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Mark Zuckerberg gets trashed over Vietnam photo
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg faced a barrage of dislikes Friday from Norway, where the editor of the country’s largest newspaper assailed the social network’s decision to remove an iconic image from the Vietnam War. Espen Egil Hansen, editor of Aftenposten, accused Zuckerberg of “abusing your power” as the “world’s most powerful editor” for censoring the...
15 points by New York Post | Nick Ut Napalm Facebook Norwegian language Phan Thị Kim Phúc Mark Zuckerberg Schibsted Vietnam War
Facebook deletes Norway PM’s post criticizing the company’s censorship of iconic Vietnam photo
Facebook deleted a post by Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg which criticized the social networking service for censoring the iconic ‘Napalm Girl’ photo from the Vietnam War. Read Full Article at RT.com
1899 points by Russia Today | Facebook Nick Ut Phan Thị Kim Phúc Freedom of speech Napalm Mark Zuckerberg Vietnam Censorship
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 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
Norway's PM Solberg attacks Facebook 'censorship' over Vietnam photo
Norway's prime minister joined a campaign by a Norwegian newspaper on Friday accusing Facebook Inc of undue censorship by barring a Vietnam War era news photograph showing a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack.
107 points by | Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Censorship Freedom of speech Nudity Photography Napalm Social media
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
Baltimore County police, prosecutors seek access to Korryn Gaines' private Facebook messages
Police and prosecutors in Baltimore County are seeking Korryn Gaines' private Facebook messages and other account information as part of an investigation into her shooting death by police – a move an attorney for her family says is wrong. Documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun show a county detective...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Mark Zuckerberg Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution Facebook Police Sheriff Criminal Investigation Department United States Law enforcement
The books Goldman Sachs bankers think you should read this fall
Goldman Sachs just published a back-to-school reading list of favorites from managing directors and partners around the globe.
181 points by The Denver Post | Mark Zuckerberg Goldman Sachs Investment banks Facebook Managing director Henry Paulson Marcus Goldman Winston Churchill
Why Pope Francis may be meeting with so many tech CEOs
The Bishop of Rome met with one of the high priests of Silicon Valley last week.
87 points by The Denver Post | Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Eric E. Schmidt Pope Google Priscilla Chan Internet Chief executive officer
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
Sheryl Sandberg to corporate America: Lean in on family leave
Facebook exec and 'Lean In' author wants companies to create paid family, family sick and bereavement leaves.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Family Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Extended family Leave Public policy United States Nuclear family
Sheryl Sandberg to corporate America: Your turn to lean in
Facebook exec and 'Lean In' author wants companies to create paid family, family sick and bereavement leaves.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Family Mark Zuckerberg Leave Facebook Extended family United States Public policy Nuclear family
Sheryl Sandberg challenges corporate America to lean in
Facebook exec and Lean In author wants companies to create paid family, family sick and bereavement leaves.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Family Mark Zuckerberg Leave Facebook Extended family United States Public policy Nuclear family
Facebook's Oculus to pay $500mn in virtual reality case
A US court has ordered the Facebook-owned company Oculus to pay half a billion dollars compensation after finding they unlawfully used virtual reality technology of video game developer ZeniMax. Read Full Article at RT.com
359 points by Russia Today | Mark Zuckerberg Id Software Injunction Virtual reality John D. Carmack Chief Technology Officer of the United States Commander Keen English-language films
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
Facebook boosts efforts to 'do good' with new tools
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is offering new tools for charity fundraising, for marking yourself safe during a crisis and for helping others — or asking for help — after a natural disaster.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Social network service The Social Network Crisis Renting Social network Door
Obama Chimes in on Fake News Phenomenon, Warns It Could Weaken Democracy
Obama used appearances in Germany to chime in on the controversy around fake news on Facebook and other social media platforms, linking the phenomenon to low voter turnout. “In the United States, if 43 percent of eligible voters do not vote, then democracy is weakened,” Obama said during a joint appearance with German Chancellor Angela... Read more »
116 points by Variety | Voter turnout Mark Zuckerberg Voting Angela Merkel Facebook Chancellor of Germany Democracy Social media
Fake news threatens democracy, Obama says
President Obama takes on 'active misinformation' during discussion of election results.       
