Facebook's facing a firestorm of controversy. Here's what we know about what's going on inside the social media giant right now.

Facebook ceo mark zuckerbergAP Photo/Francois MoriFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to meet with French president Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, May 10, 2019. Zuckerberg is meeting French President Emmanuel Macron as the tech giant and France try to pioneer ways of fighting hate speech and violent extremism online.

  • Facebook has had a tumultuous few years.
  • There have been bright spots, like the growth of Instagram, and big new initiatives, like its pivot to privacy and its new cryptocurrency, Libra.
  • There have also been plenty of challenges, with calls to break the company up, and investors at one stage wondering if COO Sheryl Sandberg might leave the company.
  • Business Insider has covered all of the drama, and has pulled together all of our recent reporting on what’s going on inside of Facebook below. You can read it all by subscribing to BI Prime.

Here’s what we know about what’s going on inside of Facebook right now, from its so-called “pivot to privacy,” to the secretive projects it’s working on:

Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg

Working at Facebook

Facebook’s relationship with advertisers

Facebook Audience Network

Facebook Watch

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Portal


New projects

Facebook’s political efforts


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