Is Facebook having a crisis of confidence over all the bad news its algorithms are making?

Is Facebook having — A) An existential crisis B) An attack of conscience C) A mid-life crisis D) None of the above? Answers in the comments, please. Additional suggestions also welcome. I ask because Facebook is surveying users to ask whether they think it cares about them. Yes, it is literally using the word “cares”. The survey, which Facebook says is being pushed to “a small group of people”, includes …

Chinese taxi-hailing giant Didi eyes bicycle sharing with its latest investment

Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing company, may be about to get into bicycles. Bike sharing, to be precise. The company, which is in the process of finalizing its acquisition of Uber’s business unit in China, today revealed that it has invested in a young startup called Ofo which lets people borrow bikes. The investment is said to be “tens of millions” in size, but it isn’t clear how much equity Didi …

Prada SS17 Mixes Intellectualism With Miles of Ostrich Feathers

A highlight of the Milan Fashion Week schedule, Prada unveiled its SS17 collection in the vast intergalactic space hangar that is its HQ’s show space. In typical Prada style, the house’s look was based on clashing prints and awkward-cool styling. Plaid blazers, box-pleated skirts, wrap pencil skirts, turtle necks and tons of those aforementioned print combos made for big geek chic vibes — which is Prada’s bread …