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Even Facebook CEO Must Pay the Dog Tax When Posting

Mark Zuckerberg dropped into a dog group without posting a picture of his adorable puli sheepdog, Beast
By Liz MacGahan,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 17, 2021 10:40 AM CDT

(Newser) – You have to take Facebook rules seriously. Even—especially—if you’re CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. That’s a truth members of the immensely popular Dogspotting Society Facebook group were quick to point out when Zuck himself dropped in with a guest post. The problem? The group rules firmly prohibit any post that doesn’t include a picture of a dog. He posted an earnest and maybe a little boring post about the new experts feature in groups. “Admins can collaborate with group experts to host Q&As, share perspectives, and respond to questions,” he wrote. “SHOW US THE DOG,” was the immediate reply.

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“We need pictures of your pup. It’s the rules,” another commenter wrote per the Daily Dot. "DANG IT Mark Zuckerberg YOU NEED A DOG PICTURE FOR TAX," someone posted, tagging the CEO. If Zuckerberg wasn’t initially a stickler, he came around. In a follow-up post, he thanked the group for letting him drop in and paid his taxes—eight truly adorable photos of Beast, the Zuckerbergs’ puli dog that looks like nothing so much as a cheerful, animated mop head. (Read more Facebook stories.)

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