Facebook to bring ‘meaningful groups’ together and focus on community groups

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg revised the world’s largest online social network’s mission statement on Thursday to emphasize support for hobby clubs, civil society organizations and other community groups. The move comes as Facebook faces pressure from smaller rivals such as Nextdoor and Meetup, whose online networks bring together neighbors and people in the same area with shared interests. Zuckerberg said on his Facebook page that his company’s new mission is to “give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. “The previous mission was…

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