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Technology United States: Mark Zuckerberg, the boss of Facebook, fears riots after the elections

12:50  30 october  2020
12:50  30 october  2020 Source:   francetvinfo.fr

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When Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg delivered a speech about freedom of expression in Washington, D.C., last fall, there was also another That was a message Zuckerberg hammered behind the scenes in meetings with officials and lawmakers during the October trip and a

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The ballot, which is to be held on November 3, could be the source of great tensions, believes the leader of the social network.

  Etats-Unis : Mark Zuckerberg, le patron de Facebook, craint des émeutes après les élections © Provided by Franceinfo

Will the result of the US presidential election be a source of danger? Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is worried about potential violence in the wake of the US elections on November 3, he said Thursday, October 29, with the approach of a poll under high political tension, in form test for the social network.

"I am worried that there is a risk of civil unrest across the country, as our nation is so divided and the election results will potentially take days or weeks to be finalized," he said at an analysts conference on his company's quarterly results.

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Facebook announced a partnership with the Atlantic Council in 2018 to help boost its election security efforts. While some states have successfully implemented secure mail-in voting after a yearslong process, the United States has never attempted mail-in voting on the scale that is being attempted

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (/ˈzʌkərbɜːrɡ/; born May 14, 1984) is an American media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding Facebook

With the pandemic, and the mobilization of voters for or against the controversial Donald Trump, postal voting explodes , raising fears that the count will take longer than usual. Given these circumstances, "companies like ours must do more than ever before" to protect confidence in the electoral process and prevent platforms from being used to proclaim victory ahead of time or to call for violence in the electoral process. street.

Mark Zuckerberg recalled some of the safeguards put in place, such as the ban on all advertisements on social or political subjects, on its platforms in the United States, at the closing of polling stations, to reduce risks of "confusion or abuse" for as long as it takes.

In 2016, disinformation campaigns from Russia

"Next week is going to be a test for Facebook", he admitted, keen to prove that his company really learned the lessons of 2016 , when massive disinformation campaigns, some piloted from Russia, had used the networks to disseminate their propaganda on a large scale and in a targeted manner.

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FACEBOOK founder Mark Zuckerberg has been batting off claims he’s plotting a presidential bid in the 2020 election . But that hasn't stopped world of But you could argue he is a bit of a leftie judging by his response to Trump's Muslim ban — saying "the United States is a nation of immigrants, and we

FACEBOOK founder Mark Zuckerberg has called for unity in the wake of Donald Trump's shock election victory. Zuckerberg , who marked the birth of his daughter by pledging to use 99 per cent of his wealth for charitable causes, directly addressed criticism of Facebook over the election .

This week's ban on new political ads during the last seven days of the campaign was marked by a mess. Facebook has been accused of missing ads from Trump's campaign targeting key US states, claiming election day was last Tuesday. The words of his boss come as Walmart supermarkets have decided to temporarily withdraw weapons and ammunition from their shelves.

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Democrats are trying to flip key Republican strongholds, as the election remains close between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. © Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds the gavel during the opening session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 3, 2019. More: Control of the Senate hangs in the balance on Election Day. Here are key Senate races to watch More: President Trump claimed during the debate the GOP will take back the House on Election Day. That is unlikely.

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