MENLO PARK - Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday implied that Facebook is a media company. The chief executive of the social network did so in an interview with Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg, message Wired.
'' Facebook is a new kind of platform. It is not a traditional technology company, '' Zuckerberg began with the same words he used last week when Facebook announced measures against fake news. '' It's not a traditional media company, '' he continued. '' We are building technology and feel responsible for how it is used. ''
So far Zuckerberg has always hard denied that Facebook is a media company. He did this because technology companies get more legal protection for the content they provide. Facebook in recent months came under fire because fake news which was promoted by the company. That the company issue now '' seriously addressing '' Zuckerberg is '' proud ''.