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Mark Zuckerberg: American internet entrepreneur and founder of Facebook
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding Facebook, Inc. and serves as its chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder. He also is a co-founder of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot and serves as one of its board members.

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Facebook Explicitly Bans All Holocaust Denial Content [Video]

Facebook Explicitly Bans All Holocaust Denial Content

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg has officially decided to ban “any content that denies or distorts the Holocaust”.

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Selena Gomez goes public with private message to Facebook calling out 'hate, racism and bigotry' [Video]

Selena Gomez goes public with private message to Facebook calling out 'hate, racism and bigotry'

Selena Gomez went public on Friday night with a private message she sent to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg about "hate, misinformation, racism, and bigotry" on Facebook and Instagram.

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Mark Zuckerberg Is Not a Fan of AR Glasses So Far [Video]

Mark Zuckerberg Is Not a Fan of AR Glasses So Far

Zuckerberg doesn't think any currently-released Augmented Reality glasses have been particularly "compelling" since they are either thick frames or resemble an "Apple Watch on your face".

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How Much Wealth Did US Billionaires' Earn In The First 6-Months Of The Pandemic [Video]

How Much Wealth Did US Billionaires' Earn In The First 6-Months Of The Pandemic

The wealth of 643 of US' richest billionaires rose from $2.95 trillion to $3.8 trillion between March 18 and September 15. This marks a 29% increase over those six months. That's according to a report..

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Mark Zuckerberg Says the App Store Has Unilateral Control Over Apps [Video]

Mark Zuckerberg Says the App Store Has Unilateral Control Over Apps

Zuckerberg says "questions" need to be asked when it comes to the "unilateral control" Apple's App Store has over apps.

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Facebook shakes up platform before U.S. vote [Video]

Facebook shakes up platform before U.S. vote

[NFA] In response to criticism that it is not doing enough to safeguard its platform from manipulation and misinformation tied to the U.S. election in November, Facebook on Thursday it would stop..

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Facebook will ban new political adverts in week before US presidential election [Video]

Facebook will ban new political adverts in week before US presidential election

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company will also prevent campaigns and their supporters from making premature claims of the vote result.View on euronews

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Zuckerbergs Commit $300 Million To Support US Election [Video]

Zuckerbergs Commit $300 Million To Support US Election

On Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg posted to Facebook saying he was “concerned” about America’s election infrastructure.

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RS Prasad writes to Facebook; alleges political bias, slams 'selective leaks' [Video]

RS Prasad writes to Facebook; alleges political bias, slams 'selective leaks'

A war of letters has broken out between the Congress and the BJP over the censoring of content on Facebook. After the Congress party sent letters to the social media giant claiming favoritism by..

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Trump-led conservatives accuse Big Tech of election interference, escalate bias charges ahead of Senate showdown

At a Capitol Hill hearing, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Google's Sundar Pichai will face charges they censor conservatives.
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Facebook election 2020: Mark Zuckerberg online registration drive signs up record 4.4 million voters

Facebook has helped register 4.4 million voters, surpassing Mark Zuckerberg's goal for the November presidential election and setting a new record.
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Pakistani PM Imran Khan writes to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seeking ban on Islamophobic content

pakistani pm imran khan writes to facebook ceo mark zuckerberg seeking ban on islamophobic content
In the letter, shared by the Pakistani government on Twitter, Imran Khan said that "growing Islamophobia" is encouraging extremism and violence across the world -- especially through social media..
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Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee

mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey to testify before the senate judiciary committee
Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on November 17th. “The hearing will focus on the..
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Facebook’s new Oversight Board is a wild new experiment in platform governance

facebook’s new oversight board is a wild new experiment in platform governance
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two and a half years after Mark Zuckerberg floated the idea on a podcast, and several months after organizers said it would be ready to hear cases,..
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Senate committee approves subpoenas for Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey

senate committee approves subpoenas for mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas on Thursday to force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify before the body..
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Senate Judiciary Committee authorizes subpoenas for Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over Hunter Biden stories

Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said he hoped it would give the panel "leverage" to secure testimony from the CEOs.
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Facebook reportedly choked traffic for left-leaning news sites including Mother Jones

facebook reportedly choked traffic for left-leaning news sites including mother jones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook designed changes to its news feed algorithm in 2017 to reduce the visibility of left-leaning news sites like Mother Jones on its platform, the Wall..
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How real-world violence led Facebook to overturn its most controversial policy

how real-world violence led facebook to overturn its most controversial policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th **I.** The biggest trend at platforms this month is changing your mind. Facebook belatedly banned QAnon. Twitter tapped the brakes on retweets. And on Monday,..
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Facebook vows to remove content denying the Holocaust in reversal for Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook said Monday it is abolishing content that "denies or distorts" the Holocaust in a reversal of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's previous stance.
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Facebook bans Holocaust denial content

Mark Zuckerberg says his "thinking has evolved" as the social network changes strategy.
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An attack ad targets a non-politician: Mark Zuckerberg.


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2020 is giving us another chance to watch Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai get grilled by Congress

2020 is giving us another chance to watch mark zuckerberg and sundar pichai get grilled by congress
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have agreed to testify virtually before the Senate Commerce..
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Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook have a plan to kill the iPhone

mark zuckerberg and facebook have a plan to kill the iphone
Video calling has become a staple of staying connected during the pandemic. Even technology’s fiercest critics could not begrudge the industry for making available a mode of communication that made..
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US Senate subpoenas heads of Google, Facebook and Twitter

Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey will be quizzed by senators.
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Biden campaign slams Facebook for ‘regression’ on false Trump claims

biden campaign slams facebook for ‘regression’ on false trump claims
Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images Joe Biden’s campaign has denounced Facebook for allowing President Donald Trump to spread false information about voting, calling Facebook’s..
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Aleksandr Kogan: The link between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has been the one testifying before Congress, but the scientist at the heart of the biggest privacy scandal on Earth has largely stayed out of the spotlight, until now. Lesley Stahl..
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Winklevoss twins hedge their bets with Irish licence

The UK got a large new cryptocurrency player last week when Gemini received an electronic money institution (EMI) license from the country's Financial Conduct Authority. Based in New York, the..
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Zuckerberg on Breonna Taylor's death: No one "held accountable"

America's criminal justice system "needs to be changed," Facebook CEO tells employees in remarks about Taylor's death.
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Short of Money to Run Elections, Local Authorities Turn to Private Funds

Cities and states face huge bills to deal with voting during the pandemic. Mark Zuckerberg offered $300 million to help — and conservatives are objecting.
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The first big test of Facebook’s oversight board will be the US election

the first big test of facebook’s oversight board will be the us election
Facebook’s oversight board, which has independent authority to reverse Facebook’s decisions about whether controversial posts should remain up or get taken down, will launch in October. | Tobias..
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Facebook 'Supreme Court' to begin work before US Presidential vote

The company's oversight board - which can overrule Mark Zuckerberg - begins work in mid-October.
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Facebook will reject political ads claiming an early victory in November

facebook will reject political ads claiming an early victory in november
Photo by Jeff Swensen / Getty Images Facebook will reject ads from Donald Trump and Joe Biden claiming victory before the winner of the US election is declared. The change is an update to a..
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Facebook leaks show Mark Zuckerberg defending his decisions to angry employees

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Selena Gomez writes to Mark Zuckerberg about hate speech on Facebook, Instagram

selena gomez writes to mark zuckerberg about hate speech on facebook, instagram
The Lose You To Love Me singer shared with fans her private message that she had written to Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg on her Instagram story....
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Mark Zuckerberg on why he doesn’t want to “put an Apple Watch on your face”

mark zuckerberg on why he doesn’t want to “put an apple watch on your face”
Photo by Nick Statt / The Verge Social networks contain multitudes. One day you’re writing about internal dissent over the company’s ability to uproot influence campaigns and election..
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Facebook’s first AR glasses will be Ray-Bans, coming next year

facebook’s first ar glasses will be ray-bans, coming next year
Facebook says its first pair of consumer augmented reality glasses will be releasing next year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced during the opening keynote of its all-virtual Facebook Connect..
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Facebook launching poll worker recruitment push this weekend

facebook launching poll worker recruitment push this weekend
Facebook launching an effort to recruit poll workers | Facebook Facebook is launching a recruitment drive for poll workers this weekend, putting messages into users’ News Feeds with links to poll..
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Facebook’s India policy chief should step down, say civil rights groups

