Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook to be called Meta in nod to its 'metaverse' vision

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 07:23 GMT

Facebook Inc (FB.O) is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on its ambitions building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the next big computing platform.

What if social media disappeared?

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 09:18 GMT

A sudden, unexpected outage for social media late on Monday hit the whole world, causing everything literally to stop

Facebook's Zuckerberg says he sees future in 'privacy-focused' internet

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 07:50 GMT

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said he believed secure private messaging would become more popular than open platforms.

Facebook plans content oversight board, tightens paid ad rules

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 05:20 GMT

Facebook Inc laid out plans for an independent content oversight board with the power to overturn company decisions on user posts.

Facebook shares drop as data privacy fallout spreads

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 09:31 GMT

Facebook Inc shares sank on Wednesday as concerns about its ability to safeguard user data sparked a government lawsuit.

Facebook CEO backed sharing customer data despite second thoughts

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 09:13 GMT

Zuckerberg lamented his choice in a Facebook post on Wednesday, saying that cracking down a year earlier could have helped the company avoid a privacy scandal that has tarred its reputation.

Facebook's Zuckerberg says he is not considering resigning

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 04:20 GMT

Embattled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday he has no plans to resign, sounding defiant after a rough year for the social platform.

Facebook deals with Chinese firm draw ire from US lawmakers

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Facebook drew fresh criticism from US lawmakers following revelations that it allowed Chinese smartphone makers.

Analysis: Is now the time to invest in Facebook?

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 08:41 GMT

After Facebook came under fire due to a data breach scandal, Egypt Today discusses whether the social media giant will take a more permanent fall.

'I'm sorry', Facebook boss tells European lawmakers

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologised to the European Parliament on Tuesday for the "harm" caused by a huge breach of users' data.

We have not done enough to prevent misuse: Facebook's Zuckerberg

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 05:45 GMT

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologised to EU lawmakers on Tuesday and said the company had not done enough to prevent misuse of the social network.

Facebook's Zuckerberg agrees closed-door talks with MEPs

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 12:30 GMT

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet European Parliament members behind closed-doors to answer questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica.

Facebook employee fired over bragging about access to user information

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Facebook Inc on Thursday said that it fired an employee accused of bragging on matchmaking app Tinder about his access to private user information.

Zuckerberg says Facebook to add dating service

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that the world's largest social network will soon include a new dating service.

Second day of U.S. congressional hearings awaits Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 02:08 GMT

Zuckerberg returns to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for more questioning by lawmakers.

Zuckerberg resists effort by U.S. senators to commit him to regulation

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 08:35 GMT

But the 33-year-old internet mogul managed to deflect any specific promises to support any congressional regulation of the world’s largest social media network and other U.S. internet companies.

Zuckerberg finishes nearly five-hour U.S. Senate testimony

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 12:12 GMT

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg finished up testimony on Tuesday after nearly five hours in a joint hearing of the U.S. Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees.

LIVE UPDATE: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg testifies in Senate hearing

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 06:07 GMT

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today is testifying before a joint session of two Senate committees Congress in Washington.

Long lines, protest before Facebook CEO Zuckerberg testifies

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 05:41 GMT

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will strike a conciliatory tone on Tuesday in testimony before Congress.

Zuckerberg faces Senate hearing but little hope for action

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 08:02 GMT

Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify before a joint hearing of the Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees.