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Mark Zuckerberg

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Mark Zuckerberg

American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur add

Category: Business (10)

Born in 1984.

Countries: United States (59%), (12%), United Kingdom (8%)

Main connections: Facebook, The Social Network, Tyler Winklevoss

Linked to: Facebook, Inc., Phillips Exeter Academy, Ardsley High School, Brown University

 

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Mark Zuckerberg was born in 1984 add something


1990

His father taught him Atari BASIC Programming in the 1990s, and later hired software developer David Newman to tutor him privately add something


2002

Microsoft and AOL tried to purchase Synapse and recruit Zuckerberg, but he chose instead to enroll at Harvard in September 2002 add something


2003

At a party put on by his fraternity during his sophomore year, Zuckerberg met Priscilla Chan, a fellow student who he began dating in 2003 add something

 

Chan is the child of a Chinese-Vietnamese refugee, who arrived in the U.S. after the Fall of Saigon, and was born in Braintree, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston , and is a 2003 graduate of Quincy High School add something

 

The Social Network - In late 2003, 19-year old Harvard University student Mark Zuckerberg is dumped by his girlfriend Erica Albright

 

Tyler Winklevoss - In November 2003, at the suggestion of Victor Gao, the Winklevosses and Narendra approached Mark Zuckerberg about joining the HarvardConnection team


2004

They filed a lawsuit in 2004 but it was dismissed on a technicality on March 28, 2007 add something

 

Zuckerberg was developing other projects at the time, among which was "Facemash", the predecessor of Facebook, but did not register the domain name "thefacebook.com" until January 1, 2004 add something

 

A month after Facebook launched in February 2004, i2hub, another campus-only service, created by Wayne Chang, was launched. i2hub focused on peer-to-peer file sharing add something

 

Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dormitory room on February 4, 2004 add something

 

In August 2004, Zuckerberg, Andrew McCollum, Adam D'Angelo, and Sean Parker launched a competing peer-to-peer file sharing service called Wirehog, a precursor to Facebook Platform applications add something

 

Tyler Winklevoss - In 2004, ConnectU filed a lawsuit against Facebook alleging that creator Mark Zuckerberg had broken an oral contract with it

 

Cameron Winklevoss - In 2004, ConnectU filed a lawsuit against Facebook alleging that creator Mark Zuckerberg had broken an oral contract with them

 

I2hub - In August 2004, Mark Zuckerberg, Andrew_McCollum, Adam D'Angelo, and Sean Parker of Facebook launched a competing peer-to-peer file sharing service called Wirehog


2007

By 2007, Zuckerberg was a billionaire at the age of 23 add something

 

In 2007, Zuckerberg was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35 add something

 

On May 24, 2007, Zuckerberg announced Facebook Platform, a development platform for programmers to create social applications within Facebook add something

 

In November 2007, confidential court documents were posted on the website of "02138", a magazine that catered to Harvard alumni add something

 

On November 6, 2007, Zuckerberg announced a new social advertising system called Beacon, which enabled people to share information with their Facebook friends based on their browsing activities on other sites add something

 

Zuckerberg and Facebook failed to respond to the concerns quickly, and on December 5, 2007, Zuckerberg wrote a blog post on Facebook taking responsibility for the concerns about Beacon and offering an easier way for users to opt out of the service add something

 

Sheryl Sandberg - In late 2007, Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and chief executive of Facebook, met Sandberg at a Christmas party held by Dan Rosensweig; at the time, she was considering becoming a senior executive for The Washington Post Company


2008

On July 23, 2008, Zuckerberg announced Facebook Connect, a version of Facebook Platform for users add something

 

South by Southwest - The 2008 SXSW Interactive got media attention due to a keynote interview of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg by technology journalist Sarah Lacy that was considered by some observers to be a "train wreck" due to an audience perception that Lacy was asking uninteresting questions, as well as mocking or terse answers in response from Zuckerberg


2009

Zuckerberg has maintained a private account on Twitter under the username "zuck", though in 2009 he revealed that the public account "finkd" belonged to him add something

 

Zuckerberg ranked number 23 on the "Vanity Fair" 100 list in 2009 add something

 

Earlier, in April 2009, Zuckerberg sought the advice of former Netscape CFO Peter Currie about financing strategies for Facebook add something

 

Yuri Milner - In January 2009, while in Palo Alto, Milner became acquainted with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg


2010

By 2010, Facebook had an estimated 500 million users worldwide add something

 

In 2010 a fictionalized account of Zuckerberg creating Facebook while in college and its later start-up phase was made into a movie dramatization, "The Social Network" add something

 

In 2010, Zuckerberg was chosen as number 16 in "New Statesman"'s annual survey of the world's 50 most influential figures add something

 

Since 2010, Zuckerberg has been named among the 100 wealthiest and most influential people in the world by "Time" magazine's Person of the Year add something

 

"Vanity Fair" magazine named Zuckerberg number 1 on its 2010 list of the Top 100 "most influential people of the Information Age" add something

 

