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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Called to Testify Before US House Committee Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

The leaders of a key House committee declared Thursday that Facebook officials failed to answers questions about a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining company, and they want CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the panel. Reps. Greg Walden of Oregon and Frank Pallone of New Jersey said in a brief statement that the “latest revelations regarding Facebook’s use and ... Read More »

Facebook shareholders submit proposal to replace Mark Zuckerberg as Chair of the board of directors

A group of Facebook’s shareholders have filed a proposal asking for Mark Zuckerberg’s removal from the company’s board of directors. The proposal was filed by members of corporate watchdog group SumOfUs, some of whom are shareholders in Facebook. VentureBeat reports that this came to be after 333,000 people filed a petition asking to remove Zuckerberg as Chairperson of the board ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Builds Censorship Tool to Attain China Re-Entry

Facebook Inc has quietly developed a censorship tool that could persuade China to allow the world’s biggest social media network to re-enter the world’s second largest economy after a seven-year ban, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. Facebook developed the software, which suppresses posts from appearing in people’s news feeds in specific geographies, with the support of Chief Executive ... Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Details Steps to Fight Fake News

Facebook Inc, facing withering criticism for failing to stem a flood of phony news articles in the run-up to the US presidential election, is taking a series of steps to weed out hoaxes and other types of false information, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post Friday evening. Facebook has long insisted that it is a technology company ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Again Rejects Claims of Facebook Impact on US Election

Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg again rejected the idea that the social network affected the US presidential election, saying late Saturday it is “extremely unlikely” news hoaxes changed the outcome. Ensnared in a string of content controversies in recent months, Facebook has insisted that it is a technology company, not a media firm. But scrutiny of the site has ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Among Facebook Users Mistakenly Declared ‘Dead’

Highlights Facebook accidentally started showing some users dead on their profiles Mark Zuckerberg was also one of the ‘dead’ users Facebook has said it has fixed the glitch Facebook accidentally declared its founder Mark Zuckerberg and many other users dead on Friday, acknowledging after fixing the problem that it had committed a “terrible error.” “For a brief period today, a ... Read More »

Facebook Says It Wants to Help Businesses Expand Internationally

Facebook is trying to help small businesses become global businesses with some new tweaks to its advertising platforms. On Thursday, the company announced that it’s offering businesses with Facebook pages the chance to easily reach international audiences on the social network and will offer suggestions about which country to take their business to next. “More than 1 billion people on ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg to hold Facebook ‘Live Q&A’ on June 14

NEW DELHI: After chatting with International Space Station (ISS) astronauts recently via Facebook Live , Mark Zuckerberg will now be holding a ‘Live Q&A session’ on June 14 at 11:30am Pacific Time. (or June 15 at 12:00am Indian Standard Time). In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg said, “When I travel around the world, I like to hold Town Hall Q&As with ... Read More »