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Facebook wants you to buy HBO on Facebook and watch HBO on Facebook

The world’s biggest social network wants to get into the pay TV business — by taking a page from Amazon.

2018’s tech trends and tribulations in 14 charts

Here’s a visual look back at the year.

The big business of being a social media star

Platforms like YouTube and Netflix are at war, and Shots Studios CEO John Shahidi is happy to sell content to all of them.

Full Q&A: Y Combinator’s Sam Altman and Recode’s Kara Swisher discuss tech ethics, addiction and Facebook

Should Mark Zuckerberg fire himself? And other tough questions.

Instagram’s leadership overhaul has begun in the wake of its founders’ departure

Vishal Shah has been promoted to lead all of Instagram’s product efforts.

Recode has published 240 podcasts in 2018. Here are the 10 you really shouldn’t miss.

That’s a lotta podcast!

Full Q&A: NBC journalists Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell and Hallie Jackson on Recode Decode

They talk about social media’s impact on democracy, how the media has changed under President Trump and who’s running in 2020.

A new trove of internal Facebook emails is a stark reminder: You are Facebook’s product

Facebook’s business is built on collecting and capitalizing on peoples’ personal information.

Why Amazon is a ‘bully’ and Facebook and Google are ‘the enemies of independent thought’

The Atlantic’s Franklin Foer, author of "World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech," critiques the tech giants on the latest Recode Decode.

Full Q&A: Casey Newton and Louie Swisher on the 300th episode of Recode Decode

They talk with Recode’s Kara Swisher about social media, video games and how we’ll use tech differently in 2019.

Here’s why an app for finding bikini pics is Facebook’s latest headache

Documents from an old lawsuit are leaking out. What is in the documents? And how damaging might they be to Facebook?

Full Q&A: ‘Rule Makers, Rule Breakers’ author Michele Gelfand on Recode Decode

Gelfand studies why some cultures desire rules, why others avoid them and what gets the best results.

Memo from a ‘Facebook nation’ to Mark Zuckerberg: You moved fast and broke our country.

Maria Ressa, the journalist who co-founded Rappler in the Philippines, warns that her country is a "cautionary tale" for the United States.

Full Q&A: ‘Dear America’ author Jose Antonio Vargas on Recode Decode

When he was 16, Vargas found out that he is an undocumented immigrant — and after years of secrecy, he decided to "come out."

It’s time for Facebook’s board to step up

The spotlight has been on Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg. But Facebook’s board is MIA.

How Twitch CEO Emmett Shear thinks about tech addiction

To Shear, watching something for two hours is different from repeatedly opening an app over two hours.

Who could buy Discord? Acquirers have been giving the gaming startup a long look.

Discord has hired Qatalyst Partners, the boutique investment bank known for selling tech companies.

So many people are downloading their Facebook data that it’s causing delays

Why do so many people need their Facebook data?

Should the First Amendment apply to Facebook? It’s complicated.

The executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute, Jameel Jaffer, unpacks the answer on the latest Recode Decode.

From Mark Zuckerberg to George Soros, here’s everything you need to know about Facebook’s latest crisis

What’s going on? We’ve got you covered.

Facebook’s top execs ‘make tobacco executives look like Mister Rogers’

The company is under fire, again, this time for years of dirty tricks exposed by the New York Times.

Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg are in crisis mode again following a New York Times expose

COO Sheryl Sandberg is also feeling the heat.

Facebook’s board is throwing public support behind Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg — who are on Facebook’s board

Also: Zuckerberg gave Sandberg his personal vote of confidence following a damning New York Times story published Wednesday.

Washington pummels Facebook: ‘Big tech can no longer be trusted’

One senator says the company "actually encouraged anti-Semitism" by hiring an opposition-research firm.

Facebook’s top lawyer — who said he was leaving the company — isn’t leaving after all, because Facebook is still in crisis

General Counsel Colin Stretch said in July that he was leaving. Now he’s staying into 2019.

Who does Facebook fire after a bombshell New York Times investigation?

The news leader published a damning story about the social media giant’s handling of recent scandals, so who gets the blame? If anyone.

Facebook followed Uber and Google and is ending forced arbitration for sexual harassment cases

Arbitration is now a "choice rather than a requirement" at Facebook.

What happens to free speech when we all live in a virtual world?

When Oculus founder Palmer Luckey worries about anything, that’s where his mind goes.

Facebook appears to have survived this election cycle — but that’s what we thought in 2016, too

It may be months before we can say with any confidence how Facebook performed during the midterms.

On Election Day, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower is blasting Facebook for still not doing enough

Christopher Wylie knows a bit about voter manipulation.

Social media growth is over in the U.S. — which is its most valuable market

There’s room for growth around the world, but advertising revenue overseas is significantly lower.

Why the New York Times won’t sell itself to a billionaire

Publisher A.G. Sulzberger says he’s not interested in cutting a deal like the Washington Post did with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.