The Zuck, a man with a plan.

Mark Zuckerberg Wants World’s 5 Billion Without Internet To Get Connected (And On Facebook?)

Forget trying to buy the world a Coke — Mark Zuckerberg would like to connect the five billion people on the planet who don’t have Internet with the rest of the online world. And while yes, of course, since he’s the founder and CEO of Facebook, one might assume that the more of those people who have access to the World Wide Web, the more there’ll be on Facebook. But he says it’s really about connecting people. On Facebook. Okay, really — just about connecting. [More]

Oh hey, Mark.

Would You Pay $100 To Give Mark Zuckerberg A Piece Of Your Mind Via Facebook Message?

Here’s a way to make some cash — how about monetizing the ability to send Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg a message on the social network? Facebook says it’s trying out some “extreme price points” to allow people to pay for their messages to be seen by others who aren’t on their friends list. Which means instead of a missive reading “Yo, what up?” going to Zuckerberg’s “Other” folder, he might actually read it. [More]

Why so mysterious, Facebook?

Could Facebook’s Mysterious Invitation Mean It’s Finally Launching A Phone?

That whirring sound you hear is the rumor mill kicking into high gear, probably splashing water everywhere (it is a mill) while it gets to spinning: Facebook has issued a mysterious invitation for the media to come hang out on its campus in Menlo Park, Calif. next Tuesday and of course, now everyone’s all abuzz as to what it is the social network has to share with us. Could it be a phone? A new superhero? A fancy haircut for Mark Zuckerberg? [More]

Gizmodo Places Bounty On Pics Of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

Gizmodo Places Bounty On Pics Of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

Every time Facebook changes its privacy settings to allow for more invasion of users’ private information and photos, the company — and especially its founder/figurehead Mark Zuckerberg — talk about how it’s all in the interest of being public and transparent and other things that aren’t true. Meanwhile, Zuck’s own public Facebook page is essentially a non-entity and the man is incredibly private about his personal life. Thus, our former in-laws at Gizmodo have decided it’s time to change the privacy settings on Zuckerberg’s life. [More]

Mark Zuckerberg: We Need Political Leaders Who Are Pro-Internet

Mark Zuckerberg: We Need Political Leaders Who Are Pro-Internet

The folks at Facebook have made no secret of their objection to the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act. And while it would have been a huge statement for Facebook to shut down, even for a few hours, you can’t fault the company for not wanting to turn off the money machine. Regardless, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg just took to his personal page to quickly voice his opinion on these pieces of legislation. [More]

Mark Zuckerberg Willing To Fight For The Right To Get Pre-Teens On Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Willing To Fight For The Right To Get Pre-Teens On Facebook

In the wake of the Consumer Reports study that found that nearly 40% of minors on Facebook are actually under the age of 13, there has been a lot of discussion about age-appropriate internet use. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently made his feelings pretty clear — Not only does he believe pre-teens belong on Facebook, he plans to fight to change the laws intended to keep them off the site. [More]

The Mark Zuckerberg Who Didn't Found Facebook Kicked Off Facebook

The Mark Zuckerberg Who Didn't Found Facebook Kicked Off Facebook

How dare non-Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg be so impertinent as to have the same name as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg! The nerve! The social networking site has retaliated against NFF-Zuckerberg for the very impudence of being born and named thusly by booting him from Facebook. That oughta teach him a lesson. [More]

Internet Turns Bullsh*t Detector On Facebook CEO

Internet Turns Bullsh*t Detector On Facebook CEO

Yesterday afternoon, while everyone else was cheering about how Facebook’s supercool new privacy settings were going to bring about world peace and end hunger, Marshall Kirkpatrick actually took the time to listen to what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to say about the changes, and noticed something interesting: Zuckerberg, as Kirkpatrick put it on ReadWriteWeb, “said a number of things that seemed of questionable…truth.” [More]

Facebook Used To Make Partners Delete Your Data After 24 Hrs. No Longer.

Facebook Used To Make Partners Delete Your Data After 24 Hrs. No Longer.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced this morning that Facebook will toss a policy that made developers and partners with access your data to delete it after 24 hours. Now they can just keep it. Turns out the privacy policy hindered growth:
Zuckerberg told Inside Facebook:

Zynga [makers of Mafia Wars and Farmville] has had to download user information 100 million times per day because of our policy. Developers were having to architect entire systems just to do this. There aren’t any other changes in the policies on how developers can use the data, [More]