Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicMark Zuckerberg

Topic: Mark Zuckerberg

Early instances of harassment in the Metaverse may hinder Mark Zuckerberg’s dreams

Several women including a beta tester have reported incidents of harassment, one was virtually groped by a stranger and another was virtually gang-raped within 60 seconds.

Mark Zuckerberg still has too much control of Facebook

While founders of Microsoft, Alphabet Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. have stepped aside, Zuckerberg who founded Facebook 18 years ago, still controls 58% voting shares & remains chairman.

‘Meta, Metamates, Me’: Zuckerberg lays out new vision for firm’s internal culture in memo

Listing out principles for work at Meta, CEO Zuckerberg said it is now 'a distributed company' and gave a nod to its international nature by continuing to hiring from around the world.

Facebook has probably peaked. And halting its decline could be a tall order for Zuckerberg

With Zuckerberg's long-term inability to build attractive new services in the face of growing competition, a new reality is sinking in: Facebook looks like a company in decline.

Facebook rebranding itself as Meta does not take away its disregard for teens’ mental health

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Facebook doesn’t need to change its name, it should change its algorithms

The metaverse is still very much an idea for the future, and Facebook is trying to use it to put out a forest fire in the present.

Facebook changes name to Meta as it shifts focus to virtual reality

The new name won’t affect how the company uses or shares data, and the corporate structure isn’t changing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said 'the metaverse is the next frontier'.

How Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen left Mark Zuckerberg speechless

In an interview, Haugen, who describes herself as an algorithm-ranking specialist, concluded that underinvestment in safety was baked in at Facebook and virtually impossible to change.

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk’s AI gamble shows why the tech is not ready for prime time

To build good AI, programmers need to spend the vast majority of their time on data — a dull, difficult & therefore neglected work. The result is error-riddled data sets in AI systems.

Facebook is entering an age of uncertainty for its investors

The biggest issues for Facebook revolve around regulation, legislation and litigation. And Zuckerberg's response to a recent row only highlights Facebook problems.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.