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TechnologyZuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused'

13:10  30 april  2019
13:10  30 april  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' © The Associated Press FILE - In this Tuesday, May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Zuckerberg will kick off Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference Tuesday, April 30, 2019, with what are expected to be more details about his new “privacy-focused” vision for the social network. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

SAN FRANCISCO — CEO Mark Zuckerberg will kick off Facebook's annual F8 conference Tuesday with what are expected to be more details about his new "privacy-focused" vision for the social network.

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Zuckerberg did not explain how Facebook will make through its new focus on privacy , which is significant because almost all of the company's revenue comes through ads that businesses buy to reach users on core Facebook and Instagram. But Facebook has been experimenting with a number

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He'll also likely do his best to bat away Facebook's growing array of critics, emboldened regulators and competitors. Zuckerberg and his lieutenant Sheryl Sandberg have apologized repeatedly over the past year for an array of mishaps over privacy, data misuse and security problems.

Last week, the company said it is setting aside $3 billion to cover a possible fine from the Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations. Facebook has also suffered hacks, allowed hate speech and live-streamed mass-shooting horror.

Zuckerberg is likely to focus on Facebook's future by emphasizing private messaging, Facebook's role in "communities," and harnessing artificial intelligence to improve discourse.

Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' © The Associated Press FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, media and guests mingle before a tour of Facebook's new 130,000-square-foot offices, which occupy the top three floors of a 10-story Cambridge, Mass., building. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will kick off Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference Tuesday, April 30 with what are expected to be more details about his new “privacy-focused” vision for the social network. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
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