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Mark Zuckerberg Islamic State

Politics and social media definitely mix. Donald Trump and Barack Obama have proven that using social media to compel the masses in one direction or another is a valid political dissemination strategy. Just because politics plays on social media doesn’t mean that Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the world’s most powerful social
Violence Against Israelis

This question could be easily reworded as, “Should Facebook take down posts calling for any acts of violence?” The only reason it’s focused on the violence in Israel is because the largest use of social media to promote hatred is directed at the Jewish state and its people.
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The Like button on Facebook has evolved to mean a number of things. Agreement, amusement, empathy, enjoyment, sympathy, and so much more can be expressed by simply hitting the Like button. It’s a way to express any kind of positive response to a post without having to take the time
Social Media President

In a world quickly becoming dominated by selfies, citizen journalists, overnight internet celebrities and viral gaffes, President Barack Obama has quickly learned that if he can’t beat them, he needs to join them. Social media was never his strong suit or anything that held interest for him outside of his
Belgium

For a company so large, fighting regulations around the world can be a daunting task. Facebook has had its share of challenges with their privacy policy in various countries. The latest to give them heartburn: Belgium. EU law is very sensitive to the privacy of its citizens, which can be
Facebook drops Bing in favor of its own search tool

Facebook recently gave its Graph Search feature an update which allowed users to search the social network for specific posts, which enabled people to search for far more than just people. Up until a few days ago, web results were also displayed thanks to Bing, but Facebook has quietly removed
Facebook partners with ABC to create 60-second newscasts on Facebook

In Facebook’s latest attempt to begin courting the media, the social networking giant has announced a partnership with ABC that’ll see the news network film one-minute-long newscasts exclusively for Facebook users. ABC will upload the news highlights, officially called ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, or just Facecast, to
Facebook joins the fight against Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife personally donated $25 million to help fight the Ebola outbreak that’s plaguing the people of West Africa, but now the billionaire is taking things a step further. According to Tech Crunch, Zuckerberg has invited all 1.3 billion users of Facebook to join the fight by
Obama Smiling

The Obama Administration is doing things that will reform the way the NSA and other spy agencies handle our privacy and the privacy of citizens in other countries. According to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, it’s not enough. This declaration comes after meeting with White House staff and other tech leaders.