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Facebook will start pulling down fake news that could incite violence, as Mark Zuckerberg admits ‘deep sense of responsibility’ for Myanma...

Facebook will work with external organisations to determine whether posts contain inaccurate information that may lead to social unrest. If both boxes are ticked, the posts will be pulled down.

People are really upset over Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to ban Holocaust deniers from Facebook

In an interview with Recode, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained that he wouldn't ban Holocaust deniers from the platform because it's not Facebook's job to prevent anyone from saying something false — but to stop fake news and misinformation spreading. People aren't buying it.

The billionaire ‘Giving Pledge’ signed by Bill Gates and Elon Musk could soon be worth up to $600 billion

At least 175 billionaires and billionaire couples have committed to donating a majority of their fortunes to charity through the Giving Pledge, and a Wealth-X study predicts the initiative may be worth as much as $600 billion by 2022.

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won’t ban Holocaust deniers because it wants to give people ‘a voice’

Facebook, with a 2 billion-member social network, has been criticized over the spread of fake news, but it refuses to delete conspiracy theorists' posts.

Facebook VP apologizes to pro-Trump vloggers Diamond & Silk, despite their misrepresentation of the dispute

A Facebook official publicly apologized to the right wing Trump supporting online personalities Diamond & Silk during a congressional hearing on Tuesday, despite the duo repeatedly misrepresenting the facts of their dispute earlier this year.

Facebook’s testimony before Congress started with a surprise as 3 protesters held up posters showing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg as a 2-...

Soon after the House Judiciary Committee hearing on social-media content filtering began, three protesters held up images showing Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg as the heads of a large octopus with its legs around the world.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg just passed Warren Buffett as the third-richest person in the world

Mark Zuckerberg surpassed billionaire investor Warren Buffett as the third-richest person in the world. Zuckerberg's net worth is now $81.6 billion.

The Justice Department and FBI’s probe into Cambridge Analytica is now looking at Facebook, and the SEC and FTC are getting involved

Previously, the DOJ and the FBI were focusing on Cambridge Analytica. Now they, along with the SEC and FTC, are scrutinizing Facebook's public statements about the matter.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg is a single point of failure at a company that is systemically important to the internet

By any measure, Zuckerberg has delivered as CEO. His product is used by 2 billion people. The stock has risen from an IPO price of  $38 in 2012 to $195 today — a staggering return. Yet his own investors think he needs to be reined in.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

These investors control $3 billion of Facebook stock — and they want to take Zuckerberg down

Business Insider has spoken with six prominent shareholders who said there was an unprecedented level of unrest among Facebook's backers following a series of scandals. They're in open revolt about Zuckerberg's power base, which gives the ability to swat away shareholder proposals.