Mark Zuckerberg

Here's The Moment A Young Mark Zuckerberg Discovered He Got Into Harvard

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Tech

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg has uploaded a rare insight into his life before he became one of the wealthiest human beings on the planet. ...

Should Tech Companies Police The Internet?

Ran Berger | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Tech
Ran Berger

The German government has gone as far as announcing that fines of up to €50m will be imposed on social networks that fail to delete hate speech or fake news, expressing concerns that illegal content was not being taken down quickly enough.

Facebook Will Hire 3,000 More Staff To Monitor Violent Facebook Live Videos

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Tech

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that the social network will hire 3,000 new staff to review its video content. In a statement made ...

This Is How Facebook's Audacious Plan For Brain-Powered Tech Will Work

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Tech

Earlier this week, Mark Zuckerberg confirmed reports that Facebook is building a system to let people communicate using only their minds. Now, Regina ...

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Is Building A Brain Interface To Make Telepathy A Reality

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Tech

Facebook is developing a mind-reading system to let people communicate through their thoughts alone, its founder Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed. Speaki...

How Facebook Will Win The War Against Fake News

Tom Edwards | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Tech
Tom Edwards

One thing is for sure - Facebook has a huge investment in trust. And while the search for engagement sometimes pushes towards maximum engagement at the expense of all else - they'll know that becoming known simply as bullshit merchants is very bad for business. So Zuckerberg and co will be working incredibly hard to be as reliable and truthful as possible. I expect them to come out on top.

Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan Are Expecting A Second Baby After 'Difficult Experience'

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Parents

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have revealed they are expecting their second child. The couple already have one daughter, M...

10 Signs Mark Zuckerberg Is Trying To Become The Next President

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK

Is Mark Zuckerberg planning to run for president in 2020? The Facebook founder has sparked further rumours of a potential bid for the White House by ...

Facebook Might Finally Launch A Dislike Button, But There's A Catch

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Tech

It’s the most popular Facebook feature that has never existed. For years, users have been calling on the company to introduce a dislike button, but ...

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Use AI To Track Down Terrorists On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook is in the process of developing AI software that will allow quicker identification of terrorists, suicide ...

March Into Tech - The Battle For Equality Will Be Fought In Code

Lucy Ward | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech
Lucy Ward

The last couple of weeks in global politics proves that the average woman still has to fight for her right to be heard. Hundreds and thousands of wome...

The Rise Of Relationship Contracts

Mairead Molloy | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mairead Molloy

People first started taking relationship contracts seriously when Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan advocated this approach. They in fact went on to wed at an event in 2012 where guests apparently were told they were invited to a surprise graduation ceremony.

The Oxfam Inequality Report Is Telling The Wrong Story

Sam Dumitriu | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK
Sam Dumitriu

Oxfam blame Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg's big bank accounts for everything from Brexit to Trump. They argue that increasing returns to those at the top is to blame for poverty at the bottom. And that we must fundamentally change our economic model to fix this. But it couldn't be further from the truth.

Mark Zuckerberg Reveals Which Celebrity Is The Voice Of His AI Butler 'Jarvis'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been building himself an artificial intelligence in his spare time, because of course he has. It’s called Jarvis an...

Mark Zuckerberg Built Himself A Personal AI Assistant Called Jarvis

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech

Each year, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, sets himself an ambitious task for the twelve months ahead. In recent years, he has committed...

Mark Zuckerberg Shares Facebook Video Of Daughter's First Steps With A Difference

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Parents

Mark Zuckerberg documented his daughter’s first steps in the only way he knew how - using the latest tech on Facebook. In what could be the start of...

Mark Zuckerberg Has Finally Revealed How Facebook Will Tackle Fake News

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg has outlined new measures to curb fake news on Facebook. The announcement comes after the site’s CEO was criticised for dismissing a...

When Our News Has Become An Algorithm, How Can We Know What Is True?

Ryan Browne | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Tech
Ryan Browne

It sounds like a posthuman dystopian nightmare - that the technology which we use on a daily basis is spreading misinformation as fact, lies as truth. Whilst the reality might not be as dramatic as this, it is true that the Information Age seems to lack safeguards for accurate information in the world of big data, social networks and online news.

Question Your News Sources - It's Never Been More Important

Josh Smith | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Tech
Josh Smith

People need to understand the role their likes and shares play in generating the content they see, and remember that, at the root of all this, the platforms they use are private companies who depend on activity to survive.

Facebook Apologises After Accidentally 'Killing Off' Users, Including Mark Zuckerberg

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.11.2016 | UK

Facebook has apologised following a “terrible error” which led to users, including founder Mark Zuckerberg, being declared dead on the site due to...

Are UK Universities Scuppering Our Chances Of Creating The Next Zuckerberg?

Joe Sekhon | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Tech
Joe Sekhon

So what's the solution? How can we compete with the US? For me, it's simple enough: UK universities have to put IP education at the top of their enterprise agenda. One way to do this potentially, is to establish a network of IP advice/information centres at each university delivering a nationwide service with uniform standards across the UK.

Zuckerberg And Chan's £2.3bn Plan To Cure Every Disease By 2100

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged an initial $3bn (£2.3bn) to cure, prevent or manage every disease by 2100. In an announcemen...

Facebook Removes Iconic Picture Of Fleeing Napalm Girl Over Nudity

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Facebook backed down Friday afternoon and said it would allow the photo to appear on the social network Facebook has removed an iconic pictur...

Is Social Media De-Humanising Our Reaction To Crises?

Josh Spencer | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Tech
Josh Spencer

Undoubtedly, social media has led to some incredible actions for aid and helping people in need across the planet. But while social media has improved awareness, it hasn't necessarily improved how we think about and react to crises.

Facebook Is About To Show You Adverts, Even If You Use An Ad Blocker

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Tech

Ad Blocking will no longer work on Facebook after new updates by the social network override the software. For the first time Facebook will soon start...