Tag Archives: Mark Zuckerberg

In Stark Contrast with Facebook, Twitter Bans Political Ads Ahead of 2020

After Facebook unveiled a policy exempting political ads from being fact-checked and removed, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced last week the social media platform will be banning all political ads. The surprise announcement puts the two social media giants on opposite sides of the debate over combatting disinformation ahead of the 2020 election.

Facebook Invites Reporters to See European Anti-Fake News Operation

A group of 12 reporters recently visited Facebook’s European headquarters to meet their team dedicated to combating fake-news and misinformation before this month’s European Parliamentary elections. Journalists from The New York Times, The Guardian, Politico and more provided detailed reporting of the 40 person team monitoring

Facebook is Becoming a News Organization

In August, I analyzed how Facebook was impacting the news industry with its news feed and trending stories algorithms. News outlets have been using Facebook to get their stories viewed, but are not necessarily promoting the most informational stories. Just a few months later, it

Zuckerberg Appears in Court for Oculus Copyright Case

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stand in a Texas courtroom yesterday to defend Facebook-owned virtual reality (VR) company Oculus, telling the world that consumer-grade VR isn’t “fully there yet.” This admission comes just as Zuckerberg and his company are trying to fend off a