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Zuckerberg: Facebook is taking long view on free speech as critics attack company’s policies

Invoking Martin Luther King Jr., the Vietnam War and World War I, he argued that in times of social turmoil, there’s often an impulse to crack down on free expression......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2019

Zuckerberg: Facebook is taking long view on free speech as critics attack company’s policies

Invoking Martin Luther King Jr., the Vietnam War and World War I, he argued that in times of social turmoil, there’s often an impulse to crack down on free expression......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg publicly promises to re-examine Facebook"s rules on posts related to state violence (FB)

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook plans to re-examine its policies on state violence. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is taking a number of steps to reconsider how it polices its platform. The public p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider17 hr. 0 min. ago

Mark Zuckerberg and team take heat for massive data breach, Facebook 'not well managed'

Zuckerberg and his team are taking heat for the long list of scandals at the company. "He might not be the right person to be CEO," one an.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 2nd, 2018

Largest Facebook hack ever turns up heat on Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg and his team are taking heat for the long list of scandals at the company. "He might not be the right person to be CEO," one an.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 2nd, 2018

An ex-Facebook spokesperson says he was "wrong" about the company"s free-speech mission counteracting ignorance and is urging employees to take action (FB)

Reuters An ex-Facebook communications executive has published an open letter to employees about recent controversies the company has been embroiled in regarding its stance on freedom of expression and political content. Barry Schnitt, who worked at.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 2nd, 2020

Twitter"s ex-CEO stepped up the Silicon Valley beef and attacked Facebook for being a hotbed of anti-vaxxer Bill Gates conspiracy theories

REUTERS/Mike Blake There's a big spat between Twitter and Facebook right now over the nature of free speech and censorship online. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Fox News on Thursday to s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2020

Mark Zuckerberg"s non-answer about his secret dinner with Trump perfectly illustrates why his views about political speech are under fire (FB)

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken a firm stance on political speech with his company's policy to not fact-check political ads.  Instead, Zuckerberg argues, F.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes doesn"t recall Zuckerberg discussing the Iraq War at Harvard

Hughes said on Friday that Zuckerberg's claim that the Iraq War helped shape his views on free speech doesn't sound quite right......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 9th, 2019

The Technology 202: Twitter placed the political ad ball in Facebook"s court

Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2019

MarketWatch First Take: Zuckerberg stands defiant on political ads, swinging ‘free expression’ at critics like a hammer

Facebook Chief Executive Mar.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2019

Hundreds of Facebook employees call on Mark Zuckerberg to change the social network"s controversial rules on political ads (FB)

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Hundreds of Facebook employees are asking the company to change its policies on political ads, according to an internal letter obtained by The New York Times. The social network currently refuses to f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 28th, 2019

Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren slammed Mark Zuckerberg for his remarks on free speech and said Facebook is spreading lies that could impact the 2020 election (FB)

Associated Pre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019

On Facebook’s live stream, Zuckerberg’s free-speech lecture got a big thumbs up

Facebook live stream viewers saw nearly entirely positive comments and emojis during Zuckerberg's speech because of how the algorithms behind a live-stream with tens of thousands of viewers work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2019

On Facebook’s live stream, Zuckerberg’s free speech lecture got a big thumbs up

Facebook live stream viewers saw nearly entirely positive comments and emojis during Zuckerberg's speech because of how the algorithms behind a live-stream with tens of thousands of viewers work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 17th, 2019

Facebook"s billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed threats to free speech in a rare public address on Thursday (FB)

Georgetown/Facebook Mark Zuckerberg shared his.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2019

Zuckerberg says Facebook considered banning political ads

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a speech on Thursday that the social media company had considered banning all political advertising but decided against it. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 17th, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg tells employees Facebook will fight back against legal challenges

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees the company would fight back against critics, competitors and the U.S. government in a leaked audio reco.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 2nd, 2019

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency is Already Under Attack on Multiple Fronts

It has barely been two months since Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook’s long awaited foray into the cryptocurrency ma.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringAug 21st, 2019

Secret Border Patrol chat is not first time a group has violated Facebook policies

The company’s strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly clashing with its capacity to monitor those that break rules against hate speech and harassment, critics say......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 5th, 2019

The New York Post: Facebook says it’s taking steps to ban misinformation about 2020 census

Facebook plans to treat the 2020 US Census “like an election” — with “people, policies, and technology in place” to protect against interference, the company said Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2019