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2014-02-05 12:27:31

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company, a leader in family entertainment for over fifty years, has optioned the rights to author Randi Zuckerberg's debut picture book, Dot. The book was recently published by Harper Collins, and is illustrated by Joe Berger. The announcement was made today by Halle Stanford, EVP, Children's Entertainment, The Jim Henson Company and Randi Zuckerberg, CEO and Founder of Zuckerberg Media. The company plans to...

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...

2013-12-24 23:04:46

In response to an article published by Mashable, Long Island marketing company fishbat discusses the statistics that 80 percent of “likes” and shares on Facebook come from outside the United States. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 fishbat, an award winning Long Island marketing company, responds to an article published by Mashable on December 19th, which reports that 80 percent of likes and shares on Facebook are not from the United States, but from the rest of the world....

snapchat files restraining order
2013-12-10 11:57:55

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Snapchat has a moment in its company history that it wishes would fade into the ether, just like the fleeting videos sent using its app. Since the start-up app developer can't delete this memory, it has filed a temporary restraining order against Frank Reginald Brown to keep him from revealing confidential information to the media. Brown allegedly disclosed confidential information about the company to media outlets, Reuters reports....

Gates, Zuckerberg Show Financial Support For EducationSuperhighway
2013-12-05 05:03:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many teachers probably think some students spend too much time on social media sites such as Facebook, the social network’s founder is among several philanthropists who have pledged millions that could help bring the Internet to public school classrooms across America. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft founder Bill Gates are among those who have pledged millions to the San Francisco-based nonprofit...

Zuckerberg Files Tracks Everything Uttered By The Facebook CEO
2013-10-29 12:53:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the co-founder and creator of one of the largest and most successful websites in human history, Mark Zuckerberg is an important figure. The CEO of Facebook, a social network that is almost constantly embroiled in some sort of privacy scandal, also has a tendency to speak candidly about the company's encroaching policies. For instance, in the early days of Facebook, Zuckerberg had some unflattering things to say about the users...

Randi Zuckerberg Pens Book About Childhood Tech Obsession
2013-10-19 05:44:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Ordinarily, a children’s book about a little girl who learns the importance of not wasting too much time on the Internet would not garner headlines, but when said book is written by a sibling of the founder of one of the largest social networks in the world, it does tend to get people’s attention. Such is the case with Dot, a picture book written by Randi Zuckerberg – the older sister of Facebook co-creator, chairman and...

Privacy Concerns Prompt Mark Zuckerberg To Buy Surrounding Homes
2013-10-14 04:32:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Some Facebook users may find the social media website’s commitment to privacy inadequate, but the same cannot be said for its CEO, who reportedly purchased four houses adjacent to his Palo Alto home to avoid prying eyes. According to CNET’s Chris Matyszczyk, the strange-but-true tale began when Mark Zuckerberg heard rumblings that developers were attempting to buy one of his neighbor’s houses and then start promoting it as...

2013-08-25 23:03:21

In response to an article published on Mashable, online marketing company fishbat discusses the launch of Internet.org by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, which aims to bring Internet access to all citizens of the world. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 On August 25, online marketing company fishbat responds to an article published on Mashable, which details the launch of Internet.org, an organization founded by Mark Zuckerberg to provide internet access to the entire world. According...

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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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