Mark Zuckerberg Is Sorry His Work Was Used to Divide People 

Mark Zuckerberg Is Sorry His Work Was Used to Divide People 

Mark Zuckerberg Is Sorry His Work Was Used to Divide People

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is back in the news. This time, he has openly asked for forgiveness from his users. He apologized that his work caused a divide with posts that marked the end of Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday of atonement.

Zuckerberg said, “For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I ask forgiveness and I will work to do better.” He did not refer to any specific incidents or issues.

Facebook and other similar organizations are in the middle of an investigation by the United States, citing a possible Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S Presidential elections.

Early last month, Facebook disclosed that it found an operation, possibly in Russia, that had spent around $100,000 on thousands of U.S ads promoting messages that meant to create a political and social rift.

The social media giant indicated that around 3000 ads and close to 470 inauthentic accounts and pages were spreading mixed reviews on various topics like politics, race, gay rights, and immigration. These posts were particularly active during the Presidential election campaigns.

Several agencies have conducted investigations, probing President Donald Trump’s administration since he took office in January 2017. These probes have challenged his agenda, which has yet to receive accord within Congress.

Anirudh Menon
Anirudh Menon
I have adorned multiple hats during my professional journey. My experience of 14 years comes in areas like Sales, Customer Service and Marketing. My journey as a professional writer started 5 years back, when I started writing for an in-house magazine for my employer. Having successfully delivered many in-house projects, it encouraged me to take my skill to the world. As on day, I have written articles, blogs website content for various industries like Information Technology, Start-up, Retail and Government. The subjects that I have covered range from Digital Marketing, SAP Cloud Platform, Cloud Computing, Content Marketing , Politics. Enhancement is a process and I constantly thrive to add more subjects in my portfolio. Over and above content writing, I also train language and communication to students who want to brush up their speaking skills. I am a part time trainer for IELTS coaching and also work as a budding voice over artist.

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