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American internet entrepreneur and founder of Facebook

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Mark Zuckerberg: American internet entrepreneur and founder of Facebook
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding Facebook, Inc. and serves as its chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder. He also is a co-founder of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot and serves as one of its board members.


Facebook Explicitly Bans All Holocaust Denial Content [Video]

Facebook Explicitly Bans All Holocaust Denial Content

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg has officially decided to ban “any content that denies or distorts the Holocaust”.

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Selena Gomez goes public with private message to Facebook calling out 'hate, racism and bigotry' [Video]

Selena Gomez goes public with private message to Facebook calling out 'hate, racism and bigotry'

Selena Gomez went public on Friday night with a private message she sent to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg about "hate, misinformation, racism, and bigotry" on Facebook and Instagram.

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Mark Zuckerberg Is Not a Fan of AR Glasses So Far [Video]

Mark Zuckerberg Is Not a Fan of AR Glasses So Far

Zuckerberg doesn't think any currently-released Augmented Reality glasses have been particularly "compelling" since they are either thick frames or resemble an "Apple Watch on your face".

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How Much Wealth Did US Billionaires' Earn In The First 6-Months Of The Pandemic [Video]

How Much Wealth Did US Billionaires' Earn In The First 6-Months Of The Pandemic

The wealth of 643 of US' richest billionaires rose from $2.95 trillion to $3.8 trillion between March 18 and September 15. This marks a 29% increase over those six months. That's according to a report..

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Mark Zuckerberg Says the App Store Has Unilateral Control Over Apps [Video]

Mark Zuckerberg Says the App Store Has Unilateral Control Over Apps

Zuckerberg says "questions" need to be asked when it comes to the "unilateral control" Apple's App Store has over apps.

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Facebook shakes up platform before U.S. vote [Video]

Facebook shakes up platform before U.S. vote

[NFA] In response to criticism that it is not doing enough to safeguard its platform from manipulation and misinformation tied to the U.S. election in November, Facebook on Thursday it would stop..

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Facebook will ban new political adverts in week before US presidential election [Video]

Facebook will ban new political adverts in week before US presidential election

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company will also prevent campaigns and their supporters from making premature claims of the vote result.View on euronews

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Zuckerbergs Commit $300 Million To Support US Election [Video]

Zuckerbergs Commit $300 Million To Support US Election

On Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg posted to Facebook saying he was “concerned” about America’s election infrastructure.

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RS Prasad writes to Facebook; alleges political bias, slams 'selective leaks' [Video]

RS Prasad writes to Facebook; alleges political bias, slams 'selective leaks'

A war of letters has broken out between the Congress and the BJP over the censoring of content on Facebook. After the Congress party sent letters to the social media giant claiming favoritism by..

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'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctly

Senators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn't pronounce his name correctly.
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'Who the hell elected you?' Tech CEOs accused of bias against Trump and conservatives days before election

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Trump-led conservatives accuse Big Tech of election interference, escalate bias charges ahead of Senate showdown

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Facebook election 2020: Mark Zuckerberg online registration drive signs up record 4.4 million voters

Facebook has helped register 4.4 million voters, surpassing Mark Zuckerberg's goal for the November presidential election and setting a new record.
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Senate Judiciary Committee authorizes subpoenas for Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over Hunter Biden stories

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Facebook vows to remove content denying the Holocaust in reversal for Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook said Monday it is abolishing content that "denies or distorts" the Holocaust in a reversal of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's previous stance.
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An attack ad targets a non-politician: Mark Zuckerberg.

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Aleksandr Kogan: The link between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has been the one testifying before Congress, but the scientist at the heart of the biggest privacy scandal on Earth has largely stayed out of the spotlight, until now. Lesley Stahl..
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Zuckerberg on Breonna Taylor's death: No one "held accountable"

America's criminal justice system "needs to be changed," Facebook CEO tells employees in remarks about Taylor's death.
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Short of Money to Run Elections, Local Authorities Turn to Private Funds

Cities and states face huge bills to deal with voting during the pandemic. Mark Zuckerberg offered $300 million to help — and conservatives are objecting.
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Zuckerberg says no new political ads on Facebook the week before Election Day

Only on “CBS This Morning,” Gayle King spoke with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about new plans to stop misinformation ahead of Election Day. The tech CEO says Facebook is focused on connecting its..
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Facebook rolls out initiatives to combat 2020 election misinformation, limit political ads

