TECH

Facebook: Facts & stats

In 2004, 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg launched “thefacebook.com" as a Harvard sophomore. Now, almost 14 years later, Facebook.com is one of the biggest websites in the world. From how much the conglomerate makes off of you in a year to when the highest traffic occurs, here’s a look at some facts and stats on Facebook.com.

Facebook, Google vets form organization to fight tech addiction

A group of tech experts who used to work at companies like Facebook and Google are forming a coalition to fight tech addiction. The organization, called the Center for Humane Technology, will raise awareness about the negative effects of technology on kids and try to help engineers make products healthier.

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

An online extortion attack that authorities say swept 150 countries this weekend is part of a growing problem of "ransomware" scams, in which people find themselves locked out of their files and presented with a demand to pay hackers to restore their access.