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15-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Sexually Assaulted on Facebook Live While 40 People Watched

Since it debuted nearly a year ago, Facebook Live has been rife with content moderation problems. The latest in a long line of horrific examples comes from Chicago, where the Associated Press reports that a missing 15-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by up to six people while about 40 people watched the stream. Read More >>

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Famous Dropout Mark Zuckerberg Will Get a Harvard Degree After All

Harvard just announced that Facebook founder and aspiring politician Mark Zuckerberg will deliver this year’s commencement address. As part of the deal, the university will give Zuckerberg an honorary degree and an honorary doctoral gown. This, despite the fact that Zuck dropped out of Harvard College in his second year. Read More >>

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Noted Press Adversary Mark Zuckerberg Shamelessly Panders to Journalists

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in many ways an enemy of free and fair journalism, but that won’t stop him from pushing out a nauseating photo op accompanied by meaningless drivel about his appreciation for journalists. Read More >>

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Zuckerberg Cut a Line About Monitoring ‘Private Channels’ From His Facebook Manifesto

On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg published an updated founder’s letter for Facebook, his first since the company went public in 2012. Largely summarising the CEO’s previous comments, the sweeping manifesto was newsworthy while containing little news. In at least one version of the text, however, Zuckerberg wrote about using artificial intelligence for online surveillance—a line stricken from the final draft. Read More >>

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Oculus’s No Good Year Continues With Hundreds of Demo Stations Shutting Down

It’s been a rocky start for virtual reality manufacturers in general. But Oculus—the company that made people believe in VR again—may be having the hardest time of all. It’s been a year of sluggish sales, PR nightmares and one big time defeat in court. Now, US retailer Best Buy is pulling hundreds of demo stations from its sales floors. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Decides He Won’t Sue Hundreds of Hawaiians to Secure His Property

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided to backtrack on his decision to sue hundreds of native Hawaiians, which would have likely forced the families to sell their land at a public court auction to the highest bidder. Read More >>

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Buys AI Company That Reads Scientific Papers For You

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative - Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan's company for investing in technology to "advance human potential" - has announced its acquisition of Canadian AI company Meta. Read More >>

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This Is Why You Didn’t See a Photo of Mark Zuckerberg at Court This Week

Facebook works hard to maintain Mark Zuckerberg’s public image. Professional photographers take staged photographs, like these ones of him visiting a Facebook data centre, petting a calf, and meeting with world leaders. A team of employees diligently manage his Facebook page. But the most frantic display we’ve seen yet was Facebook’s effort during this weeks’s trial in a Dallas federal courtroom, where Zuck testified in a $2 billion intellectual property lawsuit against the company. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Sues Dead People

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is once again going after his neighbours in his latest effort to ensure his 700-acre Hawaiian compound remains impenetrable. This time, rather than erect another massive wall, Zuck has filed a series of lawsuits against several hundred people — some of whom are dead — who inherited or have claims to land Zuck purchased on the island of Kauai. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Gets Testy in Oculus Lawsuit Grilling 

DALLAS — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fired off some sick burns and engaged in a heated exchange with a lawyer while giving testimony in a blockbuster £1.6 billion lawsuit trial in a northern district Federal courtroom on Tuesday. Read More >>

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Catch Up on the Explosive $2 Billion Lawsuit Against Facebook Before Zuck Takes the Stand

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants escape the Silicon Valley bubble and travel to different parts of America as part of his 2017 New Year’s resolution. It looks like the first stop on his journey will be a Northern District of Texas Federal courtroom. Read More >>

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You Can’t Block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook

You might think that since Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, he would be good at using the site. Well, he’s not. His posts are awful, and there is literally no way to escape them while keeping your own account intact. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg: A Year in Review

By some metrics, Mark Zuckerberg had an excellent year. Facebook, his supreme breadwinner, made enough money to keep a small country afloat. The platform’s user base kept growing. It became a top destination for news, and its influence over every aspect of our lives further metastasised. He even gave the Pope a model drone! Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Custom Smart Home Is Just as Stupid as the Rest of Them

Mark Zuckerberg is known to start each year by setting aggressive personal goals for himself. This year, he announced he was going to build an artificial intelligence (AI) that would help him control things around his smart home, like turning on the lights, starting home appliances, and playing music on various speakers. He named the system “Jarvis” after the digital butler from Iron Man—but after spending a full year of tweaking it, the AI is still being dogged by many of the same problems as the AI that’s out there today. Read More >>