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Mark Zuckerberg allegedly created a fake, racist social media profile in former colleague’s name

05.24.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Author Ben Mezrich alleges that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hacked into one of Cameron Winklevoss’ social media accounts and created a false account, filling it with xenophobic and racist materials. Read more...More about Facebook, Mashable Vid... ...

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells more frustration for US tech giants

Amazon and Walmart’s problems in India look set to continue after Narendra Modi, the biggest force to embrace the country’s politics in decades, led his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party to a historic landslide re-election on Thursday, reaffirming his popularity in the eyes of the world’s largest democracy. The re-election, which gives Modi’s government another ...

Facebook has already removed more than 2 billion fake accounts this year

05.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Facebook's fake account problem keeps getting bigger. The company is removing more fake accounts than ever, taking down more than 2 billion accounts so far in 2019 alone, Facebook disclosed in a new transparency report. Company executives said there'... ...

Big Tech: “If the USA enforces antitrust laws against us, it means China will win!”

Mark Zuckerberg offered to let Chinese premier Xi Jinping name his firstborn (seriously), Apple purged the Chinese App Store of privacy tools at the request of the politburo; Google secretly built a censoring search-engine for use in China, but America's Big Tech companies are sounding the alarm that they will no longer be ...

Facebook releases community standards enforcement report

Facebook has just released its latest community standards enforcement report and the verdict is in: people are awful, and happy to share how awful they are with the world. The latest effort at transparency from Facebook on how it enforces its community standards contains several interesting nuggets. While the company’s algorithms and internal moderators have ...

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly made a fake, racist social media profile in Cameron Winklevoss’ name

05.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you believe Ben Mezrich's reporting, young Mark Zuckerberg was a huge *******. Like, the make a fake and racist social media profile for someone you don't like kind of *******.  The author of The Accidental Billionaires, the 2009 basis for Aa... ...

Getaround, Facebook, AI chips, Nvidia, Africa, and immigration

Who helped your startup grow? Nominate a growth marketing agency. For those who have been members of Extra Crunch for a while now, you have seen us go through two cycles of Verified Experts, covering startup attorneys and brand designers. Now, we turn our attention to our third community of startup professionals: growth marketers / ...

These startups are locating in SF and Africa to win in global fintech

To become a global fintech player, locate your company in San Francisco and Africa. That’s the approach of payments company Flutterwave, digital lending startup Mines, and mobile-money venture Chipper Cash—Africa-founded ventures that maintain headquarters in San Francisco and operations in Africa to tap the best of both worlds in VC, developers, clients, and the frontier ...