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Alicia Garza, Al Sharpton and more are speaking out against Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has levied on a tech company, though it won’t […]

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook, which grew into a colossus by vacuuming up your information in every possible way and using it to target ads back at you, now says its future lies in privacy-oriented messaging that Facebook itself can’t read. Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO, announced the shift in a Wednesday blog post apparently […]

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Civil rights groups urged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to resign.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago , Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was dazzling thousands of software developers with the prospect of augmented reality features that could let people spruce up apartments with digital art. This year, things might be different. The company’s annual F8 conference kicks off Tuesday in San Jose, California, following a […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a House oversight panel Wednesday that he believes it is “inevitable” there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties. “The internet is growing in importance around […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will apologize for his company’s role in a data privacy scandal and foreign interference in the 2016 elections when he appears before Congress this week, saying the social network “didn’t take a broad enough view of our responsibility,” according to prepared remarks released Monday. Zuckerberg will appear before […]

3/22/18- On this episode of That’s What He Said, Kym and Sherri take a crack at Mark Zuckerberg’s stroke of honesty in the Facebook data issue and Kevin Hart’s goal of becoming a billionaire in 7 years. What they really meant was something about already being rich and a cry to be taller! READ MORE STORIES […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a “major breach of trust,” admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm. “I am really sorry that happened,” Zuckerberg said of the scandal involving data mining firm […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media giant Twitter told congressional investigators it has suspended at least two dozen accounts that may have been tied to Russia, but the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee was anything but satisfied. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner said Twitter’s explanations of its actions against Russia-linked accounts were “deeply disappointing,” and […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff’s deputies to find and save her — a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental health experts and Facebook’s CEO to further investigate how they can use social media as a possible […]