian refugee camps throughout the Middle East during the General…

Why Facebook’s Internet.org is so Controversial in Asia

Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org initiative has a noble stated goal to bring Internet access to the billions around the world currently lacking it. However,…

Overcoming Gender Inequality in the Tech Sector

76 percent of STEM jobs are held by men. But good, smart people and companies are trying to solve the problem.

Accused of Condoning Rape, Brazilian Beer Company Drops Carnaval Ad Campaign

A leading brand of beer in Brazil, Skol, found itself in controversy after a poorly thought-out advertising campaign came across as condoning rape.

Facebook Doesn’t Enforce Its Own Standards On Hate Speech

While Facebook claims to ban hate speech, many hateful groups continue to proliferate despite being reported.

TrendPoint Announces Expansion of Partnership with Facebook

TrendPoint and Facebook announce an expansion of their partnership with the adoption of the new Enkapsis 3-Phase Power Quality Meter with waveform capture.

Data Center Renewables Starting to Have a Ripple Effect

Data center advocacy has moved tech companies to renewable energy at an alarming rate. In some cases, it even helped change laws.

Symantec Pledges to Engage 1M Students in STEM by 2020

According to the Symantec, cybersecurity jobs are one of the fastest-growing fields in IT, but there are not enough qualified applicants to fill…

How Brands Are Using Your Selfie for Marketing

The startup Ditto allows companies to analyze the ubiquitous selfie for major brands' marketing purposes.

Targeted Marketing and Online Privacy

It is often said that if you get a something for free (à la Google or Facebook), you aren't the customer, you're the…

Social Media Bubbles: Are They Holding Us Back?

Social media sites like Facebook are tailored to help people connect with friends, similar experiences and views. But there's a downside, says the…