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Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known for co-creating the social ... More »Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known for co-creating the social networking site Facebook, of which he is chief executive. It was co-founded as a private company in 2004 by Zuckerberg and classmates Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, and Chris Hughes while they were students at Harvard University. In 2010, Zuckerberg was named Time magazine's Person of the Year. As of 2011, his personal wealth was estimated to be $17.5 billion. Zuckerberg was born in 1984 in White Plains, New York to Karen, a psychiatrist, and Edward Zuckerberg, a dentist. He and his three sisters, Randi, Donna, and Arielle, were brought up in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Zuckerberg was raised Jewish and had his bar mitzvah when he turned 13; he has since described himself as an atheist. At Ardsley High School, Zuckerberg had excelled in the classics before transferring to Phillips Exeter Academy in his junior year, where he won prizes in... [ Wikipedia ]

Mark Zuckerberg Immortalized by Madam Tussauds

Starting in June, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will spend his days at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco taking pictures with visiting tourists. At least, that's what the wax version of Zuckerberg will be doing. Madame Tussauds, the world famous London-based wax museum, unveiled a ...

Facebook's first-quarter earnings call: Everything is 'early days'

By Erin Griffith April 23, 2014: 6:55 PM ET CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg tout experiments with new products, new ad formats and new acquisitions. FORTUNE -- Eager to prove it can still innovate, Facebook ( FB )'s executives touted the company's increasingly complex slate ...

Facebook’s Standalone App Plan: Launch Betas, If They Work Grow To 100M Users, Then Monetize

Facebook plans to launch more standalone apps, and today on its Q1 earnings call, Mark Zuckerberg laid out a blueprint for picking which ones to throw the company’s weight behind. First, its Creative Labs initiative will build apps with specific purposes. If they resonate with users...

Zuckerberg explains the three tiers of Facebook

With an app hierarchy, CEO Mark Zuckerberg tries to quell Wall Street's appetite for additional revenue from Facebook's latest ventures. A typical poster at Facebook's Menlo Park campus. Facebook Not all Facebook apps are created equal. This decree comes directly from Mark ...

Madame Tussauds unveils Mark Zuckerberg wax figure

Which may not be the best news for Mark Zuckerberg’s dignity. On Wednesday, Madame Tussauds hosted a preview of its wares, showing off wax figures of pop star Rihanna, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and the Facebook CEO. Zuck is outfitted in his signature hoodie, although he’s barefoot for some ...

Zuckerberg pitches private sharing, says Messenger has 200M users

Facebook Messenger is used by more than 200 million people every month, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday in a first-time reveal. Zuckerberg shared the news with investors during the company's first-quarter earnings call, where he joined COO Sheryl Sandberg and departing CFO ...

WeChat Attacks Mark Zuckerberg In New Ad

In an ad posted to YouTube earlier this month, WeChat depicts a psychotherapist talking to a man who is clearly meant to be Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg. The Zuckerberg character is seen from behind, but he's identifiable by Zuck's trademark hairstyle and his complaint ...

Zuckerberg tried PS4 VR headset a week before Facebook bought Oculus Rift

Just a week before paying $2 billion to buy Oculus VR--maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset --Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg tried out Sony's own virtual reality headset, Project Morpheus, it has been revealed. PlayStation marketing executive Guy Longworth said today during ...

Facebook profit triples on mobile growth

By James O'Toole @jtotoole April 23, 2014: 4:27 PM ET Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a quarter worth smiling about. Facebook has figured out mobile. The social networking giant said Wednesday that mobile ads accounted for 59% of its advertising revenue in the first three months of ...

Silicon Valley firms accused of hiring conspiracy

We have to get a truce," Intuit chairman Bill Campbell allegedly wrote in a 2008 email to Google, referring to Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Google and Adobe declined to comment. Apple and Intel did not respond to requests for comment. ...

Facebook profits triple as mobile soars

After announcing $21 billion in ambitious acquisitions during the quarter, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said the results show the company nevertheless is "staying focused on execution" and carefully improving the company's core business. "These results show Facebook's ...

Facebook profits soar on ad revenue growth

MENLO PARK, CA - APRIL 04: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during an event at Facebook headquarters on April 4, 2013 in Menlo Park, California. Zuckerberg announced a new product for Android called Facebook Home. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Photo: Justin Sullivan...

A wax figure of Mark Zuckerberg stands on display at the future... Photo-photo.84470

A wax figure of Mark Zuckerberg stands on display at the future site of Madame Tussaud's attraction in San Francisco's Fisherman's Warf on Wednesday April 23, 2014. A wax figure of Mark Zuckerberg stands on display at the future site of Madame Tussaud's attraction in San ...

Facebook Sets Its Sights On Your 'Private Content'

On an earnings call with analysts, CEO Mark Zuckerberg had some impressive non-financial numbers to tout as well. Facebook now has 1.28 billion monthly users, 63% of whom are active daily. That’s not counting Instagram, which now has 200 million users, or WhatsApp, which just crossed the ...

Mark Zuckerberg Immortalized In Wax At New Madame Tussauds In San Francisco

Wax likenesses of Mark Zuckerberg, along with Rihanna and Lionardo DiCaprio were shown off at a media preview of the tourist attraction Wednesday. The Zuckerberg piece is the part of the gallery’s nod to local celebrities, both natives and transplants. Museum officials say locals will ...

Inside the Algorithms Facebook and Twitter Use to Build the Perfect Feed

To Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, it’s obvious: “Every new product that wants to build engagement bases its design on feeds.” And no one has mastered the art of feed design like Twitter and Facebook. Both companies have endlessly experimented, devising techniques to deliver the stories ...

Facebook Just Proved It’s the Future of Mobile Advertising

With this network, Mark Zuckerberg and company will deliver online advertisements directly to third-party mobile software apps that operate outside its popular social network, expanding its advertising talents into a new realm, and this could represent a significant shift in the way ads ...

Facebook And It’s Inevitable Profit Growth

We’re in great position to continue making progress towards our mission.” - Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive and co-founder quipped. Facebook currently gives special attention to mobile advertising and apps. In fact, they were more than willing when they made a deal to buy ...

Facebook Leaves Mobile Concerns in Dust With Surge in Revenue

“Facebook’s business is strong and growing,” Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on a conference call yesterday. “It has been a busy quarter and a strong one.” Yet even with its rising membership, making money on smartphones proved to be a challenge until recent quarters. ...

Gwyneth Paltrow Granted Restraining Order Against Stalker After Multiple Scares

Mark Zuckerberg filed a restraining order against his stalker, Pradeep Manukonda, in 2011 after he wrote the Facebook CEO handwritten letters and threatening Facebook messages. He also tried contacting Zuckerberg's sister and girlfriend and was reportedly seen outside Facebook ...

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