Back in the '90s, before memes were really a thing, it was kind of a meme to pass around pictures of Bill Gates as a Borg — the cyborg baddies of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" fame.
'We’ve made improvements to recognize these inauthentic accounts more easily by identifying patterns of activity'
'If we're going to build a safe community, we need to respond quickly'
The social network says 'information operations' go beyond fake news
Mark Zuckerberg, one of the most famous college dropouts in the world, is finally getting his degree from Harvard.
The couple already have a one-year-old daughter called Max
There is a tendency to revere Zuckerberg as some sort of technological-seer-cum-freedom-fighter but his primary goal is to continue building his business in order to justify the enormous valuation put on it by the financial markets
He needs to acknowledge that in the digital age, algorithms are a source not only of wealth but of power. The decoupling of the news (by journalists) from the means of its distribution (social networks) is a major shift in information power
The internet has been been rife with rumours
Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Mark Zuckerberg make the list
Cross-party inquiry to be launched amid fears inaccurate stories are undermining democracy
'My hope for this challenge is to get out and talk to more people about how they're living, working and thinking about the future,' the Facebook CEO says
The changes are just the first of a range of moves meant to stop false stories appearing on the site
Mark Zuckerberg said he didn't want to be an 'arbiter of truth' but Facebook has been developing a censorship tool to get back into China
Facebook's CEO says the social network is taking measures to prevent the spread of misinformation but he and his colleagues do not want to be 'arbiters of truth'
Fake election news got more attention than did real stories on Facebook during the final months of the US presidential campaign, according to an analysis published Wednesday by BuzzFeed News.