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Facebook parent company Meta is worth less than Home Depot today

November 14th, 2022

Here’s just one example of the financial impact of the malaise that Facebook parent company Meta finds itself mired in these days. As of mid-day on Monday, November 14, Meta’s stock price has fallen so precipitously — pulling the market cap of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s empire down with it — that the company behind the …

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Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to kill the iPhone: Meta’s AR glasses

April 14th, 2022

It’s no secret that Mark Zuckerberg hates the hold that mobile operating systems have over its platform, especially Apple’s iPhone. We already know that the CEO of Facebook (now called Meta) wants to deliver a killing blow to the iPhone with the help of augmented reality (AR) glasses. AR glasses wouldn’t need to be paired …

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Mark Zuckerberg is about to ruin Facebook for the last group of people who don’t hate it yet

October 25th, 2021

The document dump that Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen supplied to a consortium of news publishers, which began publishing a flurry of stories derived from the documents on Monday, revealed, among other things, that Facebook’s leadership has identified a new existential threat to the social networking giant: Old people. More specifically, the users who remain — …

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Facebook might change its company name, but what about its platform?

October 20th, 2021

The world didn’t need a Facebook whistleblower to realize how toxic Facebook is. But that’s what Frances Haugen did in the past few weeks. The former Facebook employee leaked internal documents that show Facebook was aware of how unsafe its social products can be, including Facebook and Instagram. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg only reacted publicly …

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Mark Zuckerberg finally reacts to Facebook whistleblower’s claims

October 6th, 2021

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified on Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Haugen’s testimony came after a few tumultuous weeks for Facebook. The whistleblower worked with The Wall Street Journal to expose Facebook’s knowledge of the kind of harmful content on its platform can do to Facebook customers. Haugen then appeared …

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Here’s why some Facebook employees are calling Tim Cook a hypocrite

April 27th, 2021

In the lead-up to Monday’s arrival of the long-awaited iOS 14.5 — the new version of Apple’s mobile operating software that strikes a blow against the creepy user tracking underpinning Facebook’s business model — there was a particular dynamic that consistently dominated much of the press coverage. Things tended to be put in pretty binary …

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iOS 14.5: Mark Zuckerberg’s nightmare has arrived, thanks to Tim Cook

April 26th, 2021

Today is the day that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been dreading for more than a year, possibly even extending back to a private encounter he had with Apple CEO Tim Cook back in July 2019 at the annual Allen & Company investment bank conference that’s regularly attended by America’s corporate elite. The arrival on …