The social media tycoon’s 5,700-word post about the ‘global community’ stokes rumours that another billionaire businessman is planning to run for president
Fuente: The Facebook manifesto: Mark Zuckerberg’s letter to the world looks a lot like politics | Technology | The Guardian
The European commission (EC) has filed charges against Facebook for providing “misleading” information in the run-up to the social network’s acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp after its data-sharing change in August.
Fuente: EU charges Facebook with giving ‘misleading’ information over WhatsApp | Technology | The Guardian
It is crucial for a resilient democracy that we better understand how Google and Facebook are changing the way we think, interact and behave
Fuente: Why it’s dangerous to outsource our critical thinking to computers | Technology | The Guardian
The study found that over the last three months of the election campaign, 20 top-performing false election stories from hoax sites and hyper-partisan blogs generated 8,711,000 shares, reactions, and comments on Facebook, whereas the 20 best-performing election stories from 19 major news websites generated a total of 7,367,000 shares, reactions and comments. In other words, if you run a social networking site, fake news is good for business, even if it’s bad for democracy.
Fuente: A moment of truth for Mark Zuckerberg | John Naughton | Opinion | The Guardian
Facebook has “reached out” to “respected fact-checking organizations” for third-party verification, Zuckerberg said, though he did not provide specifics. He said the company also planned to make reporting false stories easier and to create “better technical systems to detect what people will flag as false before they do it themselves”.
Fuente: Facebook announces new push against fake news after Obama comments | Technology | The Guardian
Facebook is fighting back against US tax authorities, which the social network says are asking for too much information over allegations that the company undervalued assets when it transferred them to Ireland
Fuente: Facebook challenges IRS over information demand
From a hurricane to Brock Turner’s release, a lot happened last week. But Facebook calculated that a celebrity losing some weight was more important
Fuente: A day with Facebook’s trending topics: celebrity birthdays and Pokémon Go | Technology | The Guardian
La semana pasada, Facebook anunció un cambio en su servicio de News Feed, destinado a poner a los seres humanos en contacto con personas parecidas a ellos y con formas de pensar y actuar que les son familiares.
Fuente: El nuevo News Feed personalizado de Facebook no es un avance – El Mostrador
Un estudio de Harvard examina la evolución de la política de privacidad de Facebook y concluye que, en diez años, ha empeorado
Fuente: Facebook: Términos de privacidad: ¿de verdad estuviste de acuerdo con eso? | Tecnología | EL PAÍS