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(UPDATED) British lawmakers' 18-month investigation into disinformation and 'fake news' also accuses Facebook of failing to faithfully fight Russia's alleged attempts to influence elections
'Happy Birthday, Facebook! 15 years today -- and what a rollercoaster it has been,' reads the message released
Even as Facebook is facing a wave of criticism over issues of manipulation, misinformation, abuse and other social ills, Zuckerberg said it would be a mistake 'to overly emphasize the negative' impacts of social media and the internet
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The CEO argues that targeting ads based on interests was different from selling people's data
Is Facebook better prepared to combat election meddling in 2019?
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A new year, a new Mark Zuckerberg resolution
Zuckerberg's promise this year? To keep working on the unfinished business of 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the platform has become more 'proactive' in dealing with issues facing the communities this year through various initiatives
A British parliamentary committee investigating whether the social media behemoth was being used to manipulate the results of elections publishes 250 pages of internal Facebook documents
Internal Facebook emails show the company's engineers telling management in October 2014 that Russian IP addresses were accessing 3 billion data points a day
The internal documents are said to include emails between senior Facebook staff, and express the decisions they made prior to the Cambridge Analytica breach, as well as what Facebook higher-ups knew about the company's privacy policies
'That's not the plan,' Zuckerberg tells CNN Business when asked if he would consider stepping down as chairman
An independent body to be constituted in the coming year will act as a 'higher court' of sorts, considering appeals of content removal decisions made by the social network, Zuckerberg says
A new report claims that the social network employed a firm that used smear tactics to fight back against critics, opponents
Other companies included in the survey are Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple
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The proposal asks that Zuckerberg be removed as chairman, and make the position independent from his role as CEO
'This is the wireless virtual reality experience we have been waiting for,' says Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg
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Zuckerberg, posting on his Facebook page, outlines a series of steps the leading social network has taken to protect against misinformation and manipulation campaigns aimed at disrupting elections.
A day before the tech hearings, Mark Zuckerberg chimes in
Facebook's definition, says UN rights expert Fionnuala Ni Aolain, equates all non-state groups that use violence in pursuit of any goals or ends to terrorist entities
(UPDATED) Facebook removes more than 650 pages, groups, and accounts identified as 'networks of accounts misleading people about what they were doing,' according to chief executive Mark Zuckerberg
Maria Ressa talks to Peter Pomerantsev about the weaponization of social media
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Facebook falls nearly 20%, while Ford sinks 4.1% and Mattel sheds 4.4%
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The company, called Lianshu Science & Technology (Hangzhou), is established with $30 million of registered capital, according to China's corporate record database. Lianshu literally means 'face' and 'book.'
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Zuckerberg says during a podcast interview that while Facebook was dedicated to stopping the spread of fake news, certain beliefs that were sincerely held would not be taken down. He eventually backtracks on the remarks.
Here's a roundup of the scandals hounding the social media behemoth
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Mark Zuckerberg says it has become clear in the last two years that Facebook executives 'haven't done enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm'
Following criticism on closed-door meetings, the Facebook CEO and the European Parliament President Antonio Tajani switch gears
'Commitments and apologies will no longer cut it and these specific demands are merely the first steps in holding Facebook accountable for its actions,' says a coalition from the Global South
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Closed-door talks are confirmed but other members of European Parliament demand a public hearing
Facebook could use its partnerships with news organizations and volunteers to train AI, continually tweaking the system to respond to propagandists’ changes in topics and tactics
Facebook director of AI and machine learning Srinivas Narayanan says the company used 3.5 billion public Instagram photos in thousands of hashtagged categories to improve a machine learning algorithm's ability to categorize images for itself
Zuckerberg unveils the plans as he addressed Facebook's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California -- emphasizing that the focus would be on helping people find long-term partners
Facebook announces new dating service, downvote button, and the launch of the Oculus Go at their annual developer conference
'Everyone – no matter where they live – will be asked to review important information about how Facebook uses data and make choices about their privacy on Facebook,' says a statement from chief privacy officer Erin Egan and deputy general counsel Ashlie Beringer.
New information coming out of a UK committee investigation suggests other quiz apps used by the research firm may have compromised far more than the 87 million Facebook users estimated
Even if Facebook hired millions of content moderators, they are no match to the vetting capacity and breadth of its very capable and knowledgeable users, who should now engage Facebook more aggressively and intelligently