Our memories, their data - the Facebook story 20 years on

It’s 20 years since Facebook was brought into the world by a group of Harvard University roommates. In the years since, millions of us have shared our photos, our memories, our lives…and our data.In the early days Facebook’s mantra was ‘move fast and break things’. By last week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg was facing a US Senate hearing and accusations that the company ‘has blood on its hands’.The BBC’s Cyber Correspondent Joe Tidy and Technology Reporter Shiona McCallum tell Katya how Facebook has changed our world. And how our feelings about Facebook have changed at the same time. Listen: BYD - the Chinese carmaker challenging Tesla’s dominance https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/byd-the-chinese-carmaker-challenging-teslas-dominance/id1715473158?i=1000643776176 The Global Story brings you trusted insights from BBC experts around the world, with Katya Adler. Is there a story where you are that we should telling as part of The Global Story? Email us at [email protected] You can also message or leave a voice note on WhatsApp on +44 330 123 9480. Today’s podcast was made by Richard Moran and Bethan Ashmead-Latham. The technical producer was Ricardo McCarthy. The assistant editor is Sergi Forcada Freixas. Our senior news editor is Jonathan Aspinwall.

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The one big story. Making sense of the news with our experts around the world. Insights you can trust, Monday to Friday, from the BBC. Episodes will be ready by 10:30 GMT.Host Katya Adler and our BBC teams guide you through one major global news story each episode.From Beijing to Boston, Baghdad to Bangalore, our unrivalled reach will take you beyond the headlines to help understand and explore what’s happening.The Global News Podcast brings you the latest updates and, on The Global Story, we will drill deep into a single story.From the climate emergency, to the burning questions around Artificial Intelligence, to the movements of money and markets, and the power of the ballot and the bullet.Katya Adler has been a BBC correspondent and editor for more than 25 years, covering conflicts in the Middle East, political and economic crises in Europe, and drug cartels in Mexico. The Global Story team would like to hear your stories and experiences on the issues that we’re covering on the podcast. Please get in touch: [email protected] #TheGlobalStory and tell us your thoughts on what you would like us to talk about.