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Why Aren’t Christie, Zuckerberg, and Booker Defending Newark’s School Chief? – Businessweek

BusinessweekChris Christie, second from left, Cami Anderson, superintendent of the Newark schools, third from left, and Corey Booker, right, visit Science Park High School in Newark, N.J., in 2011. Remember when Facebook (FB) founder Mark Zuckerberg joined forces …Chris Christie faces new uproar in states largest cityPoliticoWhat Are Cami Anderson and Chris Christie Doing Wrong […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Plans To Connect the World – Auto World News

Auto World NewsMark Zuckerberg smiles onstage before delivering a keynote speech during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 24, 2014. (Photo : Reuters). Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hopes to make Internet available worldwide someday …Facebook Adding Voice Calls to WhatsAppNeon TommyFacebook’s Zuckerberg Envisions a ‘Dial Tone for the Internet’ComputerworldFacebooks WhatsApp to […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Says WhatsApp Worth More Than $19 Billion – Bloomberg

BloombergFacebook Inc. (FB) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said WhatsApp Inc., which his social-media company agreed to buy last week, was “worth more than $19 billion.” The mobile-messaging startup was “a great fit for us,” Zuckerberg said at the Mobile …Facebook’s WhatsApp adding voice callsCNNFacebook, WhatsApp deal spurs hunt for what’s nextMarketWatchWhatsApp’s Koum Re-iterates: No […]

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Facebook shelves controversial email feature – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFacebook has quietly shelved its controversial email feature, introduced three years ago, because “people haven’t been using it”. Founder Mark Zuckerberg launched the service in 2010, criticising traditional email for being “too slow and formal” for the next …Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg: WhatsApp, Internet.org aimed at long-term growth …San Jose Mercury NewsWhatsApp chief sets course for […]

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Report: Google offered to match or beat Facebook’s WhatsApp deal – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBefore Mark Zuckerberg paid a whopping $19 billion for WhatsApp, Google made a strong offer to WhatsApp CEO, Jan Koum, according to a new report from The Information. Google’s intention and offer was a way to keep the service independent from …Tech Acquisitions 2014: Facebook’s $19 Billion Purchase Of WhatsApp Dwarfs …KpopStarzGoogle’s Hangouts […]

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In Asia, WhatsApp posts mixed message for Facebook – Reuters

ReutersSingapore Feb 21 (Reuters) – WhatsApp may be hugely popular but its forays into Asia, the world’s biggest mobile market, have had mixed success, raising questions about whether it can sustain the explosive growth Facebook Inc cited to justify its $19 billion …Mark Zuckerberg: the face of FacebookTelegraph.co.ukFacebook-WhatsApp Deal: Still a Tough Sell in AsiaWall […]

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5 neat things about Paper, FB’s new FB killer – HLNtv.com

HLNtv.comIt’s throwback day at Facebook! Not only is the juggernaut timesucker celebrating its 10th birthday Tuesday, it’s also celebrating being called “cool” again for roughly the first time since its fifth birthday. Yes, the day Mark Zuckerberg feared would never come, …Facebook Paper (for iPhone)PC MagazineFacebook will have to fight to keep the name “Paper”VatorNewsApp […]

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Facebook at 10: Zuckerberg hails ‘incredible journey’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukToday marks 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook from his dorm room at Harvard University. Since then, the site has grown to become a global social network with more 1.2 billion monthly active users. “It’s been an incredible journey so far, and …Mark Zuckerberg’s theory of privacyWashington PostHow we ruin social networks, Facebook specificallyArs […]

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Status update: 10 years in, Facebook still a force – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMENLO PARK, Calif. – Facebook on Tuesday celebrates 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room launch of the social network, a business now worth more than corporate centenarians General Motors and Ford Motor combined.Facebook Is More Addictive and Widely Used Than EverReutersPlease de-friend your ex: How people are using FacebookCNETTen Years In, These […]

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Dot Complicated: Randi Zuckerberg’s Angry, Insightful Digital Media Memoir A Must Read

I kept calling Dot Complicated, Randi Zuckerberg’s memoir on how digital media has changed our lives, and how to maintain your sanity during the cultural flux, “Dot Confidential” to myself, again and again. Then, I figured out why after not a lot of thought. When I finished reading the book (and after losing my autographed […]

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“Hot Or Not” Facebook Friend App Better Than Facemash; $1,000 Contest

The new “Hot Or Not” app for Facebook is really interesting, especially considering that Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly started that social network as something called “Facemash.” “Hot or Not” is really a far better variation of Facemash that really can be a useful time waster, or a window into what could be […]

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From The Social Network To Lean In: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg To … – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseWe’ve all heard of the 2010 film The Social Network, a movie based on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s journey from college computer nerd to internet billionaire. Well there could be another Facebook film as the company’s COO, Sheryl Sandberg, has …Sony Pictures Acquires Film Rights To Sheryl Sandberg’s Book ‘Lean In’Headlines & Global NewsFacebook COO […]

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Facebook and Zuckerberg to Sell More Shares – New York Times

New York TimesFacebook’s headquarters during the company’s 2012 initial public offering. Zef Nikolla/Facebook, via European Pressphoto Agency Facebook’s headquarters during the company’s 2012 initial public offering. Updated, 12:15 p.m. |. When the markets open on …Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg selling 70 million sharesLos Angeles TimesFacebook Is Selling Stock For Some ReasonBloombergTime for a shopping spree? Facebook […]

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Marissa Mayer With Michael Arrington: On NSA She Says Not Following Dictates Is Treason

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s CEO, returned to TechCrunch Disrupt last week for an interview with TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington that lasted for about 20 minutes. Aside from the questions about who’s smarter, Larry Page or Mark Zuckerberg, the real news here was what Mayer said about the NSA. This five minute video clip starts with Mayer […]

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Edward Snowden Brings Facebook’s 2009 Privacy Change, Zuckerberg’s 2010 TechCrunch Statements, To Light

Edward Snowden’s leak of NSA documents that include information on the PRISM program have shed new light on Facebook’s then-new late 2009 privacy policy, and statements early in 2010 where Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said to TechCrunch Founder and then-CEO Michael Arrington that “the age of privacy is over,” and made a set of statements […]

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Facebook Is Down As Of 5:55 PM EDT; Google Must Be Laughing

For some reason Facebook is down and the word’s spreading via Twitter. Oh, Facebook’s not working? Let’s all go on Twitter and complain about it!?!?! — Matt Rogers (@CaptainRiggers) December 10, 2012 Reports in: Facebook appears to be down… at this time, no information as to why it is down. — Anonymous Press (@AnonymousPress) December […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Interview TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012

Video streaming by Ustream Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook Founder and CEO who’s had a roller coster five years, was the featured interview target of TechCrunch Founder and CEO, now “Uncrunched” blogger and head of CrunchFund, Michael Arrington on Tuesday at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012. It was the first interview Zuckerberg gave since the Initial Public […]

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Facebook Buys Instagram: Implications For San Francisco And The Bay Area

Yesterday, Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg put out a blog post announcing that his company spent $1 billion to acquire Instagram, the popular smartphone-based photo-sharing service. Moreover, the organization made even more famous in the movie The Social Network, gave the small, young, San Francisco-based organization a combination of cash and stock. This has […]

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Steve Jobs Is Part Of One Big SF Bay Area Family

In reading and listening to the countless remembrances of Steve Jobs, it seemed something was missing. And that idea that there was an incompleteness to all of this stayed with me until just about 20 minutes ago, when I was sharing thoughts about Jobs with Tout’s marketing head Scott Epstein. Scott’s Tout said… And what […]