Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

2018-07-20 11:50

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has clarified a comment that seemed to give Holocaust deniers the benefit of the doubt, highlighting Facebook's unease with policing conspiracy theories.

Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

2018-07-19 14:52

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive", he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

Facebook, Google 'manipulate' users to share data despite EU law - study

2018-06-27 07:25

Facebook and Google are pushing users to share private information by offering "invasive" and limited default options despite new EU data protection laws, according to a study.

Facebook scandal not isolated case, UK privacy chief warns

2018-06-05 04:45

Facebook's privacy missteps could be mirrored across other online platforms, according to a warning to European Union lawmakers from the head of a British data-protection watchdog.

Zuckerberg tells EU he's 'sorry' for Facebook's privacy missteps

2018-05-22 20:06

Mark Zuckerberg has repeated to the the EU that Facebook didn’t take a broad enough view of its responsibility for user data, fake news and foreign interference in elections and that he is sorry for that.

Live stream for Zuckerberg's European hearing over privacy scandal

2018-05-21 22:33

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to the European Parliament on the Cambridge Analytica scandal will be broadcast live online on Tuesday.

Facebook says more South Africans affected by data leak

2018-04-19 13:57

The social media giant has upped the numbers of South African possibly affected by a data leak from 59 777 to 96 134, as it faces worldwide scrutiny over how it deals with privacy and security.

EU says 'thanks Mr Zuckerberg' for highlighting new data rules

2018-04-12 05:17

The European Union has thanked Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg for highlighting the bloc's tough new data protection rules after he said the social media giant planned to follow them during grilling by US lawmakers.

Facebook sends privacy alerts to affected users

2018-04-11 12:54

Facebook has begun alerting some users that their data was swept up in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal.

Facebook investigating every app - Zuckerberg

2018-04-10 12:42

CEO Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook hasn't done enough to prevent its tools from being used for harm, and says "thousands of people" will be hired to ensure it isn't exploited in future.


Zuckerberg clarifies stance on policy for Holocaust deniers

2018-07-19 21:57

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media.

WATCH: Why Mark Zuckerberg's 'disguise' was fake and simply disrespectful

2018-07-18 09:34

When the T-shirt CEO dons a suit, something has to be wrong. DRESSCODE Gerhard Elfers shows why Mark Zuckerberg's contrite appearance before US Congress was simply disrespectful.

Instagram estimated to be worth over $100bn

2018-06-26 05:30

The photo-sharing platform is estimated to be worth more than $100bn, if it were a stand-alone company, marking a 100-fold return for the app purchased in 2012 by Facebook.

Facebook, Twitter tighten rules for political ads

2018-05-25 10:31

Twitter announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook says it began implementing a policy requiring labelling and verification of identities of those paying for political messages.

Zuckerberg to tout Facebook European investment in testimony

2018-05-22 16:20

The tech giant's boss will tout his company's investment in Europe and again take responsibility for privacy failures when he appears before the EU Parliament, according to excerpts form his testimony.

WhatsApp CEO, co-founder to leave Facebook

2018-05-01 12:50

WhatsApp founder and Chief Executive Officer Jan Koum is leaving Facebook, Bloomberg reports.

Viral memes of Mark Zuckerberg have Twitter users entertained

2018-04-13 12:22

Amid Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony about its data privacy scandal, Twitter users ironically had a meme-fest with his awkward and robotic facial expression.

How Zuckerberg planned to rebut questions about Facebook breakup

2018-04-11 19:00

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had been prepared to cite competition with China if asked whether the social-media giant should be broken up, according to a photograph of internal notes.

Zuckerberg hearings presage end of `move fast, break things' era

2018-04-10 14:37

Mark Zuckerberg has a well-worn strategy for fixing Facebook flaws. The company launches products, people complain, and then it decides if there’s anything it should change once the furore gets loud enough, writes Bloomberg's Sarah Frier.

Facebook problems ‘my mistake’ - Zuckerberg

2018-04-09 21:00

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, in prepared testimony for the US House of Representatives, says all of Facebook’s problems are his mistake.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.