Articles with the tag Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook F8 2014: Anonymous Login, Mobile Like Button, And More

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg graced the stage today at F8, the social network’s revived developer conference that’s been on hold for the past two years. Kicking things off, Zuckerberg announced a two-year stable core API guarantee, and a guarantee to fix any bugs within 48 hours. Facebook users can now easily customize every single app […]

Mark Zuckerberg Gets Waxed At Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Mark Zuckerberg is very busy as the CEO of Facebook, which had an impressive first quarter, and soon he’ll be on display at Madame Tussauds San Francisco. Madame Tussauds is the famous wax museum based out of London, and is opening a new museum in San Francisco on June 26. To help promote the upcoming museum, […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Talks ‘Home’ Failure, Dodges Innovation Question

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently sat down at the company’s headquarters to speak with New York Times writer Farhad Manjoo. Back in January, the social network announced Creative Labs, not to be confused with the speaker/sound card manufacturer. Its first major project was iPhone app Paper, and Zuckerberg says the lab “is basically unbundling the […]

Mark Zuckerberg’s Salary Only One Dollar, But Still Rakes In $3.3 Billion

When you are a giant titan of your industry and are the 22nd richest person in the world according to Forbes, how you get paid isn’t as simple as it is for us “normal people.” Zuckerberg takes a salary from Facebook, over half a million dollars worth in 2012, but he also gets his money […]

Rap Genius Founder On Insulting Mark Zuckerberg: ‘I Really, Really F*cked Up’

Rap Genius founder Mahbod Moghadam is not a man to mince his words, and back in February 2013, had some choice words for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. It all started when Moghadam took a photo of Zuckerberg and rapper Nas, and posted it to Instagram despite Mark not wanting a picture taken. Alcohol was involved, […]

Barack Obama To Meet With Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Other Tech Execs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg published a post last week saying he spoke with Barack Obama over privacy concerns, and a new report claims the two will meet. According to Politico, Obama is scheduled to sit down with other tech executives as well, including Google chairman Eric Schmidt. The meeting, which was announced Thursday night and […]

Mark Zuckerberg Invests In AI Company Vicarious

Facebook has a major interest in artificial intelligence, and according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has invested in a company called Vicarious. Joined also by SpaceX/Tesla CEO Elon Musk and actor Ashton Kutcher, the three were part of a recent $40 million investment round. The funding round was […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Talks Privacy Concerns, Has Spoken With Barack Obama

Zuckerberg to it to his Facebook wall to say “I’ve called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating for all of our future,” adding “Unfortunately, it seems like it will take a very long time for true full reform.” The Facebook CEO says to keep the Internet strong it […]

Facebook CEO Portrayed In Anti-Semitic Cartoon, Cartoonist Apologizes

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been the subject of many conversations, good and bad, but a cartoon accused of being anti-semitic may just be a new one. Sueddeutsche Zeitung, a German newspaper based out of Munich, recently ran a cartoon that depicted Zuckerberg as an octopus snatching up everything around him. According to cartoonist Burkhard […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Most Generous Philanthropist Of 2013

Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook in his Harvard dorm room, and in 2013, was the most generous U.S. philanthropist with a donation of 18 million shares. Back in December, the CEO gave 18 million shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which he’s also donated shares to in the past. Based on Facebook’s current stock price […]

MySpace ‘Look Back’ Videos Don’t Exist And This Is Why

The Facebook ‘Look Back’ video platform has allowed users to share their most memorable moments with their friends and the general public. With the popularity of the video software, the team at Funny Or Die has created a special look back video based on Myspace. The team specifically uses the account of Tom Anderson, the […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Talks Privacy, Calls Snapchat ‘Super Interesting’

Snapchat could have been part of the Facebook family if it hadn’t turned down an alleged $3 billion offer, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared his thoughts on the popular service. During a recent talk onstage at Stanford University, Zuckerberg was asked about the NSA, venture capitalists and of course Snapchat. Zuckerberg talked about privacy, and […]

Facebook Selling 70 Million Shares In Secondary Offering

Facebook stock has come a long way from record lows of below $20, and today announced it would be offering 70 million additional shares. Part of a secondary offering, pricing is said to be set before after hours on Friday, December 20, and the shares will be available after pricing is announced. With Facebook stock […]

How Tech Billionaires Give Back And Spend Their Money [Infographic]

The tech space is full of great thinkers, and very few have been lucky enough to become one of almost 1500 billionaires worldwide. A new infographic from WhoIsHostingThis.com examines seven different tech billionaires, and how they’ve spent their money. Founder and CEO of Oracle, Larry Ellison has pledged to donate at least half of his […]

Mark Zuckerberg Was 2012’s Highest Paid CEO In U.S.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was the highest paid public CEO in the United States for 2012. The social network founder took home nearly $2.3 billion. Based on those numbers, Zuckerberg made more than twice that of the next highest paid CEO. Zuckerberg and other CEO pay was ranked by GMI Ratings which analyzed compensation for […]

Facebook Not Cool, Mark Zuckerberg Admits

You think Facebook isn’t cool? You’re not alone, as Facebook head honcho Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t think the social network is the cutting edge of hipness either — but he means that in a totally good way. In a way, Mark Zuckerberg’s comments about Facebook’s coolness or lack thereof are cooler, because in essence, he’s saying […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Talks National Security, Immigration And ‘Super-Grounded’ Wife

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took part in a question and answers session for a Newseum crowd on Wednesday. The billionaire social network investor talked to the crowd about national security, immigration issues, and even about his “super-grounded” wife Priscilla Chen, Speaking for an hour with interviewer James Bennet of The Atlantic Zuckerberg opened […]

Mark Zuckerberg Doubles Personal Fortune In Last Year

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has doubled his personal wealth in the last year. His massive increase in personal fortune has placed Zuckerberg back on the top 20 Forbes list. Zuckerberg watched as his 2012 personal fortune of $9.4 billion increased to $19 billion. Prior to the Facebook IPO in 2011 Zuckerberg was already […]