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.
'We drive each other, and we challenge each other to think more deeply'
The truth is that Facebook gets the blame because it’s an easy target and nobody understands how its ‘secretive’ algorithms actually work
Stories like 'FBI AGENT SUSPECTED IN HILLARY EMAIL LEAKS FOUND DEAD IN APPARENT MURDER-SUICIDE' are among the most popular on the site, and are also completely false
The social media giant’s boss says that it's a ‘pretty crazy idea’ that fake news on Facebook could have influenced the US election. But pretty crazy ideas are very much in fashion right now
'There is a certain profound lack of empathy in asserting that the only reason someone could have voted the way they did is they saw some fake news,' argues Facebook founder
The font change was seemingly made without any official announcement or forewarning from Mark Zuckerberg's usually fastitidous team
The aims have won plaudits from experts across the medical and science professions – but what they might look like in practice is less clear
It’s a nice idea that if you become rich enough, you can start to play God – but there are clear limits to the Facebook creator’s apparent omnipotence
If the idea that a $3 billion investment will create a world free of diseases sounds like the kind of statements that would normally make scientists cringe, it is actually not as crazy as you might think
Zuckerberg's wife was the first person in her family to go to university and her parents are ethnic Chinese refugees who fled Vietnam in refugee boats
By saying that Facebook is a tool and not media, Zuckerberg seeks to protect his company from the kind of content regulation that media organisations have to abide to
Editor of Norway's largest newspaper concerned his 'editorial responsibility' was being restricted by Facebook
Editor of Norway’s largest newspaper says he is concerned ‘world’s most important medium is limiting freedom rather than trying to extend it’
The Aquila satellite had been expected to provide connectivity across the world, as part of Facebook’s plan to get more users online