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Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Twitter needs a code of values requiring it to make tough calls on high-profile and malevolent figures like Alex Jones   —  The platform won't ban the dangerous liar Alex Jones because he “hasn't violated our rules.”  Then what's the point of these rules?  —  This week, Alex Jones …
Aug 9, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Now that Facebook and other platforms have become “digital arms dealers”, Zuckerberg takes a crash course in free speech and propaganda, at a cost to the public   —  They have weaponized social media, and we are all paying the price.  —  Let me first state that I actually …
Aug 2, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Mark Zuckerberg clarifies his comments about Holocaust deniers on Facebook: “I absolutely didn't intend to defend the intent of people who deny that”   —  The Facebook founder has attracted controversy for how the social network deals with content that is offensive to many, such as Holocaust denying.
Jul 18, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Q&A with Mark Zuckerberg about Russia, fake news, InfoWars, Myanmar, and why he thinks Facebook shouldn't take down posts that deny the Holocaust   —  Everything was on the table — and after Facebook's wildest year yet, that's a really big table.  —  I had not done a formal interview …
Jul 18, 2018, 12:08 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Elliot Schrage, Facebook's VP of Communications and Public Policy and a key player in company's response to data scandal is leaving after a decade at the firm   —  The longtime exec has been criticized recently for the social networking giant's rocky responses to a series of controversies.
Jun 14, 2018, 3:27 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Bozoma Saint John is departing Uber after joining a year ago as chief brand officer to be CMO of entertainment conglomerate Endeavor   —  The high-profile marketing guru will become CMO at the entertainment conglomerate.  —  The high-profile executive Bozoma Saint John has left Uber for Endeavor, sources say and Uber confirms.
Jun 11, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Former Google business head Nikesh Arora has been named CEO and chairman of Palo Alto Networks, replacing Mark McLaughlin, who will become vice chairman   —  The security company is on the upswing of late.  —  Nikesh Arora, the former chief business officer at Google, has been named CEO …
Jun 1, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Zynga founder Mark Pincus reducing his voting power in the social gaming firm from a 70% to 10% stake, will remain on board but as non-executive chairman   —  In an unusual move, Pincus doesn't want the final say anymore and wanted more freedom.  —  In an unusual move for a Silicon Valley company …
May 2, 2018, 4:22 PMIn context
Recode:
Interview with Tim Cook covering US tax reform, the changing job landscape, diversity, DACA, why everyone should learn to code, privacy as a right, free speech   —  Education, iPhones, privacy and Facebook were all big topics of discussion.  —  Recode's Kara Swisher and MSNBC's Chris Hayes …
Apr 6, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
In interview, Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook has made mistakes in building its platform, the fixes will not be easy and will cost “many millions of dollars”   —  In a wide-ranging interview, the Facebook CEO admitted that the social networking giant may have made mistakes in opening up its network so much a decade ago.
Mar 21, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context

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