-2 points by USA Today | United States Mark Zuckerberg Angela Merkel Hillary Rodham Clinton Facebook Barack Obama Chancellor of Germany Democratic Party
Facebook's problem is more complicated than fake news
R. Kelly Garrett, Ohio State University In the wake of Donald Trump's victory, many questions have been raised about Facebook's role in the promotion of inaccurate and highly partisan information.
13 points by UPI | Facebook Sociology Mark Zuckerberg 2016 Social network Social media Social information processing Leap year starting on Friday
Having Google and Facebook censor content is no way to stop fake news
As if the avalanche of misleading political advertisements weren’t bad enough, Internet users were subjected this year to a surge in supposed news stories about the presidential race that were even less truthful — in fact, much less truthful — than the 30-second spots aired by Donald Trump and...
246 points by Los Angeles Times | Mark Zuckerberg Mass media Google News broadcasting Social media Hillary Rodham Clinton Facebook Web search engine
Facebook timeout? Some say they need a break
Some members of Facebook Nation are taking time after a contentions election.         
11044 points by Arizona Republic | Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Twitter Sociology Elections President of the United States United States Social network service
‘Dangerous’: Don’t rely on Facebook as your sole source of news, says Edward Snowden
Ex-CIA employee turned whistleblower Edward Snowden explained why he thinks it’s very dangerous to rely on Facebook as your only source of news and information while speaking via BeamBot at Fusion’s Real Future Fair conference in Oakland, California. Read Full Article at RT.com
7307 points by Russia Today | Mark Zuckerberg Voting First-mover advantage Facebook Democracy Donald Trump Election Google
Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan to spend $3B to cure disease
The goal is to prevent, cure or manage disease 'within our children's lifetime,' the couple said.         
21447 points by Arizona Republic | Infectious disease Disease Cancer Infection Epidemiology Medicine Mark Zuckerberg Bill Gates
National Briefs: Detroit man kills family, calls 911
DETROIT — A man is in police custody after authorities said he asphyxiated his two young children in a car at their Dearborn Heights, Mich., home, shot and killed his two stepchildren and slashed and shot his wife early Wednesday.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | ExxonMobil Mobil New Jersey Facebook Mark Zuckerberg United States Priscilla Chan Exxon Valdez oil spill
Zuckerberg, Chan to spend $3B to cure disease
The goal is to prevent, cure or manage disease 'within our children's lifetime,' the couple said.         
21447 points by Arizona Republic | Infectious disease Disease Cancer Infection Epidemiology Medicine Mark Zuckerberg Bill Gates
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
Chan, Zuckerberg's $3B disease fight

28138 points by CNN | Mark Zuckerberg Dow Jones Industrial Average Dow Jones & Company Dow Jones Indexes Trademark Charles Dow Edward Jones Facebook
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
Correction: Norway-Facebook-Napalm Girl story
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — In a Sept. 9 story about Facebook allowing postings of a 1972 photo of a naked, screaming girl after a napalm attack in Vietnam, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the social media site often automatically removes photos if enough people report objections. Facebook says that if content does not violate its standards, it will remain on the site regardless of the number of reports.A corrected version of the story is below:Facebook allows postings of 'napalm girl' photo after debate
-1 points by Boston Herald | Associated Press Phan Thị Kim Phúc Napalm Mark Zuckerberg Nick Ut Bowl Championship Series Nudity Vietnam War
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 U-turn: Social network backtracks on ‘Napalm girl’ photo censorship
Facebook has reversed its decision to block the famous image showing a naked girl suffering from a South Vietnamese napalm attack, after the network was accused of censorship around the world. Read Full Article at RT.com
701 points by Russia Today | Mark Zuckerberg Censorship Facebook Napalm Social network Freedom of speech Phan Thị Kim Phúc Sociology
Facebook allows postings of ‘napalm girl’ photo after debate
Facebook on Friday reversed its decision to remove postings of an iconic 1972 image of a naked, screaming girl running from a napalm attack in Vietnam, after a Norwegian revolt against the tech giant.
