WATCH: Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s political ad policies

2019-10-18 11:56

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.

Facebook CEO eases tensions but lawmakers press on privacy rules

2019-09-22 16:00

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's Washington charm offensive appeared to ease tensions between the social media giant and US lawmakers critical of its business practices.

Is a $5bn fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement?

2019-07-25 05:14

US regulators are expected to unveil a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the social network.

Unhappy Facebook investors seek to confront Zuckerberg, board

2019-05-28 23:00

Facebook shareholders want Mark Zuckerberg to have less power.

Zuckerberg 'optimistic' on regulation after Macron meeting

2019-05-11 13:59

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he was 'encouraged' and 'optimistic' about the regulatory framework being suggested by France.

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes calls for company breakup

2019-05-09 21:19

Chris Hughes, who co-founded Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg from their Harvard dorm room, said the company has become too powerful and influential and should be broken up.

Zuckerberg adds $4.5bn to fortune as Facebook shares surge

2019-04-25 18:17

After declining about $20bn in 2018, Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune is bouncing back.

Zuckerberg's bad week gets worse with live-streamed shooting

2019-03-16 12:59

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has had a very bad week, even in the context of a very bad year.

'We don't sell people's data,' says Facebook's Zuckerberg

2019-01-25 10:32

Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday renewed his defense of the social network's business, arguing that targeting ads based on interests was different from selling people's data.

This is how much money the world's richest people lost this year

2018-12-22 11:08

A year of market turmoil saw the world's richest people - from Jeff Bezos to Mark Zuckerberg - lose a staggering $511bn, or over R7.4trn.


US, UK officials call on Facebook to slow down end-to-end encryption plans

2019-10-04 15:00

Facebook should stop its plans for end-to-end encryption in messaging until governments can ensure lawful access to user communications, according to a joint letter by US, UK and Australian officials.

Zuckerberg meets Trump, senators; nixes breaking up Facebook

2019-09-20 14:56

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission to Washington, where he rejected calls to break up the world's biggest social network.

Facebook rallies as analysts praise 'watershed' crypto move

2019-06-18 17:22

Facebook shares rallied on Tuesday after the company unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency, a move that analysts saw as a potentially major new profit stream.

Why Dr. Evil would love Facebook’s 'GlobalCoin'

2019-05-25 17:57

Unlike Bitcoin, Facebook’s aim is not to bring down the established financial system, but to co-opt it, writes Bloomberg's Lionel Laurent.

Zuckerberg says 'optimistic' on French regulatory plans after Macron meeting

2019-05-10 19:10

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said he was "encouraged" and "optimistic" about the regulatory framework being suggested by France for the social media giant and other online platforms, after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused'

2019-04-30 21:10

Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network.

WATCH: Zuckerberg wants more regulation, here's why

2019-04-02 21:02

It's not often companies call for regulation on their own industry, but Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did just that.

Facebook will 'evolve' to focus on private, encrypted communication, says Zuckerberg

2019-03-07 12:19

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the future of his company’s product development will be focused on private, ephemeral and encrypted communication, a striking change for the social network that built its business on open sharing.

Here are the world's biggest billionaire winners, losers of 2018

2018-12-31 12:23

The markets may be tanking, but that hasn’t stopped plenty of mega-fortunes from being unearthed in 2018.

UPDATE: Facebook buildings evacuated after bomb threat - all staff safe

2018-12-12 06:44

Facebook buildings in the Silicon Valley town of Menlo Park were evacuated after a bomb threat.

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