Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is an internet entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Facebook.

(born May 14, 1984) is an American media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding Facebook, Inc. and serves as its chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder. He also is a co-founder of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot and serves as one of its board members.

Born in White Plains, New York, Zuckerberg attended Harvard University, where he launched the Facebook social networking service from his dormitory room on February 4, 2004, with college roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. Originally launched to select college campuses, the site expanded rapidly and eventually beyond colleges, reaching one billion users by 2012. Zuckerberg took the company public in May 2012 with majority shares. In 2007, at age 23, he became the world's youngest self-made billionaire. As of November 2020, Zuckerberg's net worth is $101.2 billion, making him the 4th-richest person in the world. He is the only person under 40 years old in Forbes' list of the 20 richest people.

Since 2010, Time magazine has named Zuckerberg among the 100 most influential people in the world as a part of its Person of the Year award. In December 2016, Zuckerberg was ranked 10th on Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People.

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May 14, 1984
Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains.

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Isobel Asher Hamilton
February 22, 2021
Business Insider
Facebook's employees wanted the ban to extend to posts supporting or praising Alex Jones, but Zuckerberg vetoed that part of it.
David McLaughlin & Billy House | Bloomberg
February 19, 2021
@bsindia
House antitrust panel to consider legislation that may curb the companies dominance; hearings slated for next week
Isobel Asher Hamilton
February 19, 2021
Business Insider
"Industry self-regulation has failed," The House Energy and Commerce Committee chairs said in a statement.
Russell Brandom
February 18, 2021
The Verge
The March 25th House Energy & Commerce hearing will focus on platform moderation, including testimony from the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter
Jack Snape
February 17, 2021
www.abc.net.au
Facebook's credibility as a source for news should be questioned, according to Communications Minister Paul Fletcher, in statements escalating the stand-off between the government and the social media giant.
Gregory Barber
February 16, 2021
Wired
Google, Facebook, and others promise more flexibility to work from home. But they're charging ahead with plans for more offices.
Samuel Axon
February 15, 2021
Ars Technica
Meeting between Zuckerberg, Cook "resulted in a tense standoff."
Shona Ghosh
February 15, 2021
Business Insider
Facebook's smartwatch, Zuckerberg's feud with Tim Cook, and Gaia's conspiracy theories.
February 15, 2021
The Indian Express
A new report claims Mark Zuckerberg told Facebook employees "we need to inflict pain" on Apple in 2018.
Jack Snape
February 14, 2021
www.abc.net.au
Media organisations such as News Corp, Nine Entertainment and the ABC are "very close" to a potential windfall from tech giants under major media reform, according to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.
Allana Akhtar
February 12, 2021
Business Insider
Trump called Zuckerberg to oppose a Stanford Law professor who testified at his 2019 impeachment joining the Oversight Board, the New Yorker reported.
The Associated Press
February 10, 2021
CTVNews
Clubhouse, an invitation-only audio chat app launched less than a year ago, has caught the attention of tech industry bigshots like Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg -- not to mention the Chinese government, which has already blocked it in the country.
February 10, 2021
The Economic Times
Political stories wont disappear from users feeds altogether. Content from official government agencies and services will be exempt from the algorithm change, Facebook said, as will information about COVID-19 from organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
Ben Gilbert
February 5, 2021
Business Insider
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a break from running the world's largest social network to talk about the future on the buzziest new social network.
Kari Paul
February 4, 2021
the Guardian
By the time Facebook banned QAnon content in 2020, a Guardian report had exposed that groups dedicated to the dangerous conspiracy theory were spreading on the platform at a rapid pace. Photograph: Carlos Barría/Reuters
Caroline Fox
February 4, 2021
Business Insider
From Bezos' garage to Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm room, many big companies were born in small places.
Edmar Ricardo Lastoria
February 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Muitos jovens conseguem dar boas lições de empreendedorismo, sendo dono de uma empresa ou de uma startup. Uma frase muito conhecida em todo o...
January 31, 2021
The Indian Express
Tech giants from Facebook to Alphabet Inc.'s Google have been battling Australian lawmakers on the proposed legislation requiring them to pay for using media content.
Samuel Axon
January 28, 2021
Ars Technica
Apple CEO Tim Cook claims Facebook's model leads to polarization and violence.
Lauren Johnson
January 28, 2021
Business Insider
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