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Mark Zuckerberg is an American internet entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO of the world's largest social networking website Facebook. 36-year-old Zuckerberg became the world’s youngest billionaire at age 23. More

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  • No turning back: Facebook reckons with a post-2020 world Mar 25, 2021 11:49 AM IST

    No turning back: Facebook reckons with a post-2020 world

    For CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the past year has presented a series of humbling events that have picked away at his long-held assertion that Facebook is a worldwide force for good. In Facebook posts, public comments and discussions with employees, the CEO appears to be increasingly grappling with the dark side of the empire he created.

  • COVID-19 update | Facebook launches global campaign to help 50 million people get vaccinated Mar 15, 2021 05:35 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Facebook launches global campaign to help 50 million people get vaccinated

    The social media major said that they were launching a tool which shows users when and where they can get vaccinated. Also, this tool will help the users make an appointment by providing them a link.

  • Facebook has 'tentatively friended' us again, says Australia Feb 20, 2021 07:57 PM IST

    Facebook has 'tentatively friended' us again, says Australia

    Facebook’s abrupt decision to stop Australians from sharing news on the site and strip the pages of domestic and foreign news outlets also erased several state government and emergency department accounts, causing widespread anger.

  • Facebook-Apple spat | ‘We need to inflict pain,’ Mark Zuckerberg tells team: Report Feb 15, 2021 10:47 AM IST

    Facebook-Apple spat | ‘We need to inflict pain,’ Mark Zuckerberg tells team: Report

    Apple has recently begun positioning itself to be the "protector of internet privacy" and "upholding the greater good", juxtaposed to Facebook - without explicitly naming the latter

  • WhatsApp Privacy Policy update ‘optional’ for businesses: Mark Zuckerberg Jan 28, 2021 08:52 AM IST

    WhatsApp Privacy Policy update ‘optional’ for businesses: Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has clarified that the update does not change the privacy of anyone’s messages with friends and family.

  • Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’ Jan 16, 2021 09:53 PM IST

    Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’

    It’s just the latest effort by the 28-year-old Gomez to draw attention to the danger of internet companies critics say have profited from misinformation and hate on their platforms.

  • Bloomberg Billionaires Index | Elon Musk is the richest; here are the other 9 richest people in the world Jan 11, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    Bloomberg Billionaires Index | Elon Musk is the richest; here are the other 9 richest people in the world

    Just few days after the world rang in New Year, Elon Musk surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person in 2021 with a net worth of $209 billion as on January 10, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. However, Forbes billionaires list still shows Musk trailing Amazon’s Bezos. As Tesla chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk takes the first position, here are the other nine richest people in the world as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index as on January 10.

  • WhatsApp’s new privacy rules are no surprise, but reveal opportunism Jan 11, 2021 08:30 AM IST

    WhatsApp’s new privacy rules are no surprise, but reveal opportunism

    With a stark threat to users, the Facebook-owned app has stolen a march over global regulators and sets the stage for likely rapid commercialisation of the platform 

  • Facebook’s push into Asia-Pacific runs into political hurdles Jan 06, 2021 12:08 PM IST

    Facebook’s push into Asia-Pacific runs into political hurdles

    After refusing to kowtow to Beijing’s demands to censor its users, among other requests, the social media giant has been locked out of the country ever since

  • Fuel for India 2020: Here's what Mukesh Ambani, Mark Zuckerberg said about the Facebook-Jio partnership Dec 15, 2020 04:34 PM IST

    Fuel for India 2020: Here's what Mukesh Ambani, Mark Zuckerberg said about the Facebook-Jio partnership

    In April 2020, Facebook purchased a 9.9 percent stake in RIL's telecom unit Jio for $5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore).

  • Facebook Fuel for India 2020 | Conversation between Mukesh Ambani and Mark Zuckerberg: Read full transcript Dec 15, 2020 03:19 PM IST

    Facebook Fuel for India 2020 | Conversation between Mukesh Ambani and Mark Zuckerberg: Read full transcript

    The conversation on Day 1 of the two-day Facebook-hosted event revolved around opportunities in India, the way digital can accelerate economic progress, and how small businesses will be a key part of the global recovery going forward.

  • RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani shares 3 entrepreneurship lessons he learnt from his father Dhirubhai Ambani Dec 15, 2020 02:56 PM IST

    RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani shares 3 entrepreneurship lessons he learnt from his father Dhirubhai Ambani

    RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani spoke about the entrepreneurship lessons he learnt from his farther Dhirubhai Ambani during a conversation with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook Fuel for India 2020.

  • Fuel for India 2020: Mukesh Ambani, Mark Zuckerberg discuss India's digital future Dec 15, 2020 12:26 PM IST

    Fuel for India 2020: Mukesh Ambani, Mark Zuckerberg discuss India's digital future

    Mark Zuckerberg and Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani spoke at the Facebook Fuel for India 2020 event on December 15.

  • Facebook Fuel for India: Mark Zuckerberg, Mukesh Ambani to speak Dec 15, 2020 08:29 AM IST

    Facebook Fuel for India: Mark Zuckerberg, Mukesh Ambani to speak

    The two-day Facebook Fuel for India event will be held on December 15 and 16.

  • Breaking up Facebook Dec 14, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    Breaking up Facebook

    Zuckerberg faces the real possibility of his painstakingly built up tech empire crumbling

  • Delhi's Kitchens Centre raises funds from Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos-backed Village Global Nov 19, 2020 03:46 PM IST

    Delhi's Kitchens Centre raises funds from Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos-backed Village Global

    Kitchens Centre, which is currently operating over 35 ready-to-move-in kitchens across 15 cities, will use the funds to scale up operations and expand into newer markets in India

  • As WhatsApp Pay goes live, Mark Zuckerberg says India has created something 'truly special' with UPI Nov 06, 2020 08:49 AM IST

    As WhatsApp Pay goes live, Mark Zuckerberg says India has created something 'truly special' with UPI

    Mark Zuckerberg, in a video message, said that the company had been working on WhatsApp UPI with the NPCI to ensure that it is secure and reliable.

  • Amid US election, Bezos and Zuckerberg see gains in fortunes Nov 05, 2020 10:50 AM IST

    Amid US election, Bezos and Zuckerberg see gains in fortunes

    167 US billionaires gained $57.4 billion on November 4, the day after polling in the US Presidential Election closed.

  • Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs will defend law protecting tech platforms before US Senate panel Oct 28, 2020 04:50 PM IST

    Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs will defend law protecting tech platforms before US Senate panel

    The hearing comes after Republican President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for tech companies to be held accountable for allegedly stifling conservative voices.

  • World’s 10 richest tech giants shed $44 billion wealth, Jeff Bezos tops list with $9 billion loss Sep 06, 2020 10:42 AM IST

    World’s 10 richest tech giants shed $44 billion wealth, Jeff Bezos tops list with $9 billion loss

    Despite this, the world’s wealthiest collectively added $830 billion to their wealth this year, as per the Bloomberg Billionaire Index

  • It's problematic when Facebook employees abuse PM Modi on record: Prasad to Mark Zuckerberg Sep 01, 2020 07:53 PM IST

    It's problematic when Facebook employees abuse PM Modi on record: Prasad to Mark Zuckerberg

    It seems from credible media reports that Facebook India team, right from the India MD to other senior officials, is dominated by people who belong to a particular political belief, writes Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in his letter

  • Congress writes to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg again over allegations of 'bias' in favour of BJP Aug 29, 2020 04:55 PM IST

    Congress writes to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg again over allegations of 'bias' in favour of BJP

    At a press conference, the opposition party also demanded an investigation by a Joint Parliamentary Committee into the alleged "links of Facebook employees and the ruling establishment".

  • Exclusive | Zuckerberg fund in talks to back edtech startup Eruditus Aug 24, 2020 09:32 AM IST

    Exclusive | Zuckerberg fund in talks to back edtech startup Eruditus

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will be joined by a couple of other US-based technology funds to invest about $80 million in Eruditus at a valuation of $800-850 million, sources say.

  • Mark Zuckerberg joins $100 billion club after Facebook stock hits record high Aug 07, 2020 01:18 PM IST

    Mark Zuckerberg joins $100 billion club after Facebook stock hits record high

    The Facebook honcho joins the small club of Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates which also includes Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates

  • US Congress grills Sundar Pichai, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg over their 'ability to exploit power' Jul 30, 2020 10:49 AM IST

    US Congress grills Sundar Pichai, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg over their 'ability to exploit power'

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's richest individual, while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is the fourth-ranked billionaire.

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