Facebook: CSR & Sustainability News

Facebook, Inc. is an American multinational Internet corporation that runs the social networking website Facebook.

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Could PayPal’s Peter Thiel Advise Donald Trump on National Security? Maybe.

Considering his relationship with the data-analytics company Palantir, PayPal's Peter Thiel is in a good position to advise Donald Trump on national security.
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In Wake of Gawker Case, Peter Thiel Drags Facebook into White Nationalist Territory

Facebook board member Peter Thiel suffers another blow to his image, as a new report details his association with white nationalist groups.
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Déjà Vu: Facebook’s Net-Neutrality Woes Continue in India

Remember when Facebook launched its free Internet.org application in Indonesia and India to waves of backlash from net neutrality activists? Now rebranded as…
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Clicking the Way To a Clean Power Future

If the World Wide Web were a country, its energy consumption would rank sixth in the world.
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Zuckerberg and Chan’s Patient Approach to an Urgent Investment

Daniel Lurie, founder and CEO of Tipping Point Community, provides his perspective on Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's announcement to contribute 99 percent…
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What It Means to be a Responsible Tech Company

Throwing money at causes doesn’t solve problems, but it certainly helps. It takes a lot more than dollar signs, though, to create lasting…
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Two Pivotal Events Contribute to Shaping a More Humane World

Within the past month, two significant announcements were made that bode well for our future: the birth of baby Maxima Chan Zuckerberg (love…
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Zuckerberg Will Donate 99 Percent of Facebook Shares to Charitable Causes

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, recently announced that they would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares, worth more than…
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Google Buses Symbolize A Tale of Two Cities

Coined “Google buses,” the long-haul commuter shuttles (most operated by third-party vendors) transport Google, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo and other tech employees day-in and…
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Five Strategies to Promote Diversity in Tech

Diversity in the tech community is a hot topic these days as several industry giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google try to shed…
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At UN, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg Announces Plan to Link Refugee Camps to the Internet

Mark Zuckerberg promised that Facebook will help the UN bring internet connectivity to Syrian refugee camps throughout the Middle East during the General…
Internet.org close ties to its parent company Facebook are a sign that it is another way to expand profits, not just bring internet access to millions who need it.

Why Facebook’s Internet.org is so Controversial in Asia

Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org initiative has a noble stated goal to bring Internet access to the billions around the world currently lacking it. However,…
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Overcoming Gender Inequality in the Tech Sector

76 percent of STEM jobs are held by men. But good, smart people and companies are trying to solve the problem.
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Accused of Condoning Rape, Brazilian Beer Company Drops Carnaval Ad Campaign

A leading brand of beer in Brazil, Skol, found itself in controversy after a poorly thought-out advertising campaign came across as condoning rape.
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Facebook Doesn’t Enforce Its Own Standards On Hate Speech

While Facebook claims to ban hate speech, many hateful groups continue to proliferate despite being reported.
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