Facebook’s Zuckerberg announces $3 billion investment in disease prevention

Sep 22, 2016
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan will invest this money over a period of 10 years.
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's $3 billion investment is part of a larger initiative in which they plan to donate 99 percent of their Facebook stock to social causes. 
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Facebook is aiming higher to try and connect the world

Jul 21, 2016
Its Aquila plane — a solar-powered, wi-fi-beaming drone — will be deployed in fleets and fly for months, if Zuckerberg has his way.
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When celebrities get behind schools

Mar 30, 2016
Plenty of stars try their hands at financially supporting education, but their mileage varies.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sean 'Diddy' Combs reacts after delivering the commencement speech at Howard University's 146th commencement exercises on May 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. 
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Facebook gets emotional with its "Like" button

Feb 24, 2016
All you wanted was a Dislike button... but no.

Facebook's CEO starts an LLC to donate

Dec 2, 2015
What does philanthropy look like when it's part of an LLC?

The Zuckerbergs announce a new baby and new initiative

Dec 1, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg announced the birth of his child and new foundation all at once.

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What happens when big philanthropy efforts fail?

Sep 22, 2015
A new book explores the flaws in Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark schools.
Dale Russakoff's "The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?" explores the flaws in one group's plans to reform education in New Jersey.
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How big is a billion users?

Oct 29, 2014
Mark Zuckerberg says it's the benchmark for turning Facebook's products into meaningful businesses.

Facebook's Zuckerberg courts China in Chinese

Oct 23, 2014
The Facebook founder wowed his audience with a 30 minute speech in Mandarin.