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Mark Zuckerberg & 700 Facebookers Marched in San Francisco’s Pride Parade

Facebook employees marching in San Francisco’s annual gay pride parade is nothing new – but CEO Mark Zuckerberg participating is something new. At Sunday’s Pride Parade, Zuck led a giant crew of Facebook employees, more than 700, through the streets of downtown San Francisco. That’s more than 300 more employees than Facebook had last year, and more than 10 times …

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Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us Releases New Pro-Immigration Ad

The immigration debate is heating up in Washington again as President Obama has asked Congress to put a bill on his desk before summer’s end. One of the largest proponents of immigration reform – Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us – is now doubling down with a new ad campaign. Central to the campaign is a new TV ad called “Emma.” The title …

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‘Terms And Conditions May Apply’ Gets New Trailer (Featuring Classic Mark Zuckerberg)

There’s a new trailer out for the documentary, “Terms and Conditions May Apply”. The film, which focuses on major Internet companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter, and the user privacy associated with them, premiered at Sundance earlier this year. The movie was made by Cullen Hoback, who made Monster Camp, and FrICTION. Obviously user privacy is a pretty big issue …

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Mark Zuckerberg to Host Fundraiser for Senate Hopeful Cory Booker

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is once again inserting himself into the New Jersey political scene – but this time it’s on the completely opposite side of the aisle. Bloomberg reports that Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan will soon host a fundraiser for Newark Mayor and Senate hopeful Cory Booker.. “Mark and Priscilla are hosting a fundraiser for Mayor Booker …

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Instagram Will Probably Hold Off on the Ads for Now, But It’s Not for Lack of Interest

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg briefly discussed Instagram at yesterday’s Q1 earnings call, and the takeaway is that big brands want more commercialization, but the Facebook-owned company is content with a growth strategy at the time being. That means no ads on Instagram…for now. “They’re really doing well and growing quickly and that is the right focus for them,” Zuckerberg said. …

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Facebook Revenue Up 38%, Ad Revenue Up 43%

Facebook released its Q1 earnings report on Wednesday, including revenue of $1.46 billion, an increase of 38% year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was $1.25 billion (85% of total revenue), up 43% year-over-year. Mobile advertising accounted for 30% of advertising revenue for the quarter. Revenue from Payments and other fees was $213 million. The obligatory Mark Zuckerberg quote is: “We’ve made a …

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Zuckerberg’s FWD.us Immigration Reform Group Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More

Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration-focused political advocacy group is getting the help of a few more tech heavyweights. Today, FWD.us announced a couple of new members: Microsoft founder BIll Gates, current Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft EVP Brad Smith and Sean Parker, of Napster and later, Facebook fame. “We’re thrilled that Bill Gates, Brad Smith, Steve Ballmer, and Sean Parker – longtime …

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Child Pornographer’s Sentence Overturned After Judge Goes On Strange, Irrelevant Rant About Facebook, Zuckerberg

An 8-year prison sentence for a convicted child pornographer has been vacated and remanded for resentencing following a procedural error that involved the judge in the case going off on a completely unnecessary rant about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg. The case is even odder when you understand that the crimes in question had absolutely nothing to do with Facebook. 56-year-old …

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Facebook Home Gets a Couple of New Ads

Facebook Home, the company’s new OS-lite “app family” that takes over your Android device and turns the homescreen into a Facebook news feed, launched this past Friday. Now you can download the app collection from Google Play, free, on a select number of Android devices. When Facebook first announced Home, they launched a quirky little ad featuring some plane antics. …

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Zuckerberg: U.S. Immigration Policy ‘Unfit for Today’s World’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pulled the cover off his immigration reform group, outlining its position and naming its advocates in a Washington Post op-ed. He starts off with an anecdote about a young, undocumented student that he teaches in an after-school class on entrepreneurship. The kid’s family is from Mexico, but he’s live in America basically his whole life. …

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Facebook Home Will ‘Hopefully’ Get Graph Search, Says Zuckerberg

It may be quite a while before we see it, but we can probably expect Facebook Home to get Graph Search built in sometime in the future. First, if you haven’t read about Facebook Home yet, go do that. Graph Search has not even been launched on mobile devices yet, and it remains to be seen how long that will …

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Oh Yeah, And Facebook Home Will Get Ads Too

Facebook, as you’ve probably heard by now, introduced Facebook Home today at a press event. This is essentially Facebook’s way of taking over your Android device. You can learn more about it here. The main feature of the offering is called the Cover Feed. This sufaces the latest photos and updates from your News Feed on your homescreen, and lets …

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