MARK ZUCKERBERG

  • Net neutrality shouldn't be used to prevent the disadvantaged from gaining access: Mark Zuckerberg defends Internet.org Yesterday

    New Delhi: A group of India's leading technology and Internet firms has pulled out of Internet.org, Facebook's flagship effort to get billions more online, in a growing debate over free access and internet neutrality in the country. The debate over access and neutrality has grabbed headlines in India this week...
  • Wikipedia Zero: Is Wikimedia violating net neutrality in 59 countries? Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indians are coming together in hordes in the online fight for net neutrality. And this increasing public pressure is forcing some companies to disassociate themselves from partnerships that allegedly do not confirm with net neutrality principles. Initiatives such as Internet.org has seen some partners quitting, but Facebook CEO...
  • Mark Zuckerberg defends net neutrality, but presses for internet.org 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, in his latest question and answer session with other Facebook users, has defended net neutrality- the idea of free and equal Internet to all, but defended his internet.org initiative that relies on wireless providers to offer limited but free Internet access in locations...
  • Facebook moves into new headquarters with rooftop park and 'largest open floor plan in the world' March 31, 2015

    San Francisco: Facebook moved into its new Frank Gehry-designed headquarters in Silicon Valley, with a rooftop park and "the largest open floor plan in the world." Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg insisted, however, that the building is "pretty simple and isn't fancy." "That's on purpose," Zuckerberg said on his Facebook timeline. "We want our...
  • Facebook's Messenger app evolving into a multitasking tool that mixes business with more pleasure March 26, 2015

    San Francisco: Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next. In an effort to pull off the transformation, Facebook is opening Messenger so outside programmers can build...
  • Facebook updates guidelines on what is acceptable to share on the site; clarifies policies on nudity, hate speech March 17, 2015

    Washington: Social media giant Facebook has updated a set of standards on what is acceptable to share on its platform, a press release from the company on Monday said. Facebook's "community standards" look to "help people understand what is acceptable to share on Facebook", the company said in the statement. "These...
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg keen to partner with telecom operators; lauds them for connecting more people to the Internet March 4, 2015

    Barcelona: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today offered to partner with telecom operators to expand internet access, while lauding the efforts of Indian giant Airtel and other telcos on this front. Trying to woo telecom operators, he said: "It is really important not to lose sight of the fact that the real...
  • MWC 2015 highlights: From Samsung and HTC's flagship phones to Facebook and Google's big plans March 3, 2015

    New York: High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people more ways to use those devices. Here's a look...
  • An extremist in Pakistan wanted to sentence me to death: Zuckerberg January 9, 2015

    Washington: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said an extremist in Pakistan had sought to sentence him to death as he refused to ban anti-Islam content on his social networking site that offended him. "A few years ago, an extremist in Pakistan fought to have me sentenced to death because Facebook...
  • Mark Zuckerberg starts reading program on Facebook; urges users to join him in the project January 5, 2015

    New York: Mark Zuckerberg wants to add a little more "book" to Facebook. The Facebook founder and CEO announced on his page recently that he has vowed to read a book every other week in 2015, with an emphasis on learning about different beliefs, cultures and technologies. Zuckerberg created a page called...
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gives a thumbs-down to the idea of a 'dislike' button December 13, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a "dislike" button doesn't make the cut. During a question-and-answer session with an audience at the Facebook headquarters in Northern California, available online yesterday, Zuckerberg gave...
  • Watch: Mark Zuckerberg's heartwarming 'thank you' Facebook video for his wife Priscilla Chan will melt your heart November 17, 2014

    Facebook's 'Look Back' videos at the end of 2013 were introduced to rehash those old memories from the past year. While it was supposed to be nostalgic, for most users it made no sense. Now Facebook has unveiled the 'Say Thanks' videos.This time the social networking website wants you to...
  • Why Mark Zuckerberg found 'The Social Network' hurtful November 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg says parts of the movie 'The Social Network', inspired by his life and work, were "hurtful" as its makers took liberty with the story. Zuckerberg was involved in Facebook's first public questions and answers Thursday, when a fan questioned him about the accuracy of the...
  • Facebook will be mostly video in five years, says Mark Zuckerberg November 8, 2014

