Good morning, Austin. Here's the latest tech news from the weekend:
Mark Zuckerberg insists Facebook didn't impact the election
In a post on Facebook on Saturday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his company against criticism that fake news and other misinformation may have affected the results of the presidential election.
Zuckerberg said Facebook's role isn't to be "arbiters of truth," according to the Wall Street Journal. He said less than 1 percent of the site's worldwide content could be classified as "fake."
Read Zuckerberg's comments for yourself by clicking here. And the New York Times takes you inside the discussions executives had at Facebook about what role they played in the election.
Major hack hits AdultFriendFinder
An adult dating service company, Friend Finder Network, has reportedly been hacked, several news sites are reporting. This means 412 million accounts, email addresses and passwords have been made available on criminal networks.
This hack dwarfs the size of the Ashley Madison hack, which affected 32 million accounts. LeakedSource first reported the attack, according to The Verge. Besides affecting people with AdultFriendFinder accounts, people with accounts from Cams.com, iCams, Penthouse and Stripshow are affected.
'Silicon Valley' actors harassed by Trump supporters
Two actors in the HBO show Silicon Valley were harassed at an LA bar over the weekend by supporters of president-elect Trump. Kumail Nanjiani and Thomas Middleditch, who play tech entrepreneurs in 'Silicon Valley,' both took to Twitter to explain what went down.
After saying they didn't want to talk politics to two male Trump supporters who approach them, Nanjiani and Middleditch say they were called 'cucks' and taunted until a bartender kicked the Trump supporters out. Don't know what cucks means? Recode explains it in their write-up of the event.
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