Mark Zuckerberg


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Zuckerberg is co-founder and chief executive officer of Facebook, the world's largest social-media site. Started in 2004, the site has more than 900 million monthly users and generated more than $3.7 billion in revenue in 2011. The company sold shares in an initial public offering May 17, 2012—the biggest technology IPO in history.

Mark Zuckerberg News

  • Facebook Profit Shows Existential Risk for Social Network

    As Facebook Inc. explores a broader range of money-making businesses, such as video ads and music streaming, it will need to shake off the growing pains that marked its first quarters as a public company.

  • Billionaires Worth $1.9 Trillion Seek Advantage in 2013

    The richest people on the planet got even richer in 2012, adding $241 billion to their collective net worth, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world’s 100 wealthiest individuals.

  • World’s Wealthiest Add $15 Billion as Global Stocks Drop

    The 100 richest people on the planet limited their gains to $15.1 billion this week, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, after a decline in global markets yesterday erased wealth created on better-than-forecast income and consumer spending data in the U.S.

  • Facebook’s Instagram Scraps Changes Amid Content Outcry

    Facebook Inc.’s Instagram photo service is scrapping proposed changes to its service terms after an outpouring of complaints that the company would use the policies to sell users’ images and information without consent.

  • Zuckerberg Donates $500 Million to Silicon Valley Foundation

    Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is donating almost $500 million in shares of the world’s largest social network to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

  • The Innovator's Straitjacket

    Consider the straitjacket. It was invented in the early 18th century in France as a way to stop people with mental disorders from hurting themselves. It does its job well, but a person in a straitjacket also loses the ability to do many other things, particularly creative tasks that require typing, drawing, manipulating objects, and so on. Even the sanest of companies can unintentionally put themselves in a...

  • Newark Mayor Booker Exploring Run for U.S Senate Seat

    Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey, and a rising Democratic star, has chosen a 2014 U.S. Senate run over a challenge to Governor Chris Christie.

  • Facebook Tests Service Letting Users Pay for E-Mails

    Facebook Inc. is testing a tool that will let users pay to send an e-mail message to another member, even if they aren’t connected as friends on the world’s largest social network.

  • Facebook Incites Backlash With Changes in Instagram Terms

    Facebook Inc.’s policy changes to its Instagram photo-sharing site has drawn criticism from consumers, photographers and privacy advocates who said the update forces them to cede control over content.

  • Facebook’s Instagram Changes May Exploit Teens’ Content

    Facebook Inc.’s Instagram policy changes, announced yesterday, may let advertisers use teenagers’ photos for marketing, raising privacy and security concerns, said Jeffrey Chester, executive director for the Center for Digital Democracy.

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