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# mark-zuckerberg - Thursday 31 December, 2020

'Too big to care': 2020 was the year that Europe got serious about tackling Big Tech
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

'Too big to care': 2020 was the year that Europe got serious about tackling Big Tech

Dec 31st 2020, 7:30 PM 10,967 Views 13 Comments

Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple all faced heavy regulatory scrutiny in 2020.

# mark-zuckerberg - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Facebook and Twitter defend handling of US election misinformation in heated Senate hearing
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Facebook and Twitter defend handling of US election misinformation in heated Senate hearing

Nov 17th 2020, 10:42 PM 29,536 Views 24 Comments

The companies have been criticised for their handling of political content recently.

# mark-zuckerberg - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Facebook admits 'operational mistake' over posts about Wisconsin protests
# Mark Zuckerberg
# Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook admits 'operational mistake' over posts about Wisconsin protests

Aug 29th 2020, 7:10 PM 34,004 Views 43 Comments

The page for the “Kenosha Guard” violated Facebook’s policies and had been flagged, Zuckerberg said

# mark-zuckerberg - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Bezos, Cook, Zuckerberg and Pichai face grilling at high-flying Congress hearing
# Tech Bros
# Tech Bros

Bezos, Cook, Zuckerberg and Pichai face grilling at high-flying Congress hearing

Jul 29th 2020, 10:45 PM 18,551 Views 38 Comments

Democrats questioned them on their vast market power while Republicans accused them of censorship.

Debunked: The conspiracy theories around the so-called Hollywood drug adrenochrome
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: The conspiracy theories around the so-called Hollywood drug adrenochrome

Jul 29th 2020, 5:16 PM 461,479 Views 0 Comments

Theories claim adrenochrome is harvested from children in a trafficking ring.

Head honchos at Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to face questions from US politicians today
# Bark Or Byte
# Bark Or Byte

Head honchos at Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to face questions from US politicians today

Jul 29th 2020, 6:10 AM 14,841 Views 6 Comments

The tech giants are being investigated for alleged anti-competitive practices.

# mark-zuckerberg - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts
# Mark Zuckerberg
# Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook launches voter information centre amid concern over Trump posts

Jun 17th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,241 Views 14 Comments

The platform continues to face criticism for not removing or labelling posts by Trump that that spread misinformation.

# mark-zuckerberg - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Zuckerberg vows to review Facebook policies after internal anger over Trump's posts
# Moderate
# Moderate

Zuckerberg vows to review Facebook policies after internal anger over Trump's posts

Jun 6th 2020, 11:37 AM 40,841 Views 65 Comments

In a letter to employees, the Facebook CEO said his decisions not to moderate Trump’s controversial posts caused “anger” and “hurt”.

# mark-zuckerberg - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Facebook is now FACEBOOK - but you won't be seeing their shouty new logo on your own account
# The Rebrand
# The Rebrand

Facebook is now FACEBOOK - but you won't be seeing their shouty new logo on your own account

Nov 5th 2019, 8:47 AM 16,506 Views 23 Comments

Facebook said the new logo was an attempt to highlight the company’s brand.

# mark-zuckerberg - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Facebook defends inclusion of 'alt-right platform' Breitbart News on new journalism feature
# Facebook News
# Facebook News

Facebook defends inclusion of 'alt-right platform' Breitbart News on new journalism feature

Oct 26th 2019, 8:14 AM 13,637 Views 86 Comments

The company began rolling out its dedicated ‘news tab’ yesterday.

# mark-zuckerberg - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez to Zuckerberg: 'You won't take down lies or you will take down lies?'
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Ocasio-Cortez to Zuckerberg: 'You won't take down lies or you will take down lies?'

Oct 24th 2019, 8:33 AM 30,569 Views 66 Comments

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struggled to answer questions about Facebook’s past practices.

# mark-zuckerberg - Friday 4 October, 2019

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse
# Message Encryption
# Message Encryption

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse

Oct 4th 2019, 11:37 AM 11,588 Views 15 Comments

The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.

