Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have hired Democratic pollster Joel Benenson, who served as chief strategist for Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential campaign, as a consultant, according to a new report.
Facebook is launching a journalism project aimed at forging closer relationships with news organizations in a step toward becoming more involved in content management for the site.
Facebook is mounting an effort to censor “fake news” and hoaxes on its newsfeed in an effort to help mitigate the spread of misinformation across the internet, the company announced Thursday.
The group in charge of the Conservative Political Action Conference announced Monday that its team would not meet with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to discuss the social media site’s reported censoring of conservative viewpoints.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with “leading conservatives and people across the political spectrum” in the upcoming weeks after a report unveiled that the social media site censors conservative viewpoints from the site’s trending news section.
Hillary Clinton has raked in more donations from Facebook employees than any other presidential candidate, according to a new report.
Former Facebook employees conceded that the social network routinely censors conservative news stories when aggregating pieces for the site’s “trending” media section.
Anyone who spends time on social media will have encountered one of those posts in which the writer uses a life cycle event to expound on how wonderful his family and, by extension, he is. The occasion of a spouse’s birthday, or of the birth of a child, triggers an outpouring of sentimental and bathetic pap meant to demonstrate the depth of feeling, the trueness of heart, the purity of intention, the nobility of status possessed by the writer.
Facebook is facing heightened scrutiny of its conduct in countries with authoritarian regimes amid reports that an events page for Russia’s most prominent dissident was blocked by the company at the insistence of the Russian government.
The construction of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s $10 million house has begun to infringe on his neighborhood’s peace and quiet, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.