Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, donated $25 million to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Foundation last month to aid the fight against the Ebola virus, and the social network announced Thursday that it is joining the fight with three related initiatives — offering an easy way for users to donate to the cause, teaming up with UNICEF to provide information and working with NetHope to connect medical and aid workers in affected regions.
Facebook often comes into play during natural disasters or other crisis situations as a means for users to check on friends and loved ones, or alert them that they are safe. The social network introduced a tool Thursday to simplify the process, Safety Check.
It’s no surprise that Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has the most tenure of anyone at the social network, but who comes in second on that list? The Los Angeles Times profiled the answer to that question: Senior Director of the Growth, Engagement, and Mobile Team Naomi Gleit.