In a "CBS This Morning" exclusive interview, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks with Gayle King about new measures the social media company is taking before the November election. Among other..
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Facebook won't allow new political ads the week before the November Presidential election

The Mark Zuckerberg-led social media company announced in a blog post that it won't accept new political ads in the week before the election.
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Mark Zuckerberg on how Facebook will combat election interference

"We're going to take this seriously and make sure that people aren't declaring victory and saying that any kind of ongoing counting of votes is evidence of a rigged election or anything like that,"..
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Zuckerberg admits Kenosha armed militia Facebook "event" should have been taken down

A Facebook event page promoting an "armed citizens'" vigilante action in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was only taken down after Tuesday night's shooting that killed two. CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday blamed an..
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Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistake in not removing militia post

The page for the "Kenosha Guard" violated Facebook's policies and had been flagged by "a bunch of people," Zuckerberg said in a video posted Friday on Facebook​.
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Mark Zuckerberg reportedly warned Trump administration about TikTok

President Trump has targeted the popular app TikTok, calling its Chinese ownership a threat to national security. New reports say Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg raised concerns about it with the Trump..
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Zuckerberg defends Facebook's WhatsApp purchase

Facebook stock hit a record price as CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared at the world's largest mobile tech gathering in Spain, in his first major appearance since buying WhatsApp for $19 billion. Scott..
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Here's Boosie Badazz going on a hilarious rant about getting banned from Instagram, and he wants action right now from Mark Zuckerberg ... if he could just get his name right. The Louisiana rapper is..
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10 questions Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook should have been asked

Bezos, Zuckerberg, Pichai and Cook could have been asked some real, pointed questions with relevance about today or antitrust concerns.
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4 Big Tech CEOs draw scrutiny on Capitol Hill

Four Big Tech CEOs - Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple - are testifying on their companies' practices on the issue of market dominance in..
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Facebook backlash after audit: Civil rights leader says Mark Zuckerberg's power must be reined in

An audit faulting Facebook for dealing setbacks to civil rights shows that Mark Zuckerberg's power must be reined in, Rashad Robinson told USA TODAY.
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Facebook boycott: Civil rights leaders condemn Zuckerberg, Facebook for fueling racial hatred and violence

After meeting with Facebook executives, civil rights leaders ripped into CEO Mark Zuckerberg for doing too little to stop racial hatred and violence.
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More companies halt ads on Facebook despite new plans to curb hate speech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined steps the social network will take to combat hate speech as companies pull advertising from its platform.
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Mark Zuckerberg: Historic Facebook campaign will boost voter registration, turnout and voices

I believe Facebook can strengthen democracy by maintaining as open a platform as possible, accompanied by ambitious efforts to lift voter participation.
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Democratic candidate Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign published an open letter to Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday, calling for the company to fact-check politicians' ads in the..
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Facebook Employees Stage Virtual Walkout to Protest Trump Posts

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While Twitter Confronts Trump, Zuckerberg Keeps Facebook Out of It

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter fact-checking Trump: Companies shouldn't serve as 'arbiter of truth'

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Is online school program backed by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg the answer for coronavirus closures?

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Zuck vs. Musk: Reopen the country or wait for coronavirus to subside?

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Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, and Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Inc's CEO, on Wednesday participated in White House conference calls about how to reopen the U.S. economy in light of..
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George Soros calls for Zuckerberg, Sandberg to step down from Facebook in scathing letter

Facebook continues to run political advertising on its platform, stating that it should not litigate the legitimacy of claims made in campaign ads.
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Andrew Yang doubles down on criticism of Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a message for you: He doesn't care if you like him

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sent a message to the public Wednesday: 'My goal for the next decade isn't to be liked but to be understood.'
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Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats declare open season on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

Former Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi used to be Facebook's friends. Things have changed.
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Michigan governor urges broader Facebook crackdown on hate speech, citing attacks on state's lawmakers

Michigan's Democratic governor has urged Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to step up efforts to check hate speech on the social network and protect the security of elections, citing attacks on..
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Star Wars star Mark Hamill quits Facebook, accuses Mark Zuckerberg of putting profits over 'truthfulness'

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Zuckerberg: Breaking up Facebook won't address "question of political discourse"

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social network should not be 'censoring politicians'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan told CBS This Morning's Gayle King that Facebook should not ban political ads.
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Facebook CEO says people should "make their own judgments" on political ads

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