Tag: Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook unveils ‘bulletin,’ a newsletter subscription service

Facebook debuted a newsletter subscription service Tuesday, an attempt to court influential writers to its platform as more creators branch out from traditional publications and...

Facebook’s new content moderation changes may impact relationship with Indian government

Social media giant Facebook has announced major changes in its content moderation policies, which could have far reaching repercussions for the company in India and...

Clubhouse App Will Be Available Worldwide on Android by May 21

Photo: Mark Schiefelbein (AP) Faced with plummeting app downloads on iOS in recent months, Clubhouse has one thing to say: Hello, Android. The audio-based social...

Clubhouse Launches Android Beta as iOS Downloads Nosedive

Photo: Mark Schiefelbein (AP) Good news: The audio-based social network Clubhouse is finally bringing its app to Android after more than a year of iOS...

Rumor: Facebook is working on smartwatch and wants our health data

According to a media report, Facebook could launch its own smartwatch in 2022. No less than four internal sources report that the new smartwatch from...

Bitcoin breaks above $50,000: Here are nine of its best-known backers

Bitcoin rose above $50,000 on Tuesday for the first time, continuing a rally that has seen it rise nearly 900% since March last year. Sceptics...

Clubhouse: Facebook and Twitter work on copycats

The unprecedented success of Clubhouse seems to have led to alarm bells ringing at rival social media platforms. As I type this, we are hearing...

In silencing President Donald Trump, two tech giants show where power now lies

In the end, two billionaires from California did what legions of politicians, prosecutors and power brokers had tried and failed to do for years: They...

‘It’s hard to prove’: Why antitrust suits against Facebook face hurdles

SAN FRANCISCO: When the Federal Trade Commission and more than 40 states sued Facebook on Wednesday for illegally killing competition and demanded that the company...

us elections 2020: Twitter, Facebook CEOs defend election actions, promise more

WASHINGTON: The CEOs of Twitter and Facebook on Tuesday defended their safeguards against disinformation in the presidential election, and promised Congress they would take vigorous...

Guns and Poses: Weapon sales rocket up in US as election day nears

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 30, 2020) WASHINGTON: Wal-Mart stores across America are removing guns and ammunitions from its sales floors amid rising...

Facebook Engineer Pens Scathing Letter Saying Company Is ‘On The Wrong Side of History’

A Facebook software engineer named Ashok Chandwaney publicly quit on Tuesday morning after posting a lengthy letter to the company’s intranet, claiming that Facebook was...

Congress calls for a ‘thorough enquiry’ into Facebook after new Wall Street Journal report

NEW DELHI: Following a new Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report which alleges Ankhi Das, Facebook‘s public policy director for India supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Congress writes to Facebook CEO over alleged ‘bias’; demands probe into the conduct of India leadership team | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, accusing Facebook India of “interfering” with the country’s electoral democracy, and demanded a...

Facebook Wanted to Buy Google? Zuckerberg Says It Was a Joke

July 31, 2020 4 min read This story originally appeared on PCMag Did Facebook want to one day buy Google?  The interesting tidbit came up...

Zuckerberg, Bezos, Sundar Pichai and Tim Cook getting heat from US Cong on competition

WASHINGTON: Four Big Tech CEOs, Facebook‘s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon‘s Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple, are set to answer for...

US Congress: Facebook, Google, Apple, Amazon Chiefs to testify their ‘success stories’ in US Congress hearing

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will defend the Internet giants they built, painting them as US success stories in a fiercely...

Coronavirus threatens the luster of superstar cities but there’s a silver lining too

Cities are remarkably resilient. They have risen from the ashes after being carpet-bombed and hit with nuclear weapons. “If you think about pandemics in the...

Go ahead, make fun of Mark Zuckerberg’s face all you want

The internet took a brief reprieve from commenting on our current apocalypse to dunk on Facebook founder on his face with some sunscreen.  Zuckerberg, the...

Zuckerberg criticizes Trump response to coronavirus in Fauci Q&A

No more Mr. Nice Zuck. During a Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Mark Zuckerberg did not mince words when he criticized the Trump...

Facebook Ad Boycott: Facebook fails to appease organizers of ad boycott

By Mike Isaac and Tiffany Hsu SAN FRANCISCO: Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s two top executives, met with civil rights groups on Tuesday in...

Facebook adds labels for some posts as advertisers pull back

By Mike Isaac and Sheera Frenkel Facebook rolled out measures Friday to add more context to problematic political posts on its site, as the social...

Everything you need to know about universal basic income

Give a Buck is Mashable’s deep dive into Universal Basic Income — an idea gaining currency in a time of pandemic and mass unemployment. Now...

How Facebook is logging into the Reliance Jio ecosystem

BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Among the many things left unsaid in the several statements surrounding the $5.7 billion investment by Facebook in Reliance Industries Ltd.-owned Jio Platforms on...

Deal with Zuckerberg may have put Ambani in line for India grocery crown

India’s richest man is now in business with the world’s largest social media conglomerate. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio signed a mega Rs 43,574-crore deal with...