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2014-02-05 16:25:30

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes' net worth is "close to US$400 million," according to sources close to him who contacted Wealth-X on Wednesday. Wealth-X had earlier estimated his personal fortune to be worth US$1.6 billion. The sources say that Hughes has exercised nearly all of his Facebook stock options and his "current after-tax net worth is approximately US$400 million." About Wealth-X Wealth-X is the definitive source of intelligence on...

2014-02-05 08:32:36

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 10th anniversary of Facebook, Wealth-X reveals that Chris Hughes, a co-founder of the world's most famous social network, has become a billionaire. Thirty-year-old Hughes has seen his net worth nearly double since the end of last July, from an estimated US$950 million to US$1.6 billion today, as the value of Facebook's shares has soared. US$1.5 billion of his net worth is derived from Facebook stock and he also owns two apartments worth...

2013-08-07 08:32:24

Mark Zuckerberg Leads All-Male Roster With US$17.3 Billion Fortune NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Zuckerberg and two of his Facebook co-founders, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes, occupy the top three spots in Wealth-X's list of ultra wealthy technopreneurs aged 30 and under with a combined net worth of US$22.4 billion. Zuckerberg's net worth increased by US$3.7 billion to US$17.3 billion after shares of the world's No. 1 social network soared on 24 July on mobile...

Zuckerberg Account On Pinterest Competitor Leads To Speculation
2012-06-10 05:21:17

The CEO of one of the world's most popular social networks has apparently joined a high-end, consumer-focused image-sharing website and rival to Pinterest, and this seemingly innocent news has led to some speculation that his involvement may run deeper than just being another user of the service. The webpage in question, The Fancy, describes itself as "part store, blog, magazine and wishlist," as well as "a place to discover great stuff, to curate a collection of things you love, to get...

2011-01-04 09:25:00

BOSTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A multi-disciplinary pro bono team from Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, played a key role in providing corporate and legal infrastructure support for the recent successful launch of Jumo, a new social network connecting individuals and organizations working for global change. Jumo (a West African word meaning "to come together") is the brainchild of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and helps everyday people find, follow and support those...

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2010-10-29 12:37:03

According to leading figures in the development of Facebook and Twitter, the social networking phenomenon has nowhere to go but up as computer use becomes more mobile. "Two to five years from now, the whole question of what other social networks you use will be moot, because it will all be social," Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, said in Boston on Thursday. "Social is becoming the frame, the filter to a lot of information," Hughes, 27, said during a panel discussion at the Charles...

2009-11-25 12:44:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) today announced that C-SPAN will broadcast a keynote address delivered by technology superstar Chris Hughes at the 23rd Annual NAMIC Conference. The broadcast was pre-recorded on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at a General Session of the 23rd Annual NAMIC Conference, which was held October 26-28 at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, Colorado. The 23rd Annual NAMIC Conference was presented as part of...

2009-06-02 10:51:00

NAMIC's Online Communications Mix Expanded With Facebook Fan Page Launch NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) today announced that technology superstar Chris Hughes is confirmed to deliver the Opening Keynote address at the 23rd Annual NAMIC Conference. Scheduled for October 26-28, 2009, the 23rd Annual NAMIC Conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, Colorado as part of Cable Connection-Fall. Rainbow Media's WE...

2008-09-21 09:00:14

By CHRISTINA I HAVE AN eclectic group of new friends. They include Republican and Democratic legislators and a candidate for lieutenant governor. There are a dozen lobbyists crusading for everything from payday lending restrictions to the rights of tow truck operators. And then there's the guy with the cowboy hat, a shotgun and a blue puffy vest. We'll get back to the cowboy in a minute. All of these folks have "friended" me (friend is a verb on the Internet) through the social...

2008-08-28 15:05:00

By Will Oremus By Will Oremus Facebook has outgrown its warren of offices in downtown Palo Alto and will move into a bigger building at the Stanford Research Park early next year, the company confirmed Tuesday. The vacant facility at 1601 California Ave. is considered a stopgap until the social networking firm finds space for a permanent campus. Although it's large enough to house all of Facebook's more than 600 employees, the company plans to retain some of its downtown office space in...


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Mark Zuckerberg
2013-08-21 06:38:05

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. As of April 2013, Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc., and in 2013 his personal wealth was estimated to be US $16.8 billion. Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes,...

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