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Facebook announced on Thursday that it wants to transform education, similar to the way it transformed communication with its social networking service.

1. What does Facebook see as the benefit to the new software?
2. Why are critics skeptical of Facebook’s adherence to privacy issues? Give examples.
3. How much have Mr. Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan donated to education? Give details, if possible.

Goel, V. and M. Rich. (2015).Facebook Takes a Step Into Education Software. The New York Times, Sep. 3 (Retrievable online at