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Mark Zuckerberg on Why Facebook Won't Remove 'Fake News' and 3 Other Takeaways From His Recent Interview

He opened up about regulating 'fake news,' monitoring content, his mentor and tech's next frontier

“We’re not kids in a dorm room anymore, right?”That’s what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Kara Swisher, co-founder of Recode, in a recent podcast interview. The full transcript is available here, but we pulled out some of the key takeaways -- including the ...

by Hayden Field  | July 22, 2018 12:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg Will Soon Replace Warren Buffett as World's Third-Richest Person

Facebook co-founder gains $1.7 billion after Instagram television announcement

Despite a shaky year, Facebook CEO and co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, is soon to snag Warren Buffett’s spot as the third-richest person in the world.  Facebook stocks rose 2.3 percent after Instagram announced a new television feature on Wednesday, putting another $1.7 billion ...

by Madison Semarjian  | June 23, 2018 12:00:00
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Facebook and Chocolate: The Biggest Revelations and Strangest Moments From Mark Zuckerberg's US Congress Testimony

Here's what you need to know after the Facebook co-founder and CEO's visit to Washington

After about 10 hours of questioning spread across two days -- and many demure sips of water -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was released on Wednesday from Congress. His testimony strategy focused on taking accountability, owning the bigger problem and outlining future ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | April 13, 2018 02:00:00
Run & Grow

3 Things You May Not Have Heard About Taking Risks

Mark Zuckerberg wasn't afraid to risk a $2 billion investment in Oculus that didn't pay off. What are you afraid of?

In 2014, Mark Zuckerberg invested $2 billion in the startup virtual reality (VR) platform, Oculus. Observers, including the media, expected that Facebook would reap the same high ROI it had recorded on Instagram and Whatsapp. However,the company's investment resulted in a downturn of fortune.In fact, CNBC called ...

by Toby Nwazor  | March 28, 2018 06:00:00
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Read Mark Zuckerberg's Full Statement on Facebook's Data Scandal

The CEO broke his silence on the Cambridge Analytica controversy

Mark Zuckerberg posted the following statement on his Facebookpage, addressing the ongoing scandal surrounding the data of 50 million Facebook users being harvested by political data firmCambridge Analytica.I want to share an update on the Cambridge Analytica situation -- including the steps we've already taken and ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | March 23, 2018 06:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg Asked Bill and Melinda Gates and Lin-Manuel Miranda What Advice They'd Give Their Younger Selves

'Asking for a friend'

Who among us wouldn’t want Bill and Melinda Gates or Lin-Manuel Miranda as mentors?This week, the trio headlined a talk at New York’s Hunter College to, as Melinda Gates described it on her Facebook page, have “a conversation about why we think ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 21, 2018 02:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg Says Decline in Facebook Usage is a Good Thing

Facebook declined by about 50 million hours per day in last year's fourth quarter, or about 5 percent overall

This story originally appeared on PCMagFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg touted an odd metric on a Wednesday earnings call: time spent on Facebook declined by about 50 million hours per day in last year's fourth quarter, or about 5 percent overall.But to Zuckerberg, the ...

by Michael Kan  | February 08, 2018 08:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg's 2018 Resolution Reveals an Essential Truth About Entrepreneurship

Even for the most successful among us, growing a business is never simple

If you’re doing it right, entrepreneurship will never get easier, no matter what you accomplish. There will always be new challenges to tackle. Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 New Year’s challenge is proof of that.As is his tradition, the Facebook co-founder yesterday shared his New ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 10, 2018 06:00:00
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Odd and Unusual: Things You Never Knew About Jeff Bezos and 4 Other Big Names

Jeff Bezos does something at home every night because "it's the sexiest thing I do"

History is full of tales of remarkable people with unusual personal habits: The French author Honoré de Balzac allegedly drank up to 50 cups of coffee a day (not recommended, since he also suffered from stomach cramps, headaches, and high blood pressure).Thomas Edison reportedly slept only two hours a ...

by Thomas Smale  | January 02, 2018 12:00:00
Startup Tips

How 6 Business Titans Created a Thriving Team

As the host of podcast Masters of Scale, Reid Hoffman asks everyone from Mark Zuckerberg to Sara Blakely what it takes to build a successful company

How do the most successful entrepreneurs build their companies? Here's what six titans told investor and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman when he interviewed them for his podcast, Masters of Scale. “The most important thing to do is to have quick decisions. We ultimately adopted a ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | September 20, 2017 02:00:00
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The Key Traits of Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and Meg Whitman

What makes these leaders stand out from the rest? IBM's Watson did some digging

From Bill Gates to Meg Whitman to Elon Musk, today's most renowned business people innovate, inspire and create. However, what makes these individuals so different from the rest of us? What traits do they possess that make them so successful?With the help of IBM’s supercomputer ...

by Rose Leadem  | June 11, 2017 12:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg Reveals 5 Strategies That Helped Facebook Grow

These moves bring 'move fast and break things' to life

Mark Zuckerberg knew some startup would build the largest social network in the world. He just didn’t think it would be Facebook. “It wasn't even a question that I asked—of course it wasn't going to be us.”Yet, living by his famous mantra, ...

by Andrea Huspeni  | May 28, 2017 08:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg: ”?"Purpose is What Creates True Happiness”

The founder of Facebook delivered this year's commencement address at Harvard University

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire founder of Facebook who dropped out of Harvard, went back to the university last Thursday to deliver the commencement address for the class of 2017.The 33-year-old, whom Forbes magazine said is the world’s fifth richest person and is ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 26, 2017 04:00:00
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