Mark Zuckerberg shares the first projects he ever coded

The image that hacker Chang Chi-yuan posted for his now-cancelled Facebook livestream.Image: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images Can this hacker really delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook account? A Taiwanese bug bounty-hunter claimed this week that he would delete Mark Zuckerberg’s personal Facebook account and promised to stream the attack live on…

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Facebook prototypes Unsend 6 months after Zuckerberg retracted messages

In April, TechCrunch broke the news that some of Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook messages were deleted from recipients’ inboxes in what some saw as a violation of user trust and abuse of power since Facebook Messenger doesn’t have an Unsend button. The next morning, Facebook suddenly announced that it would actually…

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Mark Zuckerberg used election integrity as a reason to not break up the Facebook monopoly

Here's a reason why Facebook should keep control of Instagram and WhatsApp.Image: BOB AL-GREENE/MASHABLE It’s not hard to understand why Mark Zuckerberg loves the empire-consolidating Augustus Caesar. The 3,300 word note Mark Zuckerberg published Thursday about Facebook’s approach to election interference contained some surprisingly frank insight into why Facebook has…

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Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cambridge Analytica’s name has already been taken down from the wall of the London office it occupied Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal, is shutting down. The firm was accused of improperly obtaining personal information on behalf of…

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