18. August 2016

Date: 18-08-2016
Source: TIME
Subject: 5 Things We Learned From This Mark Zuckerberg Interview

Including the best advice he’s received from Peter Thiel

zuckerberg-300x199.jpgMark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO and one of its co-founders, is widely praised as one of the tech industry’s most successful entrepreneurs. Zuckerberg started Facebook with a few friends as a 19-year-old student at Harvard as way for students to keep up with their classmates—and find out which of them are single, among other things. Today, Facebook is a $350 billion company with revenue of almost $18 billion in 2015.

So it’s not surprising that Y Combinator, the prestigious startup accelerator program, selected Zuckerberg as the first guest on its new video series, “How to Build the Future.” Here are some of the most interesting comments from the interview with Y Combinator president Sam Altman:

Yahoo’s acquisition offer in 2006 was a pivotal moment for Facebook

“One of the hardest parts for me was actually when Yahoo offered to buy the company for a lot of money. that was a turning point in the company,” said Zuckerberg. “It was the first time we had to look at the future and say, ‘Wow, is what we’re going to build be actually more meaningful than this?’” Read the rest of this entry »


Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

16. November 2015

Fast Company, 16/11

http://www.fastcompany.com/3052885/mark-zuckerberg-facebook

Zuckerberg Facebook bold futurre

 


Facebook’s identity lock-in

27. May 2010

Freitag, 21. Mai 2010, 22:38:06, Nick Carr’s blog.

“You’re invisible now, you’ve got no secrets to conceal.” -Bob Dylan
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a knack for making statements that are at once sweeping and stupid, but he outdoes himself with this one: You have one identity … Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity. This is, at the obvious level, a clever and cynical ploy to recast the debate about Facebook’s ongoing efforts to chip away at its members’ privacy safeguards. Facebook, Zuckerberg implies, isn’t compromising your privacy by selling personal data to corporations; it is making you a better person….