Mark Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Facebook, and currently operates as its chairman and chief executive officer. His net worth is estimated to be US$63.3 billion as of May 2017, and he is ranked by Forbes as the fifth richest person in the world.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission - to make the world more open and connected.
I wear the same outfit or, at least, a different copy of it almost every day.
A frustration I have is that a lot of people increasingly seem to equate an advertising business model with somehow being out of alignment with your customers. I think it's the most ridiculous concept.
Our goal is not to build a platform; it's to be cross all of them.
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
Figuring out what the next big trend is tells us what we should focus on.
When I started Facebook from my dorm room in 2004, the idea that my roommates and I talked about all the time was a world that was more open.
I actually do think you're seeing this trend towards organizations just caring more about their brand and engaging. And so I think Home Depot will want to humanize itself. I think that's a lot of why companies are starting blogs, are just giving more insight into what's going on with them.
Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.
By giving people the power to share, we're making the world more transparent.
I'm trying to make the world a more open place.
There are good examples of companies - Coca-Cola is one - that invested before there was a huge market in countries, and I think that ended up playing out to their benefit for decades to come
People at Facebook are fairly used to the press being nice to us or not nice to us.
We're running the company to serve more people.
A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.
The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.
The basis of our partnership strategy and our partnership approach: We build the social technology. They provide the music.
The question isn't, 'What do we want to know about people?', It's, 'What do people want to tell about themselves?'