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Black staff at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are ‘underpaid, undervalued, and marginalised,’ a former employee said in a racial discrimination filing

A former Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) employee has filed a racial discrimination claim against the philanthropy initiative, owned by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan. Black staff at CZI are “underpaid, undervalued, denied growth opportunities, and marginalised,” the claim read. Former employee Ray Holgado said he was […]
Black staff at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are ‘underpaid, undervalued, and marginalised,’ a former employee said in a racial discrimination filing
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An employee at Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic initiative reportedly demanded that he resign as its leader or from Facebook if he didn’t moderate inflammatory Trump posts

An employee at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative demanded that Mark Zuckerberg resign from either it or Facebook if he didn’t take a tougher stance on moderating hate speech, Recode reported Friday. During a town hall, the employee called Zuckerberg out over his refusal to act on controversial Trump posts about […]
An employee at Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic initiative reportedly demanded that he resign as its leader or from Facebook if he didn’t moderate inflammatory Trump posts
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Mark Zuckerberg just got called out by more than 70 employees of his philanthropic initiative who are demanding the charity make big changes to combat systemic racism

More than 70 employees of Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic organisation, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, signed a letter demanding major changes at the organisation in an effort to tackle systemic racism, Recode reported Thursday. The changes include putting more Black people in leadership positions and forming an advisory board with people from […]
Mark Zuckerberg just got called out by more than 70 employees of his philanthropic initiative who are demanding the charity make big changes to combat systemic racism
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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan respond to criticism from more than 140 scientists and say they are ‘deeply shaken and disgusted’ by Trump’s inflammatory statements on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have responded to criticism over Facebook’s moderation policies following a letter written by dozens of scientists who receive funding through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The scientists called out the Facebook billionaires for allowing Trump to use the platform to spread misinformation and use divisive language. […]
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan respond to criticism from more than 140 scientists and say they are ‘deeply shaken and disgusted’ by Trump’s inflammatory statements on Facebook
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Mark Zuckerberg is being criticised by the scientists he funds as he refuses to moderate Trump’s ‘incendiary statements’ on Facebook

Dozens of scientists who receive funding through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) say that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s policies on content moderation are detrimental to the Initiative’s mission statement. Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan cofounded the CZI in late 2015 – an investment firm with a philanthropic mission: “To […]
Mark Zuckerberg is being criticised by the scientists he funds as he refuses to moderate Trump’s ‘incendiary statements’ on Facebook
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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s charity wants to ‘quadruple’ the Bay Area’s COVID-19 testing capacity in under a week by buying diagnostic machines

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has formed a “COVID-19 task force” that wants to quadruple the Bay Area’s testing capacity, the organisation announced Tuesday. The philanthropic group, funded by Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg, plans to buy additional diagnostic machines, which it said will be in place starting March 16. The […]
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s charity wants to ‘quadruple’ the Bay Area’s COVID-19 testing capacity in under a week by buying diagnostic machines
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Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates’ philanthropic organisations helped researchers sequence the coronavirus genome

Mark Zuckerberg published a Facebook post on Tuesday about the company’s response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Zuckerberg said that a tool developed by his philanthropic organisation together with the Gates Foundation has helped researchers in Cambodia sequence the novel coronavirus’ genome. Sequencing the genome of a virus allows researchers […]
Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates’ philanthropic organisations helped researchers sequence the coronavirus genome
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We just got a rare look inside Mark Zuckerberg’s home — take a look

FacebookCEO Mark Zuckerberg and the philanthropist Priscilla Chan have been married since 2012. They have two kids together, Maxima and August. The whole Chan/Zuckerberg family invited the “CBS This Morning” cohost Gayle King into their main home in Palo Alto, California – a rare look into their personal life. The […]
We just got a rare look inside Mark Zuckerberg’s home — take a look
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A group of Mark Zuckerberg-funded researchers is testing implantable brain devices as part of a $5 billion quest to end disease

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, have sold 29 million Facebook shares to raise $US5 billion for an ambitious biomedical-research program called the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). Related to the CZI is the Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub, which employs top-notch scientists from Stanford University, UC Berkeley, and UC San […]
A group of Mark Zuckerberg-funded researchers is testing implantable brain devices as part of a $5 billion quest to end disease
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Mark Zuckerberg just became the third person on Earth worth over $100 billion. Here’s how the Facebook CEO makes and spends his fortune.

Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune surpassed $US100 billion after Facebook launched its TikTok competitor in the US. That makes the tech titan only the third current centi-billionaire on Earth. In June, advertisers including Verizon, Honda, and Ben & Jerry’s boycotted Facebook over the social network’s lack of hate-speech moderation. The boycott briefly […]
Mark Zuckerberg just became the third person on Earth worth over $100 billion. Here’s how the Facebook CEO makes and spends his fortune.