facebook’s india policy chief should step down, say civil rights groups
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A coalition of civil rights groups are calling for Ankhi Das, Facebook’s public policy chief in India, to step down in the face of growing sectarian..
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Elon Musk passes Mark Zuckerberg to become world's third-richest man

elon musk passes mark zuckerberg to become world's third-richest man
Mark Zuckerberg's reign as the third-richest person on Earth didn't last long after Tesla boss Elon Musk's wealth soared to new heights.The Tesla and SpaceX founder has added a staggering $87.8 billion..
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Facebook’s belated, vague, unhelpful election idea

facebook’s belated, vague, unhelpful election idea
On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive...
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Facebook to limit last-minute political ads before U.S. elections, label premature victory claims

facebook to limit last-minute political ads before u.s. elections, label premature victory claims
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3 (Reuters) — Facebook Inc. said on Thursday it would stop accepting new political ads in the week before the U.S. Election Day on Nov. 3, in a series of moves that the company..
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Zuckerberg says no new political ads on Facebook the week before Election Day

Only on “CBS This Morning,” Gayle King spoke with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about new plans to stop misinformation ahead of Election Day. The tech CEO says Facebook is focused on connecting its..
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Facebook rolls out initiatives to combat 2020 election misinformation, limit political ads

In a "CBS This Morning" exclusive interview, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks with Gayle King about new measures the social media company is taking before the November election. Among other..
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Facebook to freeze political ads before US presidential election

Its chief Mark Zuckerberg says he is worried about "the risk of civil unrest across the country".
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Activists call on Facebook to ban armed event listings after Kenosha shooting

activists call on facebook to ban armed event listings after kenosha shooting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the aftermath of the Kenosha shooting, an activist group called Change the Terms is calling on Facebook to institute new policies around potentially..
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Mark Zuckerberg on how Facebook will combat election interference

"We're going to take this seriously and make sure that people aren't declaring victory and saying that any kind of ongoing counting of votes is evidence of a rigged election or anything like that,"..
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TMC MP Derek O’Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg, alleges 'bias towards BJP'


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Facebook India accused of deleting anti-Muslim posts

facebook india accused of deleting anti-muslim posts
Bengaluru — India’s minister of information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has accused some Facebook employees of blocking right-wing views in the nation, escalating a battle over content..
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Facebook ‘vested lobby’ working to ‘discredit India’s democratic process’: Prasad to Zuckerberg

Amid a raging controversy over political bias and interference on Facebook at the behest of its senior Indian officials, the government on Tuesday wrote a hard-hitting letter to the social media..
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Ravi Shankar Prasad writes to Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's 'political bias'

In a strongly worded letter, the minister detailed instances of bias by Facebook India against BJP and the right-wing in general. "As a transnational digital platform, Facebook must not only be fair,..
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Elon Musk is now the third-richest person in the world

elon musk is now the third-richest person in the world
Musk passed Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg Monday as shares of Tesla Inc. continued their unrelenting rally after undergoing a forward stock split. Musk is now worth $115.4 billion compared..
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Zuckerberg says Facebook erred in not removing militia post

zuckerberg says facebook erred in not removing militia post
Washington: Facebook made a mistake in not removing a militia group’s page earlier this week that called for armed civilians to enter Kenosha, Wisconsin, amid violent protests after police shot Jacob..
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As another article alleges BJP bias in Facebook, Cong writes to Zuckerberg seeking details of probe

With a report in Time magazine alleging Facebook-BJP nexus, following a similar article by Wall Street Journal, Congress Saturday demanded a JPC investigation into the allegations that the social media..
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Zuckerberg admits Kenosha armed militia Facebook "event" should have been taken down

A Facebook event page promoting an "armed citizens'" vigilante action in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was only taken down after Tuesday night's shooting that killed two. CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday blamed an..
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Mark Zuckerberg says Kenosha Guard rulings were ‘an operational mistake’

mark zuckerberg says kenosha guard rulings were ‘an operational mistake’
In a companywide meeting on Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg addressed the recent shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, both in a seven-minute public address and in a heated series of questions from employees that..
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Mark Zuckerberg reportedly warned Trump administration about TikTok

President Trump has targeted the popular app TikTok, calling its Chinese ownership a threat to national security. New reports say Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg raised concerns about it with the Trump..
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