Mark Zuckerberg Bans Donald Trump From Both Facebook & Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg has banned President Donald Trump from the social media platforms Facebook and Instagram for the foreseeable future, through his last days in office and perhaps even beyond. In a statement posted to Facebook, Zuckerberg condemned the president for his abuses of the social media sites in a post — seen here — after […]

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Acknowledged Joe Biden’s Election Victory To Facebook Staff

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told his employees on Thursday that Joe Biden is going to be the next president of the United States, BuzzFeed News reported. “I believe the outcome of the election is now clear and Joe Biden is going to be our next president,” he reportedly told employees on Thursday. “It’s important that […]

Elon Musk Leapfrogs Mark Zuckerberg To Become World’s Third-Richest Person With Estimated $115B Fortune

Elon Musk leapfrogged Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday to become the world’s third-richest person, with an estimated fortune of $115 billion, according to Bloomberg. While Zuckerberg previously sat higher in the rankings of world billionaires, with an estimated net worth of $111 billion, Musk’s fortune grew a staggering $87.8 billion this year due to […]

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Loses $7 Billion In Facebook Boycott Over Stance On Hate Speech And Disinformation

Mark Zuckerberg’s wallet may be a bit lighter this week due to a growing advertiser boycott of Facebook over what critics see as the site’s failure to police hate speech and disinformation on its platform. As Bloomberg reported, the social media site’s founder lost $7.2 billion as shares of the company fell 8.3 percent on […]

Over 170 Scientists Sign Onto Letter Pleading That Mark Zuckerberg Use Facebook To Rein In Donald Trump

Almost two hundred scientists connected to the Chan Zuckerberg research foundations have signed onto a letter imploring tech billionaire and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take steps to slow the spread of misinformation coming from U.S. President Donald Trump just months before the November election. The letter, which is having names added to it all […]

Elizabeth Warren Slammed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg For Comments On Fox News

Senator and possible next vice presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren took aim at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after his interview with Fox News aired on Thursday. The Facebook founder came out in support of free speech on all social media platforms after the controversy sparked in light of Twitter’s decision to fact-check President Donald Trump’s tweets, […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Called Out Twitter For Fact Checking Donald Trump

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg came out against his competitor’s site and said he disagreed with Twitter’s decision to fact check President Donald Trump’s tweets. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been in the midst of a firestorm ever since his platform fact-checked the president’s recent tweets, causing a backlash from both everyday users and the president […]

Pete Buttigieg And Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Had A Friendship That Predated The Election

Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used to be fairly good friends, according to Politico. Their relationship predated the election, and many political experts have wondered how much of it has endured between the pair. Zuckerberg and Buttigieg were two years apart at Harvard, and though their paths did not […]

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook’s Commitment To Free Speech Is Going To ‘P*ss Off A Lot Of People’

During a speech at Silicon Slopes Tech Summit 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaffirmed his company’s commitment to free speech, which has caused a backlash and even a boycott from high-profile figures like Stephen King. “This is the new approach, and I think it’s going to piss off a lot […]

Mark Hamill Deletes Facebook Account, ‘Star Wars’ Icon Says Mark Zuckerberg ‘Values Profit’ Over Truthfulness

Actor Mark Hamill has deleted his Facebook account in protest over the social media platform’s political ad policy, CNN reports. In a tweet Sunday evening, the Star Wars actor noted that his news isn’t exactly going to be Earth-shattering, but that at the same time he must stick to his own principles. “So disappointed that […]

Facebook Suffers Massive Data Breach & Here’s What To Expect

Social networking website Facebook just suffered one of its largest data breaches yet, with more than 267 million users affected. According to Notebook Check, Facebook users’ IDs, phone numbers, and names were exposed to an online database. Though the basic information might not seem like that big a deal, the breach means that millions of […]

Facebook Is Testing New Ways To Fight Misinformation By Hiring Part-Time Fact-Checkers

Facebook said Tuesday that it’s hiring community reviewers to help shorten the time it takes to identify a false post, as part of a new pilot program that could help the social media network crack down on misinformation. The new program will put community reviewers to work as researchers to find additional information to corroborate […]

Sacha Baron Cohen Slams Mark Zuckerberg For ‘Profiting Off Propaganda’

Actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen recently took aim at Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg for his decision to allow political ads with false information on the social media platform. According to Cohen, Zuckerberg is “profiting off propaganda,” Newsweek reported. Cohen made his comment on Twitter in response to a HuffPost article that highlights […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Announces He’s Moving To Africa, Says It Will Define Bitcoin Future

