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Mark Zuckerberg"s non-answer about his secret dinner with Trump perfectly illustrates why his views about political speech are under fire (FB)

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken a firm stance on political speech with his company's policy to not fact-check political ads.  Instead, Zuckerberg argues, F.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

Zuckerberg denies that Trump tried to lobby against ban on political ads: CBS

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview to CBS on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump did not discourage him from banning political ads on the social media platform during a secret meeting in October......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 2nd, 2019

Watch the viral clip of Sacha Baron Cohen tearing into Mark Zuckerberg over hate speech, violence, and political lies on Facebook

Actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen had harsh words for the country's biggest tech companies while accepting the International Leadership Award from the Anti-.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 22nd, 2019

Elizabeth Warren called out Trump"s private dinner with Mark Zuckerberg as "corruption, plain and simple" (FB)

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid When Facebook CEO Mark Zucke.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 22nd, 2019

Sacha Baron Cohen tore into Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook over hate speech, violence, and political lies

Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Actor and comedian Sacha .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 22nd, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had an undisclosed dinner with Trump and Peter Thiel at the White House

Facebook/Donald Trump Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and another exec met with President Donald Trump at an undisclosed dinner at the White House as the social media site faces continu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 21st, 2019

Civil-rights leaders are lobbying Mark Zuckerberg to change his mind about allowing lies in Facebook"s political ads — and he may compromise

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Mark Zuckerberg held a dinner for civil-rights leaders at his house on Monday night, The Washington Post reported. A key topi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

Civil rights leaders are lobbying Mark Zuckerberg to change his mind about allowing lies in Facebook"s political ads — and he might compromise

Mark Zuckerberg held a dinner for civil rights leaders at his house on Monday night, the Washington Post reported. A key topic of conversati.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

"The Social Network" director just wrote a scathing letter to Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook is under fire for its decision to not fact-check political ads, and the latest critic is "The Social Network" director Aaron Sorkin......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 31st, 2019

The Technology 202: Twitter placed the political ad ball in Facebook"s court

Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg launched an impassioned defense of political ads on Facebook, just minutes after Twitter banned them (FB, TWTR)

Facebook/Donald Trump Twitter has decided to ban all political adv.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2019

Zuckerberg on political ads: ‘This really is not about money’

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg explained Facebook’s policy of not fact checking politicians’ speech in a House hearing on Oct. 23......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 24th, 2019

Zuckerberg says Facebook considered banning political ads

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a speech on Thursday that the social media company had considered banning all political advertising but decided against it. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 17th, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will give his "most comprehensive take" on freedom of speech in a livestream on Thursday (FB)

Associated Press Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will share his views on freedom of expression during a live speech on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET. Zuckerberg said the speech will focus on why it's important for people to h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2019

Zucked Again! Facebook"s Founder Admits To Interfering In Political Speech

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Censorship is alive and well! Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg admitted.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 15th, 2019

Can Trump block Twitter users whose views he dislikes? Court skeptical

A federal appeals court on Tuesday cast doubt on U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to keep Twitter users whose political views he dislikes from responding to his own account, suggesting it might violate those users' free speech rights......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2019

Facebook"s Zuckerberg faces EU Parliament grilling

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European Parliament on Tuesday to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2018

Facebook"s Zuckerberg faces EU Parliament grilling

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European Parliament on Tuesday to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 22nd, 2018

Facebook"s Zuckerberg arrives for grilling by EU lawmakers over data leak

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has arrived to meet leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2018

Inside Facebook’s Secret Rulebook for Global Political Speech

Under fire for stirring up distrust and violence, the social network has vowed to police its users. But leaked documents raise serious questions about its approach......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytDec 27th, 2018

Inside Facebook’s Secret Rulebook for Global Political Speech

Under fire for stirring up distrust and violence, the social network has vowed to police its users. But leaked documents raise serious questions about its approach......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 27th, 2018