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Mark Zuckerberg

  • News

    November 27, 2013
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    August 27, 2013

    Facebook's "Human Rights" Initiative Is a Giant Pile of Bullshit

    Western-style capitalism has arrived at a very strange place. Image-consciousness has become such a powerful force that it's the first thing many companies think of whenever they consider a new initiative -- not the initiative itself, but how that initiative will be perceived. That's why when Mark ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Facebook Is Not Your Friend

    It's always amusing when people refer to Facebook as being this way-cool company on the cutting edge of technology, with the hip, young CEO -- "Zuck" -- at the helm. Facebook is not cool, and Mark Zuckerberg is pretty much the opposite of hip -- he's not even nerdy-hip. In terms of how it affects ... More >>

  • News

    June 5, 2013
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    May 21, 2013

    Facebook vs. Eminem: Pissed-Off Rapper Says Mark Zuckerberg Ripped Off His Beats

    Eminem, the prolific and profane rapper, is suing fellow billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO whose idea of irreverence is adding tickers to your Facebook wall. According to the Detroit Free Press, Eminem claims Facebook stole the beats, melody, etc. from his 2000 hit "Under the Influence." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Facebook Pisses-Off Local Environmentalists With Keystone XL Ads

    If it's not breast-feeding mommies, then it's pipeline-hating enviros going after Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook. Today, Bay Area activists who are "mystified and angered" by recent TV ads in favor of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will descend on Facebook's global headquarters to launch the ... More >>

  • News

    April 17, 2013
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    March 1, 2013

    Are You Ready for Facebook's Latest Annoying Makeover? We Didn't Think So

    Just when we all got settled into the new timelines Facebook forced on us last year, the social media monster is making even more changes that'll undoubtedly create some social stress for your virtual self. The press is already getting users riled up with reports that Facebook will unveil its new N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Women, Facebook Users to Protest Mark Zuckerberg Tonight

    A growing legion of politically minded people are upset with Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg -- and for once it's not because of the annoying ticker, crappy ads, or unpopular timeline forced on Facebook users. This time it's about politics. California activists are traveling to Palo Alto, home of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Graph Search Could Be Great if Facebook Weren't in Charge of It

    It's possible that Facebook's new Graph Search will turn the Internet on its head. The problem is that the people in charge of it are the same people who are in charge of Facebook, so it's almost guaranteed to somehow turn out badly. It could be a crappy service, a scarily intrusive service, or both ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    The Return of the Winklevii

    People tend to look down upon the Winklevoss twins for all sorts of reasons: Mainly, because they're greedy, overprivileged, entitled weenies who kept pursuing Mark Zuckerberg in court even after accepting a gigantic settlement for their somewhat tenuous claim that they were in large part responsibl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to Drop by San Francisco Next Week

    Here's something to like: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is slated to give his first onstage interview since May in San Francisco next week. The man and his the hoodie will reportedly regale his fellow Facebookers (and annoyed investors?) on Sept. 11 at 2 p .m. at TechCrunch Disrupt SF -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Facebook's E-mail Hijack Is Part of a Pattern of Arrogance

    If it wasn't clear before, it should be now: Facebook doesn't think much of you. Or of me, or of any of its (supposedly) 900 million users. We are products, not customers. The customers are the people who buy the incredibly cheap, often sleazy ads that Facebook sells. The latest datapoint supportin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Performs at Mark Zuckerberg's Wedding

    Yes, really: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong performed over last weekend at Mark Zuckerberg's wedding. What this TMZ video would lead us to believe was later confirmed by People. And while we're usually not thrilled about the icky "Hey we're rich now, entertain us" aspect of the moneyed class payin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Mark Zuckerberg Now Worth $20 Billion More: How Many Hoodies Will That Buy Him?

    This morning, Facebook CEO and hoodie aficionado Mark Zuckerberg changed the world for the second time when he rang the bell, making his multi-billion-dollar company officially public. As Mike Cassidy from the Mercury News so aptly put it: It was like "Christmas, New Year's, Diwali, Tet, Fiestas Pat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Mark Zuckerberg's Kill Displayed, i-Skewers, and Stroganoff's Russian and Thai Food

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. All Things D​ There's a large, looming bison head mounted to the wall of a Facebook conference room, and while Refinery 29 couldn't confirm the buffalo (in the picture from All Things D) was indeed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Israeli Dude Legally Changes His Name to Mark Zuckerberg

    Maybe there should be a Mark Zuckerberg representing every country ​Israeli entrepreneur Rotem Guez tells media outlets that he has legally changed his name to "Mark Zuckerberg," but not because he admires the Silicon Valley tech guru, or because he likes the name. No, he came up with an even bett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Facebook's Newest Blight: The Ticker

