Tag Archives: The Social Network

01Dec/15

Mark Zuckerberg’s wife gives birth to daughter; family to give 99 pct of shares to charity

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announce the birth of their daughter and say they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to a new charity.

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07Oct/15

Facebook likes Africa (EU not so much?)

(REUTERS / EBS) – Take an Austrian student and pit him in a legal battle involving the tech giants of the world, and guess who’ll win.

Well, in this case it was student 1, tech giants 0.
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27Sep/15

Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg announces global campaign on internet connectivity

Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg announces during the United Nations Private Sector Forum, the launch of a global campaign to support a connectivity declaration, which recognises internet access as an important enabler of human rights.

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28Aug/15

One billion use Facebook in one day

(REUTERS/FACEBOOK) – A billion users in one day.

Facebook setting a new record this week.

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03Jul/15

Facebook to use lasers, satellites and drones to bring Internet to developing countries

USA (Next Media) – Mark Zuckerberg announced on Wednesday that Facebook is considering using lasers on drones and satellites to connect the next billion people to the internet.
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18May/15

First look at Steve Jobs biopic released

Universal releases a teaser trailer for the upcoming biopic, “Steve Jobs,” starring Michael Fassbender in the title role of the late tech titan.
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02May/15

SurveyMonkey CEO, husband of Facebook’s Sandberg, dies

SurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, according to a Facebook post by his brother.

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24Mar/15

Facebook wants to host news content

(Reuters Business Report) – Seeing the news on Facebook could get a lot easier and faster. The social network wants to host news content on its own site instead of having you hit a link that takes you to a publisher’s site. The New York Times reports that Facebook is talking to half a dozen publishers including itself, BuzzFeed and National Geographic about hosting their content on Facebook.
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20Mar/15

New Yorkers react to Facebook’s rules on what may and may not be posted on the social media site

New Yorkers react to Facebook’s clarification of what content is prohibited on its social media website, as the company strives to curb controversial posts.

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