When the Oval Office accepts your inbound call you know that you're important. That's why Mark Zuckerberg's disclosure that he called Barack Obama directly to discuss concerns over online privacy confirmed to many of us what we already...Show More Summary
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg tells The New York Times the social network is fine with its different entities–like Instagram and WhatsApp–not being instantly linked with Facebook. One of the things that we’re trying to do with Creative Labs and all our experiences is explore things that aren’t all tied to Facebook identity. Show More Summary
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently sat down at the company’s headquarters to speak with New York Times writer Farhad Manjoo. Back in January, the social network announced Creative Labs, not to be confused with the speaker/sound card manufacturer. Its first major project was iPhone app Paper, and Zuckerberg says the lab “is basically unbundling the […]
Mark Zuckerberg says his approach to mobile consists of breaking the monolithic Facebook app down into smaller, more discrete experiences -- ones that may look and feel nothing like the big blue app, and even allow for different identities
The fable of the dropout prodigy is so widely-told in Silicon Valley that it even came back to bite the enfant terrible who inspired it. In a new Q&A in the New York Times, Farhad Manjoo asks 29-year-old Mark Zuckerberg if he's out of touch with teens. Read more...
Facebook is looking beyond American teenagers to emerging markets around the world. Looking at Facebook's recent moves--What's App, Oculus Rift, the death of in-app messaging--the company seems to be in experimentation mode, grasping to find what works and what doesn't. Show More Summary
"WhatsApp is on a path to connect one billion people. The services that reach that milestone are all incredibly valuable," said Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook’s $19 billion buy-out of WhatsApp. What he is talking about is big data — and the insanely high value proposition that comes with it. read more
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company's latest mission is to "unbundle the big blue app" and provide disparate experiences on mobile with or without the Facebook name "Facebook is not one thing, he told The New York Times. "On...Show More Summary
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a rare one-on-one Q&A to Farhad Manjoo of the New York Times. What's most interesting about it is the way it shows Zuckerberg's thinking evolving over time. For most of us, Facebook has had only two phases: 1) The desktop phase, when college students looked at Facebook on their laptops and work computers. Show More Summary
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg sat down with The New York Times’ Farhad Manjoo to discuss Facebook and its future, and much of the discussion centered on Creative Labs, the new internal initiative at Facebook that’s playing more with products outside the core social networking site, or spun out from that experience. Show More Summary
Facebook's co-founder and chief executive explains the company's plan to stay innovative in the mobile age.
The two billionaires each have made some solid points about the utility of coding and other talent-development issues, but they're still not addressing many key concerns. I love a good debate, but former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's...Show More Summary
Here's what will be on people's minds during the next seven days in tech: Facebook is looking at getting into the payments and remittances business, and so is Amazon. Amazon is also reportedly developing its own phone. The race to dominate mobile payments remains the hottest area in tech. Show More Summary
When Mark Zuckerberg was talking about the Oculus deal, he often compared it to Facebook’s much larger acquisition of Whatsapp. Tucked (perhaps “Zucked?”) into those explanations was a look at what Zuckerberg’s strategy is when it comes to acquisitions. He said (and I am paraphrasing here) that being able to (or having the potential to) […]
Facebook banking could be the next part of your life that Mark Zuckerberg’s social network wants to handle. You might think they do already, but you’re probably mistaking it for Zynga’s microtransactions in their infamous games. Facebook has already proven itself as the social network where the older crowd tends to get nostalgic and occasionally
Post by Suzee Skwiot. Dear moms on Facebook, I'm sorry. I'm sorry for wanting to hide you from my newsfeed. I'm sorry for reaching out to Mark Zuckerberg and asking for a dislike button. And I'm especially sorry for being annoyed byShow More Summary
Hint: If Mark Zuckerberg invites your founding team over for dinner, it's on like Donkey Kong. Brendan Iribe is beaming. As he takes the stage at the f.ounders conference, a private gathering of tech-company leaders in New York City, on Thursday, his smile is so broad his interviewer, CNN's Laurie Siegal, repeatedly ribs him about it. Show More Summary
The Brazilian luxury magazine TOP wants to help rich people spend their money wisely before it's too late. That's the message it's pushing in a new ad campaign that imagines what some of the world's wealthiest people would look like if they were re-incarnated as animals instead of the successful, cash-carrying humans they are in this life. Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg is sick of the annoying crap you're posting to Facebook (or at least that's what we like to imagine). The social network is cracking down on so-called "like-bait" which includes blatantly asking friends to like a post...Show More Summary
Facebook's plan isn't a secret: Mark Zuckerberg wants to connect the world, be it through the website proper or a buzzy, expensive mobile messaging app. Breaking down communication barriers also means some of the company's millions of users bump...