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Facebook Reveals That It Eliminated 583 Million Fake Accounts, According To New Report

Facebook released its Community Standards Enforcement Report to showcase what the company did to protect its users. The report stated that it took down 837 million pieces of spam in the first quarter of 2018.

Internet May 15, 2018

Facebook Suspends Almost 200 Apps After Looking At Thousands Of 'Suspicious' Apps

Facebook announced their latest update regarding an investigation that is focusing on applications that might have misused users’ private data. After looking at thousands of items, around 200 apps were banned from the site.

Apps/Software May 14, 2018

Facebook Dating App Unveiled: Zuckerberg Throws Shade At Tinder

A Facebook dating app is coming soon, which will match users with potential love interests according to their dating profiles. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the service and took the opportunity to throw shade at other dating apps such as Tinder.

Apps/Software May 2, 2018

WhatsApp Co-Founder Jan Koum Leaving Facebook After Clashes With Company

WhatsApp co-founder and Facebook board member Jan Koum announced his departure from the social media company. Koum joined the Facebook leadership team when WhatsApp was purchased in 2014.

Internet May 1, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg Tells The House That His Data Was Stolen By Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg is once again testifying before Congress, this time before the House of Representatives. The Facebook CEO stated that his personal data was taken by Cambridge Analytica.

Apps/Software April 11, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Testifies Before Congress In Front Of 44 Senators, Here's Why It Matters

Facebook's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress regarding the company's recent missteps. Zuckerberg outlined what the company plans to do to prevent these things from happening again.

Internet April 11, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Nope, We’re Not Secretly Listening To Your Conversations

Despite what the conspiracy theorists claim, Facebook doesn’t secretly listen to your conversations, CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirms. The embattled executive has to do more than deny to rebuild the public’s trust.

Security April 11, 2018

Facebook Revealed That It Is Reading Messages: Here's How People Are Freaking Out

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that the company scans messages and checks the links and photos. People took to Twitter to react to the revelation.

Life & Style April 5, 2018

Facebook Releases Plan To Fight Back Against Election Interference In The 2018 Midterms Elections

The 2016 presidential election was a wake-up call for Facebook and plans not to let it happen again. The company released a detailed plan of the things it plans to do to fight back against election interference.

Security March 29, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For Data Scandal With Full-Page Newspaper Ads But Admits Something Scary

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in several major newspapers around the world to apologize for the data privacy scandal that has rocked the social network. However, the apology contains a statement that should scare Facebook users.

Security March 26, 2018

#DeleteFacebook: Elon Musk Takes Down Tesla, SpaceX Pages On A Dare

On March 20, Whatsapp cofounder Brian Acton has started a viral #DeleteFacebook campaign. Three days later, SpaceX and Tesla's pages just disappeared on Mark Zuckerberg's social media platform.

Apps/Software March 24, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg Finally Breaks Silence On The Cambridge Analytica Scandal: Will This Apology Be Enough?

Mark Zuckerberg has issued a statement on the latest scandal that has been plaguing Facebook. Zuckerberg had been silent since the news about Cambridge Analytica broke out recently.

Apps/Software March 21, 2018

Facebook Posts Solid Q4, But People Are Using It Less — That’s Okay, Says Mark Zuckerberg

Collectively, Facebook users spent 50 million hours less on the site than the previous quarter. According to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, that’s a good thing.

Internet February 1, 2018

Facebook Under Fire To Shutter Messenger Kids App: Child Experts Send Open Letter To Mark Zuckerberg

More than 100 child experts sent an open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, pleading against Messenger Kids. The letter highlighted how the app could have a negative impact and make it even harder to raise kids in the digital age.

Internet January 30, 2018

Facebook News Feed To Feature More Local News: Is This A Good Idea?

The Facebook News Feed will start to show more local news stories instead of content by national media outlets. The move, according to the social network's COE Mark Zuckerberg, will look to distance users from politicized and divisive articles.

