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Clubhouse Announces That Its App Will Be Available on Android Worldwide by Friday

Faced with plummeting app downloads on iOS in recent months, Clubhouse has one thing to say: Hello, Android. Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Elon Musk, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Linkedin, Tesla, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Software

Mark Zuckerberg's existential product crisis

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Facebook's product painsTech VCs "go direct"Amazon's "hire to fire" system Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. This week: Mark Zuckerberg's existential product crisis Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Steve Jobs famously said Apple makes products that consumers don't know they want. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ...
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Mark Zuckerberg turns 37 on Friday. Here's a look into the life, career, and controversies surrounding the billionaire Facebook CEO.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. David Ramos/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg celebrates his 37th birthday on May 14, 2021. Zuckerberg grew up outside of New York City and dropped out of Harvard after founding Facebook. Today, he's worth $114 billion and has grown Facebook into a social networking behemoth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Through success and controversy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of his gene...
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40% of kids under 13 already use Instagram and some are experiencing abuse and sexual solicitation, a report finds, as the tech giant considers building an Instagram app for kids

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2019. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan The report suggests that kids under 13 are already active on the platforms. As Facebook and Instagram's rules stand now, children under that age are not allowed on the apps. The report comes after 40 state attorneys general urged Facebook to scrap plans for Instagram for kids. See more stories on Insider's business page. Forty-five percent of kids under the age of 13 already use Facebook daily while 40% of children survey...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Federal Trade Commission, Thorn, Zuckerberg, Instagram Instagram, Casey Newton, Forty, Mark Lennihan, Children's Health

Facebook Moderator Says That 'Wellness Coaches' Advise Karaoke and Painting for Traumatized Workers

The Irish Parliament today held a hearing on Facebook’s treatment of subcontracted content moderators—the thousands of people up to their eyeballs in toxic waste in the company basement. Moderators have repeatedly reported over the years that their contract companies hurl them into traumatizing work with little…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Accenture, Reputation Management, Irish Parliament, Cori Crider, Cognizant, Moderator, Gamemaster, Social Information Processing, Moderation System

Instagram for kids – the social media site no one asked for

Facebook has been busy developing a child-friendly social media platform. But why are US lawmakers so unhappy?Name: Instagram for kids.Age: That is very much the question. How old are you? Old enough to be reading this pass notes, I hope. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Family, Instagram, US, Social Media, Parents and parenting

Everyone except Facebook thinks "Instagram for kids" is a bad idea

44 state attorneys general signed a letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg urging him to abandon plans to create an Instagram just for kids. The corrosive mental-health maze of social media remaking children in its quantified, privacy-dissolving, self-objectifying image? Not so great an idea. — Read the rest
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44 Attorneys General Urge Facebook To Stop Plans For An Instagram For Kids

(CNN/CBS13) – Facebook’s plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13 continue to get backlash. On Monday, 44 attorneys general, including Rob Bonta in California, signed a letter addressed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to scrap plans for an Instagram intended for younger users, citing mental health and privacy concerns. The letter comes less than a month after child safety groups and Congress expressed similar concerns. “Use of social media can be detrim...
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40 state attorneys general sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg urging Facebook to abandon plans to build an Instagram app for kids under 13

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images 40 attorneys general are urging Facebook to scrap plans to build an Instagram app for kids under 13. In a letter, the AGs cited Facebook's poor track record of protecting kids online. They also cited research showing how social media harms kids' physical, emotional, and mental health. See more stories on Insider's business page. A group of 40 state attorneys general wrote a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging Fac...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Instagram, Congress, Trends, Social Media, Getty Images, Federal Trade Commission, Youtube Kids, Zuckerberg, Asahi Shimbun, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Children's Health, Tech Insider

Instagram for Kids? Dozens of Attorneys General Urge Facebook to Scrap App Plans

Facebook’s plans to build a version of Instagram aimed at preteen kids is in the political crosshairs of more than 40 state attorneys general — who are asking Mark Zuckerberg to mothball the idea. “It appears that Facebook is not responding to a need, but instead creating one, as this platform appeals primarily to children […]
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Instagram for Kids

Facebook Oversight Board upholds Donald Trump’s suspension from the platform

By Brian Fung | CNN Business Facebook can keep blocking former President Donald Trump from using its platform, the social network’s court-like Oversight Board said Wednesday. The landmark move affirms the company’s decision to suspend Trump in January after the US Capitol riots. However, the board said Facebook must review the decision within six months. The decision also applies to Facebook-owned Instagram where Trump has an account. Trump has almost 60 million followers across Facebook and In...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Politics, Technology, News, Instagram, Supreme Court, California News, Sport, Soccer, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, Harvard Law School, Capitol

For Trump and Facebook, judgment day is around the corner

Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump’s biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it back. Facebook’s Oversight Board, an external Supreme Court-like policy decision making group, will either restore Trump’s Facebook privileges or banish him forever on Wednesday. Whatever happens, it’s a huge moment for Facebook’s nascent experiment in outsourcing hard content moderation calls to an elite group of global thinkers, academics and political f...
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Instagram Realizes It Had a Clubhouse In Its Heart All Along

