Mark Zuckerberg

Without net neutrality, the internet will be sold to the highest bidder

After the European Union and other large democracies like India followed the American lead to enact rules to protect net neutrality, it seemed like a …

Internet

Live like a billionaire: The daily habits of Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates

You don't have to be a billionaire to live like one.<p>Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg famously wears a grey t-shirt and jeans. All the time. …

Elon Musk

These photos of Mark Zuckerberg in Hawaii reveal a growing work trend for American dads

• <b>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is taking the month of December off for parental leave after the birth of his second daughter, August.</b>• <b><br>Facebook offers four months of paid parental leave to new parents.</b>• <b><br>There is no law in the US mandating fathers get time off of work following the birth of a …

Facebook

Take advantage of your new power: block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook

You can now block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook. What a Friday. Up until now, you've been unable to block Zuckerberg or his wife Priscilla Chan on Facebook. You'd receive an error message that said something like, “Block Error. Sorry, there was a problem blocking Mark Zuckerberg. Please try again." …

Facebook

Facebook admits it poses mental health risk – but says using site more can help

Company acknowledges ‘passive’ consumption of material can make people ‘feel worse’ but argues more engagement could improve wellbeing<p>Facebook has acknowledged that social media use can be bad for users’ mental health, a sign the company is feeling pressure from a growing chorus of critics raising …

Facebook

Facebook admits that social media can be bad for you

• <b>Facebook has acknowledged that too much social media can be damaging to people's mental health.</b>• <b><br>The company is coming under increasing scrutiny about its impact on society.</b>• <b><br>A former Facebook exec recently said social networks are "destroying how society works."</b><p>Facebook acknowledged on Friday that too …

Social Media

In-flight sexual assaults go unreported - ASEAN/East Asia

SINGAPORE: When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was sexually assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to …

International Air Transport Association

How 2017's shifts in the social landscape could impact your 2018 campaign

2017 has been a year of change, with the landscape dramatically shifting for marketers to provide new challenges and opportunities.<p>Predicting these …

Advertising (UK)

Is Bitcoin in Facebook's Future? Messenger Chief Joins Coinbase Board

David Marcus could transform cryptocurrencies.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Get ready for ZuckBucks. …

Facebook

LinkedIn ignored security flaw from researcher who hacked Zuckerberg’s Facebook wall

Khalil Shreateh, a self-professed IT expert from Palestine, hit the headlines four years ago when he hacked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s wall. Shreateh was frustrated that Facebook was ignoring a big security flaw, so demonstrating it on Zuckerberg’s own Facebook wall was an easy way to get the …

Information Security

Facebook trials ads before videos in its “Watch” section

The social media will subject you to six-second ads prior to watching some of its videos<p>Back in 2010, in the film <i>The Social Network</i>, Mark Zuckerberg …

Technology (India)

This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues

© 2011 CGP Grey, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested …

Education

Facebook adds more viewing options to its 360 app for Gear VR

Facebook launched its Facebook 360 app for Gear VR in March and today the company announces some new features. Facebook says that because people want more than just 360 videos in VR, it's adding a slew of new video types to the app's available options.<p>Now, users will be able to view Live videos, …

Technology (India)

Facebook researched why social media can make people unhappy to help create new features that let you 'snooze' people and 'take a break' from your ex

• <b>Facebook introduced new newsfeed tools on Friday, one of which will let you snooze updates from people or pages for 30 days.</b>• <b><br>The snooze feature is based on research that people are more happy using social media when they interact with people they like, versus just browsing the news feed, which some</b> …

Science

Facebook moves to make more video ad revenue

File: Facebook says its updating its News Feed content ranking system to ramp up distribution of videos by popular publishers or other creators. …

News (South Africa)

The 7 trickiest job interview questions Facebook — the best company in America — is asking

<b>• Facebook came out on top of Glassdoor's list breaking down the best companies of 2018.</b><p><b>• If you want to work for the tech giant, you're going to have to make it through its intense interview process.</b><p><b>• When it comes to interviews, Glassdoor reviewers rate its difficulty a 3.2 out of 5.</b><p>Facebook was …

Employment

Need Inspiration for 2018? Here Are Mark Zuckerberg's Last 9 New Year's Resolutions

2018 will be here before we know it. Before January rolls around, let Mark Zuckerberg's past New Year's resolutions inspire you.<p>Each year, Mark Zuckerberg commits to New Year's resolutions. Though some may seem bizarre, and others ridiculously lofty, he has conquered each and every one of them. As …

Fortune 500

Airdate: What Facebook Knows About You

SBS VICELAND next week screens a special, <b>What Facebook Knows About You.</b><p>This may hurt….<p><i>Facebook knows more about us than any other business in</i> …

Facebook

America's tech giants: Winners always look invulnerable until they don't

Below you see a key sequence of slides from the excellent “Ten Year Futures” presentation by Andreessen Horowitz tech analyst Benedict Evans. …

Andreessen Horowitz

Facebook promises to start paying local tax on SA profits – time for Google to follow

South Africa’s cash-strapped Treasury has just received some welcome news from Facebook’s chief financial director Dave Wehner.Facebook has a large …

Sergey Brin

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, two of the wealthiest and most successful people in the world, both credit reading as integral to their success.<p>Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reportedly reads 50 books a year. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the current CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in …

Books

Is Brandon Evertz The Next Mark Zuckerberg? After Turning $500 Into $570 Million, We Think So

To put things in to perspective, at 33-years-old, Mark Zuckerberg is worth $56 billion dollars as the founder and CEO of <b>Facebook</b>. For someone to even …

Surprising New Data Reveals Elon Musk’s Biggest News of 2017

It's probably not what you're expecting.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Elon Musk had a busy year, what …

Elon Musk

It's the U.K. Parliament Versus Facebook on Russia Meddling

Facebook Inc. tried to dismiss concerns of Russian meddling in the Brexit vote. But the chairman of an important committee in Parliament begs to …

Internet Research Agency

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday.<p><b>1. Apple's most expensive computer to date, the iMac Pro, is going on sale this week.</b> The powerful machine will cost $5,000 (£5,000 in the UK), and comes with high-performance Intel Xeon processors, powerful AMD graphics card …

Technology

Facebook Kills off Paying Publishers for Video Content

The social network doesn’t like the “pivot to video,” either<p>Facebook wants publishers to post video, but it doesn’t want to pay for it anymore.<p>The …

Entertainment

Patreon to World: 'We Messed Up'

Last week recurring donation platform Patreon announced a change to its payments structure from an intuitive, once-a-month setup to a convoluted one …

Technology

Facebook has opened its augmented reality platform to the public

Facebook Inc. is attempted to expand its presence in the burgeoning augmented reality space with the public launch of AR Studio, a platform based on …

Augmented Reality

Kremlin spent 72p on EU referendum adverts, Facebook claims

These accounts, which Facebook claimed are associated with a Moscow-based organisation called the Internet Research Agency (IRA), spent $0.97 (72p) …

UK News

Commentary: China Is Right: The World Doesn’t Need Silicon Valley

Ever since the Chinese government banned Facebook in 2009, Mark Zuckerberg has been making annual trips there attempting to persuade its leaders to …

Silicon Valley