FACEBOOK'S stock price has slumped by nearly $10billion (£7.4billion) after sealed court documents about the firm were released to the public. The secret files – which contain emails from billionaire boss Mark Zuckerberg – reveal the inner workings of Facebook, and the company's blatant disregard for user privacy. As stock markets opened today, the company's shares had fallen by around 2.5% – which works out at a loss of $9.5billion (£7.4billion). The company is now worth around $378billion (£296billion), as investors bail on the company over its rogue antics. Zuckerberg is under major pressure now, after MP Damian Collins, who is leading an investigation into fake news, yesterday published secret emails and messages sent between Facebook employees. The 250-page report revealed that workers tried to covertly gather users' calls and texts while covering their tracks in order to avoid negative headlines should the practice go public. In one of the … [Read more...] about Facebook loses £7.4BILLION on stock market after major leak exposed dodgy Zuckerberg’s emails
SCANDAL-HIT Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg had a personal hand in taking down one of his company's biggest rivals. Just hours after Twitter launched Vine, a video-sharing app that collapsed in 2016, the 34-year-old green-lit a ruthless project to strangle its access to Facebook data. The decision meant new Vine users could no longer find friends to connect with via Facebook, stripping the app of a key tool to help grow its user base. Leaked emails show a conversation between billionaire Zuckerberg and Facebook Vice President Justin Osofsky the day the app went live in January 2013. Osofsky wrote: "Twitter launched Vine today which lets you shoot multiple short video segments to make one single, 6-second video. "As part of their NUX [New User Experience], you can find friends via Facebook. "Unless anyone raises objections, we will shut down their friends API access today. We've prepared reactive PR, and I will let Jana know our decision." Slippery Zuck coldly responded: "Yup, … [Read more...] about Zuckerberg personally approved SECRET Facebook plan to kill rival Vine app, leaked docs reveal
FACEBOOK workers are turning on boss Mark Zuckerberg amid rumours the scandal-hit firm is spying on its employees to avoid any more embarrassing leaks. Reports suggest Facebook staff have resorted to buying burner phones to allow them to badmouth their superiors without fear of being recorded. Former employees described a "toxic and hostile" work environment at the social media giant, which has been hit by a wave of data leaks and fake news scandals over a torrid few years. One former senior staff member told Buzzfeed News that workers were eyeing up a change of leadership. "People are hoping for a Sundar or Dara moment," the worker said, referring to Google chief Sundar Pichai and Uber's new boss Dara Khosrowshahi. Another said paranoia among employees meant they were using secondary phones to gossip about colleagues. The source revealed: "People now have burner phones to talk s**t about the company - not even to reporters, just to other employees." They added that … [Read more...] about Zuckerberg could be FORCED out of Facebook as workers ‘buy secret burner phones’ to badmouth boss
MARK Zuckerberg is the founder of social network giant Facebook who has pledged to give most of his wealth to charity during his lifetime. Here is everything we know about the genius entrepreneur and philanthropist. Who is Mark Zuckerberg? Mark Zuckerberg is the chairman, CEO and co-founder of social networking giant Facebook. Born in New York in 1984, Zuckerberg already had a "reputation as a programming prodigy" when he started college. While at Harvard, Zuckerberg launched a site called Face Mash, on which students ranked the attractiveness of their classmates. Harvard shut the site down after its popularity crashed a network and Zuckerberg later apologised saying it was "completely improper". The following term he began working on an early version of Facebook. The 33-year-old launched the social network from his dorm room on February 4, 20o4 with the help of fellow students. The friends would end up embroiled in legal disputes as they challenged Zuckerberg for shares in the … [Read more...] about What is Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth, who is the Facebook CEO’s wife Priscilla Chan and what happened at the European Parliament?
FACEBOOK will soon allow you to "unsend" messages in its Messenger app up to ten minutes after originally pressing send. Plans for the new feature were announced in the release notes for the latest update of the app which was made available to iPhone and iPad users on Tuesday. The note read: "Coming soon: Remove a message from a chat thread after it's been sent. "If you accidentally send the wrong photo, incorrect information or message the wrong thread, you can easily correct it by removing the message within ten minutes of sending it." A prototype of the unsend feature had previously been spotted by Jane Wong who shared screenshots on Twitter explaining how it will work be done. She wrote: “Facebook Messenger is finally working on "Unsend Message" in the app for everyone!” The screenshots showed how a message is selected and how the user can select an option to either “unsend” or “delete” it. However, users will be limited with how many times they … [Read more...] about Facebook’s unsend feature will allow you to delete a Facebook message 10 minutes after sending