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced in a tweet this week that he would be moving to Africa for at least a portion of the upcoming year in a message that claimed the continent was the future — particularly for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Dorsey said he’d be living somewhere on the continent for at least three […]

Trump Had A Secret Meeting With Zuckerberg & Thiel, Facebook Reports

Donald Trump extended a dinner invitation to Mark Zuckerberg and Peter Thiel last month. While this in itself is not an unusual move by the president, this clandestine meeting was never disclosed before yesterday, reports NBC News. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed in an email sent out to the outlet that the meeting had taken place. […]

Kanye West Says He Is Changing His Name To ‘Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West’

Kanye West has made some unusual statements in his day — some in seriousness and some apparently in jest — but it’s not clear where his latest announcement falls. According to CNN, the rapper wants to make sure people know how much money he has, so he is mulling the idea of changing his name […]

Facebook Comes Under Fire For Including ‘Breitbart News’ In ‘High Quality’ News Tab

Facebook is coming under new pressure from critics after the social media site announced the launch of a new “high quality” news tab that will include controversial right-wing outlet Breitbart News. As The Guardian reported, Facebook launched a new section that it said would be dedicated to “deeply-reported and well-sourced” journalism. The section, Facebook News, […]

Facebook Refuses To Name Prominent Leftists Mark Zuckerberg Purportedly Met, Says Report

As The Inquisitr reported, Mark Zuckerberg recently held secret meetings with conservative pundits, which was allegedly to “appease” Donald Trump, who threatened to sue Facebook and Google earlier this year. Zuckerberg is reportedly worried that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will seek to break up Facebook, where he serves as the platform’s co-founder and CEO. […]

Two Pete Buttigieg Campaign Hires Were Reportedly Recommended By Mark Zuckerberg

According to emails obtained by Bloomberg, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recommended two people for positions on Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg‘s campaign that were eventually hired, The Hill reports. The emails, which were sent to campaign manager Mike Schmuhl and recommended Eric Mayefsky and Nina Wornhoff, were reportedly sent to […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Attacks Mark Zuckerberg At Bernie Sanders Comeback Rally

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Bernie Sanders at the Vermont Senator’s massive comeback rally this weekend, as The Inquisitr reported. According to the progressive firebrand, Sanders’ recent health scare pushed her to take the leap and make the endorsement, claiming it would be “dishonest” for her to avoid throwing her support behind Sanders as the Democratic […]

Mark Zuckerberg Could Have Faced Jail Time Under New Law Proposed By Ron Wyden, Democratic Senator

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would likely be behind bars if a law proposed by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden had been in place during the company’s highly-publicized Cambridge Analytica scandal last year, which revealed that millions of Facebook users’ data had been used by a private company without users’ permission. According to a report Thursday from […]

Andrew Yang Addresses Reports Of Mark Zuckerberg Meeting With Conservative Pundits

Per The Inquisitr, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly holding secret meetings with conservative pundits like Tucker Carlson in what is alleged to be an attempt to “appease” Donald Trump and avoid trouble from the Department of Justice (DOJ). According to a cybersecurity researcher and former government official, Zuckerberg is concerned about Bill Barr’s DOJ […]

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Holding Secret Meetings With Conservative Pundits To ‘Appease’ Donald Trump

Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly been holding secret meetings with conservative media pundits, including Tucker Carlson. The Facebook CEO is attempting to “appease” President Donald Trump and steer clear of the Department of Justice’s wrath, a new report claims. Politico reported that Zuckerberg has been hosting a series of meetings and dinners with conservative journalists and […]

Elizabeth Warren Trolls Mark Zuckerberg After Facebook Refuses To Take Down Donald Trump’s Misleading Ad

Elizabeth Warren was upset that Facebook refused to take down a misleading ad from Donald Trump’s campaign making an unfounded claim about Joe Biden, so she struck back — with an intentionally misleading ad about Mark Zuckerberg. The Democratic 2020 hopeful took out a series of Facebook ads this week, claiming that Zuckerberg had personally […]

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Declares War On Elizabeth Warren, And Twitter Absolutely Lambastes Him

Mark Zuckerberg founded internet behemoth Facebook when he was still a bright-eyed college student, and it appears that he will do what it takes to protect his company. In a leaked recording from a summer Facebook meeting obtained by The Verge, Zuckerberg reportedly expresses his worries about how a potential Elizabeth Warren presidency would affect […]

