0
Broadband

Facebook CEO faces down criticism at shareholders meeting

Friday 1 June 2018 | 09:13 CET | News
Facebook CEO Marck Zuckerberg faced criticism from shareholders at the company's annual meeting but survived a vote put forward by activist investors to change the company's governance and reform how it's run, the Guardian reports from San Francisco. The vote in his favour was helped by his special class of shares, which gives Zuckerberg ten times the votes compared to normal stock.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

US FTC approves USD 5 bln fine for Facebook data violation - report

Published 15 Jul 2019 08:52 CET | United States
The US Federal Trade Commission has approved a fine of USD 5 billion on Facebook for violating the personal data privacy ...

Facebook CEO pledges increased privacy, more encryption in new focus on messaging

Published 07 Mar 2019 10:27 CET | World
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has outlined new principles for the social network, stressing a focus on privacy following the ...

Facebook shareholders to push for Zuckerberg to give up chair

Published 18 Oct 2018 08:42 CET | World
Four major US public funds that hold shares in Facebook have proposed removing CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the company ...

Facebook has a hedge but damage control is needed to address problems of privacy, fake news

Published 31 Jul 2018 10:22 CET | World
Facebook's first loss of customers in Europe resulted in a 20 percent drop in its market capitalisation. Is this the beginning of ...

Facebook shares fall sharply after slower growth in Q2, weak outlook

Published 26 Jul 2018 07:32 CET | World
Facebook reported a slowdown in growth in the second quarter and said it expects the trend to continue in the rest of 2018. ...

US lawmakers probe Apple, Google data practices

Published 10 Jul 2018 08:49 CET | United States
Four senior US House Republicans have sent letters to the chief executives of Apple and Google parent Alphabet demanding answers ...

Facebook steers users to disclose maximum data - study

Published 28 Jun 2018 14:35 CET | United States
The US Consumers Union has sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission urging the agency to investigate its findings that ...

Facebook tightens targeted advertising rules

Published 14 Jun 2018 10:07 CET | World
Facebook has announced the imminent introduction of new controls to better inform users targeted advertising. Starting 02 July, ...

Facebook confirms data sharing partnerships with Chinese firms

Published 06 Jun 2018 08:51 CET | United States
Facebook has confirmed it has data sharing agreements in place with the Chinese companies Huawei, Oppo, TCL and Lenovo. The deals ...

US Senate, FTC urged to probe Facebook's data-sharing partnerships with device makers

Published 05 Jun 2018 09:06 CET | World
The head of the US Senate Commerce Committee and consumer group Public Knowledge have said Facebook should be investigated over ...

Facebook shared user and friend data with 60 device makers

Published 04 Jun 2018 11:55 CET | World
Facebook reached data-sharing partnerships with at least 60 device makers – including Apple, Samsung, Amazon, BlackBerry and ...

Facebook in laatste fase gesprekken voor content op videoplatform Watch

Published 01 Jun 2018 11:16 CET | World
Facebook is bezig met de voorbereidingen voor zijn eerste nieuwsprogramma's op zijn videoplatform Watch. Mogelijk zal daar ...

Facebook CEO to apologise in testimony to Congress

Published 10 Apr 2018 08:47 CET | United States
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to apologise for the recent problems at the social network when he gives testimony to a US ...

Facebook apologises in newspaper ads, defends data collection practices

Published 26 Mar 2018 09:01 CET | World
Facebook took out full-page ads in US and UK newspapers in recent days so CEO Mark Zuckerberg could issue an apology to users of ...

Facebook CEO admits mistakes in CA scandal and promises more transparency to users

Published 22 Mar 2018 09:05 CET | World
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted the company "made mistakes" in how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal and ...

Facebook reaches USD 35 mln settlement over IPO info

Published 27 Feb 2018 08:31 CET | World
Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg have reached a USD 35 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit accusing them of hiding ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

20 Aug Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum
21 Aug Ice Group Q2 results
21 Aug Spark FY results
21 Aug Analog Devices fiscal Q3
21 Aug Zayo fiscal Q4
21 Aug Vodafone Iceland Q2 2019
21 Aug FTTH India Congress 2019
22 Aug China Telecom H1 2019
22 Aug VMware fiscal Q2
22 Aug Sunrise Q2 2019
22 Aug Vocus FY results
22 Aug Sky NZ FY results
23 Aug Mobilezone H1 2019
25 Aug VMworld 2019 US
26 Aug Amaysim FY results
26 Aug Chrous FY results
26 Aug Bezeq Q2 2019
27 Aug Partner Communications Q2 2019
27 Aug Ooma Q2 2019
27 Aug ZTE H1 results
27 Aug Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q3
27 Aug Aviat Networks fiscal Q4
27 Aug Tamedia H1 2019
27 Aug MNF Group FY results
27 Aug Connected Health Summit
::: More Calendar Items