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Dustin Moskovitz, Facebook co-founder, donates $20 million to Democrats, liberal causes
Arguing that the 2016 election cycle is a "referendum" on the direction of American society, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz said he and wife Cari Tuna are endorsing Hillary Clinton for president and will contribute $20 million to Democratic campaign groups and liberal causes this year. Mr. Moskovitz made the announcement ...
82 points by The Washington Times | Elections Dustin Moskovitz Referendum Democracy Initiative Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States
Norway Accuses Facebook of Censorship Over 'Napalm Girl' Photo
Facebook faced accusations of censorship from Norway following its decision to delete posts containing the Pulitzer-winning image of a girl fleeing napalm bombs during the Vietnam War.
1926 points by The Wall Street Journal | Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Napalm Vietnam War United States Prime minister Dustin Moskovitz Social network service
Facebook co-founder jumps into politics for first time - with $20 million to help Hillary Clinton and Democratic candidates
Dustin Moskovitz, a co-founder of Facebook, and his wife, Cari Tuna, announced they were making their first foray into political giving with a massive investment to combat Donald Trump and the GOP.
6129 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Bill Clinton John McCain Hillary Rodham Clinton Dustin Moskovitz Warren Buffett George W. Bush Donald Trump
Facebook co-founder pledges $20M to defeat Donald Trump
Facebook billionaire co-founder Dustin Moskovitz has pledged to spend $20 million to defeat Donald Trump — whom he accused of carrying out “a deliberate con” to promote “his personal brand.” In a blog post on Medium, Moskovitz said the election is a “referendum on who we want to be” and — apparently referring to Trump...
2493 points by New York Post | Dustin Moskovitz Donald Trump Blog Ivana Trump Fred Trump
Facebook co-founder promises $20 million to stop Trump
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 5:47 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
712 points by Los Angeles Times | Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Dustin Moskovitz Facebook Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Mark Zuckerberg George W. Bush
Tech mogul gifts $20M to help beat Trump
In a late and likely consequential move, a co-founder of Facebook is donating $20 million of his fortune to Democratic coffers in a bid to help defeat Republican candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.
35278 points by CNN | Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Dustin Moskovitz Elections Facebook Hillary Rodham Clinton Election Mark Zuckerberg Republican Party
Why Facebook feeds division and stress
Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto, penned clearly in response to accusations leveled in the wake of the US election, is a scary, dystopian document. It shows that Facebook — launched, in Zuckerberg’s own words, to “extend people’s capacity to build and maintain relationships” — is turning into something of an extraterritorial state run by a small, unelected...
7 points by New York Post | Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Dustin Moskovitz
The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world
NEW YORK — Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. Are we, he asks, "building the world we all want?"While most people now use Facebook to connect with friends and family, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. Facebook now has nearly 2 billion members, which makes it larger than any nation in the world.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Social network The Social Network Dustin Moskovitz Social network service
Best Buy Pulling Oculus Rift Demo Stations From 200 Stores
Best Buy is significantly cutting the number demo stations for Facebook’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in its stores: The retail giant will shut down VR demo stations in 200 stores. Business Insider, which was first to report the news Wednesday, cited sources at Best Buy attributing the closures to a lack of interest. However, Oculus... Read more »
14 points by Variety | Mark Zuckerberg Smartphone Virtual reality Facebook Dustin Moskovitz
Mark Zuckerberg Responds to Fake News Controversy for Third Time in One Week
With criticism swirling around Facebook for its role in the dissemination of fake news, CEO Mark Zuckerberg issued his third defense of the week late Friday. In his second Facebook post over the past five days, Zuckerberg went into more detail on the myriad ways his social network is combating the problem. Referring to fake... Read more »
108 points by Variety | Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Dustin Moskovitz
Facebook accounting boss retiring, company announces stock buyback
Facebook said on Friday its accounting chief is leaving the company and that it will undertake its first-ever stock buyback program, worth $6 billion. Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal — a nine-year veteran of Facebook, who was promoted to his current role in 2013 — is “retiring,” a source close to the company said, adding...
8 points by New York Post | Stock market Stock Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Share Dustin Moskovitz Share repurchase According to Jim
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Pledge $3 Billion to Fighting Disease
The Facebook co-founder and his wife announced an effort to prevent, cure or at least manage all diseases by the end of this century.
25791 points by The New York Times | Bill Gates Dustin Moskovitz Facebook Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates Warren Buffett Mark Zuckerberg Limited liability company
Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $3 billion to end disease
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century. Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are committing $3 billion over the next 10 years to accelerate basic scientific research. That includes creating ...
2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Research Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Scientific method Science Research and development Dustin Moskovitz Priscilla Chan
Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $3B to end disease
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Mark Zuckerberg Research Priscilla Chan Research and development Facebook Dustin Moskovitz Cantopop 1965 births
Mark Zuckerberg Pledges $3 Billion to Cure All Diseases
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan want to rid the world of all diseases: The couple’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced an ambitious goal of curing, managing or preventing all diseases by the end of the century Wednesday. “Today, just four kinds of diseases cause the majority of deaths. We can make progress... Read more »
2245 points by Variety | Mark Zuckerberg Stanford University Facebook Research Priscilla Chan Limited liability company San Francisco Dustin Moskovitz
Ex-roommate of Facebook founder becomes rabbi in Israel
When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was launching a social media revolution 12 years ago, one of his suitemates at Harvard University was pursuing a different status: becoming a rabbi in Israel ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Mark Zuckerberg Judaism Facebook Israel Dustin Moskovitz Harvard University Torah Rabbi
Facebook reverses decision on 'Napalm girl' photo
Social media giant reverses decision to censor iconic Vietnam War image in face of mounting public criticism.
12719 points by Al Jazeera English | Facebook Napalm Mark Zuckerberg Phan Thị Kim Phúc Social media Dustin Moskovitz Social information processing Prime minister
Facebook co-founder pledges $20M against Trump
Dustin Moskovitz says the GOP nominee runs a campaign 'built on fear and hostility.'         
13239 points by Arizona Republic | Hillary Rodham Clinton Dustin Moskovitz Bill Clinton United States Senate John McCain Democratic Party Giving Donation
Facebook co-founder pledges $20M to defeat Trump
Dustin Moskovitz says the GOP nominee runs a campaign 'built on fear and hostility.'         
13239 points by Arizona Republic | Hillary Rodham Clinton Dustin Moskovitz Bill Clinton United States Senate John McCain Democratic Party Giving Donation
Zuckerberg slammed after Facebook censors posts

2 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Dustin Moskovitz Social media
Facebook reverses position on censoring Vietnam War photo
Facebook Inc. has reversed its decision to remove Nick Ut’s famous “napalm girl” photo from the Vietnam War after an attack from the Norwegian prime minister, who said the photo “shaped world history.”
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Facebook Napalm Phan Thị Kim Phúc Mark Zuckerberg Nick Ut Prime minister Dustin Moskovitz Vietnam War
Facebook co-founder pledges $20 million to defeat Donald Trump
Dustin Moskovitz says the GOP nominee runs a campaign 'built on fear and hostility.'       
13239 points by USA Today | Hillary Rodham Clinton Dustin Moskovitz Bill Clinton United States Senate John McCain Democratic Party Giving Donation