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12:30 PM ET, March 22, 2018

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Kara Swisher / Recode:
In interview, Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook has made mistakes in building its platform, the fixes will not be easy and will cost “many millions of dollars”  —  In a wide-ranging interview, the Facebook CEO admitted that the social networking giant may have made mistakes in opening up its network so much a decade ago.
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Mark Zuckerberg:
Zuckerberg says Cambridge Analytica breached Facebook's trust, which caused Facebook to break users' trust, and vows to prevent it from happening again  —  I want to share an update on the Cambridge Analytica situation — including the steps we've already taken and our next steps to address this important issue.
CNN:
Highlights from CNN's interview of Mark Zuckerberg: “I'm really sorry that this has happened” and that he is “happy to” testify before Congress  —  Mark Zuckerberg is responding to the fallout following the revelation that Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed the personal data of 50 million Facebook users.
Facebook:
Facebook to audit apps with extended data access in 2014 and earlier, ban developers refusing audit, inform users of misuse, revoke permissions for unused apps  —  Protecting people's information is the most important thing we do at Facebook.  What happened with Cambridge Analytica was a breach of Facebook's trust.
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
Zuckerberg and other execs are in denial about Facebook: it's not a force for good, having helped destroy industries and break societies and should be shuttered  —  It's not just about privacy; its core function makes people lonely and sad.  —  Facebook is enmeshed in another controversy …
Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Facebook will roll out a tool next month atop News Feed that shows users which apps they've used and how to revoke permissions
Bloomberg:
Starting in April, YouTube will ban videos that promote or link to sites selling guns and videos showing how to assemble guns; some accounts already affected  —  Google's new policy prohibits promotion of guns, bump stocks  —  At least one video gun blogger ditched YouTube for PornHub
Jordan Cohen / The New York Times Company:
Caity Weaver is leaving GQ to join New York Times' Styles desk and be a writer-at-large for the magazine  —  Caity Weaver, a stylish and frequently hilarious writer at GQ, will join the Styles desk.  She will also be a writer-at-large for the magazine.  Read more in this note from Choire Sicha, Jake Silverstein and Carolyn Ryan:
Discussion: @taffyakner and @caityweaver
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube rolls out a new feature that lets users “go live” directly from the desktop site without encoding software, currently only supported in Chrome  —  YouTube today is rolling out a new feature that will allow video creators to start a live stream from their web cam without …
Discussion: Android Community, SlashGear and BGR
Firat Kozok / Bloomberg:
Turkey passes a law requiring video streaming companies and pay-TV services to apply for a license from radio and TV watchdog RTUK; stance on YouTube unclear  —  Bill will allow government to censor programs on Netflix  —  Implications for YouTube, other video services remain unclear
Eli Sanders / The Stranger:
Facebook's disclosures on Seattle's 2017 municipal elections show how former city attorney candidate used misleading ads to target certain neighborhoods  —  Could micro-targeting of politically inflammatory Facebook ads happen in Seattle, too?  It already has.
Jack Crosbie / Columbia Journalism Review:
As America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan drag on, veterans have launched sites like The War Horse and Task and Purpose to cover military affairs  —  America's wars in the Middle East, Thomas Brennan likes to joke, are now officially old enough to drive.  Afghanistan, the eldest child …
 
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