Mark Zuckerberg began the year promising that he would fix Facebook. He didn’t, and 2018 has only presented more problems.
The reality of Silicon Valley is that it’s commerce by any means necessary. And the reality of Sandberg is that she’s excellent at it.
Silicon Valley at last conceded this year that things in India and other developing markets were far from rosy.
Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Has “Altered Its DNA” As He Reflects On His 2018 Goal To Fix The Company
You might think Facebook had a bad year in 2018. But CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a year-end post that at least progress was made.
A seemingly endless parade of privacy scandals has dredged up an existential question for the company.
“It’s the bunker mentality. These people have been under siege for 600 days now. They’re getting tired, getting cranky — the only survival strategy is to quit or fully buy in.”
While Facebook maintains that Sandberg was not directly involved in a public relations firm's opposition research on Soros, it now acknowledges that she did in fact request research on the billionaire.
The last two years have shown that what the platform needs is something closer to an overhaul — stripping out some of the guts of a system that ruthlessly prioritizes engagement.
You’ll be able to specify a time limit for Instagram and Facebook usage and see how much time you’ve spent on each app.
Facebook’s proposed technology would analyze your #wifey tags, shared IP addresses, and photos to predict whom you live with.
Facebook Just Removed 82 Iranian-Tied Pages And Accounts Posting Divisive Trump And Kaepernick Memes
The move comes after the company suspended 652 fake pages, groups, and accounts in August for “coordinated, inauthentic behavior” associated with Iranian and Russian political influence operations.
“A company of its size and expertise should have known better and it should have done better.”
Nick Clegg will replace Elliot Schrage, who stepped down in June following a series of privacy scandals that rocked the company.
Facebook knows us well enough to know the truth: We don’t care enough about our privacy to stop using it.
EXCUSE ME SIR BUT YOUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE
Including: information about your online and offline actions and other devices on your Wi-Fi network.
No other US company has ever lost more than $100 billion in a single day of trading.
Are the scandals, mishaps, and growing mistrust catching up to Facebook?
In a brutally honest note about his departure, Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos calls on his colleagues “to intentionally not collect data where possible” and listen to people when they say a feature is “creepy.”
The Facebook CEO later clarified, "I personally find Holocaust denial deeply offensive. ... Our goal with fake news is not to prevent anyone from saying something untrue — but to stop fake news and misinformation spreading across our services."
Federal agencies are asking whether Facebook’s disclosures about the breach were accurate and timely.
Elliot Schrage is out as VP after a series of scandals that plagued him and the social network.
Facebook Has Been Sharing User Data With Chinese Phone Manufacturers, And One US Lawmaker Is Worried
"The question is: How can Facebook be so confident?”
“How do you want to be remembered? As one of the three internet giants together with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs?”
"Perhaps you’re horrified of this creation of yours and what it’s led to."
It'll be Zuckerberg's second appearance before legislators since controversy engulfed Facebook earlier this year.
A responsibility "to find common ground."
Laughing...until we're all using it and all our data is on it, ha ha... *cries*
The company has partnered with a third-party fact-checking organization in India to debunk misinformation ahead of key state elections in the country next month.
It’s Friday and my editor said I could write this.