"We hope this update, similar to the ones we've been making recently, will help people navigate Facebook more easily so they can continue to connect with the people, Pages and Groups they log on to see."The redesign comes at a time when Facebook is embroiled in a widening scandal after reports that British data firm Cambridge Analytica had improperly gathered detailed Facebook information on 87 million users, up from a previous estimate of more than 50 million".
While Facebook users can turn off some data collection used for advertising, it can't stop tracking entirely. The hearing of Zuckerberg's testimony exemplified that the proposed ideas from Congress on how to regulate Facebook were not efficient options for the company. On Tuesday, among those who questioned him was Illinois Democratic Sen. "If you messaged anybody this week, would you share with us the names of the people you messaged?"
MARK ZUCKERBERG: "Senator, no, I would probably not choose to do that publicly here". It has pointed out practices of companies like YouTube and Google, apart from Facebook, that are potentially harmful to children.
We've already learned quite a bit from Mark Zuckerberg's grilling on Capitol Hill. This will also likely lead to a reduction in fake news and other information that has been challenging for people to deal with.
The current FTC investigation will look at whether Facebook engaged in "unfair acts" that cause "substantial injury" to consumers. Not all users are outraged by the fact that someone got hold of their data and used it inappropriately.
The company was active during Trump's election, and the UK's European Referendum.
Also on the public bathroom wall, next to the picture of yourself, your friends and family and all that information we just mentioned, would you also tape a list of all your friends, and if they are good friends, and maybe their friends? "But we're silently and quietly, person by person, screen by screen, nudged and manipulated according to our individual vulnerabilities". And Facebook's plan - notifying users whose data were shared and teaching others how to "secure their account and data" - is like shutting the barn door after the horse has bolted.
Kentucky governor says protesting teachers caused hypothetical child to be sexually assaulted
This fall, all 100 seats in the state House are up for re-election and half of the 38 seats in the Senate . The vote was 66-28 in the House and 26-12 in the Senate . "This next budget bill will be better.
"What is important for us as a media house is the ongoing monitoring of how people are using our platform and the proxy of social media of our overall platform to control things like hate speech".
And then there are young children.
"So, Facebook had lacked policies for their app developers".
Zuckerberg squirmed when pressed about a 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that was created to force Facebook to tighten its privacy controls. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is pushing to end the app.
Stressing that social media use was now at a crossroads, the digital marketing consultant said he would support any new regulation since it was "a lot more about transparency". Travel Weekly's 2017 Travel Industry Survey found that of agents who use social media for marketing purposes, 93% use Facebook, far and away leading all other social media platforms in popularity; its closest competitor was LinkedIn, with 37% of agents reporting they use it for business purposes.
Amy Goodman is the host of "Democracy Now!", a daily global TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,400 stations. If democracy is to survive in this courageous new world, mass movements of people will need to organize together to restrain these corporate behemoths and protect our digital commons. She is the co-author, with Denis Moynihan and David Goodman, of "Democracy Now!: 20 Years Covering the Movements Changing America".