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The 2020 election cycle might have already started. The Federal Election Commission shows that 129 people have filed to run for president in the next election. Annette Elizabeth Allen for NPR hide caption

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NPR reporter Aarti Shahani tested Facebook's new social VR platform. She requested an older avatar to represent her, but that was not available. Her guide "Phil" had her tour virtual cherry blossoms. NPR hide caption

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Facebook's New Grand Plan To Draw You In

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Facebook claims to have 1.23 billion daily users globally. Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that he wants that number to grow and for users to conduct their digital lives only on his platform. bombuscreative/iStock hide caption

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Facebook Wants Great Power, But What About Responsibility?

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company is responding to sharp criticisms over fake stories appearing in its news feeds. He's seen here speaking Saturday at the APEC CEO Summit, part of the broader Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Lima. Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Hate Speech To Fake News: The Content Crisis Facing Mark Zuckerberg

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is defending the company against criticism that it doesn't vet fake news in its news feed. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Facebook, Google Take Steps To Confront Fake News

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Cori Bargmann is applying her training as a neuroscientist to shaping the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's ambitious agenda. Chan Zuckerberg Initiative hide caption

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Applying A Silicon Valley Approach To Jump-Start Medical Research

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, have a new goal: cure, manage or eradicate all disease by the end of this century. And they're putting up $3 billion. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi, Italian physicist and inventor, with one of his first wireless telegraphs. A. DeGregorio/Getty Images/DeAgostini hide caption

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the company's 10-year road map during his keynote address Tuesday at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Facebook's New Master Plan: Kill Other Apps

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