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Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for that awkward VR tour of Puerto Rico

Mark Zuckerberg has apologized, in a Facebook comment, for his recent virtual reality tour of Puerto Rico.  The Facebook CEO used the VR session to discuss Facebook’s relief efforts for Puerto Rico, which is recovering from Hurricane Maria, but his smiling avatar superimposed over the island’s ravaged streets did not sit well with everyone.  SEE[…]

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At 60, Mark Monteiro Is Thriving in the Youth-Centric Ad World by Avoiding the Temptation to Live in the Past

Unless you’re lucky enough to be a CEO, advertising is a notoriously difficult industry to thrive in past the age of 50. Many veteran creatives increasingly find themselves edged out in favor of fresher, more affordable talent. But Mark Monteiro has a different story–one that’s not about getting demoted, pushed out or laid off. Approaching…[…]

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Mark Zuckerberg still won’t admit that fake news on Facebook influenced the election

More people get their news on Facebook than ever before, but Mark Zuckerberg is still convinced fake news on Facebook was not that big a deal during the presidential election. Writing on Facebook Saturday, the CEO again responded to critics who have lambasted the social network for not doing more to combat the spread of[…]

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Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg is not giving $4.5 billion to 1,000 random Facebook users

What a time to be alive: According to a much-shared Facebook post, you only need to be on Facebook to enter a magical lottery of sorts, in which the Facebook co-founder and CEO will give out $ 4.5 million to 1,000 random users The only problem with this, and every similar post in history, is[…]

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Mark Zuckerberg: Whatsapp blockade a ‘sad day for Brazil’

Hours after chat app Whatsapp was blocked in Brazil, on orders of a Sao Paulo judge, Facebook co-founder and CEO (Facebook owns Whatsapp) Mark Zuckerberg posted a public note, calling the blockade a “sad day for Brazil.” “Until today, Brazil has been an ally in creating an open internet. Brazilians have always been among the[…]

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Mark Zuckerberg Welcomes Baby Max, Announces He's Giving Away 99% of his Facebook Stock

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have welcomed their first child – a daughter named Max. And along with Max’s arrival, Zuckerberg has also announced plans to give away 99% of his Facebook stock to charitable causes. Social Media Today RSS

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If Mark Zuckerberg has his way, annoying Candy Crush requests may be a thing of the past

It’s no secret that the world is divided into two camps: Candy Crush addicts and those who despise getting invitations to play the game. So it came as no surprise that the top-voted question at Mark Zuckerberg’s first-ever town hall Q&A session in India was ‘How can I stop getting Candy Crush invites?’ See also:[…]

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Watch Mark Zuckerberg offer business advice entirely in Mandarin

Mark Zuckerberg has shown off his language skills before, but now he’s gone an impressive step further, offering business advice to students in a 20-minute speech in Mandarin at Beijing’s Tsinghua University this week. Zuckerberg posted the video, which has already been viewed more than 1 million times, on his Facebook page on Saturday. During[…]

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Mark Zuckerberg praises Digital India during town hall with Indian Prime Minister

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook hosted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday for a townhall Q&A with CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The event comes on day two of the prime minister’s visit to Silicon Valley, where he has met with investors and CEOs to encourage investment in his country. Speaking at Facebook’s headquarters, Modi took questions[…]

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Here’s exactly what Mark Zuckerberg said about the ‘dislike’ button

Mark Zuckerberg set the world on fire Tuesday with the news that Facebook is working on something similar to a “dislike” button, but his comments were vague. Let’s have Zuck speak for himself. Speaking at a Q&A at Facebook headquarters Tuesday, Zuckerberg said he wants to give users different ways to express emotions other than[…]

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3-Year-Old Cab Driver Surprised Passengers to Mark a Ride-Hailing App’s Birthday

Dubliners did a double-take recently when they called a cab via the Hailo app, only to have a 3-year-old pull up at the wheel. Local agency Guns or Knives organized the hidden-camera stunt to mark Hailo's third year of operation in Ireland. (The app lets people schedule taxi or licensed car rides in major cities[…]