It’s well known that Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard. He got accepted into the prestigious institution and created what went on to become Facebook as we know it today. Zuckerberg has been open about his stint at Harvard and how the institution shaped him. Also Read - Disney Pixar Filter: How to get and use the 3D cartoon face filter on Snapchat, Instagram, TikTokAlso Read - WhatsApp is soon to change the way your data is backed up: What it means?
Over the years, Facebook went on to become a multi-billion dollar business. This year, Zuckerberg will be returning to Harvard to get that pending degree. The university is awarding him an honorary degree. Along with the degree, Zuckerberg has also been invited on stage to present the commencement speech for 2017. Also Read - WhatsApp introduces 'Papa Mere Papa' stickers to celebrate Father's Day: How to download, send?
As always, Zuckerberg took to Facebook to share the news via a status update. Along with sharing the news, he also shared a video from the past, where he was first accepted at Harvard. Being accepted in such an Ivy League school is a matter of excitement. In the video, he’s seen barely excited about his acceptance, while responding to his dad.
His dad, on the other hand, seems super excited and can barely contain his happiness when he hears the news. It is quite a sweet and nostalgic moment for the family shared by Zuckerberg on Facebook. The video was shot in 2002 and Mark Zuckerberg dropped out 3 years later in 2005 to completely focus on Facebook. ALSO READ: Facebook Messenger home screen gets a revamp
Facebook today has grown exponentially. It has gone from a simple site connecting people to a news site, a portal connecting millions and also using advertising as a tool. Zuckerberg is now working with artificial intelligence or AI to provide users with more appropriate search results and also improve advertising target. Facebook has also acquired WhatsApp and Instagram, and is rivaling Snapchat, the youth based instant sharing platform. ALSO READ: AIB s new video tells us how the world would be if apps were people and it is hilarious!
The social media site was recently in a controversy involving the sharing of offensive posts by pages or members. While Facebook relies strongly on user reports to pull down such data, the pressure to take voluntary action and identify posts that violate norms from seemingly harmless content is also increasing. The focus is more on Live Video with Facebook adding over 3000 new employees to the team testing and keeping a check on video content.