Revenue jumped 63% to $2.59 billion in the fourth quarter, beating analysts’ expectation
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Friday 24 December 2010
Tuesday 21 December 2010
In the rest of the world he's a precocious mogul and Time magazine's person of the year; in China, though, Mark Zuckerberg is almost unknown. Now, after pictures of him visiting Beijing's biggest internet company have appeared online, feverish speculation has erupted over whether he could be set to change that by taking his social networking site, Facebook, into the one country that has resisted its charms.
Friday 17 December 2010
Friday 17 December 2010
Time magazine has named its 2010 "Person of the Year" – the individual judged by the editors to have most influenced the world over the past 12 months. Despite its readers having voted for Julian Assange by an overwhelming majority, Time's editors chose Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, calling him "The Connector" – "for creating a new system of exchanging information; and for changing how we all live our lives".
Thursday 16 December 2010
Mark Zuckerberg edges out Julian Assange, the Tea Party and the Chilean miners to become Time Magazine's face of 2010.
Wednesday 15 December 2010
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been named Time magazine's "Person of the Year".
Friday 10 December 2010
A court settlement of $65m (£41m) would put an end to most disputes, but not when it stacks two of the most aggrieved men in corporate history against their sworn enemy, the billionaire founder of Facebook.
Sunday 05 December 2010
Saturday 04 December 2010
First blood in the long battle that will end at the Oscars in late February was drawn by the film The Social Network, which picked up the lion's share of honours at the opening event of the Hollywood awards "season".
Wednesday 01 December 2010
One of them sometimes gets called the most powerful man in the world; the other is George W Bush. The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has broken bread with the retired President of the US, revealing that despite their 40-year age gap and divergent political backgrounds, the duo have more in common than you might expect.
Monday 29 November 2010
While recent graduates everywhere are busy panicking about their lack of job opportunities, 24-year-old Josh Magidson is feeling pretty smug. After all, Londoner Josh has just sold the website he set up at university to the e-commerce giant Just Eat for £500,000.
Thursday 25 November 2010
Saturday 13 November 2010
Thursday 04 November 2010
Facebook, revving up its mobile services for the 200 million people who now use the world's largest social network on their phones, has created an avenue for retailers from Macy's to Gap Inc to offer deals to nearby customers.
Sunday 24 October 2010
For Mark Zuckerberg, the most irritating aspect of The Social Network was the way in which it cast him as a social reject and misogynist; a student who created his own online club, Facebook, because he was a failure with girls.
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