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Justification

  • Product has changed how the mind works
  • High-profile figure; people notice his actions

Biography

  • Born May 14th, 1984 in White Plains, New York
  • Father ran a dental practice
  • Mother was a psychiatrist
  • Zucknet
  • Family hired computer specialist as a tutor
  • Harvard 2002

Controversy

  • Accused of stealing the idea of Facebook
  • Allegations did not stand
  • Accused of hacking two Harvard student's emails

Controversy

  • 2012: created Poke-an imitation of Snapchat's core features
  • 2013: offered to buy Snapchat with $3 billion
  • 2016: added animated filters on Facebook Messenger app

Philanthropy

  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative "Advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity"
  • Priorities; science and education
  • Cure, prevent, and manage all diseases by the end of 21st century
  • Give all children an education that lifts up their passions and needs
  • $100 million donation to Newark, NJ public schools
  • $75 million donation to San Francisco Hospital
  • $25 million donation to Centers for Disease Control
  • $25 million donation to fight Ebola epidemic

What does the Bible say?

Proverbs 22:1 "A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold."

  • Wealthy does not mean unethical
  • King Solomon and King David
  • Building Global Community

References

Biography.com (2016, October 05). Mark Zuckerberg. Retrieved February 20, 2017, from http://www.biography.com/people/mark-zuckerberg-507402#synopsis

Carlson, N. (2010, March 5). At Last -- The Full Story Of How Facebook Was Founded. BusinessInsider. Retrieved on February 18, 2017 from http://www.businessinsider.com/how-facebook-was-founded-2010-3?op=1/#-can-talk-about-that-after-i-get-all-the-basic-functionality-up-tomorrow-night-1

Carlson, N. (2010, March 5). In 2004, Mark Zuckerberg Broke Into A Facebook User's Private Email Account. BusinessInsider. Retrieved on February 19, 2017 from http://www.businessinsider.com/how-mark-zuckerberg-hacked-into-the-harvard-crimson-2010-3

Van Grove, J. (2013, September 11). Mark Zuckerberg: Just call him Mr. Controversy. cnet. Retrieved on February 18, 2017 from https://www.cnet.com/news/mark-zuckerberg-just-call-him-mr-controversy/

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