Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg: not ‘cool’, movie about him ‘hurtful’

Zuckerberg: not ‘cool’, movie about him ‘hurtful’

At today’s AMA with Mark Zuckerberg, we all got the opportunity to submit questions for the Facebook CEO to answer. Some of what popped up was kind of hilarious, and some of what Zuck said was actually insightful. If you’v ever wondered what made Facebook and it’s founder tick, today’s AMA is a good glimpse into that. Besides, you also get to find out some really neat stuff, like what Mark thought of The Social Network, or why he’s always in a grey tee shirt.

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Mark Zuckerberg Q&A to address crowdsourced questions

Mark Zuckerberg Q&A to address crowdsourced questions

Burning question for Mark Zuckerberg? Curious about how he learned Mandarin, or why your friends just don't get the message that you're not interested in a game of Candy Crush? The Facebook CEO is kicking off a series of online Q&A sessions, the first on Thursday, November 6th, dubbed "Q&A with Mark" in which he'll address the curiosity of social networking users in a live streaming video.

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Mark Zuckerberg is charming China in Mandarin

Mark Zuckerberg is charming China in Mandarin

As language challenges go, learning Chinese has to be one of the toughest, never mind doing what Facebook chief exec Mark Zuckerberg has achieved and picked up enough Mandarin to handle a Q&A session in Beijing entirely in the native tongue. Zuckerberg surprised students at Tsinghua University by breaking into Chinese from the outset of the question session; Facebook is on a charm offensive in China, where the social site is officially blocked, though expansion wasn't the only strong motivation to expand his linguistic abilities, however.

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Mark Zuckerberg vs Paul Ceglia: Lawsuit finally dismissed by Judge

Mark Zuckerberg vs Paul Ceglia: Lawsuit finally dismissed by Judge

We have been trailing the Paul Ceglia lawsuit far too long, and now it finally looks to have come to its logical end. A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by Paul Ceglia, claiming a 50% stake in ‘The Face Book’ project that he supposedly had invested in.

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg calls Obama over internet fears

Facebook’s Zuckerberg calls Obama over internet fears

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg called President Obama to complain about the US government presenting a threat to the internet, claiming to be "confused and frustrated" by the recent spying and surveillance scandals. "When our engineers work tirelessly to improve security" Zuckerberg wrote, "we imagine we're protecting you against criminals, not our own government."

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Mark Zuckerberg: Internet.org is “onramp” to the web

Mark Zuckerberg: Internet.org is “onramp” to the web

Mark Zuckerberg's has been talking about Internet.org's plans to get the developing world online, describing the project as "an onramp to the internet" for those who may not realize quite why they need it. "If you didn't grow up with access to the internet," Zuckerberg said during his keynote at Mobile World Congress today, "you may not know the reason why you'd want a data plan."

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Bill Gates, Zuckerberg fund non-profit to bring public schools broadband Internet

Bill Gates, Zuckerberg fund non-profit to bring public schools broadband Internet

The Internet is an integral part of modern education, and not only provides many different elements of supplemental education -- video tutorials, instructional websites, etc. -- it also is necessary for specific fields of study, like programming. The problem is that many public schools in the United States (approximately 80%) do not have adequate broadband speeds, something that a non-profit recently backed by Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg wants to change.

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Mark Zuckerberg nabs four houses in bid for privacy

Mark Zuckerberg nabs four houses in bid for privacy

Much in the same way his users seek privacy on the world's most popular social network, Mark Zuckerberg has made a hefty financial investment in a bid to retain privacy in his Palo Alto neighborhood. The well-off Facebook founder has reportedly bought four houses surrounding his own in the California neighborhood after news of a developer's plans reached him.

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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook’s aim isn’t to be “cool”

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook’s aim isn’t to be “cool”

Although Facebook has seen phenomenal growth over its years, it also saw a substantial decrease in users this year, prompting discussion once again about how Facebook will fair over time as the "cool" factor wears off. Such a question was posed to Mark Zuckerberg in Washington D.C. at Newseum, and Zuckerberg responded that the aim of Facebook isn't to be cool.

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg lambastes NSA, says government “blew it”

Facebook’s Zuckerberg lambastes NSA, says government “blew it”

The Edward Snowden leaks and related government fallout has resulted in extensive backlash for technology companies cited in the PRISM documents, one of which is Facebook. The social network's Mark Zuckerberg spoke about the matter today at the Disrupt tech conference, saying that he feels the government "blew it" in several ways.

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Zuckerberg’s 5bn internet aim may be naive experts warn

Zuckerberg’s 5bn internet aim may be naive experts warn

Mark Zuckerberg's plan to get five billion people in developing nations online is ambitious but unlikely to bear fruit any time soon, with a survey of network analysts suggesting the Facebook-led project faces a considerable lead-time before any significant number of users are actually connected. The so-called internet.org project may be supported by some industry heavyweights - including Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm, and Samsung - but the lack of a committed timescale is perhaps unsurprising, Computerworld reports, given the inherent challenges it faces.

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Zuckerberg’s Facebook wall gets bug report from hacker

Zuckerberg’s Facebook wall gets bug report from hacker

A hacker who goes by the name of Khalil says he was forced to submit a bug report via Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook wall today after his attempts to submit through traditional means were ignored. The Palestinian information system expert says he found a vulnerability in Facebook's security system that wall posts from non-friends.

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