As more and more social media platforms start cooking up their own Clubhouse clones, Instagram is adding new features to its existing livestreaming service to get in on the voice chat craze. On Thursday, Instagram announced it’s rolling out the option to turn off your audio or video while using Instagram Live.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Linkedin, Software, Facebook Messenger, Computing, Freeware, Operating Systems, Clubhouse, Mobile Applications, Business Finance, Adam Mosseri, Video Software

Instagram Live takes on Clubhouse with options to mute and turn off the video

In addition to Facebook’s Clubhouse competitor built within Messenger Rooms and its experiments with a Clubhouse-like Q&A platform on the web, the company is now leveraging yet another of its largest products to take on the Clubhouse threat: Instagram Live. Today, Instagram announced it’s adding new features that will allow users to mute their microphones and even turn their video off while using Instagram Live. Instagram explains these new features will give hosts more flexibility during their ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Messenger, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Facebook Messenger, Clubhouse, Mobile Applications, Adam Mosseri

Mark Zuckerberg says he smeared himself in sunscreen as a disguise to avoid paparazzi. He failed, and the photo went viral.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Charles Platiau/Reuters Mark Zuckerberg has once again addressed the photo of him surfing with tons of sunscreen on his face. He said in an Instagram Live chat Wednesday that he was trying to disguise himself from paparazzi. "That is just way too much sunscreen. No one needs to be wearing that much sunscreen," Zuckerberg said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday described why he was photographed surfing in Hawaii with ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, California, Trends, Hawaii, Facebook Live, Zuckerberg, Elizabeth, Facebook CEO, Adam Mosseri, Kate Duffy, Mrs Doubtfire New York Post

How Apple's targeting clampdown could reshape advertising

Hi and welcome to the Insider Advertising newsletter, where we break down the big news in advertising and media news, including:Apple's ad targeting changes;Instagram's new creator tools;Edelman's new US CEO Lisa Ross.If you got this newsletter forwarded, sign up for your own here. Apple CEO Tim Cook. Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images Apple targeting controls arrive Apple released its long-awaited software change that, among other things, requ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Advertising, US, Newsletter, Trends, AT&T, Tim Cook, Espn, Edelman, Dan Le Batard, Jason Kilar

Tim Cook told Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook should delete all data it collected after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and he was 'stunned' by the suggestion, report says

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, left, and Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, right. Nick Wass/Associated Press/Apple Apple's Tim Cook and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had an unpleasant meeting in 2019, The NYT reported. They discussed Facebook's user privacy after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg was said to be "stunned" by Cook's proposal to delete any data Facebook had collected. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In 2019, amid a flock of bill...
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Tim Cook reportedly told Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook should delete all data it collected after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and he was 'stunned' by the suggestion

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, right. Nick Wass/Associated Press/Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly had an unpleasant meeting in 2019. They discussed Facebook's user privacy after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the NYT reported. Zuckerberg was said to be "stunned" by Cook's proposed solution to delete any data Facebook had collected. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In 2019, amidst a flock of bi...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Cook, Instagram, Privacy, Trends, Social Media, Data, Whatsapp, Idaho, New York Times, Tim Cook

Facebook is expanding Spotify partnership with new ‘Boombox’ project

Facebook is deepening its relationship with music company Spotify and will allow users to listen to music hosted on Spotify while browsing through its apps as part of a new initiative called “Project Boombox,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Monday. Facebook is building an in-line audio player that will allow users to listen to songs or playlists being shared on the platforms without being externally linked to Spotify’s app or website. Zuckerberg highlighted the feature as another product desi...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Instagram, Mexico, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, Thailand, Computing, The Social Network, Reporter, Operating Systems, Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is being pressured to abandon plans for an Instagram for children. Advocacy groups worry about endless scrolling and body-image shaming.

happydancing/Shutterstock happydancing/Shutterstock Dozens of advocacy groups urged Facebook to drop plans for an Instagram for kids under 13. They said the platform isn't a solution to preventing children from using Instagram. Facebook has said it would be a parent-controlled experience allowing kids to keep up with friends. See more stories on Insider's business page. Children's advocacy groups are begging Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to abandon plans for an Instagram for c...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, US, Trends, Social Media, Youtube Kids, Zuckerberg, Insider, Google Facebook, Instagram Facebook, Pavni Diwanji, Tech Insider, Natasha Dailey

Facebook’s decision-review body to take “weeks” longer over Trump ban call

Facebook’s self-styled and handpicked ‘Oversight Board’ will make a decision on whether or not to overturn an indefinite suspension of the account of former president Donald Trump within “weeks”, it said in a brief update statement on the matter today. The high profile case appears to have attracted major public interest, with the FOB tweeting that it’s received more than 9,000 responses so far to its earlier request for public feedback. It added that its commitment to “carefully reviewing all c...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Policy, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, The Board, Oversight Board, Platform regulation, Facebook Oversight Board, Facebook s Oversight Board

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Urged to Scrap Instagram for Kids Plan

