The first-ever Internet.org Summit kicked off in New Delhi, India, Thursday, and highlights included a talk by Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, as well as the introduction of the Internet.org Innovation Challenge, which is aimed at recognizing efforts toward connecting people in India who currently lack Internet access.
While Facebook has stuck with its policy of requiring its users’ real names, co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg mentioned in a January cover story for Bloomberg Businessweek that the social network would not require real names for the separate, stand-alone applications it was developing. Evidence of this policy shift may rear its head in the next few weeks, according to The New York Times’ Bits blog.
Facebook and several other tech companies in Silicon Valley provide shuttle buses to transport their employees, and according to The New York Times, if the 40 drivers from Facebook’s contractor, Loop Transportation, have their way, the social network’s buses will soon be driven by Teamsters.
Will users of Facebook’s Messenger applications feel comfortable enough to send sawbucks via the apps, instead of stickers? TechCrunch shared screenshots captured by Andrew Aude, a computer-science student at Stanford University, confirming the existence of coding within the iOS version of the app that would enable payment processing.
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg visited India in July, and now it’s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s turn, as The Times of India reported that Zuckerberg will speak at the Internet.org summit in New Delhi Oct. 9 and 10.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, live in Palo Alto, Calif., and own a second home in San Francisco. And now, according to a report by Pacific Business News, the North Shore of Kaua’i in Hawaii is next on the list.
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg is a hero to many women due to her book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, and Fortune recognizes her as being powerful, so becoming a comic-book superhero was the next logical step.
Residents of the Dolores Heights neighborhood in San Francisco may not be lining up to send friend requests to Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, as the San Francisco Chronicle reported that construction on a 1920s-era home owned by Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, has been impacting their quality of life for 17 months and counting.