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Mark Zuckerberg surprises Ohio family with impromptu dinner visit

Facebook's billionaire founder Mark Zuckerberg surprised a family in Ohio by turning up to dinner with just a few minutes notice on Friday evening.<p>Daniel Moore of Newton Falls said his family had only been told 20 minutes beforehand that Zuckerberg was the mystery guest who they had been preparing …

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Facebook is about to have 4 different billion-user platforms

Almost there.<p>Despite intensifying competition among social photo/video sharing platforms, user growth on <b>Facebook</b>'s (NASDAQ:FB) Instagram is actually <i>accelerating</i>. Instagram announced today that it has now reached 700 million monthly active users, noting that "the last 100 million of you joined …

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joins Ohio family for surprise dinner

<b>Daniel Moore of Newton Falls, Ohio speaks warmly of the stranger who appeared at his dinner table on Friday night.</b><p>Just 15 minutes before the meal, he and his wife Lisa had no idea who would be joining them.<p>Then the news came in - it was Mark Zuckerberg.<p>According to Mr Moore, the CEO had told …

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People think Mark Zuckerberg is going to run for president, and we kind of get it

The 2020 presidential election is coming up sooner than you might think. Yes, really. And some political watchers are starting to think the Democrats …

Elections

How to find out the terrifying amount of information Facebook has on you

When Facebook first came into our lives, originally aimed at students, it seemed the perfect forum to wax lyrical about hangovers and drunken …

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What would you do if Mark Zuckerberg dropped in for dinner uninvited? Because that might happen

Unexpected guests are not really a thing anymore, even for Facebook founders. With so many ways to keep in touch with each other, it’s very rare for …

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Mark Zuckerberg surprises Ohio family at mystery dinner

Facebook CEO asked staff to find Democrats who voted for President Donald Trump in November

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360 Short Film ‘Step to the Line’ Published as Part of Oculus’ VR for Good Initiative

Mark Zuckerberg recently posted the 360 film <i>Step to the Line</i> on his Facebook page, which highlights the challenges of living with the criminal …

Virtual Reality

Mark Zuckerberg Surprises Ohio Family Who Voted for Trump at Their House for Dinner

Exclusive Details<p><b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> completely shocked an Ohio family by crashing dinner at their house to talk politics ... among other things.<p>Daniel …

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Mark Zuckerberg had supper with Ohio family that voted for Trump, adding to speculation about a presidential run

He's been all over the midwest this past week, with stops in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, also known as Trumpland<p>Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is on a quest to check off everything on a presidential candidate to-do list. Or maybe the billionaire tech entrepreneur is just fulfilling his new year’s …

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How You Can Use the 5-Hour Rule to Achieve Your Goals and Improve Your Life

You try hard ever day, but never see any long-term improvement. You feel trapped where you are, unable to move forward or progress. You see other …

Happiness

Here's how Facebook's 10-year 'master plan' is going

In the company’s first 10 years, Mark Zuckerberg transformed Facebook from a college side-project into a multi-billion dollar platform.<p>Along the way, Zuckerberg was given many opportunities to exit. He was offered $75 million from Viacom in the very early days, and then $1.5 billion later on …

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Trump's reign is sad for tech, too

The first 100 days of Trump's presidency were a shambolic festival of incompetence and looming catastrophe. But it's not all about beltway politics, …

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Musk, Zuckerberg, Nadella: CEOs to Watch This Week

Elon Musk, whose Tesla Inc. will report earnings Wednesday afternoon, is expected to give fresh insight on the launch of the Model 3. Mr. Musk hopes the sedan will make his electric-car company more mainstream and less of a niche luxury player. In a talk Friday, Mr. Musk didn’t back down from his …

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Here's Mark Zuckerberg totally 'not' campaigning in Indiana

In our latest installment of "No, really, Zuck is honest-to-god not running for political office," we find Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg taking a ride around South Bend, Indiana, with Mayor Pete Buttigieg.<p>Zuckerberg is calling this yet another stop in his 2017 personal challenge to "get out and talk …

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Facebook admits ‘malicious actors’ spread misinformation during the 2016 U.S. election

It also cites a government report that found Russia played a major role in the presidential race.<p>Almost six months after a U.S. presidential election that was rife with controversy over fake news, Facebook acknowledged that “malicious actors” had created “fake personas” to spread misinformation …

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Biz Break: Zuck might have helped build your next truck

<b>Top of the Order:</b><p><b>Zuck On The Line:</b> What do you do with your spare time when you’re just shy of 33 years old, run one of the best-known — and at times …

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Facebook Data ‘Does Not Contradict’ Intelligence on Russia Meddling

The social platform says it has a problem with government-run efforts to manipulate public opinion.<p>Less than six months ago, Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the idea that the social publishing platform he founded was being used to manipulate voters as “pretty crazy.”<p>But in a new report, Facebook now says …

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Mark Zuckerberg is way nicer than you think

Mark Zuckerberg has a complicated public image. In early interviews, the Facebook chief often appeared awkward. The 2010 film <i>The Social Network</i> portrays him as a chilly, socially inept, narcissistic boy-genius. And the media has often depicted him as a ruthless, ambitious lone-wolf type, willing to …

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Mark Zuckerberg drops by University of Michigan-Dearborn

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited Michigan for the first time Thursday. His first stop? The Ford Rouge Plant in Dearborn.<p>Mark …

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Here's Mark Zuckerberg's first-ever TV interview from 13 years ago today

Thirteen years ago this week, a 19-year-old named Mark Zuckerberg appeared on CNBC's "Bullseye" to discuss his new, expanding social networking site …

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‘The Circle’ imagines a dark future without journalists in-frame

Perhaps it’s telling that journalism is so absent in The Circle, the movie based on the Dave Eggers novel that paints a dark picture of a future that …

Journalism

Facebook is making people crazy

follow us<p>omnivore<p>Facebook is making people crazy<p>A new study confirms what you’ve long suspected: Facebook is making people crazy. Sarah Frier on how …

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Social-media giants can afford to police their platforms — and so they should

Do social-media providers bear a responsibility to police their own content? Or are their platforms just public spaces and, as such, as blameless as the air into which obscenities are shouted?<p>Long a point of fascination for media nerds everywhere, this niggling issue has been pushed to the …

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Mark Zuckerberg may have built your next Ford F-150

It's very unlikely that you'll get his billions if the part he installed fails, though.<p>In an effort to learn more about the country he controls via social media empire, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has already been around a track with Dale Earnhardt Jr., and now he's had a go at building some Ford …

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How 7 Northeastern students got profiled in Wired, and the blowback that followed

Since its launch in 1993, Wired has covered the luminaries of the tech world: <b>Bill Gates</b>, <b>Elon Musk</b>, <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b>, and countless other nerd giants …

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Can Mark Zuckerberg Save the World from Itself?

Facebook’s mission to crack down on fake news also has a dark side.<p>The year 2016, as <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> tells <b>Farhad Manjoo</b> in a new feature in <i>The New York Times Magazine,</i> was “interesting for us.” Facebook, which had long downplayed its role as a media company, had come under intense criticism for not …

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Mark Zuckerberg, man of the people, visits assembly line and discovers it's 'hard'

Mark Zuckerberg, who is totally not running for president, continues to do things a politician would do by visiting an assembly plant and commenting at how hard physical labor can be.<p>The Zuck swung by the Ford Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, just outside Detroit, and tried his hand at assembling …

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Mark Zuckerberg tours Ford assembly plant

A future owner of a Ford F-150 may be surprised to learn that their vehicle's inspection sticker bears the name of Mark Zuckerberg.<p>The Facebook …

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