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Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook launches Clubhouse-like live audio rooms and podcasts
Technology

Facebook launches Clubhouse-like live audio rooms and podcasts

  • Facebook's rollout of a potential Clubhouse rival follows the explosive early success of the invite-only live audio app
  • Public figures and certain Facebook Groups in the US using iOS will be able to create live audio rooms, with up to 50 speakers and unlimited listeners
Published 21 Jun, 2021 05:09pm
Drama in Congress as tech CEOs face fury over disinformation
World

Drama in Congress as tech CEOs face fury over disinformation

  • Zuckerberg meanwhile said Facebook has ramped up its efforts "to keep hate and violence off our platform" and offered a proposal to address concerns about liability of online platforms, suggesting that each platform have systems in place to weed out illegal content.
Published 25 Mar, 2021 10:32am
Facebook starts to remove recommendations for political and social groups globally
Technology

Facebook starts to remove recommendations for political and social groups globally

  • The company also announced in a blog post changes aimed at reducing the reach of groups that break site rules, including showing them lower in algorithmic recommendations and alerting people when they go to join a group that has previously violated policies.
  • He said newly created groups on any topic would need to wait 21 days before becoming eligible for recommendation in order to give Facebook time to understand how a group would operate.
Published 17 Mar, 2021 09:26pm
Facebook's Australia news blackout: a shock four years in the making
World

Facebook's Australia news blackout: a shock four years in the making

  • Yet this was a shock four years in the making - a potential global turning point for regulation of big social media companies that began with Australia's complex, provincial politics in 2017.
  • If there is a viable rival to Facebook in years to come, its genesis will be the event that occurred in Australia on the 18th of February.
Published 19 Feb, 2021 05:22pm
Fortnite's Epic takes Apple feud to Europe
Technology

Fortnite's Epic takes Apple feud to Europe

  • Apple has angrily called the complaints by Spotify and others as "baseless", describing them as sour grapes by companies that do not want to play by the same rules as everyone else.
Published 17 Feb, 2021 03:05pm
Facebook, Twitter CEOs in talks to testify at House hearing as early as March: Politico
World

Facebook, Twitter CEOs in talks to testify at House hearing as early as March: Politico

  • The appearance of the Facebook and Twitter CEOs could be contingent on them testifying jointly alongside Sundar Pichai, chief executive of Google and its parent company, Alphabet Inc.
  • Republican lawmakers questioned them about their content moderation decisions while Democrats primarily focused on insufficient actions against misinformation that interfered with the election.
Updated 13 Feb, 2021 07:18pm
Facebook to temporarily reduce political content for some users in few countries
Technology

Facebook to temporarily reduce political content for some users in few countries

  • Zuckerberg said in January that he wanted to "turn down the temperature" of political conversations on the social networking site because "people don't want politics and fighting to take over their experience on our services.
  • Facebook will exempt content from official government agencies and services, as well as COVID-19 information from health organizations from the drill.
Published 10 Feb, 2021 07:53pm