All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mark Zuckerberg’

Facebook Lawsuit: Plaintiffs Say The Company Reads Users’ Private Messages

Are your private messages being read by Facebook? On Dec. 30. 2013 Michael Hurley and Matthew Campbell filed a class action lawsuit against Facebook. The plaintiffs claim that Facebook “has systematically violated consumers’ privacy by reading its users’ personal, private Facebook messages without their consent.” The men also claim that Facebook scans its user’s ┬áprivate messages for links that lead …

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Cory Booker Sworn In As US Senator

Cory Booker has officially left his old job as mayor of Newar, NJ, and has become only the second African American to be elected to the Senate since Barack Obama. Booker has already gained a quite a celebrity status as the Newark Mayor, and he is viewed as a hero of the people. He was sworn in yesterday, after winning …

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Facebook Earnings Are Out, Revenue Up 66% At $2.02 Billion

Facebook just released its earnings report for the third quarter with revenues of $2.02 billion and earnings per share of 25 cents, beating Wall Street expectations. Revenue was up 66% year over year. Mobile ad revenue accounted for 49% of ad revenue. Payments and fees revenue totaled $218 million for the quarter. Daily active users are up 25% year over …

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The Zuckerberg Files: Archiving Every Single Thing Mark Zuckerberg Has Ever Said

Mark Zuckerberg has made a lot of money convincing people that they should contribute to a public, permanent record of everything they’ve ever said or done. Now, in a project that can only be described as the most poetic of justice, everything that Mark Zuckerberg has ever said is going to be available, for scrutiny, in one location. A new …

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Cory Booker Wins Race to Become Senator

He did it! Cory Booker has succeeded in defeating Republican, Steve Lonegan, in becoming the senator-elect of the state of New Jersey for the Democratic party. Booker, 44, reportedly won with over 55 percent of the vote. The Associated Press was the first to name Booker the victor with the overwhelming majority of votes. This day marks a historic feat …

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Mark Zuckerberg Buys 4 New Homes For More Privacy

Mark Zuckerberg is worried about privacy, and as a result he decided to buy four houses that were owned by neighbors of his. He bought four houses near his home in Palo Alto, California that were not even on the market, offering absurdly high prices to the homeowners. It seems that Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, that guy we all …

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Mark Zuckerberg Just Wants a Little Privacy, Buys Up Adjacent Real Estate

The CEO of Facebook just wants a little privacy. I know, the joke writes itself. Mark Zuckerberg has made a slightly unusual purchase, four of them to be exact. Mercury News reports that Zuck has just spent more than $30 million snatching up four houses adjacent to his own Palo Alto property – paying more the $14 million for one …

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Here Is Mark Zuckerberg’s Plan To Make The Internet More Affordable

The Internet is expensive. Sure, you may think that the $60 you pay a month for cable isn’t that much, but what about the estimated 5 billion people around the world who don’t even have access to basic Internet services. The costs of connecting those people to the world wide Web are immense, and nobody wants to foot the bill. …

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Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Make The Internet Available To All

The Internet is the single greatest invention in the history of mankind. It has the power to change how we see the world by exposing us to different ideas and cultures without ever leaving our home. It’s that transformative power that makes the Internet so special, and why it’s imperative that more people get connected. Unfortunately, there are a few …

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Facebook’s Video Ads Are Going to Annoy You, Zuck Knows This, and He’s Working on Making Them Less Intrusive

Facebook is going to launch video ads in your news feed before the end of the year – that’s pretty much inevitable. And it seems that the main thing preventing the company from launching them right now is the fear that they will piss everyone off. The Wall Street Journal quotes sources familiar with the new ads, who claim that …

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Facebook Isn’t Losing Popularity Among Teens, Says Zuckerberg

The report of the death of Facebook’s popularity among teens is most definitely an exaggeration, at least according to Mark Zuckerberg. The narrative posited by various recent studies is that Facebook is just not cool anymore, and teens specifically have been migrating to other social platforms. In Wednesday’s Facebook earnings call, Zuckerberg denied this claim, stating that teens’ use of …

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Facebook Posts $1.81 Billion Revenue, Ad Revenue Up 61%

Facebook just released its Q2 earnings report, including $1.81 billion in revenue, beating Wall Street expectations. EPS (Non-GAAP) were $0.19 for the quarter, also beating expectations. Revenue from advertising was $1.60 billion (88% of total revenue and up 61% year-over-year). Mobile ad revenue was about 41% of ad revenue for the quarter, while payments and other fees revenue was $214 …

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