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Mark Zuckerberg presents 9 points to tackle politics on Facebook

6 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Mark Zuckerberg is back from paternity leave and ready to face some of Facebook's most prominent problems. The CEO held a talk today via Facebook Live where he addressed Russian interference in the US elections, democracy and transparency on Facebook, which appear to be the main topics on his agenda. “I care deeply about the democratic process and protecting its integrity. Facebook's mission is all about giving people a voice and bringing people together. Those are all democratic values and we're proud of them.” he said. “I don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine democracy, that's...
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Mark Zuckerberg Not Running For President, Despite Rumors

Mark Zuckerberg Not Running For President, Despite Rumors

6 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made some recent moves that indicate that he could be running for the office of President of the United States of America in the near future, but he has since publicly refuted such rumors. Zuckerberg did concede that some of his recent actions in the public eye could seem political in nature, but calls such a perspective “cynical,” and says that he does not see things that way. According to Zuckerberg, his seemingly political moves are about Facebook's mission to make the world a better place, and his ongoing tour across the US is not just to drum up...
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Facebook to share ads linked to Russia with Congress

Facebook to share ads linked to Russia with Congress

6 monthes ago   |   By SiliconBeat

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday vowed to do more to protect election integrity.
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Facebook says it will investigate how presidential campaigns used its platform during the election

Facebook says it will investigate how presidential campaigns used its platform during the election

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a statement on Thursday that the company is examining how is tools were used by presidential campaigns to promote ads or other content during the election.
In a video statement published on Facebook, Zuckerberg outlined nine steps his company will take to figure out how inauthentic accounts linked to Russia were able to use the platform to spread fake news and purchase $100,000 worth of political ads during the election.
In doing so, Facebook will not only look into "foreign actors, including additional Russian groups and other former Soviet...
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Thoughts on Facebook's 9 plans to curb election interference

Thoughts on Facebook's 9 plans to curb election interference

6 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Election meddling is Facebook's next adversary, and it's got a plan to attack it just like it did with fake news. Solutions to both these scourges come too late to prevent tampering that may have aided Donald Trump winning the presidency. But at least Facebook is owning up to the problem, working with the government, and starting to self-regulate. Here's the 9-point plan...
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The 9 steps that Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will take to 'protect election integrity'

The 9 steps that Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will take to 'protect election integrity'

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

On Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined 9 steps that Facebook would take to "protect election integrity" and "make sure Facebook is a force for good in democracy," including the delivery of $100,000-worth of Russia-linked ads to government officials and investigators.
“I care deeply about the democratic process and protecting its integrity," he said during a live broadcast on his Facebook page. "I don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine our democracy.”
"We are in a new world," Zuckerberg said. "It is a new challenge for internet communities to deal with nation states...
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