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Mark Zuckerberg

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alexa josephson

on 3 June 2013

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By:Alexa Tessmann Mark Zukerberg Mark's early life Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, near the city Dobbs Ferry, New York. His family was a well-educated family. His father, Edward Zuckerberg, ran a dental practice attached to the family's home. Marks mother Karen, worked as a psychiatrist before the birth of their four kids Mark, Randi, Donna and Arielle. When did he get in to computers? You would think that Mark must have had a interest for computers right? Right! Mark developed an interest in computers at an early age. when he was about 12, he used Atari BASIC to create a messaging program he named "Zucknet." Where did he go to college? Mark went to Harvard for college but he dropped out so he could work on Facebook and not have to worry about schoolwork. Mark dropped out of the same school as Bill Gates but Bill dropped out to work on the network we call toady Microsoft. What is zucknet? Zucknet was a website that Mark made for his dads work (dental) so his dad could transfer information from his work computer to his computer at home Mark is now a billionaire but he still rents a furnished home in Palo Alto, California. Mark is the world's youngest billionaire. Mark can charge company's a lot of money to let them have advertisements on Facebook. Mark goes around schools talking about what he does as his job. Mark is now 28 years old. Mark is married to Priscilla Chan. Words of wisdom Starting Facebook Mark first started Facebook in his dorm room at Harvard university. It was just a simple site nothing like what Facebook is today he didn't even call it Facebook. The website would let people vote who is "hotter" from the girls at his school. Mark never imagined Facebook would turn out to be what it is today. What is Facebook today? Creator of Facebook Whats Marks life like today? Who's idea was it to start Facebook? Marks roommates (Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes) claimed that Mark stole the idea to start Facebook from them and he took all the credit for himself. Mark says that they just helped a little but he came up with the design and programming. Facts you will never need to know :) He is red-green colorblind.

Captain of his high school fencing team.

In high school, co-created a program called Synapse that recommended music.

Met his wife, Priscilla Chan, at Harvard.

He’s a fan of Taylor Swift

He is Americas 14th richest man Facebook is also used to get more people to know about a small business Who is Facebooks biggest competitor? There are lots of other social media sites just like Facebook but which of them should Facebook be scared of? Facebook by far has MANY MANY more users than any other social network but they have to make sure that the people that are using Facebook don't leave to go on other networks.
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