Posts tagged as Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Outlines New Plan to Build ‘Privacy-Focused’ Facebook

Friday, March 8, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he believes secure, private messaging services will become more popular than open platforms and plans to transform Facebook into such a platform.“Facebook and Instagram have helped people connect with friends, communities, and interests in the digital equivalent of a town square. But people increasingly also want to connect privately in the digital equivalent of the living room,” the billionaire founder of Facebook said in his blog. Zuckerberg said he wanted to develop the…

Facebook needs independent ethical oversight, U.K. lawmakers say

Monday, February 18, 2019

Facebook and other big tech companies should be subject to a compulsory code of ethics to tackle the spread of fake news, the abuse of users’ data and the bullying of smaller firms, British lawmakers said on Monday. In a damning report that singled out Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg for what it said was a failure of leadership and personal responsibility, the U.K. parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and…

Mark Zuckerberg announces new Facebook rules for political advertisers

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Facebook will require political advertisers to provide more information about their identities, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said, responding to concerns about how foreign advertisements affected the 2016 presidential election. Mr Zuckerberg said any advertiser who wanted to run political or issue ads would have to be verified, confirming both their identity and location. The same policy will apply to people running large Facebook pages, Mr Zuckerberg said. “With important elections coming up in the US,…