Tag Archives: Facebook

Zuckerberg Voices Concern About President Trump’s Actions on Immigration

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke out Friday against President Donald Trump’s proposed changes to the country’s immigration and refugee policies. “We need to keep this country safe, but we should do that by focusing on people who actually pose a threat. Expanding the focus of law enforcement beyond people who are real threats would make…

http://fortune.com/2017/01/27/mark-zuckerberg-immigration-refugees/

How Google and Facebook Have Taken Over the Digital Ad Industry

The good news is that the digital-advertising industry is growing strongly, with revenues up sharply in 2016. The bad news? Virtually all of that growth is going to exactly two companies: Google and Facebook. The latest figures from the Interactive Advertising Bureau show that the third quarter last year was the biggest ever, with a…

http://fortune.com/2017/01/04/google-facebook-ad-industry/

Mark Zuckerberg Finally Admits Facebook Is a Media Company

It was a small step, perhaps, but still a noteworthy one. After months of denying that Facebook is a media company, Mark Zuckerberg admitted in a recent one-on-one interview with his COO, Sheryl Sandberg, that the social network actually is a media company–although not a traditional one. For years, Zuckerberg has argued that Facebook is…

http://fortune.com/2016/12/23/zuckerberg-media-company/

Facebook Adds Live Audio Streams to iOS, Android Apps

After throwing its weight behind live video, Facebook is now expanding to real-time audio streaming: The company added the ability to listen to live audio broadcasts to its iOS and Android apps this week, and is now testing the format with a group of select publishers including the BBC World Service and Harper Collins. Users……

http://variety.com/2016/digital/news/facebook-live-audio-streaming-1201946383/

Here Are 3 Things Mark Zuckerberg Says He Learned About Artificial Intelligence

What if your security camera could not only see who’s at your door, but also identify whether it’s a guest you’re expecting, alert you when they arrive, and let them in? Or how about a speaker system that automatically plays music as your child wakes up? That’s the type of functionality Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg…

http://fortune.com/2016/12/19/mark-zuckerberg-artificial-intelligence/

Facebook’s Oculus Virtual Reality Unit Needs A New Leader

Facebook’s Oculus virtual reality business is looking for a new leader. Brendan Iribe, a co-founder of Oculus, said Tuesday that he is stepping down as Oculus’s CEO and will instead lead the unit’s new personal computer division. Additionally, Iribe wrote that Jon Thomason, who recently joined Oculus from Amazon amzn where he was vice president…

http://fortune.com/2016/12/13/facebooks-oculus-virtual-reality-ceo/

Facebook Workplace Gets More Businesslike

Facebook on Tuesday added a new tool to help companies tie Workplace, its social network for businesses, with other applications that they already use. The move is another sign that Facebook fb , which claims more than 1.1 billion active users of its free social network, wants to branch out from its dependence on advertising…

http://fortune.com/2016/12/06/facebook-workplace-business/

Facebook Hit With Lawsuit Over Alleged Racial Discrimination

Two African-American men filed a federal lawsuit against Facebook last week, citing patterns of discrimination and a series of racist acts that allegedly took place at a company data center in North Carolina. One of the men, Robert Gary, currently works as a maintenance worker and claims he has been paid lower wages and received…

http://fortune.com/2016/11/28/facebook-discrimination-lawsuit/