Hiring 3,000 More Workers Won’t Fix Facebook’s Violent Video Crisis

Last week, Facebook stated that it is hiring 3,000 new people to monitor and remove inappropriate posts like graphic and violent videos. This makes sense, given the many issues Facebook FB has faced since making video content its overwhelming priority over the past few years. The company has seen an influx of violent videos featuring…



You Will Either Love or Hate This New Facebook Messenger Feature

Facebook will add a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations, the company said, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple and Alphabet’s Google Maps. The company has found that one of the most used phrases on Messenger as people talk to friends and family is “How…


Mark Zuckerberg Talks About the Importance of Hobbies to College Students

The multi-billion-dollar social media behemoth that is Facebook fb famously started as young Mark Zuckerberg’s side project while he was still at Harvard. And speaking to students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Monday, the Facebook co-founder and CEO spoke about the importance of having extracurricular hobbies, reports CNBC. Zuckerberg said that side…


Facebook Suspended Location-Sharing in This Country

Facebook has suspended its location-sharing feature in Italy after a Milan court ruled last year that the social networking giant had violated competition and copyright laws by effectively copying a similar app from a local start-up. Italian software developer Business Competence filed a lawsuit in 2013, accusing Facebook’s Nearby feature of having copied its Faround…


Here’s the Full Text of Mark Zuckerberg’s Manifesto

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg published an open letter to the Facebook user community, in which he talked about how he wants to change the social network in order to help combat fake news, improve the ways that people communicate, and make it easier for users to get outside their filter bubbles. What follows is the…


Mark Zuckerberg Is Starting to Take Some Responsibility for Facebook’s Influence

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg likes to write open letters during times of great import. He wrote one when the company went public, he wrote one to his infant daughter when he became a father, and he has written a new one that was published on Thursday. So why is now a time that…


Mark Zuckerberg Denies Plans to Run for President (Report)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg denied speculation that he might prepare a run for president, telling BuzzFeed that he was instead “focused on building our community at Facebook and working on the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.” Speculation about a possible run for office was fanned in part by Zuckerberg’s own statements. Earlier this year, he wrote that he planned to “meet…… […]