CNN: Civil rights groups invited to Zuckerberg’s home slam Facebook’s ‘lackluster response’

CNN: Civil rights groups invited to Zuckerberg’s home slam Facebook’s ‘lackluster response’. “Facebook’s policies on political ads are being criticized yet again, with several civil rights leaders recently invited to CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s home slamming what they say is a ‘lackluster response’ to their concerns.”

The Guardian: Defiant Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook policy to allow false ads

The Guardian: Defiant Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook policy to allow false ads. “Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has defended the company’s decision to not take down political advertising that contains false information – and compared the alternative to censorship.”

New York Times: Why Everyone Is Angry at Facebook Over Its Political Ads Policy

New York Times: Why Everyone Is Angry at Facebook Over Its Political Ads Policy. “After Google announced restrictions on political advertising this week, campaign strategists in Washington quickly turned their attention to a different company: Facebook.”

NBC News: Trump hosted Zuckerberg for undisclosed dinner at the White House in October

NBC News: Trump hosted Zuckerberg for undisclosed dinner at the White House in October. “President Donald Trump hosted a previously undisclosed dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook board member Peter Thiel at the White House in October, the company told NBC News on Wednesday.”

BuzzFeed News: Before Mark Zuckerberg Tried To Kill TikTok, He Wanted To Own It

BuzzFeed News: Before Mark Zuckerberg Tried To Kill TikTok, He Wanted To Own It. “As Facebook’s chief wooed the Chinese government publicly with demonstrations of deference and appeasement, he was quietly working to close an acquisition deal with a Shanghai-based startup that, had it been consummated, would have reshaped the social media landscape as much as the social network’s purchase of Instagram or WhatsApp had. Zuckerberg wanted Musical.ly, a Chinese lip-synching app that was popular among American teens and, according to three people familiar with the conversations, Facebook spent much of the second half of 2016 trying to make that happen.”

NBC News: Facebook’s Zuckerberg holds line on political ads, but microtargeting could change

NBC News: Facebook’s Zuckerberg holds line on political ads, but microtargeting could change. “Zuckerberg has said repeatedly that he does not think technology companies should be in the position of determining what is true and what is false in candidates’ ads. Facebook could find a middle ground in limiting how political campaigns use the company’s advertising platform, in particular limiting the ability to show ads to particular groups of people, a practice known as microtargeting.”

NBC News: Leaked documents show Facebook leveraged user data to fight rivals and help friends

NBC News: Leaked documents show Facebook leveraged user data to fight rivals and help friends. “A cache of leaked Facebook documents shows how the company’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip. The documents were obtained and are being published by NBC News.”