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Marc Andreessen accused of conflict of interest based on private texts to Zuckerberg

A deposition at the Delaware Court of Chancery has unveiled a series of text messages exchanged between board member and Silicon Valley heavyweight Marc Andreessen and Zuckerberg, which display “stunning” disloyalty to investors
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Facebook patent reveals automated removal process for objectionable content

Facebook is facing a backlash over the so-called influence fake news on its platform wielded during the election. We explain how this crisis came to be and what it can tell us about the inner workings of the world’s biggest social…
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Zuckerberg demos new features that could be hitting Facebook in 2017

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just offered up a behind-the-scenes look at some seriously cool tech his company is building for the likes of Oculus, Messenger, and its flagship social network.
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Report: Facebook planning censorship tool that could pave the way for China entry

How far is Facebook willing to go to convince China’s communist government to lift the ban on its social network? According to a new report, the company is prepping a censorship tool in order to gain a foothold in the mainland.
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Here's how Facebook plans to fight the fake news empire taking over its platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has released a public statement detailing how his company plans to stem the rise of fake news on its social network once and for all. The plan includes a major algorithmic update to the News Feed.
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Blaming Facebook for Trump’s victory is ‘crazy,’ but there’s work to do

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come out on the defensive against the criticism being directed toward his platform's News Feed in the post-election landscape. The Facebook founder claimed the accusations against his platform are "crazy."
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German lawsuit holds Zuckerberg responsible for hate speech on Facebook

Germany is now targeting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and other company executives, as part of a new investigation into the social network's alleged failure to remove content flagged as hate speech over the past year.
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Facebook’s earnings smashed forecasts, so why did its stock suddenly tumble?

Facebook reported its latest quarterly data on Wednesday. Revenue climbed, profits soared, user numbers jumped, so why on earth did its stock value suddenly tumble?
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How does Facebook censor content? Civil rights groups demand an answer

More than 70 advocacy groups, including the ACLU and the Center for Media Justice, have signed a letter addressed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging transparency over his company’s content removal policy.
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Facebook employees wrangled with execs to remove Trump’s posts as hate speech

Employees at Facebook have reportedly been engaged in an intense debate over the past year to remove certain posts by presidential candidate Donald Trump, which they claim break the site’s rules on hate speech.
Cool Tech

Robert Downey Jr. is offering to voice Zuckerberg’s AI butler … on one condition

Tony Stark himself could be the voice of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s digital assistant. Robert Downey Jr is offering to voice the AI, but he has one special request regarding his fellow Marvel co-stars.
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Mark Zuckerberg is about to spend $3 billion trying to cure all diseases

As part of the work of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative set up by himself and wife Priscilla last year, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has pledged $3 billion for scientific work aimed at curing "all diseases in our children's lifetime."