Facebook value plummets by $118bn and Zuckerberg’s fortune drops $16bn following privacy scandal-fueled growth slowdown

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/26/facebook-value-drop/ Facebook shares and the personal fortune of Mark Zuckerberg took massive hits as the social network felt the impact of a growth slowdown and the fallout of recent privacy … Read more

Zuckerberg’s appearance in front of the EU was an utter joke

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/23/mark-zuckerberg-fails-to-answer-eu-questions/ Yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared in front of members of the European Parliament to answer questions and to address concerns that the EU has about the social network … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg agrees to appear in front of EU parliament to answer questions about Facebook’s use of data

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/16/mark-zuckerberg-european-parliament-questions/ After refusing to answer questions in the UK, Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to face questions in front of the EU Parliament. The grilling comes in the wake of the … Read more

Facebook: Yep, we track non-users — but everyone else is doing it, so why shouldn’t we?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/17/facebook-tracks-non-users/ In a blog post addressing some of the questions Mark Zuckerberg failed to properly answer in front of Congress, Facebook has admitted that it tracks both users and non-users … Read more

Watch Mark Zuckerberg testify before Senate about Facebook privacy at 2:15PM ET

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/10/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-senate-testimony/ After keeping something of a low profile for a while, Mark Zuckerberg has eventually started to address the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He was asked to testify before Congressional committees, … Read more

Congress releases Mark Zuckerberg’s prepared testimony ahead of Wednesday’s hearing

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/mark-zuckerberg-congress-testimony/ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is due to testify before Congress on Wednesday, and ahead of this the House Energy and Commerce Committee has released his prepared statement. He talks … Read more

Facebook will give everyone the option to unsend messages, just like Mark Zuckerberg

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/07/facebook-messenger-unsend-messages/ When it came to light that messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives via Facebook Messenger had been deleted, there was widespread concern about not only the … Read more

Privacy: Facebook will roll out GDPR controls to the whole world, not just Europe

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/05/facebook-worldwide-privacy-controls/ Mark Zuckerberg has laid out Facebook’s plans for the future in a conference call with reporters. In it, he said that the social network now planned to bring GDPR-style … Read more

Facebook users in Europe will soon have better privacy protection than those in the US

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/04/facebook-privacy-us-vs-europe/ In a few weeks, privacy is set to improve for Facebook users — at least this is the case for people in Europe. May 25 sees the implementation of … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg refuses to answer UK questions about Facebook privacy

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/27/zuckererg-will-not-answer-uk-privacy-questions/ Following the privacy scandal surrounding Cambridge Analytica’s use of data from Facebook users, the social network has been under extreme pressure to answer questions from individuals, lawmakers, companies and … Read more

Facebook places full-page ads in British and American newspapers to apologize for Cambridge Analytica data leak

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/25/facebook-newspaper-apology/ Full-page advertisements have appeared in a number of Sunday newspapers in the UK and US as Facebook embarks on a damage limitation exercise following the revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg to publicly shame himself over Cambridge Analytica scandal on CNN tonight

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/21/zuckerberg-cambridge-analytica-cnn/ Facebook is a pretty terrible experience. Yeah, as a social network, I guess it does its job of connecting friends, family, and colleagues, but its non-chronological interface makes it … Read more

Facebook to fight ‘sensationalism, misinformation and polarization’ with news trustworthiness surveys for users

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/20/facebook-news-surveys/ Facebook has said time and time again that it will do more to fight the problem of fake news on the social network, and the company’s latest idea is … Read more

Big changes to Facebook’s news feed mean you’ll probably spend less time on the social network

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/12/facebook-newsfeed-revamp-2018/ Facebook is planning major changes to the way its news feed works, and Mark Zuckerberg says he believes that the amount of time people spend using the social network … Read more