Mark Zuckerberg

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...

Mark Zuckerberg Did A Facebook Live Q&A And He Got Trolled

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a Q&A session live on his page on Tuesday, answering a range of user-submitted questions over the course...

Trump Gets Unsubtle Warning From Zuckerberg For Choosing 'Hate Over Fear'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK

Mark Zuckerberg has issued a thinly veiled attack on Donald Trump as he opened Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference today. The Internet entrepr...

Facebook Has A Problem With Scunthorpe And People Are Up In Arms

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook's algorithm has a problem with Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire. Look closely enough and you'll find an offensive word hidden in the town's name. ...

The Brussels Attack Proves an Important Point About Our Relationship With Facebook

Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.03.2016 | UK Tech
Nitya Rajan

For brief moment in time, Tuesday's tragedy reminded us what it would be like to live in a world without Zuckerberg's creation all because the platform was a little late in switching on its Safety Check feature. Until something better comes along, we've got to admit that our relationship with Facebook is probably closer to love than "like."

Facebook Employees Replaced Black Lives Matter With A 'Toxic' Slogan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook employees who defaced the black lives matter slogan on the company's signature wall, have received a stern warning from Mark Zuckerberg. I...

Mark Zuckerberg Responded To Kanye West But You Probably Missed It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg has responded to Kanye West's ask for money in the most subtle way possible. The father of Facebook appeared to issue an indirect m...

Kanye Out-Kanyes Himself With Mark Zuckerberg Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Kanye West has penned another string of erratic posts on his Twitter page, in a new saga that name-drops the Grammys, Walt Disney and Facebook creator...

Mark Zuckerberg Posts Adorable Photo Of Baby Max's First Swim

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Parents

Mark Zuckerberg has shared yet another adorable photo of his daughter and this time, she's in the swimming pool. The Facebook CEO was also feature...

Zuckerberg Vaccination Post Draws Ire Of Conspiracy Theorists

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.01.2016 | UK

Mark Zuckerberg drew the ire of conspiracy theorists on Saturday after the Facebook chief posted a picture of his daughter, Max, noting: “Doctor's v...

Mark Zuckerberg Gave The Most Feminist Response To Woman's Dating Dilemma

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Mark Zuckerberg earned some serious feminist brownie points this weekend for using his platform to inspire women in STEM. On Sunday, the Facebook f...

Everyone Stop Sharing This Facebook Post, Zuckerberg Won't Make You Rich

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Tech

We've got some bad news, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn't going to make a complete stranger filthy rich. While to many of us this might not come ...

Star Wars Fan Mark Zuckerberg Proves His Daughter Is Really A Jedi

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

Ever since Mark Zuckerberg became a parent, he has been flooding his timeline with images of his daughter baby Max. Naturally. On Thursday however,...

Power, Pay Gaps and Ellen Pao: Lessons From a Year in Women's Leadership

Neela Bettridge | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK
Neela Bettridge

It seems fitting that this was the year the movie Suffragette came out. It was a reminder of how far women have travelled in their bid for equal right...

Birth Of First Child Prompts Zuckerberg To Pledge To Give All His Wealth To Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK

Mark Zuckerberg welcomed his first child into the world on Tuesday with a post on Facebook pledging to give 99 percent of his enormous wealth to chari...

New Dads Will Now Get Four Months Paid Leave At Facebook

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Parents

Facebook has announced a new extended parental leave policy, meaning new fathers will now get four months of paid leave. The global policy, which w...

Facebook Criticised For 'Prioritising' West For Safety Check In Paris But Not Beirut

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

Facebook has come under scrutiny for activating a 'safety check' after the Paris terror attacks, but promoting no similar action after explosions in B...