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Facebook critics target one thing CEO Mark Zuckerberg won’t cede: Control

Diminishing Zuckerberg’s control over Facebook is almost entirely out of the question. The CEO has almost 60% of the company's vote under a special class of shares.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Ad boycott pressure shows it’s time for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to bend

While Zuckerberg has long been adamant it is not Facebook’s job to be the “arbiter of truth,” there is no better climate, than now, to alter that stance.
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These are the 27 major companies that plan to stop advertising on Facebook

Critics of Facebook Inc. have assailed the social network as failing to adequately police hateful and misleading content on its service.

Campaign to boycott Facebook ads plans to go global, says Reuters report

Stop Hate for Profit has already got more than 160 companies to stop spending on Facebook ads & is now looking to Europe to sign on more.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Unilever, Coke, Honda, Hershey — Growing list of Facebook ad boycotts is hurting Zuckerberg

Companies joined a campaign against Facebook, which has been criticised for failing to adequately police hateful and misleading content on its platform.
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., speaks during the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France

Facebook, under heat for allowing misleading content, will now label all voting related posts

The new policy on voting means Facebook will label future posts from US President Trump, and everyone else, about mail-in ballots or other voting-related issues.

Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 billion as companies boycott Facebook ads

Facebook shares fell 8.3% Friday, the most in three months, after Unilever, one of the world’s largest advertisers, joined other brands in boycotting ads on the platform.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

State facts, not rhetoric: Right wing group slams Zuckerberg over Kapil Mishra speech row

Group of Intellectuals and Academicians has written an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg after he mentioned BJP leader Kapil Mishra’s speech to outline Facebook's hate speech policy.
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Zuckerberg uses Kapil Mishra’s ‘Delhi riots threat’ to outline Facebook’s hate speech policy

Zuckerberg didn't name Kapil Mishra but referred to the BJP leader's threat of vigilante action against CAA protesters, a post taken down by Facebook.
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Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t seem to understand Facebook’s problem with Mark Zuckerberg

Apart from concerns about the Trump posts, Facebook employees complain Zuckerberg operates in a bubble and needs greater diversity among his senior advisers.

On Camera

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends a cabinet meeting Monday | Photo: ANI

Modi govt’s silence on China gave ‘satellite warriors’ a free run. India will rue the damages

If the LAC crisis prolongs, the satellite warriors will only get better at their interpretations and Modi govt's silence will be seen as capitulation or a cover-up.
A screen displays a broadcast of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shakitanka Das inside the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai, India, on Friday, March 27, 2020. The RBI cut interest rates and announced steps to boost liquidity in a stimulus worth 3.2% of gross domestic product to counter the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Some cheer for Indian economy: $500 billion forex reserves, fifth largest in the world

India’s current account is likely to remain in surplus in the April-June period, but a recovery in imports might tilt the balance for the full year.

Defence

File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | By special arrangement

India cautious of China on de-escalation at LAC, both agree on 72-hr observation window

There has not been any actual de-escalation since the third round of meetings between the corps commanders of the two sides Tuesday.
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India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.