Mark Zuckerberg

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Zuckerberg to Take 2-Month Paternity Leave

He did the same when his first daughter was born

(Newser) - When baby no. 2 arrives for Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder will again be taking two months of paternity leave, like he did when daughter Max was born. "I will always be grateful I could spend so much time with her in the first months... More »

Zuckerberg Hire Raises Rumors of a White House Run

Hiring veteran Democratic pollster raises rumors he's looking far beyond Facebook

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg has hired a top Democratic pollster, further fueling speculation that the Facebook CEO could be considering trading in a corner office for one of the oval variety, Politico reports. The Zuckerberg has repeatedly denied he is mulling a presidential bid, but bringing on consultant Joel Benenson—who has... More »

Elon Musk: Zuckerberg's Understanding of AI Is 'Limited'

Tesla founder hits back after Facebook founder questions his concerns

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg has "thrown shade" at Elon Musk before regarding Musk's wariness of artificial intelligence, most recently on Sunday. On Tuesday, the Tesla founder threw some shade of his own right back. Musk is concerned that artificial intelligence could someday threaten humanity, possibly becoming more dangerous than nuclear... More »

Most-Loved CEOs Aren't Who You Think

Elon Musk comes in at No. 8

(Newser) - It's not much of a surprise that Travis Kalanick was left off Glassdoor 's list of the top 100 CEOs, based on opinions from the employees they manage. But what may come as a surprise are those on the top of the list, who inched past Mark Zuckerberg... More »

12 Years After Dropping Out, Zuckerberg Gets Degree

He delivered Harvard's commencement address

(Newser) - Almost 12 years after dropping out of Harvard, where the "Face Books" with pictures of people who lived in student dorms gave him an interesting idea for a website, Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to deliver a commencement address and receive an honorary degree. In his address, Zuckerberg looked back... More »

Video Shows Moment Zuckerberg Got Into Harvard

'Yay, I got accepted'

(Newser) - While at Harvard, Mark Zuckerberg created what would become the world's most popular social network. But before that, he was just an excited kid getting his acceptance letter. In a #tbt Facebook post , Zuckerberg—who will give the commencement speech and receive an honorary degree at Harvard next week,... More »

Zuckerberg Responds to 'Heartbreaking' Facebook Live Problem

Social media company will take steps to combat murders, suicides posted there

(Newser) - After a disturbing series of murder and suicide videos posted to Facebook or broadcast on Facebook Live , Mark Zuckerberg has apparently heard the wave of concern about video on Facebook. In a Wednesday morning post on the social media platform he created, Zuckerberg promised that the company is working on... More »

At 6pm Friday, Mark Zuckerberg Shows Up for Dinner

One Ohio family got a surprise dinner guest

(Newser) - An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, reports the AP . "I knew we were having a mystery guest, and that was about it," Dan Moore tells the Youngstown Vindicator ... More »

Facebook's Big Problem: Its Own News Feed

To break 'fake news' cycle, Facebook may have to reconfigure most prominent feature

(Newser) - Facebook has become a formidable player on the news, political, and entertainment landscapes, with more than 1.8 billion active viewers a month. But its "gargantuan influence" has become its "biggest liability," Farhad Manjoo writes in the New York Times , unpacking how the site was the ideal... More »

One Take on Facebook's Video Problem: 'Not Solvable'

That's one question being asked in the wake of the Cleveland killing

(Newser) - Facebook hosted its annual developers' conference on Tuesday, but Mark Zuckerberg pivoted briefly to discuss the weekend murder of a man in Cleveland that was broadcast on Facebook Live. "We have a lot more to do here," he said, per the BBC , offering sympathy to the family of... More »

Sheryl Sandberg: Mark Zuckerberg Is Reason 'I'm Walking'

She says the Facebook founder saved her life after her husband's death

(Newser) - Sheryl Sandberg says Mark Zuckerberg is the reason "why I'm walking," crediting the Facebook founder with saving her life following the death of her husband in an interview with the Guardian . Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, lost husband Dave Goldberg to a heart attack in 2015.... More »

Baby No. 2 Coming for Zuckerberg, Chan

It's another girl

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan will be adding another girl to the family. Zuck announced the pregnancy Thursday on Facebook , writing that after their "difficult experience" having Max, their first daughter, they didn't know what to expect with regard to future children. "When Priscilla and I... More »

Zuck Giving Commencement Speech at University He Dropped Out Of

Mark Zuckerberg will speak at Harvard in May

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg is headed back to Harvard, but this time he'll be giving the commencement speech, the AP reports. The Ivy League school announced Tuesday that the Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout was chosen to address students at a May 25 graduation ceremony on the Cambridge campus. Harvard President... More »

Zuckerberg Issues New Facebook Manifesto

It's all about 'building social infrastructure'

(Newser) - Welcome to 2017, when toasters have internet access, taxis drive themselves, and social media sites issue manifestos. Mark Zuckerberg set out his 5,500-word vision for the future in a Facebook post Thursday, setting out his plans to build "social infrastructure" that can help the world deal with issues... More »

Zuckerberg Speaks Out Against Trump's Immigration Orders

Helping people who need help is 'who we are'

(Newser) - "We should be proud" that the US is a "nation of immigrants," Mark Zuckerberg writes in a Facebook post criticizing President Trump's executive orders on immigration. Business Insider reports it's the first time Zuckerberg has spoken out about Trump's policies since the latter became... More »

Zuckerberg Drops Hawaii Lawsuits: 'We Made a Mistake'

He plans to work on 'better approach' with Kauai locals

(Newser) - After disclosing that he was reconsidering the move , Mark Zuckerberg has completely dropped lawsuits intended to force Hawaiian locals to sell him land. Zuckerberg bought a 700-acre property on Kauai for $100 million in 2014 and had been using a process called "quiet title" to try to acquire "... More »

Zuckerberg Rethinking Forced Hawaii Land Sale

He says he wants to respect tradition

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg is rethinking his attempt to force locals in Hawaii to sell him their land after "feedback from the local community." The Facebook CEO had been trying to acquire 14 small plots of land within his 700-acre property on Kauai through a process known as quiet title,... More »

Zuckerberg Answers Question About Presidential Run

He has no plans to run, he says

(Newser) - Rumors have been swirling that Mark Zuckerberg is planning to run for president, but he put a swift end to those when asked about them by BuzzFeed . "No," he wrote in response to the question of whether he had plans to run, before going on to say that... More »

Zuckerberg's Facebook Page Is the Work of a Dozen

Facebook employees are tasked with maintaining his page and image

(Newser) - The Facebook page of CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't just happen. It's a polished, carefully crafted, highly controlled work, attended to by more than a dozen Facebook employees who include professional photographers and editors who help write posts and remove harassing comments and spam. Of course, image managers are... More »

Zuckerberg Sues to Force Hawaii Locals to Sell Land He Wants

Facebook founder's secluded estate not entirely secluded

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg would like his $100 million, 700-acre beachfront property in Kauai to house a secluded estate . The problem: Almost a dozen parcels within those 700 acres are technically owned by Hawaii-born families, meaning they have the right to be on the property. Unless Zuck gets his way—the Facebook... More »

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