    ​Recently, to check to see whether my keyboard was working, I randomly slapped some keys. I happened to have Facebook open at the time and I ended up entering what I typed -- "jmjyttyj"-- into its people search. I got three hits. There is no member named jmjyttyj, but Facebook helpfully pointed me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Andy Samberg Pulls Out His Mark Zuckerberg Impression at Facebook Conference

    While the big news out of f8, Facebook's annual conference for developers, was the introduction of Timeline and their partnership with Spotify, Rhapsody, Turntable.fm, MOG and more, what really got the crowd's attention was an intro by Andy Samberg. As spotted over at SFist, Samberg started the c ... More >>

  • News

    September 21, 2011
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    August 8, 2011

    Former Vegan and Vegetarian Write the Book on Sustainable Meat

    ​Where and When: Omnivore Books Aug. 10, 6-7 p.m.; 4505 Meats Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-noon; Cavallo Point Aug 11. 1-4 p.m. Cost: Reading and Signings free, Cooking Class at Cavallo Point $125 The Rundown: It has been a meaty year so far, with the spring announcement of Mark Zuckerberg's decision to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Five Reasons San Franciscans Have No Style

    San Franciscans might be total sluts, but we definitely do not attract our partners based on the way we dress. According to GQ magazine, San Francisco ranked No. 20 on the list of the worst-dressed cities in America. It seems like a head scratcher to us, considering we are No. 1 in so many other way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Get Ready, Facebook: Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss Will See Another Day in Court

    The Winklevii just love to litigate.​The Winklevoss twins, of Facebook history fame, have just delivered what is essentially a giant "JK" to the social networking site.Aaron Sorkin, we hope you're paying attention to this. By all accounts, Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss, the identical twins who say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Winklevoss Twins Decide to Stop Going After Mark Zuckerberg for More Money

    Hollywood drama comes to an end​After an exhaustive and expensive legal battle with Facebook, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the infamous Harvard twins who claim Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social networking site, have decided to drop their most recent claim against their fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Work Is Making Us Fat, Great Tamales in Portola, Zuckerberg Slaughters a Goat

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Desk Jockeys Get Heavier. Both USA Today and the New York Times wrote about a new study that shows that as Americans have shifted from manufacturing or agricultural jobs to sedent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Mark Zuckerberg, Ultimate Rich Bitch Nerd, Starts Killing Animals for Self Improvement

    David YellonThis Musta Been Taken in 2009.​The news you've all been waiting for: Mark Zuckerberg did a thing. And not just any thing, a controversial thing. The News Gods are feeling generous, so we must take advantage. Earlier this week Mark Zuckerberg announced to the world that his self-i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Pollo Campero Coming to S.F., Berkeley to Gain Artisan Butcher Shop, and Off the Grid

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. As SFoodie first reported in 2010, there was a rumor going around about the popular Guatemalan fried chicken chain, Pollo Campero, coming to San Francisco. Today, Inside Scoop confirms these rumors are tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Winklevii Twins Lose to Facebook in Court -- Again

    Losers​Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the preppy twins who sued Mark Zuckerberg saying he stole their Facebook idea, lost another court battle against the social networking giant. But no, this doesn't bring the high-profile and exhausting saga to an end. A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel in Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Facebook Fights Disclosure of Political Ad Funders

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg​Facebook, that oxygen-like Internet omnipresence that you were probably fooling around on a few minutes before reading this post, doesn't want you to know who's paying for the political ads displayed on its pages.That's the upshot of a letter, obtained and published by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Mark S. Zuckerberg Is Back on Facebook

    Mark S. Zuckerbeg wishes he was Mark Zuckerberg​Mark Zuckerberg is back on Facebook. No, not the one who created the social networking site, Mark S. Zuckerberg, the bankruptcy attorney whose Facebook account was deleted because the company thought he was trying to rip off the other Zuck. The compa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Mark Zuckerberg Becomes First-Time Homebuyer

    A billionaire in flipflops ​The Social Network only perpetuated Mark Zuckerberg's image of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur in flip flops and a hoodie. He has even continued to rent his digs ever since moving from his  Harvard dorm in 2004, despite the fact that he's a billionaire. But the 26-ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Facebook Saga Continues: Winklevii Twins Want More Money from Mark Zuckerberg

    The Winklevii twins won't take no for an answer ​Last week, a judge told Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the notorious twins who accused Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg of ripping off their plans for a social networking site similar to Facebook, to get over it -- it was time for this saga to come t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Facebook Sues 'Face Book of Sex' Porn Site

