All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mark Zuckerberg’

Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg Donate Millions to San Francisco Hospital

Priscilla Chan and hubby Mark Zuckerberg made an incredibly generous donation to San Francisco General Hospital. The couple donated $75 million, which is said to be the largest single donation made by individuals to a U.S. public hospital. There was a very personal reason for the donation–at least on behalf of Priscilla Chan. She worked at the hospital for several …

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Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg: $75M To Hospital

Priscilla Chan and famous husband Mark Zuckerberg have given $75 million to San Francisco General Hospital, according to CNN. Dr. Priscilla Chan worked for years at San Francisco General Hospital, referred to locals as The General, during her pediatric residency. Now a doctor at USCF Benioff Children’s Hospital, and wife to the incredibly wealthy Facebook mogul, Priscilla Chan wanted to …

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Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Priscilla Chan Give $75 Million to Hospital Where She Completed Residency

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have just announced a huge donation to San Francisco General Hospital. The couple is giving $75 million to the hospital, which is called The General, to expand the size of the ER and provide more beds for patients. “To add some specifics, our contribution today will allow The General to double the size …

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Zucked: A Recent History of Facebook’s Blunders

Facebook is celebrating its 11th birthday this week – news that’s likely to make you feel pretty old. As a 28-year-old who signed up for Facebook during the summer before college, it’s hard to imagine a world without it. We all love Facebook. We all hate Facebook. We all love to hate and hate to love Facebook. Plenty of walks …

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Wouldn’t A Dislike Button Help Facebook Deal With This Issue?

Late last week, Backchannel put out a very interesting report on Facebook using a group of human testers to help them figure out the type of content to show in the News Feed. Sometimes algorithms just aren’t enough. If your’e interested in how Facebook determines what to show you, you should give it a read. Within it, Facebook execs made …

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Zuckerberg Opens Up About Facebook Search

As you may know, Facebook greatly expanded its search offerings last month when it launched the ability to search posts. You can now search keywords and get back results from people and pages you’re connected to. It instantly made Facebook a lot more useful as a search tool because it gives you access to content that’s not getting indexed by …

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Facebook Just Said A Lot Of Things About Its Video Growth

Facebook has been touting its major growth in video this month, and that continued on Wednesday afternoon as the company reported its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2014. On the company’s earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Facebook is, on average, seeing more than 3 billion video views per day. Zuck also shared this nice little …

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Facebook Grew Mobile Daily Active Users By 34% Over The Past Year

Facebook just released its earnings report for the fourth quarter and full year. It posted a 58% increase in yearly revenue, and a 49% increase for the quarter. “We got a lot done in 2014. Our community continues to grow and we’re making progress towards connecting the world,” said Mark Zuckerberg. As usual, the company gave an update on its …

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Sounds Like Facebook Messenger’s Payments Feature Won’t Be Around For A While

A payments feature in Facebook Messenger has been expected since at least last summer. In June, Facebook hired PayPal President David Marcus to run its messaging unit. The following month, the company reported its earnings for the second quarter, and on the conference call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg indicated that we’d be able to make payments with Messenger eventually. Here’s what …

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Mark Zuckerberg Picks Next Book to Send Into Sold-Out Status

Mark Zuckerberg has named the second book to be featured in his new Facebook “book club” called “A Year in Books.” This kiss of approval from Mark Zuckerberg will surely send the book into a sales explosion on Amazon. Speculative investors may want to grab copies now. “Our second book is ‘The Better Angels of Our Nature’ by Steven Pinker. …

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Facebook Brings Free Basic Internet Services to Colombia via internet.org app

Facebook has just launched its Internet.org app in Colombia, bringing free basic internet services to the country. This is the first time that the app has reached a Latin American country. “Before today, only about 50% of Colombians had access to the internet. By launching the Internet.org app on the Tigo network today, we’re giving people free access to basic …

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Why Facebook Will Never Be a Haven for Free Speech

Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want to let extremists stifle your freedom to express yourself. That’s the takeaway from an eloquent post the Facebook CEO made on Friday regarding the terrorist attacks on French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Here’s the post in its entirety: A few years ago, an extremist in Pakistan fought to have me sentenced to death because Facebook refused to …

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