Internet January 30, 2018

Facebook To Ask Users What News Organizations They Trust

Facebook promised to change the way its news feed would appear, going as far as getting away from paid content and head toward human interaction. Now, the social media company will be asking its users what news organizations they trust.

Internet January 23, 2018

Facebook News Feed To Feature Less News And Public Content, More Posts From Friends And Family

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants the time users spend on the social network to be more meaningful, so an overhaul is in store. Facebook will show less public content and more posts from friends and family.

Internet January 13, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg’s Resolution For 2018 Is To Fix Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become a better haven for online interaction this 2018 by improving harassment policies, fighting fake news, and more. In fact, he’s making it his personal challenge this year.

Internet January 5, 2018

Facebook Replaces 'Disputed Flags' With 'Related Articles' To Fight Against Fake News

Facebook continues its fight against fake news and announced new measures to ensure that false information has little or no chance of getting spread around. Key changes are up for immediate implementation on the site.

Internet December 21, 2017

Facebook Exploits Vulnerability In Human Psychology, Says Founding President Sean Parker

Facebook is purposefully making its social network addictive, treating each like and comment as dopamine hits to keep users wanting more. At least that’s according to Sean Parker, who helped create those principles.

Internet November 10, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Is Sorry Facebook Caused Such A Political Divide During The Elections

During the end of Yom Kippur, Mark Zuckerberg took it upon himself to apologize about Facebook’s role in allowing advertisers to divide people politically. This comes amid an ongoing investigation into President Trump’s possible ties to Russia.

Internet October 2, 2017

Facebook To Turn Over Russia Ads To Congress As Part Of 9-Step Plan To Protect Election Integrity

As part of its nine-step plan to promote election integrity, Facebook will give government officials and investigators $100,000 worth of Russian ads it uncovered. It’s the latest development in an ongoing investigation of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia.

Internet September 22, 2017

Facebook Generates Revenue Of $9.3 Billion, Beats Expectations In Q2

Facebook has just reported a steep revenue growth for the second quarter of 2017, recording a whopping $9.3 billion. Mobile ads accounted for 87 percent of the total ad revenue, according to the numbers.

Business Tech July 27, 2017

Want To Get Paid Analyzing Photos Of Mark Zuckerberg? Here's How

The California Review of Images and Mark Zuckerberg is now calling for ideas on essays about Mark Zuckerberg’s photos. Whether it’s his many portrayals in the media or him as a husband or father – it deserves intellectual scrutiny.

Internet July 26, 2017

Facebook Hits Two Billion Monthly Users

Facebook has announced a new milestone with two billion monthly users. This makes Facebook the largest of all social networking sites.

Internet June 27, 2017

Here's Why Facebook's New Mission Is To 'Bring The World Closer Together'

Facebook has renewed its mission statement to reflect the importance of bringing the world closer together and helping them make progress as a community. Its new mission builds upon its previous goal of making the site more open and connected.

Internet June 23, 2017

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Tells Harvard Graduates To 'Create A World Where Everyone Has A Sense Of Purpose'

In Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s speech for this year’s Harvard University graduates, he urged them to create a world where everyone has a purpose. Here are three ways that can be achieved, according to him.

Internet May 26, 2017

Facebook Launches Camera Effects Platform: Zuckerberg Believes The Future Will Rely On Augmented Reality

Facebook launched the Camera Effects platform at its annual F8 developer conference. The platform will allow developers to showcase their work on augmented reality, which is technology that Mark Zuckerberg believes will be a big part of the future.

Apps/Software April 19, 2017

John Carmack Sues Former Employer ZeniMax For $22.5 Million

John Carmack, the new CTO of Oculus, has sued ZeniMax Media for not paying the remaining amount for id Software purchase. However, ZeniMax stated that the claims made by Carmack are baseless.

Business Tech March 10, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan Are Having Another Baby Girl

Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan are expecting baby no. 2. Just like any other expecting parent these days, Zuckerberg made the announcement via a Facebook post.

Life & Style March 9, 2017

Harvard Taps Mark Zuckerberg To Deliver 2017 Commencement Speech

Harvard has confirmed that Mark Zuckerberg is set to address the university's 2017 commencement. Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard some years ago to focus on Facebook.