# mark-zuckerberg - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

This deepfake video of a megalomaniac 'Mark Zuckerberg' is testing Facebook
# Spectre
# Spectre

This deepfake video of a megalomaniac 'Mark Zuckerberg' is testing Facebook

Jun 12th 2019, 8:03 AM 33,016 Views 43 Comments

The AI-generated video is part of a project looking at the power of social media.

# mark-zuckerberg - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Love at first like: Facebook to add 'secret crush' feature as part of revamp of social network
# Get Connected
# Get Connected

Love at first like: Facebook to add 'secret crush' feature as part of revamp of social network

May 1st 2019, 8:21 AM 17,425 Views 20 Comments

The company is planning an overhaul of its app and website.

# mark-zuckerberg - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg tells TDs that Facebook is working proactively on child protection issues
# Social Media Regulation
# Social Media Regulation

Mark Zuckerberg tells TDs that Facebook is working proactively on child protection issues

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:36 PM 14,900 Views 24 Comments

Three TDs met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in the Merrion Hotel in Dublin today

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should regulate social media in Ireland?

Apr 2nd 2019, 10:00 AM 19,971 Views 87 Comments

TDs will meet with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today.

# mark-zuckerberg - Monday 1 April, 2019

TDs to meet Mark Zuckerberg in Facebook Dublin HQ tomorrow to chat about fake news
# Social Media Regulation
# Social Media Regulation

TDs to meet Mark Zuckerberg in Facebook Dublin HQ tomorrow to chat about fake news

Apr 1st 2019, 2:58 PM 14,314 Views 63 Comments

Social media regulation, transparency in political advertising and the safety of young people online are all up for discussion.

# mark-zuckerberg - Monday 18 February, 2019

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

Feb 18th 2019, 8:23 AM 12,583 Views 16 Comments

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

# mark-zuckerberg - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy
# Definers
# Definers

Departing Facebook communications chief takes blame for PR firm controversy

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:45 PM 9,233 Views 7 Comments

Elliot Schrage taking the hit for the controversy is seen by some as convenient, since he previously said he was leaving the company.

# mark-zuckerberg - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Zuckerberg says Holocaust denial is 'deeply offensive' after criticism over comments
# Facebook
# Facebook

Zuckerberg says Holocaust denial is 'deeply offensive' after criticism over comments

Jul 19th 2018, 5:06 PM 17,166 Views 57 Comments

The Facebook CEO said posts denying the Holocaust took place would not be removed automatically from the social media platform.

# mark-zuckerberg - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers
# My Bad
# My Bad

'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers

May 22nd 2018, 10:44 PM 9,875 Views 21 Comments

“And that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people’s information.”

# mark-zuckerberg - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify
# Data Row
# Data Row

UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify

May 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 12,118 Views 35 Comments

Ignoring a formal summons could invite action by the House of Commons in the UK.

# mark-zuckerberg - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland
# More Questions No Answers
# More Questions No Answers

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland

Apr 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 7,253 Views 11 Comments

Up to 44,687 people in Ireland may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

# mark-zuckerberg - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news

Apr 12th 2018, 1:43 PM 12,618 Views 63 Comments

Facebook says that improving news literacy is a priority.

# mark-zuckerberg - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg among the 87 million Facebook users whose data was sold
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg among the 87 million Facebook users whose data was sold

Apr 11th 2018, 9:26 PM 12,700 Views 22 Comments

He also defended using people’s data as currency to fund Facebook as a free service.

'Um, uh, no': Zuckerberg flummoxed when asked to share his own personal details
# Facebook
# Facebook

'Um, uh, no': Zuckerberg flummoxed when asked to share his own personal details

Apr 11th 2018, 7:29 AM 52,189 Views 42 Comments

The Facebook founder showed an unwillingness to answer personal questions at the congressional hearing.

