Mark Zuckerberg was so keen to beat a high school girl at Scrabble that he wrote a computer program to show him word combinations

Mark Zuckerberg was so keen to beat a high school girl at Scrabble that he wrote a computer program to show him word combinations

Mark Zuckerberg’s ambition has been well-documented, but a simple game of Scrabble has revealed to what lengths the tech billionaire will go to win. The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos has written a lengthy profile on the Facebook chief executive on Monday which details the story of Zuckerberg facing off with a highschooler. According to Osnos’…

Mark Zuckerberg is a single point of failure at a company that is systemically important to the internet

Mark Zuckerberg is a single point of failure at a company that is systemically important to the internet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Getty Mark Zuckerberg is the founder, CEO, and chairman of the board at Facebook. He also controls a majority of the company’s voting stock. His power at the company is complete. He cannot be fired or disciplined. If the directors on his board attempted to remove him, he could simply vote…

Mark Zuckerberg asks Facebook users to donate to help migrant families: ‚We need to end this policy right now’

Mark Zuckerberg asks Facebook users to donate to help migrant families: ‚We need to end this policy right now’

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 10: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zach Gibson/Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg is calling on Facebook users to donate to groups helping migrant families at…

Zuckerberg faces angry Facebook developers

Zuckerberg faces angry Facebook developers

Image copyright Getty Images It is shaping up to be the biggest Facebook event ever, with 5,000 developers flying in from around the world. They’ll hear exciting news about the company’s plans to advance on many fronts, from artificial intelligence to virtual reality. They’ll also get the chance to interact with the senior team, and…

Mark Zuckerberg gave his grueling, 5-hour testimony to Congress from a 4-inch booster seat

Mark Zuckerberg gave his grueling, 5-hour testimony to Congress from a 4-inch booster seat

Marker Zuckerberg using a booster seat during testimony to Congress. Reuters/Business Insider Mark Zuckerberg used a booster seat during testimony to Congress. The 5-foot-7 Facebook CEO’s stature was boosted by the 4-inch black cushion. Sources have suggested it was for comfort rather than optics, but the effects of looking taller in an intimidating situation are…

Mark Zuckerberg should quit as Facebook chairman, according to shareholder with a $1 billion stake

Mark Zuckerberg should quit as Facebook chairman, according to shareholder with a $1 billion stake

He almost certainly won’t be stepping down. Getty The head of New York City pension funds’ investments thinks Mark Zuckerberg should step down as chairman of Facebook. It’s not going to happen — Zuckerberg owns a controlling stake of Facebook stock. But the call shows the level of investor anger at Zuckerberg’s handling of the…

Mark Zuckerberg refused to explain Facebook’s data scandal to British politicians — and wants to put senior execs in the firing line instead

Mark Zuckerberg refused to explain Facebook’s data scandal to British politicians — and wants to put senior execs in the firing line instead

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg won’t be appearing before a UK parliamentary inquiry on fake news. Justin Sullivan / Getty Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has refused calls from British politicians to appear before a parliamentary inquiry and explain his firm’s role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Zuckerberg has instead offered up two senior executives, the…

Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg are quietly freaking out and pulling late nights behind the scenes

Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg are quietly freaking out and pulling late nights behind the scenes

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg. Facebook Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg have not commented on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but Zuckerberg appears set to break his silence in the next 24 hours. The data leakage has cost Facebook tens of billions of dollars in market value since news of…

Mark Zuckerberg has been summoned to explain the Cambridge Analytica scandal to Parliament — more proof this is now a personal crisis

Mark Zuckerberg has been summoned to explain the Cambridge Analytica scandal to Parliament — more proof this is now a personal crisis

Mark Zuckerberg at a tech and media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Getty Images British parliamentarians have asked Mark Zuckerberg to give them evidence in person on the Cambridge Analytica scandal. His usual tactic when pressed by MPs is to distance himself and send representatives instead. With Facebook stock tumbling and regulators circling, Zuckerberg is…