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Hacking Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a press event at Facebook headquarters on June 20, 2013 in Menlo Park, Calif.

This final note today, in which Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets an earful from an unemployed web developer.

The developer found a bug in the company's software, tried to report it under the bug-reporting program Facebook has -- tried a bunch of times, in fact -- with nary a peep from the company. The guy hacked Zuckerberg's personal page and, while apologizing for the hack, left him a message there about the bug.

Bad enough for Facebook. But then they made it worse. Since he actually hacked the site, he's not gonna get the cash reward that you usually get if you report a bug.

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.
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Zuckerberg and his company are no different than the rest of the corporate world. Most of these multi-nationals spend a fortune on creating an image, with little or no regard for fairplay, honesty, or doing the right thing. It's entirely about marketing and profits. The guy is lucky he's not getting prosecuted.

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