Stories tagged: Mark Zuckerberg
Thu., April 20, 2017, midnight
Facebook shouldn’t be platform for evil
Facebook needs to do more to ensure that users aren’t accosted by violent videos auto-playing in their feeds.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Zuckerberg’s goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create
Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything – baby pictures and …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly Americans
The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 11:21 a.m.
Mark Zuckerberg outlines Facebook’s ideas to battle fake news
A week after trying to reassure the public that it was “extremely unlikely hoaxes changed the outcome of this election,” Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg outlined several ways the company might …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
Facebook’s Zuckerberg, wife Chan pledge $3 billion to end disease
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that’s even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘compound’ raises red flags for housing board
An advisory board recommended a California city refuse Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s plans to demolish and rebuild four homes around his property because of privacy concerns, saying it won’t support …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 6 a.m.
Hacking of Facebook founder serves as reminder to change passwords
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s rarely used Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts were briefly compromised on Sunday, serving as a reminder that everyone is susceptible to hacking.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Facebook accused of manipulating ‘trends’
What’s behind the accusations that Facebook is manipulating its “trending topics” feature to promote or suppress certain political perspectives?
Fri., April 29, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
How creating new Facebook stock will keep Mark Zuckerberg in control
When Facebook Inc. announced its first-quarter earnings Wednesday, a few things were clear: The number of users on the social network is climbing, its ad revenue is soaring and its …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
Islamic State video targets Facebook, Twitter CEOs
Islamic State has released a new video that targets the chief executive officers of Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc.
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016, midnight
Froma Harrop: Donors concentrating research on coasts, upper Midwest
Conservatives’ squeeze on widely dispersed federal funds hurts their constituents.
Mon., May 14, 2012, 8:54 a.m.
Facebook CEO turns 28, IPO could be $100B gift
He famously wears a hoodie, jeans and sneakers, and he was born the year Apple introduced the Macintosh. But Mark Zuckerberg is no boy-CEO.
Mon., Nov. 15, 2010, 10:35 a.m.
E-mail secondary as Facebook revamps messaging
Facebook unveiled a new messaging platform today that takes aim at one of the Internet’s first applications, e-mail.
Sun., Oct. 3, 2010, midnight
Facebook creator has emerged as cultural superstar
The Harvard dormitory where Facebook was born is a red brick and ivy-draped campus castle that, beyond just being a place to sleep and study, has long prided itself as …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010, midnight
Movie review: Sharply written ‘Social’ intrigues
Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook, is the smartest guy in the room. He used to be the smartest “kid” in the room, though he aged out of that – …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010, midnight
Film examining Facebook takes younger generation to task
“The Social Network” is a stylish, hyper-speed portrait of a Web-connected generation made by two men with scant love for the Internet who wouldn’t be caught dead “friending” anybody. Director …