    New York: According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the social networking site will be mostly video in next five years. "In five years, most of the Facebook will be video," Zuckerberg told a gathering at a community town hall meeting in California. Responding to a question about why Facebook launched Messenger, he...
  • Mark Zuckerberg speaks in Mandarin Chinese, gets mixed reviews October 24, 2014

    Beijing: China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese. Did he complain about the ban? He made no explicit mention of China's ban on...
  • Mark Zuckerberg donates US dollar 25 million to Ebola fight October 14, 2014

    Washington: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he and his wife were donating US dollar 25 million to help US efforts to contain the deadly Ebola epidemic. "The Ebola epidemic is at a critical turning point. It has infected 8,400 people so far, but it is spreading very quickly and...
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visits 'cyber village' in Rajasthan October 11, 2014

    Jaipur: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday visited a "cyber village" in Rajasthan's Alwar district, an official said. "Zuckerberg visited the cyber village, Chandoli, over 170 km from the state capital Jaipur where he interacted with school children and villagers and discussed how this centre is helping in improving Internet...
  • Think how social media can stop terror: Modi tells Zuckerberg October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed the use of social media in checking terror activities and a host of other issues with social networking giant Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The issues discussed included 'Swachh Bharat' Mission with the Facebook co-founder. Zuckerberg, who called on the Prime Minister, expressed his...
  • Mark Zuckerberg meets PM Modi, discusses plan to develop facebook in other Indian languages October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Friday. Facebook is planning to collaborate with the Centre to improve government services and support initiatives like the Clean Ganga campaign, and girl child education plans among others. Facebook is also planning...
  • Helping innovation in India will help the world: Mark Zuckerberg October 10, 2014

    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg after meeting Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said helping innovative people in India will help the world....
  • Facebook keen to expand reach in India October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: World's biggest social network Facebook wants to connect more people to internet in India which accounts for the third largest online user base globally after China and the US but has a very low internet penetration growth rate. On his first visit to India, Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark...
  • Facebook has no near-term plan to make money from WhatsApp: Mark Zuckerberg October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Facebook, which closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, has no near-term plan to make money from the service, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday. Zuckerberg, who is visiting India to participate in an event to boost Internet usage, did not give details. Facebook's final WhatsApp...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 9, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India warns Pakistan, says stop firing or pay the price October 9, 2014

    Putting forth a firm stance, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in a strong warning said that if Pakistan does not stop the unprovoked firing, it will have to pay a heavy price. "If Pakistan persists with adventurism, Indian forces will make the cost of this adventurism unaffordable for them," Jaitley said. ...
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg wants to make internet affordable for all October 9, 2014

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg wants to make internet accessible and affordable for all. "We need to implement basic free internet plans for everyone. India needs to adopt the internet even more. Connectivity to the internet should be a fundamental right," said Zuckerberg. ...
  • Government to discuss tie-up with Facebook on social sector issues: Sources October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre is looking to tie up with social networking site Facebook on social sector issues like Clean Ganga, female foeticide and education of girl child, sources said on Thursday. The government will convey to Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerburg, who is on his first visit to India, to look...
  • Facebook has no near-term plan to monetise WhatsApp: Mark Zuckerberg October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Facebook Inc, which closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, has no near-term plan to make money from the service, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday. Zuckerberg, who is visiting India to participate in an event to boost Internet usage, did not give details. Facebook's final...
  • Mark Zuckerberg addresses the first Internet.org summit in New Delhi; to meet PM Modi on October 10 October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who is on a two-day visit to India, the second biggest market for the social networking giant, addressed the first Internet.org summit on October 9 in New Delhi. Addressing the summit, Zuckergberg said that more than one billion people don't have the Internet access in...
  • 'He'd complete his B.Tech from IIT and hope to work for Google one day': 10 things that would happen if Mark Zuckerberg was born in India October 9, 2014

    'If Mark Zuckerberg was Indian he would probably be sitting at an IIT and preparing to get through CAT.' This was the most popular response at a discussion on Quora about what would happen if Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was born in India. Start-ups weren't very popular in India back...