71 Facts About Mark Zuckerberg

1. Mark Zuckerberg wants you to forget that Facebook Inc exists.

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2. Mark Zuckerberg employed one of his favorite rhetorical tricks for defending Facebook: conflating Facebook with the Internet as a whole.

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3. Mark Zuckerberg ended up in California, where he met up with Sean Parker—and Eduardo Saverin, too, quickly found himself cut out of the story, his name erased from the Facebook masthead, his shares in the company diluted away.

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4. Mark Zuckerberg disagreed; at the time, his main concern seemed to be that I had implied that he'd founded Facebook to meet girls.

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5. Mark Zuckerberg faced yet another personal challenge when the 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires, by writer Ben Mezrich, hit stores.

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6. Mark Zuckerberg agreed to help with the project, but soon dropped out to work on his own social networking site with friends Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin.

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7. Mark Zuckerberg is born to Jewish parents and considers himself an atheist.

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8. Mark Zuckerberg is one of the most recognizable CEOS in the world, and what he has achieved at 32 years old is pretty staggering.

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9. Mark Zuckerberg studied psychology and computer science and belonged to Alpha Epsilon Pi and Kirkland House.

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10. Mark Zuckerberg is known for co-founding and leading Facebook as its chairman and chief executive officer.

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11. Mark Zuckerberg has finally addressed a growing scandal over the way Facebook dealt with a series of crises.

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12. Mark Zuckerberg tells staff to dump iPhones in tiff with Apple's Tim Cook.

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13. Mark Zuckerberg is both chief executive and chairman of Facebook.

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14. Mark Zuckerberg reportedly made his executives use Android phones after Tim Cook slammed Facebook's approach to privacy.

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15. Mark Zuckerberg reportedly pressured a top Facebook VR exec to drop his public support of Trump in favor of another candidate.

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16. Mark Zuckerberg reportedly told Facebook execs to use Android, not Apple, phones.

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17. Mark Zuckerberg is "not able" to attend a joint disinformation hearing in London, Facebook says, despite calls from politicians from five countries.

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18. Mark Zuckerberg ordered all Facebook executives to use Android phones.

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19. Mark Zuckerberg called Cook's criticism "extremely glib", and he was apparently.

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20. Mark Zuckerberg made his executives use Android phones after Tim Cook slammed Facebook's approach to privacy.

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21. Mark Zuckerberg pressured a Facebook executive to conceal his support of Trump: report.

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22. Mark Zuckerberg turns down UK parliament request to answer questions about fake news, privacy.

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23. Mark Zuckerberg has turned down another yet another request to answer questions from politicians outside of the United States.

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24. Mark Zuckerberg rejected the initial request to appear before the committee last week.

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25. Mark Zuckerberg has yet again rebuked a UK parliamentary request for him to testify.

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26. Mark Zuckerberg refuses to testify in the UK yet again.

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27. Mark Zuckerberg joined a private Facebook group for Harvard memes and group members are loving it.

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28. Mark Zuckerberg has been very active in China, and he has been a member of Tsinghua University business school's advisory board since 2014.

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29. On July 31, 2015, Mark Zuckerberg announced that he and Chan were expecting a baby girl.

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30. Mark Zuckerberg studied Mandarin in preparation for the couple's visit to China in December 2010.

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31. In September 2010, Mark Zuckerberg invited Chan, by then a medical student at the University of California, to move into his rented Palo Alto house.

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32. Mark Zuckerberg met his future wife, fellow student Priscilla Chan, at a fraternity party during his sophomore year at Harvard.

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33. In January 2017, Mark Zuckerberg criticized Donald Trump's executive order to severely limit immigrants and refugees from some countries.

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34. On February 24, 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent out a company-wide internal memo to employees formally rebuking employees who had crossed out handwritten "Black Lives Matter" phrases on the company walls and had written "All Lives Matter" in their place.

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35. Mark Zuckerberg placed a statement on his Facebook wall on December 9, 2015 which said that he wants "to add my voice in support of Muslims in our community and around the world" in response to the aftermath of the November 2015 Paris attacks and the 2015 San Bernardino attack.

