Tag: Mark Zukerberg

Zuckerberg-funded scientists: Rein in hate on Facebook

BOSTON — Dozens of scientists doing research funded by Mark Zuckerberg say Facebook should not be letting President Donald Trump use the social media platform to “spread both misinformation and incendiary statements.” The researchers, including 60 professors at leading U.S. research institutions, wrote the Facebook CEO on Saturday […]

Facebook fuels broad privacy debate by tracking non-users

open view web desk SAN FRANCISCO – Concern about Facebook Inc’s respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the world’s largest social network tracks people whether they have accounts or not. Privacy concerns have swamped […]

Contrite Zuckerberg says Facebook in ‘arms race’ with Russia

open view web desk Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg accepted personal responsibility Tuesday for the leak of data on tens of millions of its users, while warning of an “arms race” against Russian disinformation during a high-stakes hearing with US lawmakers. In his first formal congressional appearance, the Facebook […]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg to testify before U.S. House panel April 11

open view web desk WASHINGTON- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will testify next week before a congressional committee over a political consulting firm’s misuse of customer data to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, U.S. lawmakers said on Wednesday. Zuckerberg will appear before the U.S. House […]

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