    Zero sex appeal ​Just the other day scientists released a study that showed Facebooking (is that word?) releases the same chemicals that are released in your brain during orgasms. And when you think about it, it explains why the social networking giant has attracted more than 500 million users wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    The Winklevii Remove All Doubt As to Their Horribleness

    Johnnyroe/CC 2.0​I actually kind of liked the Winklevoss Twins, as played in The Social Network by Armie Hammer. The movie portrayed them as having a bit of irony about themselves. They were funny, and self-effacing, while still clearly a little jerky. No such luck in real life: The Winklevii ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Facebook Hollywood Saga Comes to An End: Winklevii Twins Lose in Court

    The only thing the Winklevosses can't buy ... Facebook​The notorious Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler -- who sued Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he ripped off their social networking idea to launch Facebook -- have lost another round in court with the Zuck.After the twins signed a deal with Zuckerbe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Mark Zuckerberg Is Tunisia's No. 1 Guy

    A face loved by all​Here is something to "like." Turns out Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg is a hero in Tunisia and Egypt, the two countries that relied heavily on social networking sites like FB to help take down their longtime presidents. In a trip to the dark continent, Sen. John McCain learne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Facebook Sued Over Intifada Page That Promoted Killing Jews

    Back to court ... again​Attorney Larry Klayman is taking Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg to court, accusing the "self-hating Jew" of not quickly removing the Facebook page called "Third Palestinian Intifada," which promoted killing Jews.Klayman, who is also the founder of Freedom Watch, is asking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Winklevoss Twins Want More Money From Facebook

    ​Lawyers representing Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the studly twins who sued Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg for supposedly usurping the social media site from them, asked a judge today in San Francisco federal court to re-open their settlement for $65 million, claiming Facebook didn't fairly va ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    The Day's Most Popular Stories

    So, people want to read about the dog...​People do visit other websites. We know this. Here's what they're reading there. San Francisco Examiner: An older man stabbed a teenager in Golden Gate Park Tuesday, proving you're never too old to do something really stupid. This article also, conveniently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Facebook vs. Google: Who Would You Rather Have Reading Your E-Mail?

    ​Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's announcement yesterday that his company is launching a consolidated e-mail/instant message/text message service has sent the technorati into a predictable tizzy. Facebook's new messaging feature is one of those tech innovations whose significance is tough to judge r ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2010
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    October 20, 2010

    What Will the Cool Kids Be Wearing for Halloween in S.F.?

    He's sitting/lying! Out with him! ​Lo, All Hallows' Eve is nearly upon us. What San Francisco-centric costumes will locals be sporting this year? Cody Ross! Outraged NIMBY anti-Blue Bottle coffee crusaderSit-Lie Hobo

  • Film

    September 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Facebook Offline: What Did You Do With Your Time?

    ​Yesterday, an internal glitch cut Facebook off from its half a billion users for nearly two and a half hours. How did people weather the crisis? MasturbatingSpeaking to friends and co-workers in complete sentencesLOLing, and not telling anyone about itActually doing workGlancing back at our old M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and British PM David Cameron's Awkward Video Chat

    Today, the British Empire could just colonize via video​ Just when we thought Facebook was slowing down, becoming evil, or turning into a cult, the company offered its support to Great Britain as that nation struggles to solve its budget crisis. (How bad do things have to get before a world leade ... More >>

  • News

    June 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Zuckerberg's Bizarre Facebook Insignia Revealed, And What It Means

    Art: Audrey Fukuman​ To much media fanfare, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg removed his signature hoodie at D8 conference Wednesday, revealing a what looked strange Illuminati-like diagram printed on the blue silk lining. Interviewer Kara Swisher took one look at the bizarre garment and remarked, "Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Announces Privacy Reforms

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg​Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a raft of privacy reforms today at the company's headquarters in Palo Alto in an effort to stanch outrage from the social-networking site's users over public availability of their profile information. Zuckerberg said th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Facebook To Unveil Simpler Privacy Controls

    Facebook higher-ups say they're that much more committed to making your decision to post this picture online consequence-free​Facebook has been ripped several new ones lately over its apparent penchant for revealing too much of exhibitionists' information, destroying bad relationships, costing idi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Want to Meet Mark Zuckerberg? Here's a List of His Public Events

    ​ Truth is stranger than fiction: In the wake of David Thorne's "Kate's Party" prank comes a Guardian UK article about how Facebook privacy holes "let you see where strangers plan to go." The article proves its point by linking to an API stream of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's public (i.e. op ... More >>

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