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Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American entrepreneur best known for co-founding the popular social networking site Facebook. Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook with fellow classmates Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, and Chris Hughes while attending Harvard. Zuckerberg serves as Facebook's CEO. He has been the subject of controversy for the origins of his business.

Time magazine added Zuckerberg as one of The World's Most Influential People of 2008. He fell under the Scientists & Thinkers category for his web phenomenon, Facebook, and ranked 52 out of 101 people.

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Facebook
Facebook to E-Money Attempt Could Challenge Retail Banks; Lessons From Yahoo

By IBTimes AU

Facebook eyeing the e-money or remittance service is still in the works seeing a glaring future at the right position to make a dramatic impact. (Apr 18)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, RETAIL, INDIA

Britain's Prince Harry talks to Anna Albury as he attends a youth rally and cultural show at the National Stadium in Nassau
Aussie Teens Top Global Youth Well-being Index

By IBTimes AU

Australia is the top place to be a teenager, according to a study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the International Youth Foundation. The two organisations drew a Global Youth Wellbeing Index that it released this week. (Apr 04)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, FACEBOOK, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA

WhatsApp Goes Down Again: Second Major Outage Since Facebook Acquisition

By IBTimes AU

WhatsApp, a mobile messaging platform, has recently experienced a service disruption. (Apr 04)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, ANDROID

Oculus Rift
Facebook Buys out of Oculus Rift, Some Reactions from Facebook and VR Game Creators; VR Kickstarter Backers Upset

By IBTimes IN

Facebook has been on a buying spree since it acquired Instagram. It also bought the popular internet messaging service, WhatsApp in 2014 and now it is the turn of Kickstarter funded upcoming virtual reality headset company, Oculus Rift, which was acquired for $2 billion. (Mar 27)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, FACEBOOK, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, SONY, INVESTMENT

Facebook Acquires Oculus Rift VR—Now What?

By IBTimes AU

The Facebook $2 billion acquisition of Oculus Rift has caused a massive wave of mixed emotions—anger and disappointment for backers and fans, and a hopeful attitude for the future of gaming and virtual reality for the founders of both Facebook and Oculus Rift. (Mar 27)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, COURT, INVESTMENT

Oculus Rift
Facebook Acquires Oculus VR For a Whopping $2B; Virtual Reality the Future?

By IBTimes AU

Facebook is on a buying spree. Facebook has announced it acquired Oculus Virtual Reality (VR), the company that makes Oculus Rift gaming headset on a cash and stock deal prized at $2 billion. (Mar 26)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, COURT, SONY, LONDON

Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg Expresses Frustration to Barack Obama: Complete Text of Facebook CEO's Post

By IBTimes IN Special

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has revealed that he had called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over reports of repeated global surveillance programs by the US government. (Mar 14)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GOOGLE INC., MICROSOFT, FACEBOOK, RUSSIA

Mark Zuckerberg
“Government Should Be the Champion for the Internet, Not Threat” Facebook’s Zuckerberg Calls to Obama about NSA Spying

By IBTimes AU

Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg express his frustration to the US governments' NSA spying over a phone call to the US President Barrack Obama. However, the social network magnet does not believe that his cause will be immediately resolved by the federal government. (Mar 14)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK

Co-Chair of Disney Media and President of the Disney/ABC Television Group Anne Sweeney arrives on the red carpet at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Rumoured to Be Next Disney CEO

By IBTimes AU

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is rumoured to be the next Disney CEO after Bob Iger leaves the office in 2016. (Mar 13)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, ADVERTISING, NEW YORK

Facebook To Buy Solar-Powered Drones; May Go Heads-on With Google Into Global Internet Reach?

By IBTimes AU

Facebook's $19 billion Whatsapp megadeal has recently dropped jaws in technology and financial headlines. But the social media giant is far from being done. (Mar 06)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, FACEBOOK