New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important issues confronting his company.Here is what Zuckerberg says about the year ahead, and what it really means for Facebook and the billions of people on it: Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foresight 2020: St. Louis CEOs give clarity to a year of big unknowns

This is a big year. Not just in the symmetry of the number – 2020, the futuristic subject period for so many science fiction writers – but in what we already know will happen. A presidential election, prefaced by a likely Senate impeachment trial, will add new layers to an already murky... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-01-03 11:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith boosted by travel stores ahead of full year results

W H Smith has been boosted by a "strong performance" of its travel stores as the retailer says it expects full year results to be in line with expectations, ahead of c.e.o. Stephen Clarke's departure.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 09:11:14 UTC ]
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Natural News calls tech CEOs “lawless evil war criminals” after vanishing from Facebook

More de-platforming? The great de-platforming of 2019 continues.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-10 08:25:29 UTC ]
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The Amount of Fake Accounts Removed From Facebook This Year Nearly Equals Its Number of Total Active Users

Facebook disabled more than 2 billion fake accounts on Facebook in the first quarter of 2019 alone, nearly the same amount of total monthly active users the company has, the company said Thursday in a report about how it is enforcing its platform rules. The company pulled almost 2.2 billion fake... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 20:09:09 UTC ]
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Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections

Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-05-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Four out of five people expect Facebook to have another data privacy issue this year

People are becoming more aware of the need to protect their data online, not just because of the rate of cybercriminal activity, but also because large organizations are frequently being careless with the data they hold. A new survey of 1,000 people from OpenVPN reveals that four out of five... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-05-15 14:28:45 UTC ]
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Facebook may add a dedicated news tab later this year

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed he may add a dedicated tab for "high-quality news" to Facebook, perhaps by the end of the year. The section would reportedly be free for users, though Facebook might pay publishers whose work is featured. Zuckerberg moote... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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He's CEO, bitch: Young Zuckerberg and the early days of Facebook revealed

"Everyone who has seen 'The Social Network' knows the story of Facebook's founding," Adam Fisher writes at the start of "Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook's Wild Early Days" in Wired. The article sets up an excerpt from "Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley," Fisher's... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo’s Roundtable With CEOs Cites Stability, Growth, Promise for Books Ahead

The market is 'robust and solid,' the BookExpo audience hears from three of the biggest books CEOs in the world. It's just the consumers who keep changing. The post BookExpo’s Roundtable With CEOs Cites Stability, Growth, Promise for Books Ahead appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Strong Fiscal '18, Bloomsbury Sees Better Year Ahead

A 20% increase in its consumer group contributed to double-digit gains in sales and earnings at Bloomsbury for 2018. The U.K. house has ambitious plans for the current year, including an acceleration of its growth in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook has already removed 583 million fake accounts this year

Last month, Facebook published its internal community enforcement guidelines for the first time and today, the company has provided some numbers to show what that enforcement really looks like. In a new report that will be published quarterly, Facebo... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After years of chasing Facebook traffic, Mic goes for ‘deliberate distribution’

The millennial-aimed publisher has cut its editorial output by two-thirds and now measures videos and stories based on time spent rather than view counts. The post After years of chasing Facebook traffic, Mic goes for ‘deliberate distribution’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces tough questions on Capitol Hill

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced criticism Tuesday from senators over his company’s handling of user data in a Capitol Hill hearing that could amount to a reckoning on the technology industry and its practices. “Let me just cut to the chase. If you and other social media... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's CEO hits back at 'glib' comments by Apple's Cook

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg hit back against Tim Cook, calling the Apple Inc. CEO's criticism of the social-media giant "extremely glib."Cook was asked about Facebook's privacy crisis last month and called for stronger regulation of user data. A day after, Cook said he... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of GDPR laws, Facebook publishes privacy principles and promises to educate users

Facebook has published its privacy principles for the first time, ahead of the European Union's general data protection regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25 -- although the company is pitching it as being part of Data Privacy Day. On top of this, the social network has also... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Predictions for Magazine Media in the Year Ahead

Will this be the year magazine media turns itself around, or should we expect more doom and gloom? The post 3 Predictions for Magazine Media in the Year Ahead appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers

Publishers give Facebook credit for listening to them, but those that are looking for tangible, meaningful benefits say the initiative hasn’t delivered. The post One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 could be the year Facebook banishes news from its feed

Some Facebook observers think the platform could remove publisher content from its news feed to improve the user experience and drive more revenue. The post 2018 could be the year Facebook banishes news from its feed appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit

Only 14 of 205 respondents to an unprecedented Authors Guild survey said that 100 percent of their income is from translation and related activities. The post Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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