With more than 500 million active users in July 2010, Facebook,launched in February 2004, has become the most popular social networking website on globe. Thanks to Mark Zuckerberg. Via Facebook, users can add people as friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles to identify friends about themselves. In addition, users can participate in networks organized by workplace, school, or college. Despite the reputation and worldwide development of Facebook, here are some interesting facts about Facebook’s owner, Mark Zuckerberg.

His full name is Mark Elliot “Zuck” Zuckerberg,  born May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New York. The 26-year-old is an American businessman, CEO and President of the social networking site Facebook. While attending Harvard University, Mark Zuckerberg and his classmates, including Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, and Chris Hughes, co-founded Facebook. And he is famous for his giant investment to the share of Facebook, up to 24%. Wow! Well, here are some interesting and little-known facts about Mark Zuckerberg, the genius behind Facebook.

In real life, he is shy and reserved.  How ironic that such an unobtrusive man is making the world one big  open space for social interaction by helping people connect and share  And now, it seems capable of anything.

Mark Zuckerberg has several nicknames.  His friends and co-workers have always called him “Zuck.”  It is his nickname on his Facebook Blog. His mother often calls him “Princely.”  And “Slayer” was his name at Harvard University

The co-founder, CEO and President of Facebook does not care about money. He rejected a one-billion-dollar offering to buy Facebook. But Facebook is his baby; he wants to keep running and keep growing it.

Facebook is blue because Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colorblind. Blue is the color he sees best; notice that the predominant color on all Facebook pages is blue.

He was born and grew up in White Plains, New York.  He then graduated from Philips Exeter Academy high school. He studied and has loved Latin and classic music styles since then.

Ranked No.1 on the list of the Top 100 “Most Influential People of the Information Age” by Vanity Fair 2010.

The 26-year-old was voted among the “World’s 50 Most Influential Figures” by New Statesman’s annual survey 2010.

Zuckerberg donated $ 100 million to the Newark, New Jersey, school system on September 22, 2010. He philanthropic efforts are very compassionate


Miss McCulla is a retired English teacher of 32 years.  She has Mastery of the grammar and mechanics of English, and has taught expository, fiction writing, and rhetorical skills to hundreds of students and aspiring writers throughout her career.  She has written/edited/self-published five books, and currently manages a writing blog called The Underground Tutor where she gathers essays, articles, entries, papers, manuals, profiles, criticisms, analyses of literature, just like those asked of students and writers in the university and publisher houses, and years of “teacher tips” and “general interest examples,” and passes them on to interested writers.

March 15, 2019   192   mary    Informative Essay  
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