• ‘No Morals': Advertisers React to Facebook Report

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Several top marketers were critical of the tech giant after The New York Times reported how it ignored and hid warning signs that it was being exploited to disrupt elections and spread toxic content.
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  • Mark Zuckerberg insists he's still the best person to run Facebook, despite the endless scandals

    Mark Zuckerberg insists he's still the best person to run Facebook, despite the endless scandals

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    CEO Mark Zuckerberg insists he's still the best person to run Facebook , despite all the company's scandals.
    This week, a bombshell new report dropped about how company execs tried to downplay issues and smear critics.
    In a damage-control conference call with reporters, Zuckerberg insisted that fixing Facebook's problems will take time.
    "I don't think that me or anyone else could come in and snap our fingers and have these issues resolved in a quarter or half a year," he said.
    Because of Facebook's unconventional stock structure, Zuckerberg dominates the company, and no-one else can force...
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  • Mark Zuckerberg really wants you to know he reads the New York Times

    Mark Zuckerberg really wants you to know he reads the New York Times

    1 month ago - By The Next Web

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today held a press call to talk about the company's 2nd Community Standards Enforcement report. It was supposed to last 45 minutes, but it ended up nearly 2 hours long thanks to an extended - and very entertaining - interactive session with the national news media. The part about that “Community Standards” stuff - more blah-blah-blah about how Facebook's algorithms and newly-hired team of crack human hate-speech finders are going to make Facebook great again- was boring and predictable. Facebook is sorry. It's going to do better. Perhaps the only interesting...
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  • Facebook Moves to Limit Hate Speech as ‘Times' Scandal Swirls

    1 month ago - By Wired

    Mark Zuckerberg announced a series of major changes to Facebook while defending his company against a scathing New York Times report.
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  • Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak has some advice for Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook: Stop putting money before morals

    Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak has some advice for Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook: Stop putting money before morals

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak has some advice for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
    His comments came before the bombshell New York Times report that detailed Facebook's efforts to combat criticism and negative coverage.
    Wozniak said Facebook should put people above technology, give users more options on how their data is used, and open itself up to competition.
    Steve Wozniak doesn't mince his words when it comes to Facebook.
    During interviews with CNBC and at the CME Group's Global Financial Leadership Conference in Naples, Florida, the Apple cofounder had some advice for Facebook and its...
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  • Facebook denies Times report that Zuckerberg forces employees to use Android only

    Facebook denies Times report that Zuckerberg forces employees to use Android only

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Facebook today denied a report in yesterday's New York Times, which said that company co-founder CEO Mark Zuckerberg has ordered company executives to use Android handsets only. The report said that Zuckerberg was getting back at Apple for comments made by its CEO, Tim Cook. The comments made by Cook were published earlier this year, at the same time that the Cambridge Analytica scandal was starting to break. You might recall that 87 million Facebook members had their personal information obtained by the now defunct British consulting firm without turning over the necessary...
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