Facebook May Get Dedicated News Tab This Year

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the world’s largest social network may get a dedicated tab for “high-quality news” this year. While this section will be free for Facebook users, Zuckerberg has hinted that publishers might be paid to feature their content in this dedicated news tab.


Mark Zuckerberg’s 2019 Challenge Is Public Talks On The Future Of Tech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made a habit of setting out a “personal challenge” for himself at the start of the new year. He has been doing this for a few years now, at least publicly, and he has now shared what he intends to devote his time to this year. Zuckerberg will be hosting a series of public talks on the future of technology.


UK And Canadian Parliaments Issue Unprecedented Joint Summons For Facebook CEO

Countries across the globe have been looking into the spread of disinformation on Facebook and how it can undermine the democratic process. The United Kingdom and Canada have been doing this too. The former has called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear before a parliamentary committee multiple times to answer their questions but Zuckerberg has never appeared before it. The parliaments of the two countries have now issued an […]


Zuckerberg’s European Parliament Meeting Will Now Be Streamed Live

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will soon be heading to the European Parliament for a meeting which is likely going to touch on similar subjects that came up during his recent hearing before the United States Congress. The meeting was initially going to be conducted behind closed doors but after pressure from members of parliament and the public, Zuckerberg has agreed to having the meeting live-streamed online.


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Zuckerberg Not Planning To Testify In UK Despite Summons Threat

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently testified before Congress after the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal broke. A parliamentary committee in the United Kingdom had also invited the CEO to appear before it and answer questions however, Zuckerberg declined that invitation and offered to send other high-level executives in his place. The committee members weren’t impressed and they issued a threat of a formal summons if he declined to appear before […]


Zuckerberg Faces Summons If He Declines To Testify In The U.K.

While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently testified before Congress following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, he declined an invitation to appear before a parliamentary committee in the United Kingdom last month. The committee had requested him to appear and testify after it was reported that Cambridge Analytica had obtained information of millions of Facebook users improperly. The committee has now sent another invitation to the Facebook CEO and also said […]


Facebook Introduces A ‘Clear History’ Privacy Tool

Facebook’s privacy tools and data practices have come under the microscope recently following the data privacy scandal that resulted in the personal information of millions of Facebook users being misused. Ahead of the company’s F8 developers’ conference today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced a new privacy tool called “Clear History” through a post on his personal Facebook page.


Mark Zuckerberg’s Data Was Shared In Misuse Scandal Too

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before Congress on the data misuse scandal involving Cambridge Analytica. It was revealed not too long ago that the personal information of more than 87 million Facebook users was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica and that the firm used that data for engineering political campaigns in the future. Facebook has apologized for the data misuse scandal and has promised to do more which is […]


Mark Zuckerberg To Reportedly Testify Before Congress On Data Scandal

Facebook’s data privacy scandal has been making the news for the past week or so after it emerged that a company called Cambridge Analytica had harvested profile information of more than 50 million Facebook users. Facebook has already apologized for the entire episode and has promised to do more. However, it’s now having to field tough questions from different quarters and even the FTC has launched an investigation into the […]


Facebook CEO Declines To Testify Before UK Parliament Over Data Abuse

Facebook has been embroiled in a data misuse scandal in which profile information of more than 50 million users was compromised. The company has since apologized for the entire episode and has promised to take steps to ensure that something like that doesn’t happen again. However, as you can probably imagine, this is only the beginning of the legal and regulatory troubles for Facebook. The company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg was […]


Facebook Usage Down By 50 Million Hours Daily In the U.S.

Facebook has tweaked News Feed multiple times over the past few months to ensure that users have a more personal experience and that their News Feeds aren’t filled with posts they don’t care much about. It has also been making tweaks to curb the spread of false information on its network. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had warned that the changes would result in a drop in usage and the company […]


Zuckerberg Makes Fixing Facebook His ‘Personal Challenge’ For 2018

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg likes to give himself a personal challenge every year. He has been doing this since 2009. Personal challenges in the past have included things like “read more books” and “meet new people.” 2018’s challenge is a bit more different and it’s going to have a much bigger impact.


Zuckerberg ‘Dead Serious’ About Preventing Future Election Interference

Facebook recently revealed that the Russian disinformation campaign reached more than 120 million people in the United States ahead of last year’s presidential election. The campaigns were used to spread divisive views among voters in what had already proven to be a polarizing and charged election atmosphere. As the company continues to take steps to curb the spread of fake news on its platform and to impose additional disclosure requirements […]


Obama Warned Zuckerberg To Take Fake News Threat ‘Seriously’

There has been a lot of talk about whether or not the spread of fake news and disinformation on Facebook influenced the 2016 presidential election. It’s an idea that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has dismissed as being “crazy.” According to a new report, former President Barack Obama told Zuckerberg at one point in time to take the threat of fake news seriously.