While the little blue thumb prepares to beam itself into sub-Saharan Africa, let's take a moment to acknowledge that maybe "the social network" is much, much more than what any of us could have imagined.
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate how a major philanthropic enterprise should be run. Let's hope they don't blow it.
With the holiday season in full gear, it's only natural for everyone to get in the spirit of giving. I hope this year more companies make this effort year-round and give back to make a difference on a local and global level.
Mark Zuckerberg and I are best friends. Well, at least that is what I would like to believe by the number of times he has been appearing on my Faceboo...
Just days after returning to the U.S. a story broke an hour south of where I was living in Florida, involving a naked man eating the face off another in a shocking attack of cannibalism like The Walking Dead come to life. Toto, I don't think I'm in Europe anymore.
I am also a dad, and your behavior around the birth of your daughter has made me take notice, and I think I owe you an apology. I didn't read you correctly.
'Do you think the Facebook guy will give me any money?' asks Cat, fishing for quarters in her bid to purchase a full share in a can of Tecate.
Instead of supporting the antiquated antagonistic view of business vs. philanthropy, why don't you consider joining this hybrid movement and leveraging the power of both business and philanthropy to the greater benefit of all?
The purpose of terrorism, after all, is to induce terror. And it certainly never made any sense that a dispute at a holiday party would lead to an attack from a black-clad pair geared up for Iwo Jima. So this is exactly what it looked like from early on, a case of home-grown jihadism.
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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, LLC, is more a symptom of our zeitgeist than a snubbing of philanthropy. In terms of effectiveness, an LLC is arguably a better choice than a nonprofit to mobilize on all fronts.
Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them each week by boldy engaging the public on current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.
I'm skeptical of your decision to move the $45 billion to your own privately controlled LLC, because, well, that's not actually giving anything away. It is still privately controlled by you with no decision-making power by the communities who need the better world you described to your daughter.
Millennials are ambitious, and are willing to work for success. Career growth opportunities are rated at the very top of criteria for the selection of an employer.
To ensure that the billions in charitable giving from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will actually solve the tough issues they outlined in their letter: to advance human potential and promote equality; to succeed and have maximum impact, I offer five pieces of advice.
Last week, as Mark Zuckerberg was preparing for his own paternity leave, he announced that all Facebook employees-men and women, heterosexual and same sex couples-would be entitled to four months paid parental leave.