On May 19, 2010, Facebook's website was temporarily blocked in Pakistan until Facebook removed the contest from its website at the end of May. Sidiqque asked its UN representative to raise the issue with the United Nations General Assembly add something

 

In June 2010, Pakistani Deputy Attorney General Muhammad Azhar Sidiqque launched a criminal investigation into Zuckerberg and Facebook co-founders Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes after a "Draw Muhammad" contest was hosted on Facebook add something

 

On July 21, 2010, Zuckerberg reported that the company reached the 500 million-user mark add something

 

A movie based on Zuckerberg and the founding years of Facebook, "The Social Network" was released on October 1, 2010, and stars Jesse Eisenberg as Zuckerberg add something

 

Zuckerberg voiced himself on an episode of "The Simpsons", "Loan-a Lisa", which first aired on October 3, 2010 add something

 

On October 9, 2010, "Saturday Night Live" lampooned Zuckerberg and Facebook add something

 

David Fincher - Fincher directed the 2010 film The Social Network, about the legal battles of Mark Zuckerberg and the founding of Facebook.

 

Max Minghella - In David Fincher's "The Social Network", the 2010 film about the origins of Facebook, he plays Divya Narendra, one of the Harvard upperclassmen who sues Mark Zuckerberg for stealing the idea behind Facebook

 

Jesse Eisenberg - In 2010, he starred alongside Andrew Garfield in the role of Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg in the film "The Social Network", for which he earned the Best Actor *award from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, and nominations for Best Actor at the Golden Globes and Academy *awards

 

Lawrence Summers - The 2010 film "The Social Network", which deals with the founding of the social networking site Facebook, shows Summers , in his then-capacity as President of Harvard, meeting with Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to discuss their accusations against Mark Zuckerberg

 

Tyler Winklevoss - On March 5, 2010, certain electronic instant messages from Mark Zuckerberg's hard drive were leaked to the public

 

Cory Booker - In July 2010, Booker attended a dinner at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, where he was seated with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

 

Bill Gates - Gates and his wife invited Joan Salwen to Seattle to speak about what the family had done, and on December 9, 2010, Gates, investor Warren Buffett, and Mark Zuckerberg signed a promise they called the "Gates-Buffet Giving Pledge", in which they promised to donate to charity at least half of their wealth over the course of time


2011

In a 2011 interview with PBS after the death of Steve Jobs, Zuckerberg said that Jobs had advised him on how to create a management team at Facebook that was "focused on building as high quality and good things as you are" add something

 

Zuckerberg is a vegetarian, and has been since 2011 add something

 

Upon winning the Golden Globes award for Best Picture on January 16, 2011, producer Scott Rudin thanked Facebook and Zuckerberg "for his willingness to allow us to use his life and work as a metaphor through which to tell a story about communication and the way we relate to each other add something

 

On January 29, 2011, Zuckerberg made a surprise guest appearance on "Saturday Night Live", which was being hosted by Jesse Eisenberg add something


2012

On May 19, 2012, Zuckerberg and Chan married in Zuckerberg's backyard in a celebration marking her graduation from medical school add something

 

On October 26, 2012, federal authorities arrested Ceglia, charging him with mail and wire fraud and of "tampering with, destroying and fabricating evidence in a scheme to defraud the Facebook founder of billions of dollars add something

 

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

 

Noa Tishby - Noa was on The 2012 Jerusalem Post disputable list of the 50 most influential Jews in the world alongside Benjamin Netanyahu, Natalie Portman and Mark Zuckerberg


2013

The 2013 Pride celebration was especially significant, as it followed a Supreme Court of the United States ruling that deemed the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional add something

 

On February 13, 2013, Zuckerberg hosted his first ever fundraising event for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie add something

 

Rebecca Van Dyck, Facebook's head of consumer marketing, claimed that 85 million American Facebook users were exposed to the first day of the Home promotional campaign on April 6, 2013 add something

 

On April 11, 2013, Zuckerberg led the launch of a 501 lobbying group called FWD.us add something

 

Zuckerberg joined Facebook employees in a company float as part of the June 2013 &Lesbian_Gay_Bisexual_Transgender Pride Celebration march in San Francisco, U.S. The company first participated in the event in 2011 with 70 employees and this number was increased to 700 for the 2013 march add something

 

A media report on June 20, 2013 revealed that Zuckerberg actively engaged with Facebook users on his own profile page after the online publication of a FWD.us video add something

 

In a public Facebook post, Zuckerberg launched the Internet.org project in late August 2013 add something

 

On December 19, 2013, Zuckerberg announced a donation of 18 million Facebook shares, to be executed by the end of the month add something

 

On December 31, 2013, the donation was recognized as the largest charitable gift on public record for 2013 add something

 

Yuri Milner - In February 2013, Arthur Levinson, Sergey Brin, Anne Wojcicki, Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan and Yuri Milner announced the launch of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, recognizing excellence in research aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life


2014

The Chronicle of Philanthropy repored on February 10,2014 that Zuckerberg's donation was the largest charitable gift on the public record in 2013 and put the young couple at the top of the magazine's annual list of 50 most generous Americans in 2013 add something

