Mark Zuckerberg

Documents show Facebook controlling competitors with user data: report

Some 7,000 pages of documents reveal how Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg and his team harnessed users' personal information to reward partners.

published on : 7th November 2019

Facebook set to launch dedicated news tab with the help of media houses

Facebook is in talks with news publishers to offer as much as $3 million for the rights to publish content on its upcoming news tab.

published on : 24th October 2019

Facebook ready to scale back cryptocurrency plan if there is no approval

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced a torrent of criticism on Capitol Hill over the cryptocurrency the social media giant is seeking to roll out next year.

published on : 24th October 2019

Mark Zuckerberg appears in US Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Zuckerberg took pains to reassure lawmakers that he wouldn't allow Facebook to move forward without explicit approval from all US financial regulators.

published on : 24th October 2019

Facebook now 'fifth estate', take it seriously, says Mark Zuckerberg

Senators and presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are pitching hard to break up Facebook, amid regulators scrutinising the company.

published on : 18th October 2019

Mark Zuckerberg to testify in US on Facebook digital currency plan

The move comes with Facebook's planned digital coin Libra facing heavy criticism from regulators and lawmakers in the United States and Europe.

published on : 9th October 2019

Facebook designed strategy to take on TikTok's growing popularity. Days later it got leaked

With over 200 million users in India, TikTok, owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, is fast closing the gap with Facebook in the country.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Facebook's internal 'Supreme Court' to review controversial posts, pass binding verdicts

The system for users to initiate appeals to the board will be made available over the first half of 2020, the social media platform Facebook said.

published on : 18th September 2019

Facebook CEO must face prison for privacy woes: US Senator

In July, the US FTC slapped a massive $5 billion fine on Facebook over users' privacy violations in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

published on : 4th September 2019

US slaps USD 5 billion fine, curbs on Facebook in privacy probe

The Federal Trade Commission said the penalty was the largest ever imposed on any company for violating consumers' privacy.

published on : 24th July 2019

Flawed Facebook app let children chat with strangers

Messenger Kids is a video chat and messaging app designed for kids to communicate with family and close friends that parents or caregivers approve.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Mark Zuckerberg rejects call to break up Facebook

In an interview with French broadcaster France 2, Zuckerberg dismissed the claim made by his long-time friend and Facebook Co-founder Chris Hughes that it is time to break up Facebook

published on : 12th May 2019

2018: When the internet cost people their privacy and even their lives 

A round-up of this year's some of the biggest data breaches and misinformation sources that questioned an individual's privacy and even at times threatened human life. 

published on : 31st December 2018

Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said engineers discovered the breach on Tuesday, and patched it on Thursday night.

published on : 28th September 2018
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