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Saturday, October 21, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg
Fake news, Facebook

Facebook Will Roll Out New Tools To Tackle Fake News

Facebook said users will find it easier to flag fake articles on their News Feed as a hoax, and it will work with organizations such as fact-checking website Snopes, ABC News and the Associated Press to check the authenticity of stories.

December 15, 2016
Fake partisan news makes Facebook millions

A Platform For Fake News, Facebook Undermines Our Civic Culture

Though hyper-partisan fake news stories have come from both the left and the right, Facebook entrepreneurs know that the money is in plowing the Trumpian fields. And for all the patriotic memes, foreigners are behind much of the manipulation of the American public.

November 17, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Privacy

Zuckerberg Sides With Apple Over FBI With Backdoor Encryption Policy

Mark Zuckerberg has taken a side in the fight between Apple and the FBI in regards to the on-going issues with the San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook’s phone.

February 22, 2016

What Happens When Private Money Pays For Science?

More and more funding for new research is coming not from government grants, but from private donors who concentrate their investments in a few hand-picked enclaves. And so big private money begets more big private money.

January 7, 2016

19 Nations To Double Their Investment In Renewable Energy

The United States and 18 other nations will pledge Monday to double their investment in renewable energy technology by 2020.

November 29, 2015