Internet March 7, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg's Manifesto Embraces Facebook's Destiny: Why You Should Be Afraid

Mark Zuckerberg has published a statement outlining the direction that Facebook will be taking. The almost 6,000-word piece talked big about how the social media company can change the world for the better, but some people were disturbed.

Internet February 18, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Visits Oculus Research Lab, Shows Off VR Gloves For Drawing, Typing, And Web-Slinging

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg paid a visit to the Oculus Research Lab in Redmond, Washington. In one of the photos that he uploaded, Zuckerberg can be seen trying out what looks like a prototype for virtual reality gloves.

Gadgets February 10, 2017

Facebook Shareholders Believe Independent Chairperson Should Replace Zuckerberg

A recent shareholder proposal has asked for the dismissal of Mark Zuckerberg from the board of directors of Facebook. The proposal has been submitted by some shareholders belonging to consumer watchdog group SumOfUs.

Business Tech February 7, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Concerned By President Trump's Executive Orders

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has expressed his concerns over the latest executive orders initiated by President Donald Trump. Zuckerberg outlined the big picture concerns and referred to the U.S. as a country for immigrants.

Life & Style January 28, 2017

Ex-Android Senior And Xiaomi Global VP Hugo Barra Joins Facebook To Lead Team Oculus, VR Efforts

Facebook has tapped former Xiaomi global VP Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality efforts. Barra will join Facebook as the new vice president of virtual reality, in charge of Team Oculus.

Business Tech January 26, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Not Planning To Run For President, As He's Focusing On Facebook And Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Mark Zuckerberg has rejected claims that he is going to run for president. He argued that he is focused on running Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative but a number of observers are not convinced.

Internet January 25, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg's CZI Acquires AI Startup Meta

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has acquired AI startup Meta. The initiative promises to bring free AI search tools for scientists in a bid to wipe off all diseases from the face of the Earth.

Business Tech January 24, 2017

How Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Profile Stays Squeaky Clean: It's All Thanks To His PR Team

Mark Zuckerberg is committed to changing his image from an intense hoodie-wearing billionaire to a more mature and charismatic titan of industry -- all with the help of his Facebook PR team, of course.

Business Tech January 21, 2017

Facebook Bought Oculus For $3 Billion, Not $2 Billion: Zuckerberg Discloses Acquisition Details In Trial

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that the virtual reality startup Palmer Luckey had founded, Oculus Rift, was actually purchased for $3 billion. The company is currently facing allegations by ZeniMax’s over its intellectual property.

Business Tech January 18, 2017

Oculus Theft Case: Mark Zuckerberg Will Testify In $2 Billion Lawsuit

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be testifying in a $2 billion lawsuit filed by ZeniMax. The lawsuit alleges that the technology for the Oculus Rift VR had been stolen from ZeniMax by some Oculus employees.

Business Tech January 16, 2017

Wealth Gap: These 8 Men Have As Much Money As Half The World’s Population

The eight richest persons in the world, six of which are American entrepreneurs, hold as much wealth as the poorer half of the global population, an analysis of global think tank Oxfam has revealed.

Business Tech January 16, 2017

Facebook To Start Testing Anti-Fake News Tools In Germany

Facebook has announced that it will besting a fake news filtering tool in Germany in the coming weeks. The social media company is under pressure to introduce steps against misinformation that many believe is undermining democracy.

Internet January 15, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg For President? Quartz Comes Up With To-Do List For Facebook CEO's White House Bid

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced his personal challenge to visit all 50 states of the country this year, fueling speculation that he is entering politics in the future. According to Quartz, here are some of the things that the Facebook CEO needs to do in order to have a successful presidential run.

January 15, 2017

Facebook Issues Fix For Messenger Battery Drain Problem

Facebook users have recently complained of battery drainage and heating issues online. David Marcus, VP of Facebook, has acknowledged and addressed the glitch, offering a solution.

Apps/Software January 12, 2017

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