Mark Zuckerberg – Time person of the year 2010 – profile

mark-zuckerberg Mark Zuckerberg is selected the person of the year by Time magazine.

  • Full Name – Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
  • Birth year – 1984
  • Born at – White Plains, New York, US
  • School – Ardsley High School  / Harvard computer science.
  • Facebook start – in his second to last year at Harvard with fellow Harvard students Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin.

Facebook was only available to Harvard students initially, It’s popularity help it to be expanded to the surrounding universities. In its initial days, only university assigned email address were accepted for sign-in until the site was made open to the general public.

Mr Zuckerberg dropped out of university and moved the headquarters of Facebook Inc. to Palo Alto, California when the site started making money. Today, Facebook is nearing 600 million users with more than 1,700 employees spread in offices all over the world. Many suspect Facebook to be a real threat to search giant Google.

A Hollywood film titled ‘The Social Network’, portrays Zuckerberg as a somewhat eccentric, devious genius. He is shown to steal the idea of Facebook from two other Harvard students who commissioned him to create a university social website.

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