Zuckerberg

  • Zuckerberg: Snowden NSA Revelations Have Brought The Tech Industry Closer

    Zuckerberg: Snowden NSA Revelations Have Brought The Tech Industry Closer

    NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations about the extent of the U.S. government’s surveillance dragnet of Internet users has had one positive impact, according to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg: it’s made rivals in the tech industry more open to working together. “The NSA issues, I think they’re a real issue, especially for U.S. Internet… Read More

  • Why Zuckerberg Thinks Government Should Not “Move Fast And Break Things”

    Why Zuckerberg Thinks Government Should Not “Move Fast And Break Things”

    Silicon Valley has dramatically altered many aspects of our lives, but Congress still operates in the same way its horse-riding forefathers did. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is not only optimistic about Congress, but thinks its general operating principles are A-OK. “The cynical view is that everything is broken and sucks,” he told The Atlantic’s James Bennet at the… Read More

  • Zuckerberg’s Undocumented High School Students Sparked His Immigration Reform Passion

    Zuckerberg’s Undocumented High School Students Sparked His Immigration Reform Passion

    In addition to leading one of the most ambitious businesses of the 21st century, billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is also an occasional high school teacher. After Zuckerberg decided to give part of his substantial wealth to education, his wife decided that he shouldn’t be another armchair check writer. “Pretty quickly, she decided that I wasn’t going to be someone… Read More

  • Zuckerberg Now Owns 29.3 Percent Of Facebook’s Class A Shares And This Stake Is Worth $13.6 billion

    Zuckerberg Now Owns 29.3 Percent Of Facebook’s Class A Shares And This Stake Is Worth $13.6 billion

    Facebook announced in an SEC filing that founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg now owns 29.3 percent of Facebook shares (NASDAQ:FB), up from a 28.2 percent stake on the day of the IPO. With 632.7 million shares currently trading at $28.50, it represents a bit more than $18 billion. Read More

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Exponential Growth

    Mark Zuckerberg Explains His Law Of Social Sharing [Video]

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg punctuated his “awesome” announcement today by revealing that users are now publicly sharing around 4 billion “things” (status updates, images, etc) on Facebook a day. Zuckerberg explained that in accordance with Facebook’s data, social sharing functions exponentially, so that the amount of stuff you shared today is double the amount… Read More

  • Zuckerberg Surprised That People Are Surprised He's On Google+

    Zuckerberg Surprised That People Are Surprised He's On Google+

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg joining Google+ was at a major media event, with everyone from Forbes to The Daily Mail covering the fact that the founder established a Google+ profile, building Circles that include former Facebooker Dustin Moskovitz and current Facebook CTO Bret Taylor. While many were doubtful that the real Zuckerberg would join a competing social service, tech blogger… Read More

  • Zuckerberg On SNL: "I Invented Poking" [Video]

    ‘The Social Network’ star Jesse Eisenberg hosted “Saturday Night Live” tonight and opened the show talking about the movie’s impressive eight Oscar nominations. The monologue then switched to video of actual Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg watching his two “Berg” doppelgangers backstage, “Why can’t I go in there, I’m the real Mark… Read More

  • Zuckerberg On Privacy, WikiLeaks And More [Video]

    If you were anywhere near Twitter this morning it was pretty hard to miss the news: As Facebook approaches 600 million users, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been chosen as TIME Magazine’s “2010 Person of the Year.” Zuckerberg, who beat out People’s Choice Award Julian Assange for the honor, sat down with TIME managing editor Rick Stengel to talk about how Facebook shaped the… Read More

  • Fixing a Hole

    And it really doesn’t matter if I’m wrong I’m right where I belong, sings Paul McCartney on his latest album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Facebook Band, which sits high on the iTunes charts. Boy, is he not kidding. He’s taking the time for a number of things that weren’t important yesterday. So should we. On the surface it seems like business as usual, with the heads… Read More