 

The Chronicle of Philanthropy repored on February 10, 2014 that Zuckerberg's donation was the largest charitable gift on the public record in 2013 and put the young couple at the top of the magazine's annual list of 50 most generous Americans in 2013 add something

 

Zuckerberg has maintained a private account on Twitter under the username "zuck", although as of November 2014, the account's status is suspended add something

 

In December 2014, Zuckerberg revealed to the public that he continues to study Mandarin add something

 

Alongside other American technology figures like Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook, Zuckerberg hosted visiting Chinese politician Lu Wei, known as the "Internet czar" for his influence in the enforcement of China's online policy, at Facebook's headquarters on December 8, 2014 add something

 

Zuckerberg fielded questions during a live Q&A session at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park on December 11, 2014 add something

 

Bill Gates - On August 15, 2014, Bill Gates posted a video of himself dumping a bucket of ice water on his head, after Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg challenged him to do so, in order to raise awareness for ALS.

 

The Imitation Game - On 8 November 2014, The Weinstein Company co-hosted a private screening of the film with Digital Sky Technologies billionaire Yuri Milner and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg


2015

On July 31, 2015, Zuckerberg announced that he and Chan were expecting a baby girl add something

 

Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management - In recent years, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon_Musk, Tim Cook, and other CEOs have given guest lectures and participated in dialogues with GMBA students during the annual Advisory Board meeting at Tsinghua SEM. In 2015, Zuckerberg posted one such lecture, describing it as "my first ever speech in Chinese" and describing Tsinghua SEM as "a great center of innovation


2016

On February 24, 2016, 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 add something

 

On July 2, 2016, Israeli cabinet minister Gilad Erdan accused Zuckerberg of having some responsibility for deadly attacks by Palestinians against Israelis add something

 

In December 2016, Zuckerberg was ranked 10th on Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People add something

 

David Icke - Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was asked the same during a livestreamed Q&A in June 2016

 

Afrinolly - In August 2016, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg visited Afrinolly in Lagos, Nigeria as part of his first ever visit to Sub-Saharan Africa


2017

In January 2017, Zuckerberg filed eight "quiet title and partition" lawsuits against hundreds of native Hawaiians to get them to sell their land to him add something

 

In March 2017, he announced that the two are expecting another daughter add something

 

As he closed his commencement address at Harvard University in May 2017, Zuckerberg shared the Jewish prayer "Mi Shebeirach", which he stated he says when he faces challenges in life add something

 

Zuckerberg later received an honorary degree from Harvard on 28 May 2017 add something

 

They welcomed their second daughter, August, in August 2017 add something

 

On August 28, 2017, Zuckerberg and Chan announced the birth of their second daughter August add something

 

Oculus VR - In January 2017, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in court that he believed the allegations from ZeniMax Media were false

 

Stewart Butterfield - In may 2017 he featured as protagonists of the podcast series by Reid Hoffman Masters of Scale, among other businessman of success such as Mark Zuckerberg, John_Elkann & Brian Chesky

 

Stewart Butterfield - In May 2017, he featured in "Masters of Scale", a podcast series by Reid Hoffman, co-founder of Linkedin, along with other successful businessmen such as Mark Zuckerberg, John_Elkann & Brian Chesky

 

Melissa Lafsky - She worked with & Facebook to launch the first Facebook Communities Summit in June 2017, in which Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company was changing its mission

 

Proposed referendum on United Kingdom membership of the European Union - In October 2017, MP Damian Collins, chairman of the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, sent a letter to & Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg requesting documents relating to possible Russian government manipulation of Facebook during the Brexit referendum and the general election the following year


2018

On December 7, 2018, Epic Rap Battles of History released a rap battle between Zuckerberg and Elon Musk add something

 

Rising Tide Studios - Calacanis publicly announced in 2018 that he sold all of his Facebook stock, expressing sharp criticism of company CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on the Too Embarrassed to Ask podcast

 

Reed Hastings - In 2018 he featured as protagonists of the podcast series by Reid Hoffman Masters of Scale, among other businessman of success such as Mark Zuckerberg, John_Elkann & Howard Schultz

 

Oculus VR - On Oculus Connect 2018, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the Oculus Rift, the Oculus Go and the Oculus Quest are considered to be the company's first generation of products, expecting new iterations of the three to be developed for a second generation of the company's technology

 

John Garamendi - After Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook's April 2018 testimony before a joint Senate committee, Garamendi said, "The privacy of the entire world is in his hands

 

Social networking service - On April 10, 2018 Mark Zuckerberg testified before congress on questions defining Facebook's policy, information handling and data design systems


2019

Ed Markey - In February 2019, Markey, Richard Blumenthal, and Josh Hawley sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about Project Atlas and its relevance to "longstanding concerns that Facebook has used its products to deeply intrude into personal privacy

 

Jonathan Zittrain - In February 2019, Zittrain interviewed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as part of a seminar for students at Harvard