Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur.
He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook.
Zuckerberg was made the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc. in April 2013. and his personal wealth, as of March 2015, is estimated to be $35.1 billion.
Mark Zuckerberg receives a one-dollar salary as CEO of Facebook.
Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes, Zuckerberg launched Facebook from Harvard University's dormitory rooms.
The group then introduced Facebook onto other campuses nationwide and moved to Palo Alto, California shortly afterwards.
In 2007, at the age of 23, Zuckerberg became a billionaire as a result of Facebook's success.
The number of Facebook users worldwide reached a total of one billion in 2012.
Zuckerberg was involved in various legal disputes that were initiated by others in the group, who claimed a share of the company based upon their involvement during the development phase of Facebook.
The tech world can sometimes feel like Logan’s Run. If you haven’t made your start by the end of your twenties, you’re officially past it. Daniel Ek founded Spotify when he was 23. Steve Jobs.. The Next Web
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Facebook on Tuesday unveiled a comprehensive series of privacy enhancements designed to extend protections required by the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation to all of the social media.. Source: Wochit -
· *Data scientist Aleksandr Kogan said he once had close ties to Facebook, despite being blamed by the company for his role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.*
· *Kogan said he acted as a paid.. Business Insider
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Just.. City A.M.
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Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday where he faced a sometimes confrontational House Energy and Commerce Committee that challenged the tech executive’s.. L.A. Times
During historic testimony Tuesday on Capitol Hill, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg made sure lawmakers knew his company was working hard to protect user data.
“I'm committed to getting.. L.A. Times
The senators groused and grimaced and expressed general disapproval with all that has gone wrong at Facebook, but they stopped short of giving its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, reason for panic on.. L.A. Times
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will take his apology tour to Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
The CEO will offer contrition for failing to safeguard user data and not doing more to prevent.. L.A. Times
· *In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal we asked an ex-Facebook engineer how tech can be used to prevent internet sites like Facebook from being abused.*
· *Pete Hunt is the CEO founder of.. Business Insider
· *Facebook users were angry after the enormous data breach and trust in the company has plummeted.*
· *Many have exacted revenge by deleting their account, and a study of 3,000 users in the US.. Business Insider
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded that the company failed to inform the FTC that Cambridge Analytica had gained improper access to personal data belonging to millions of Facebook members, despite.. E-Commerce Times
The #DeleteFacebook movement has been riding high ever since the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal got rolling, with high-profile figures like Elon Musk publicly declaring their intention to purge.. The Next Web
Advertisers are the lifeblood of Facebook, and the vast, personal reach of the social network has been a marketer’s dream. But now, some companies are taking a harder look at how they work with it.. SFGate
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· *Facebook quietly moved 1.5 billion of its users out of reach of important new EU privacy regulations.*
· *It says the tweak is better for users outside the US, Canada, and the EU, and gives them.. Business Insider