5 points by The Denver Post | Associated Press Mark Zuckerberg Bowl Championship Series News agency Associated Press Television News Rockefeller Center Photography Phan Thị Kim Phúc
San Quentin coders get visit from White House
Valerie Jarrett praised the Last Mile for taking inmates from prison cells to paying jobs.         
445 points by Arizona Republic | Recidivism Penology Prison Criminal justice Mark Zuckerberg Incarceration Punishment Corrections
Facebook allows postings of 'napalm girl' photo after debate
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Facebook on Friday reversed its decision to remove postings of an iconic 1972 image of a naked, screaming girl running from a napalm attack in Vietnam, after a Norwegian revolt against the tech giant.Protests in Norway started last month after Facebook deleted the Pulitzer Prize-winning image by Associated Press photographer Nick Ut from a Norwegian author's page, saying it violated its rules on nudity.The revolt escalated on Friday when Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg posted the image on her profile and Facebook deleted that too.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Associated Press Mark Zuckerberg Bowl Championship Series Napalm Photography Phan Thị Kim Phúc Associated Press Television News News agency
Facebook allows ‘napalm girl’ photo after debate
Facebook on Friday reversed its decision to remove postings of an iconic 1972 image of a naked, screaming girl        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Associated Press Mark Zuckerberg Phan Thị Kim Phúc Photography Napalm Facebook Nudity Social media
Zuckerberg slammed after Facebook censors posts

2 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Dustin Moskovitz Social media
Facebook reverses decision to remove iconic Vietnam photo
Facing a backlash in Norway over its decision to delete an historic Vietnam War image for violating its rules on nudity, the social media giant agreed Friday to allow the photo of a naked girl fleeing in agony from a napalm attack to be posted. “Because of its status as an iconic image of historical...
260 points by New York Post | Facebook Napalm Nick Ut Phan Thị Kim Phúc Censorship Freedom of speech Vietnam War Mark Zuckerberg
In reversal, Facebook allowing posting of iconic napalm photo
A Norwegian revolt against Facebook's nude photo restrictions had previously escalated Friday as the prime minister posted the photo.
34 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Associated Press Mark Zuckerberg Nudity Napalm Photography Phan Thị Kim Phúc Nick Ut Facebook
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
Norway takes on Facebook in battle over deletion of 'napalm girl' image
A Norwegian revolt against Facebook's nude-photo restrictions escalated Friday as the prime minister posted an iconic 1972 image of a naked, screaming girl running from a napalm attack, and the social media network promptly deleted it. Politicians of all stripes, journalists and regular Norwegians...
1311 points by Los Angeles Times | Mark Zuckerberg Associated Press Facebook Phan Thị Kim Phúc Napalm Nudity Photography Prime minister
Move over Koch bros: Facebook co-founder pledges $20mn to Dems
A Facebook co-founder has become the third biggest donor of the 2016 campaign, pledging $20 million to the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton and other Democratic Party efforts. Donation data show Clinton is a clear favorite of US billionaires. Read Full Article at RT.com
816 points by Russia Today | Democratic Party United States House of Representatives Mark Zuckerberg John McCain United States Senate Republican Party Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton
Facebook under fire for censoring Vietnam War photo
Nick Ut’s most famous photograph — the image of 9-year-old Kim Phuc running from napalm — defined the horrors of the Vietnam War.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Facebook Prime minister Mark Zuckerberg Vietnam War Napalm Censorship Freedom of speech Phan Thị Kim Phúc