Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg surprises Chinese crowd by speaking seemingly good Mandarin

By on October 23, 2014 at 9:33 PM.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg surprises Chinese crowd by speaking seemingly good Mandarin

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is roaming countries these days to raise awareness about the importance of the Internet, his social networking website Facebook, while luring in more advertising partners. He recently stopped by China, a country where Facebook has been blocked since 2009 to show a dramatic display of his interest in the country when he talked in Mandarin for 30 minutes. He talked about social network’s future in the country, and why he learned Chinese among other things. Zuckerberg surprised the crowd with his Chinese language skills, which was immediately met with applauses and praises from assembled members and faculty members.   More →

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg donates $25 million to Ebola fight

By on October 15, 2014 at 12:55 PM.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg donates $25 million to Ebola fight

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today he and his wife were donating $25 million to help US efforts to contain the deadly Ebola epidemic. “The Ebola epidemic is at a critical turning point. It has infected 8,400 people so far, but it is spreading very quickly and projections suggest it could infect one million people or more over the next several months if not addressed,” Zuckerberg said on his Facebook page. More →
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Mark Zuckerberg spends over $100 million to create a secluded 700-acre sanctuary in Hawaii

By on October 13, 2014 at 12:23 PM.

Mark Zuckerberg spends over $100 million to create a secluded 700-acre sanctuary in Hawaii

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly spent over $100 million to buy two massive chunks of land on Kauai - the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands, Forbes magazine reported. With this purchase, the 30-year-old billionaire plans to create a secluded 700-acre sanctuary for his family, it added. More →
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visits Rajasthan’s “cyber village”

By on October 11, 2014 at 12:37 PM.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visits Rajasthan’s “cyber village”

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday visited a “cyber village” in Rajasthan's Alwar district, an official said. “Zuckerberg visited the cyber village, Chandoli, over 170 km from the state capital Jaipur where he interacted with school children and villagers and discussed how this centre is helping in improving Internet connectivity in the area,” a local official told IANS. More →
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‘Think how social media can stop terror’: Mark Zuckerberg

By on October 11, 2014 at 11:37 AM.

‘Think how social media can stop terror’: Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Narendra Modi met yesterday and discussed a wide range of issues revolving around the innovative use of Facebook as a platform to engage with a large audience in the service of humanity. They also talked about the Digital India initiative and the Prime Minister asked Zuckerberg to identify some domains of Digital India where Facebook can get involved and help. More →
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss Internet connectivity, digital expansion in India and more

By on October 11, 2014 at 11:33 AM.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss Internet connectivity, digital expansion in India and more

On his maiden trip to India, Facebook co-founder and one of the world's youngest billionaires Mark Zuckerberg called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss digital expansion in the country. Zuckerberg, who arrived here on Thursday, met Modi last evening but neither the Prime Minister's Office nor Facebook disclosed details of the meeting. More →
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Facebook eyes growth potential in India; targets local content

By on October 10, 2014 at 9:20 AM.

Facebook eyes growth potential in India; targets local content

Bullish on the exponential growth potential of India, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg yesterday said the social networking giant is looking at a deeper engagement with government in expanding Internet penetration to villages and promoting creation of regional content. More →
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg confirms no plans to monetize WhatsApp in the near-future: Reuters

By on October 9, 2014 at 6:27 PM.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg confirms no plans to monetize WhatsApp in the near-future: Reuters

Facebook completed the acquisition of WhatsApp on Monday. Today however CEO Mark Zuckerberg allayed fears about the future of the social messaging service by saying that they have no near-term plan to make money from the service, Reuters reports. More →
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Mark Zuckerberg’s double standards: Facebook muzzles Indian media during Zuck’s India visit

By on October 9, 2014 at 4:13 PM.

Mark Zuckerberg’s double standards: Facebook muzzles Indian media during Zuck’s India visit

Facebook co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg's India visit might all be about connecting the unconnected and the need for transparent communication, but it seems Zuckerberg isn't quite comfortable when it comes to walking the talk. More →
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