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Mark Zuckerberg says it will take him another year to ‘fix’ Facebook

He posted on Facebook on Friday that his personal challenge for 2018 has been to fix the most important issues facing Facebook. These include defending it against election interference by nation states, protecting the community from abuse and harm and making sure people control their own information. “The most important effort — rebuilding all of our […]

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Facebook Patents Tech That Records Ambient Audio From Client Devices to Measure Ad Impressions

It is not surprising when Facebook users think that the social media giant is spying on their conversations. While a large number of people believe that Facebook secretly uses the microphone on their devices to better target ads on its platform, CEO Mark Zuckerberg had refuted this belief a couple of months back. Now, a Facebook patent application has […]

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EU Lawmakers Miffed Over New Facebook Snub

European Union lawmakers are unhappy that Facebookis refusing to comply with their request to send two senior officials to testify at a hearing into the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The EU parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee wants to question Facebook’s chief privacy officer and the vice presidents for advertisements and global public policy. The committee said Friday that global […]