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Born in 1984, in New York, Mark Zuckerberg is the co-founder of the immensely popular social networking website Facebook.
Zuckerberg first developed an interest in computers at a young age and at the tender age of 12 he created his first messenger style program and his first computer game. Zuckerberg’s interest in computers continued throughout his school life and both Microsoft and AOL offered the then teen a job before he graduated. Declining both offers, Zuckerberg went on to study at Harvard University where he developed the initial version of Facebook called Facemash. When the software became renowned worldwide the Winklevoss twins tried to sue Zuckerberg claiming that he stole their idea. This was documented in the film “The Social Network”. Zuckerberg settled out of court and is now said to be worth approximately $6.9 billion.
Mark Zuckerberg Quotes – On Facebook
“By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent.”
“I started the site when I was 19. I didn’t know much about business back then.”
“More than 175 million people use Facebook. If it were a country, it would be the sixth most populated country in the world.”
“Both U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Nicholas Sarkozy have used Facebook as a way to organize their supporters. From the protests against the Colombian FARC, a 40-year old terrorist organization, to fighting oppressive, fringe groups in India, people use Facebook as a platform to build connections and organize action.”
“People are learning how to use the site and what’s ok to share. As time goes on, people will learn what’s appropriate, what’s safe for them and learn to share accordingly.
“I really want to see us build a product that lets you really feel a person and understand what’s going on with them.”
Mark Zuckerberg Quotes – On the Winklevi Twins
“I don’t hate anybody. The Winklevi aren’t suing me for intellectual property theft. They’re suing me because for the first time in their lives things didn’t work out the way it was supposed to for them.”
“You know, you really don’t need a forensics team to get to the bottom of this. If you guys were the inventors of Facebook, you’d have invented Facebook.”
Mark Zuckerberg Quotes – On Hearing about Facebook Causing Psychological Problems in Teens
“Yes, of course I am shocked to hear this. I mean, why just teens? Facebook is here for everyone. I have a dream that one day, all of God’s children will have one finger on a Facebook button and one eye on their Facebook news feed at all times.”
Mark Zuckerberg Quotes – On Social Networking
“People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people – and that social norm is just something that has evolved over time.”
“The web is at a really important turning point right now. Up until recently, the default on the web has been that most things aren’t social and most things don’t use your real identity. We’re building toward a web where the default is social.”
“You have one identity. The days of you having a different image for your work friends or co-workers and for the other people you know are probably coming to an end pretty quickly. Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity.”
Mark Zuckerberg Quotes – On Advertising
“Advertising on the Web is less about just hitting someone with a message… It’s about engagement [with that user].”
Mark Zuckerberg Quotes – On Motivation
“Almost any mistake you can make in running a company, I’ve probably made.”
“Move fast and break things. Unless you break things you’re not moving fast enough.”
“If you just work on stuff that you like and are passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.”
Mark Zuckerberg Quotes – On Money
“Ma’am, I know you’ve done your homework and so you know that money isn’t a big part of my life, but at the moment I could buy Mt. Auburn Street, take the Phoenix Club, and turn it into my Ping-Pong room.”
“My friend Eduardo made $300,000 betting oil futures one summer, and Eduardo won’t come close to getting in. The ability to make money doesn’t impress anybody around here.”
“It’s not because of the amount of money. For me and my colleagues, the most important thing is that we create an open information flow for people. Having media corporations owned by conglomerates is just not an attractive idea to me.”