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Mark Zuckerberg gave the order to kneecap Vine, emails show

The day we are born is the day we begin to die, and the same was true for the beloved but ill-fated app, Vine. Mark Zuckerberg personally made the decision to revoke Vine's ability to connect users to their Facebook friends, a recently published
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Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work: Bain is No. 1; In-N-Out and lululemon Crack the Top 10, Again

If there’s one thing you can take away from Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2019 list, it’s this: You really need to know the criteria that is used to put together any “Best Places to Work” list.  That
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'Frat boy billionaire' Mark Zuckerberg shamed by international lawmakers for not attending hearing

Lawmakers from nine different countries openly mocked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for not attending a hearing in the UK.  On Tuesday, two dozen lawmakers from nine international parliaments convened in London for the inaugural “
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Facebook documents seized by the UK government could end up being published

The UK government has seized documents from a software company as part of an ongoing inquiry into the way Facebook handles its users' data. The documents from Six4Three apparently contain emails between Facebook senior executives including Mark
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Facebook's Definers fall guy was already on his way out

How nice and tidy. Facebook's head of public policy, Elliot Schrage, sent a memo to Facebook employees in which he took the blame for hiring public policy agency Definers. Conveniently enough, this happened after he had already announced he was
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Facebook's former security chief stands up for the social network, calls for change

Facebook's former chief security officer is defending the social network amid the fallout from the New York Times’ bombshell report on the company this past week. Alex Stamos, who was the company’s CSO from 2015 up until the summer of
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Facebook is creating an 'independent body' to review controversial content

Facebook spent much of Thursday attempting to quell the fire caused by the New York Times' report about executive inaction and politicking on Facebook's many crises over the past three years.  It also chose Thursday to publish its latest note
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Mark Zuckerberg: It's 'simply untrue' Facebook hindered Russia investigation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has responded to many of the claims in a lengthy investigation from the New York Times, which claimed the social network's leaders were reluctant to address how Russia manipulated the social network to interfere with the
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Facebook's board says Zuckerberg was too slow to spot Russian interference

Mark Zuckerberg is forced to publicly contend with a new critic today: His very own board. Following the Nov. 14 New York Times bombshell report detailing a host of gross miscalculations and alleged malfeasance at the social media giant both in the
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Facebook defends itself from damning New York Times story, denies it scuttled Russian meddling evidence

In the wake of yesterday’s bombshell New York Times report, Facebook is defending itself from a multitude of allegations that appear in the story. The company is outright denying its reported hesitation to investigate Russian interference on

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