Facebook Announces That It Will Not Be Fact-Checking Posts From Politicians, Says It’s ‘Inappropriate’

Facebook vice president of global affairs and communications Sir Nick Clegg made a statement ahead of the 2020 U.S. elections in which he affirmed that the tech company will not be fact-checking statements that politicians post to the site, reported The Daily Mail. The former British deputy prime minister stated that it would be “inappropriate” […]

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Thinks Facebook Users Should Delete Their Accounts

Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, thinks Facebook users should delete their accounts on the social media website over concerns that Facebook does not value its users’ privacy, The Hill reported. Wozniak’s comments were made June 28 in a video posted to TMZ last week while he was at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. […]

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Blasts The Company, Says Zuckerberg Is ‘Too Powerful’ And ‘Un-American’

In a op-ed released on Thursday for The New York Times, Facebook’s co-founder, Chris Hughes, spoke out about the company. Hughes condemned CEO Mark Zuckerberg for becoming too powerful, and would go on to claim that Zuckerberg’s usage of said power is unprecedented and un-American, per The Daily Mail. Zuckerberg’s Harvard roommate said that he […]

Facebook Criticism Continues Amid Report Of Series Of Sponsored Content

Social media giant Facebook is facing unending criticism these days. Most recently, New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards called the company “morally bankrupt pathological liars,” further stating that Facebook enables genocide, in the case of Myanmar, and facilitates the “foreign undermining of democratic institutions.” Edwards’ comments came via Twitter, though he’s since deleted the remarks. […]

White Separatists And White Nationalists To Be Banned From Facebook

Facebook announced in a blog post today that they are banning any praise, support, and representation of white nationalism and separatism. Motherboard reported last spring that Facebook moderators were banning users from promoting white supremacy, whereas white nationalism and separatism were allowed. Heidi Beirich, head of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) Intelligence Project, told […]

Facebook Under New Criminal Investigation For Data Sharing With Tech Companies

In the wake of Facebook’s platform-wide outage on Wednesday that affected all of its 2.3 billion monthly users, there was more bad news on the horizon for the social media giant. The New York Times is reporting that federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation of the company’s business practices, focusing particularly on data-sharing deals […]

Facebook Office Security Includes Batman-esque Weirdness

Anti-bomb precautions and an emergency panic chute are just two examples of elaborate and unusual security measures intended to keep Facebook staff and founder Mark Zuckerberg himself safe at work, Business Insider reports. Based on conversations with current and former Facebook security personnel, plus recently publicized internal documents, the report paints a picture of unusually […]

Kylie Jenner Surpasses Mark Zuckerberg To Officially Become Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Ever

After months of speculation that it would happen, reality TV star and beauty mogul Kylie Jenner has officially become the world’s youngest self-made billionaire ever, Forbes reported. The previous title holder was Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, who was 23 when he reached the milestone achievement 11 years ago. Much of 21-year-old Kylie’s wealth comes from the […]

Facebook Users Can Now Delete Messages Up To 10 Minutes After Hitting Send

Social media users learned last year that Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Mark Zuckerberg had managed to delete his own messages sent through the Messenger app, something that no one else could do. Facebook users were clearly unimpressed with this and made it perfectly clear that they wanted that very same function made available to them […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg To Host Series Of Public Debates On Tech For His New Year Personal Challenge

Yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that he would be hosting a series of public debates focusing on the future of technology in 2019. The plan is his personal challenge for 2019. In previous years, Zuckerberg’s New Year’s resolutions have become infamous. One year, he pledged to learn Mandarin Chinese. Another year, his promise was […]

Facebook Admits It Let Partner Companies Look At Your Private Messages

The hits keep on coming for Facebook in its year of major scandals. Most recently, the social media network admitted on Wednesday that it allowed big companies to read users’ private messages. On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that Facebook gave access to users’ details to companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, and Spotify. Not […]

Mark Zuckerberg Lost $15 Billion This Year As Facebook Endured Series A Of Setbacks & Scandals

Facebook creator and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is the biggest loser when it comes to billionaires this year. He’s ending 2018 with a much lighter wallet than he entered the year due to scandals and setbacks for the social media network. In fact, the reversal puts him where he was in 2016. According to a Time […]

Facebook Could Be A Threat To Democracy If Not ‘Controlled,’ Says Former British Spy Chief

