Latest in Tag: Zuckerberg Highlight

Latest in Tag: Zuckerberg

Facebook’s Zuckerberg agrees to webcast of EU parliament hearing

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has agreed to have a meeting with EU lawmakers over a data misuse scandal live-streamed. Original plans for the meeting to be held privately had met with criticism.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said his upcoming hearing with European Parliament leaders over the Cambridge Analytica scandal can be made public …

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Facebook posts hefty profit on increased ad sales

The world’s largest social media network says its net profit in the last quarter jumped 11 percent. A surge in advertising revenue has seen Facebook become the second-largest digital ad platform after Google. Facebook says a spike in mobile users and advertising is behind its strong growth in earnings for the third quarter, with net …

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg promises Merkel action on hate speech

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has received assurances from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg that the company will combat racist comments on the Internet. They met on the sidelines of a UN development summit. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Saturday promised German Chancellor Angela Merkel that his company would work on measures to combat racist and hateful …

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Facebook launches Aquila, the Internet-beaming drone

Facebook said they are ready to begin the pilot program of a high-altitude drone that will beam Internet to remote parts of the world. The solar-powered drone will be able to fly without landing for three months. Aquila has a wingspan on par with a Boeing 737 of between 100 and 140 feet (30-40 meters), …

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