# mark-zuckerberg - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg is getting a grilling by Congress over Facebook privacy fears
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg is getting a grilling by Congress over Facebook privacy fears

Apr 10th 2018, 8:02 PM 15,908 Views 39 Comments

The Facebook CEO told Congress how the social media giant is handling the security fallout from Cambridge Analytica.

# mark-zuckerberg - Monday 9 April, 2018

'My mistake, I'm sorry': Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg testimony to Congress released
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

'My mistake, I'm sorry': Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg testimony to Congress released

Apr 9th 2018, 6:28 PM 12,198 Views 58 Comments

Zuckerberg will testify tomorrow amid the firestorm over the hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users.

# mark-zuckerberg - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Apr 5th 2018, 9:45 PM 19,206 Views 67 Comments

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

# mark-zuckerberg - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach

Apr 4th 2018, 8:24 PM 25,567 Views 28 Comments

It was previously thought that 50 million users had been affected.

# mark-zuckerberg - Monday 2 April, 2018

Zuckerberg says Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix data privacy issues
# Facebook
# Facebook

Zuckerberg says Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix data privacy issues

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:40 PM 12,143 Views 33 Comments

He rejected criticism of Apple’s Tim Cook who argued Facebook got into trouble because it was so focused on monetising people’s data.

# mark-zuckerberg - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says no: Facebook CEO turns down request to appear before British MPs
# Zuck Out
# Zuck Out

Zuckerberg says no: Facebook CEO turns down request to appear before British MPs

Mar 27th 2018, 2:08 PM 10,489 Views 24 Comments

The company has offered to send two other executives.

# mark-zuckerberg - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users

Mar 21st 2018, 8:04 PM 16,371 Views 28 Comments

“I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible for what happens on our platform.”

# mark-zuckerberg - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk

Mar 18th 2018, 6:12 PM 8,776 Views 12 Comments

The social media platform has suspended Cambridge Analytica, which is best known for working on Donald Trump’s election campaign.

# mark-zuckerberg - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Poll: Are you using Facebook less since it changed its news feed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you using Facebook less since it changed its news feed?

Feb 1st 2018, 10:08 AM 20,209 Views 50 Comments

The social network has reported a fall of 5% in the amount of time spent on its site since it moved to prioritise human interactions over media and business updates last month.

# mark-zuckerberg - Friday 12 January, 2018

Facebook is rolling out one of its biggest-ever changes to its news feed
# Major Changes
# Major Changes

Facebook is rolling out one of its biggest-ever changes to its news feed

Jan 12th 2018, 12:23 PM 19,880 Views 43 Comments

Facebook will now put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user’s news feed.

# mark-zuckerberg - Friday 5 January, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg's personal New Year's resolution is to 'fix' Facebook
# 2018 Goals
# 2018 Goals

Mark Zuckerberg's personal New Year's resolution is to 'fix' Facebook

Jan 5th 2018, 9:10 AM 20,484 Views 61 Comments

Zuckerberg began taking on New Year’s challenges in 2009 and has continued every year since.

# mark-zuckerberg - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Leo, Zuckerberg and Tim Cook: Varadkar's mission to woo US tech companies
# Leo Actually
# Leo Actually

Leo, Zuckerberg and Tim Cook: Varadkar's mission to woo US tech companies

Nov 4th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,913 Views 61 Comments

Microsoft, Facebook and Apple – the Taoiseach made pitstop visits to them all this week.

# mark-zuckerberg - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message
# Facebook
# Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message

Oct 11th 2017, 9:50 PM 14,655 Views 14 Comments

Yesterday, Zuckerberg used Facebook’s app Spaces to roam through a VR-produced 360 video of Puerto Rico.

# mark-zuckerberg - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg fires back after US President claims Facebook is 'always anti-Trump'
# Election Meddling
# Election Meddling

Mark Zuckerberg fires back after US President claims Facebook is 'always anti-Trump'

Sep 28th 2017, 6:55 AM 20,744 Views 34 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg did apologise for dismissing the idea that misinformation on Facebook may have influenced the election.

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