The accusations against Facebook selling its users’ data to third-party buyers have cast long aspersions about the tech giant’s motivations, and now almost every week we hear stories of its chiefs, including Mark Zuckerberg, indulging in practices which cannot be deemed altogether fair. Earlier this week, some of Zuckerberg’s personal emails were exposed by British […]

Documents Show Facebook Shared Users’ Data With Large Companies

Documents released by the British Parliament revealed Facebook shared users’ data – without users knowledge – to companies such as Lyft, Netflix, Badoo, and AirBnB, according to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the British Parliament. Other whitelisted companies discussed in the emails and related documents include Tinder and the Royal Bank of […]

Facebook Documents Reveal Company Was Warned About Possible Russian Data Collection In 2014

Secret documents seized by British Parliament show that Facebook was warned about possible Russian data collection in 2014, Business Insider reports. The company was warned by one of its own engineers that “entities with Russian IP addresses had been using a Pinterest API key to pull over three billion data points a day through the […]

Facebook Forced To Turn Over Internal Documents In Lawsuit Claiming Company Misused Data

The last two years have brought to light the many ways in which Facebook, one of the biggest tech giants of the 21st century, misused their users’ data and actively spread misinformation despite not being in the dark about it. Earlier this month, a bombshell report in the New York Times showed how founder and […]

Behind The Scenes At Facebook, Employees Are Reportedly Furious With Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook employees are boiling with anger at Mark Zuckerberg and other higher-ups within the company, NBC News reports. Zuckerberg, who is the chief executive officer of Facebook, and Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer, have publicly blamed Facebook’s communication team for hiring what has been termed as an “in-house fake news shop.” They both say […]

Mark Zuckerberg Loses $17.4 Billion In Net Worth As Facebook Stock Sinks

Facebook co-founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has taken some hits this year. Among those hits is a big one to his fortune. Once listed as the third richest person in the world, behind Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Zuckerberg is now ranked at number six on the […]

Calls For Mark Zuckerberg To Resign From Facebook Increase In Wake Of Scandal

Facebook investor Jonas Kron called for Mark Zuckerberg to resign his position at the social media network in the wake of the bombshell detail that the company hired a consulting firm to smear its detractors. According to a report from the Daily Mail, Jonas Kron, the senior vice president at Trillium Asset Management, spoke out […]

Mark Zuckerberg To Tim Cook, “iPhones Are Not Welcome At Facebook!”

Remember that little public spat in the media between Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook regarding the Cambridge Analytica scandal? Well, it didn’t end there. Mr. Zuckerberg did not appreciate being called out like a school kid being scolded by the administrator. So he went and did what any rational adult CEO would do. According to […]

Facebook Reportedly Worked With Republican Research Firm To Run Smear Campaign Against George Soros

Facebook reportedly hired a Republican opposition research firm as part of a campaign to link the site’s dissenters with Jewish billionaire and philanthropist George Soros. The New York Times reported that the social media site hired a Republican opposition research firm called Definers Public Affairs in the wake of allegations that Facebook was a host […]

Kanye West & Mark Zuckerberg Sing Backstreet Boys Songs Together

It appears that Kanye West and Mark Zuckerberg have one unlikely interest in common, a passion for the Backstreet Boys, according to a report from People. The revelation came to light on Wednesday when the 41-year-old West shared a photo of himself and the 34-year-old founder of Facebook singing along to the boy band’s 1999 […]

Facebook Is On The Cusp Of Letting You Unsend Messages

We humans don’t always think it through before hitting send. We are also not always the model of sobriety during internet debates and squabbles. Even so, we usually are aware enough to know when we should have given it a little more thought before hitting “send.” If you are a frequent Facebook Messenger user, you […]

Akon Still Planning 2020 Presidential Run With Mark Zuckerberg As VP

Singer-songwriter and social entrepreneur, Akon, has affirmed that he still very much has aspirations to take on Donald Trump in a 2020 Presidential run. In an exclusive that was published by Newsweek ahead of the weekend, Akon reiterated the ambitions he first vocalized earlier this year, when he told TMZ that he’d love to contest […]

Facebook Messenger App Is Undergoing A Total Redesign

Previously, the Facebook Messenger application had nine separate tabs for its over one billion users. The company will be rolling out a newer version of the messenger app with considerably fewer tabs in hopes to make ease of use even more efficient. Those nine tabs will be taken down to only three, reports CNBC. Vice […]