Facebook is facing calls from an international coalition of children's health advocates to abandon its plans to build a version of Instagram for kids, reports The Guardian. The campaign follows news that broke in March which revealed that Facebook is developing a version of Instagram that's specifically aimed at children under 13. Instagram's current policy prohibits kids under 13 from using the platform. In an organized by the youth advocacy non-profit the Campaign for a Commercial-Free C...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Zuckerberg, Richard Blumenthal, Facebook Instagram, Lori Trahan, Congress Democrats Edward Markey Kathy Castor

Advocates say kids’ Instagram product would ‘put young users at great risk’

Children’s health advocates urged Mark Zuckerberg to abandon the plan citing the negative effects of social media on children An international coalition of children’s health advocates has called on Facebook to abandon its plans to build an Instagram product for kids, citing harm to teens from excessive use of social media.The campaign comes after Buzzfeed broke the news in March that Facebook seeks to build an Instagram product for people under the age of 13. The company currently requires users...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Instagram, Social Media, US news, Children's Tech, Children's Health

Consumer groups and child development experts petition Facebook to drop ‘Instagram for kids’ plan

A coalition of 35 consumer advocacy groups along with 64 experts in child development have co-signed a letter to Facebook asking the company to reconsider its plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13, which Facebook has confirmed to be in development. In the letter, the groups and experts argue that social media is linked with several risk factors for younger children and adolescents, related to both their physical health and overall well-being. The letter was writ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Tech, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Democratic, Congressional, U S Federal Trade Commission, Commercial Free Childhood, Tiktok

Millennials reveal their 105 favorite brands, from Gucci to Amazon

Rich Fury/Getty Images Marketing firm Moosylvania surveyed 1,000 millennials to find their favorite brands. Amazon, Nike, and Amazon have topped the list for years. Brands associated with travel, including airlines, fell off the list in 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Millennials still can't get enough of Apple, Nike, and Amazon. Marketing agency Moosylvania has once again compiled its "Millennials' Top 100 Brands" based on a survey of 1,000 millennial consu...
Tags: Retail, Apple, Nike, eBay, Samsung, Jeep, Chevrolet, Ford, BMW, Mercedes, Tesla, Puma, Gucci, LG, Target, Kroger

Friends in need or in need of friends?: Doug McIntyre

As of this paragraph, Mark Zuckerberg says I have 4,495 friends on Facebook. But I’m much more popular than that. You see, I have three Facebook pages. On my second page, I have another 3,024 friends. On page three, there’s 1,496 more. So, collectively I’ve managed to accumulate 9,015 social media chums, 25 of whom I have actually met. But even this doesn’t begin to reflect the enormity of my personal popularity. “Mr. Charisma” has expanded his reach beyond Facebook. On Twitter, 1,117 people fol...
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A Muslim advocacy group just sued Facebook for failing to remove hate-speech, and it's the latest example of the tech's patchwork polices that fail to crack down on Islamophobia

Muslim Advocates sued Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for allegedly misleading Congress on how adequately they remove hate speech. Drew Angerer/Getty Images; The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images An advocacy group sued Facebook for allegedly misleading Congress regarding hate speech moderation. The suit claims Facebook failed to remove most anti-Muslim groups presented to them in 2017. The Muslim Advocates suit underscores how tech platforms fail to moderate anti-Muslim content. See more stor...
Tags: Facebook, Lyft, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Washington, China, US, Trends, Diversity, Analysis, Islam, New Zealand, Muslim, Hate Speech, Islamophobia

Mark Zuckerberg's Details Leaked in Facebook Data Breach

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's own personal information was among the details of 533 million Facebook users that leaked in a data breach, it has emerged. Facebook has now confirmed that the leaked data was obtained not by a hack, but by scraping the platform prior to September 2019. The company now says that an exploit was found in its contact importer, but the "specific issue that allowed them to scrape this data in 2019 no longer exists." Facebook has not clarified exactly what personal in...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, US, European Union, Signal, Federal Trade Commission, Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerburg, Pete Buttigieg, Facebook Messenger and Instagram, Facebook Data Breach, Facebook Via Bleeping Computer

Lawmakers press Instagram for details on its plans for kids

A group of Democratic lawmakers wrote to Mark Zuckerberg this week to press the CEO on his plans to curate a version of Instagram for children. In a hearing last month, Zuckerberg confirmed reporting by Buzzfeed that the company was exploring an age-gated version of its app designed for young users. Senators Ed Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Representatives Lori Trahan (D-MA) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) signed the letter, expressing “serious concerns” about the company’s ability to pro...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Kids, Instagram, Buzzfeed, Congress, Government, Tech, House, Zuckerberg, Democratic, Richard Blumenthal, Ed Markey, Messenger Kids, Kathy Castor D FL

The ‘Voice of President Trump’ Gets Double-Banned by Facebook

It must be hard, getting 86'ed from a venue, watching as 2.7 billion people stroll past a skinny, pale bouncer. Maybe you mull around the dumpster outside, in a cloud of cigarette smoke with the Nazis and Laura Loomer, talking about how much that party sucks, actually, that this alley area is way better, and we should…Read more...
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