In an interview with Recode published on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg got into the subject of "fake news." It didn't go well.
"As abhorrent as some of this content can be, I do think that it gets…down to this principle of giving people a voice," Zuckerberg said, adding that Facebook's guidelines of removing something from the platform are "if it’s going to result in real harm, real physical harm, or if you’re attacking individuals, then that content shouldn’t be on the platform." From there, the interviewer pushes him, asking, "'Sandy Hook… >> Read More
There's a bit of an uproar happening over Mark Zuckerberg in San Francisco, but it has nothing to do with Russian ads on Facebook or data breaches.
Rather, nurses are protesting over the name…change at the former San Francisco General Hospital, which was renamed the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center in 2015. The 34-year-old Facebook CEO and his pediatrician wife, Chan, gave $75 million to the hospital. As SFGate reported back then, "hospital officials believe it is the largest single private gift… >> Read More
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which is comprised of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, just announced that it will support six causes backed by grassroots movements. One…includes Rise, a nonprofit organization founded by sexual assault survivor Amanda Nguyen, who worked to pass the Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights federally. The couple is supporting sexual assault awareness, which is somehow still a controversial topic in 2017 thanks to recent moves by the Department of Education. Many women and LGBTQ people suffer alone. This… >> Read More
Mark Zuckerberg may just have become one of the most public Jewish dads ever. In the past, Zuckerberg wasn't all that outspoken about his Jewish identity, not to mention being a dad who is raising…his kids in a Jewish interfaith family with his wife, Priscilla Chan. But on Facebook this past weekend, the Facebook founder posted photos of Max with a Kiddush cup, celebrating Shabbat: "For shabbat tonight, we gave Max a kiddush cup that has been in our family for almost 100 years. Her great-great-grandfather Max got it… >> Read More
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and dad of two, recently spoke out about the Trump administration's decision to end the immigration protection of DACA (also referred to as the DREAM Act)--and his…words are bold and very much needed. While Zuckerberg is definitely a complicated, complex figure in his own right (he is the founder of a social media network that can't always be described as completely positive), his words mean something--and have a huge reach. He spoke in favor of the 800,000 people affected known as… >> Read More