Jeff Horwitz Reporter
  • San Francisco
  • The Wall Street Journal

Jeff Horwitz is a Facebook Reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

Focus Areas

  • Facebook

67 Articles
10 days ago
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Facebook’s Most Popular Posts Were Trash. Here Is How It Cleaned Up.

Facebook’s third-quarter Widely Viewed Content Report, released on Tuesday, shows only one in the top 20 posts qualif...

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24 days ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg Says He Is Accountable as Company Preps for Mass Layoffs

Meta Platforms will begin laying off employees on Wednesday morning, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told hundreds of executives ...

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26 days ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Facebook Parent Meta Is Preparing to Notify Employees of Large-Scale Layoffs...

The social-media giant’s planned cuts are expected to affect many thousands of its workforce, which exceeded 87,000 a...

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about 2 months ago
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Company Documents Show Meta’s Flagship Metaverse Falling Short

Most visitors to Horizon Worlds generally don’t return after their first month, and the user base has steadily declin...

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2 months ago
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Meta and Google Are Cutting Staff. Just Don’t Mention Layoffs.

Facebook’s parent is looking to reduce costs by at least 10%, people familiar with the plans said, while Google has r...

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3 months ago
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Instagram Stumbles in Push to Mimic TikTok, Internal Documents Show

Reels faces formidable competition from the leading short-video platform; creators follow the views

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3 months ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Facebook Parent Meta Platforms Cuts Responsible Innovation Team

Group was put in place to address potential downsides of the company’s products; Meta says efforts will continue.

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11 months ago
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Facebook’s Former Elections Boss Now Questions Social Media’s Impact on Politics

Katie Harbath, who says she left the company disillusioned, now pushes for more online guardrails.

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11 months ago
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Facebook’s Pushback: Stem the Leaks, Spin the Politics, Don’t Say Sorry

Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg drove the social-media company’s response to disclosures about its influence on polit...

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12 months ago
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Senators Want Social-Media Apps to Share Research

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators plans to introduce legislation that would require Meta Platforms and other social...

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about 1 year ago
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David Marcus, Head of Meta’s Cryptocurrency Project, Steps Down

The executive says he plans to leave at year’s end to pursue entrepreneurial projects outside the company.

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about 1 year ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Instagram’s Effects on Children Are Being Investigated by Coalition of States

A bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general said it is investigating how Instagram recruits and affects young p...

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