Facebook Tried to Make Its Platform a Healthier Place. It Got Angrier Instead.

A big 2018 algorithm change was designed to encourage positive interaction with friends and family. Company documents show how it had the opposite effect, rewarding outrage and sensationalism. CEO Mark Zuckerberg resisted proposed fixes if it meant harming the business.

East Asia’s Economies Face Slowing Growth and Rising Inequality, World Bank Warns

Most countries in East Asia and the Pacific face major setbacks...

Activision Blizzard Agrees to Pay $18 Million to Settle EEOC Probe

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had been examining allegations of gender-based...

Ford Fortifies EV Bet With Four New U.S. Factories

The auto giant plans to spend $7 billion to build two...

Walter Scott Jr., Business Partner of Warren Buffett, Dies at Age 90

The longtime CEO of what is now Kiewit Corp., a builder...