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36. In June 2013, Mark Zuckerberg joined Facebook employees in a company float as part of the annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Celebration.

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37. In December 2012, Mark Zuckerberg donated 18 million shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a community organization that includes education in its list of grant-making areas.

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38. On February 13, 2013, Mark Zuckerberg hosted his first ever fundraising event for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

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39. In 2002, Mark Zuckerberg registered to vote in Westchester County, New York, where he grew up, but did not cast a ballot until November 2008.

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40. On December 19, 2013, Mark Zuckerberg announced a donation of 18 million Facebook shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, to be executed by the end of the month—based on Facebook's valuation as of then, the shares totaled $990 million in value.

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41. Mark Zuckerberg responded to the criticism, saying, "The thing that I was most sensitive about with the movie timing was, I didn't want the press about The Social Network movie to get conflated with the Newark project.

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42. Mark Zuckerberg donated an undisclosed amount to Diaspora, an open-source personal Web server that implements a distributed social networking service.

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43. Mark Zuckerberg was parodied in the South Park episode "Franchise Prequel".

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44. Mark Zuckerberg voiced himself on an episode of The Simpsons titled "Loan-a Lisa", which first aired on October 3, 2010.

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45. On January 29, 2011, Mark Zuckerberg made a surprise guest appearance on Saturday Night Live, which was being hosted by Jesse Eisenberg.

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46. Mark Zuckerberg has refused requests to appear to give evidence on the matter to a Parliamentary committee in the United Kingdom.

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47. In January 2017, Mark Zuckerberg filed eight "quiet title and partition" lawsuits against hundreds of native Hawaiians to purchase small tracts of land which they own.

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48. Mark Zuckerberg was developing other projects at the time, among which was Facemash, the predecessor of Facebook, but did not register the domain name thefacebook.

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49. On July 23, 2008, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Connect, a version of Facebook Platform for users.

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50. In 2007, Mark Zuckerberg was added to MIT Technology Review's TR35 list as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35.

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51. On November 6, 2007, Mark Zuckerberg announced Beacon, a social advertising system that enabled people to share information with their Facebook friends based on their browsing activities on other sites.

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52. On May 24, 2007, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Platform, a development platform for programmers to create social applications within Facebook.

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53. Mark Zuckerberg was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona, Spain, in March 2014, which was attended by 75,000 delegates.

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54. On October 1, 2012, Mark Zuckerberg visited Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow to stimulate social media innovation in Russia and to boost Facebook's position in the Russian market.

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55. In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg was chosen as number 16 in New Statesmans annual survey of the world's 50 most influential figures.

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56. Mark Zuckerberg ranked number 23 on the Vanity Fair 100 list in 2009.

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57. Mark Zuckerberg said that "it's OK to break things" "to make them better".

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58. On July 21, 2010, Mark Zuckerberg reported that the company reached the 500 million-user mark.

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59. In an interview in 2007, Mark Zuckerberg explained his reasoning: "It's not because of the amount of money.

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60. Over the summer, Mark Zuckerberg met Peter Thiel, who invested in the company.

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61. On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dormitory room.

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62. On May 28, 2017, Mark Zuckerberg received an honorary degree from Harvard.

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63. Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard in his sophomore year in order to complete his project.

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64. On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg launched "Thefacebook", originally located at thefacebook.

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65. Mark Zuckerberg took a graduate course in the subject at Mercy College near his home while still in high school.

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66. Mark Zuckerberg began using computers and writing software in middle school.

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67. On his college application, Mark Zuckerberg stated that he could read and write French, Hebrew, Latin, and ancient Greek.

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68. Mark Zuckerberg was raised in a Reform Jewish household, with ancestors hailing from Germany, Austria and Poland.

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69. Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York.

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70. Mark Zuckerberg took the company public in May 2012 with majority shares.

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71. On Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg got another invite, this time jointly from members of both UK.

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