Facebook chief Zuckerberg posts manifesto defending social media


Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg mounted a broad defence of social media on Thursday, taking on growing concerns about his company’s contribution to everything from recruitment by terrorists to the spread of fake news.

In a 5,700 word treatise posted on the social network, the 32-year-old founder also laid out ideas that could lead Facebook increasingly into new forms of social engineering, as it intervenes more directly to ensure that interactions on its site do not have negative effects.

Bill Gates Opens Account In Chinese Social Media


BEIJING: Microsoft founder Bill Gates has opened his account on China's social media Wechat and posted a 30-second video in Mandarin.

In his first post on the social networking app, the American billionaire and philanthropist said hello in Chinese and said he would "share about the people I meet, books I'm reading and what I'm learning".

The video, posted on February 11, has already been viewed more than 100,000 times and received over 10,000 likes, state-run China Daily reported.

In the time you spend on social media each year, you could read 200 books


Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said,
Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will…

When I first found this quote of Buffett’s two years ago, something was wrong.
It was Dec. 2014. I’d found my dream job. Some days, I would be there, sitting at my dream job, and I would think, “My god what if I’m still here in 40 years? I don’t want to die like this…”

Lego creates social networking app for children


Denmark-based toy manufacturer Lego has just launched Lego Life, a social networking application for children.


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