If you don’t know who the founder of social-networking website Facebook is, then reading these following facts about Mark Zuckerberg will tell you who he is. Mark Zuckerberg, now known as one of the founders of Facebook, is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social-networking website, Facebook. As of April 212, he is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc. and in 2013, his personal wealth was estimated to be US$ 16.8 billion. To get to know more about him, here are the other facts about Mark Zuckerberg you may consider interesting.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 1: Color Blindness
Some people suffers from color blindness, and so do Zuckerberg. He suffers from red-green colorblindness and sees the color blue best, which is why blue dominates Facebook’s color scheme.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 2: Synapse
AOL and Microsoft tried to recruit him when he was in high school after he created Synapse, a program that used artificial intelligence to learn users’ music-listening habits.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 3: Gray Facebook T-shirt
He wears the same gray Facebook T-shirt almost every day because he’s busy and it saves him time in the morning.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 4: Tie
Despite Zuckerberg’s casual wardrobe, he said he wore a tie every day in 2009 to show that Facebook was serious about growing in the face of the global recession.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 5: Vegetarian
He is a vegetarian and once said he will only eat meat if he has killed the animal himself. But among his “likes” on his Facebook page are McDonald’s and In-N-Out Burger.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 6: Twitter Followers
He has amassed 220,000 Twitter followers despite the fact that he’s only tweeted 19 times in four years, and not once in 15 months.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 7: “The Social Network”
In October 2010, Zuckerberg took a bunch of Facebook staffers to a public theater to see “The Social Network,” the movie about the founding of Facebook. In public comments afterward, he criticized the film’s portrayal of him as someone who invented Facebook to gain social status.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 8: Sheepdog’s Facebook Account
He owns a Hungarian sheepdog named Beast, who has a Facebook page with 1.5 million fans.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 9: Priscilla Chan
He took some heat last year for giving his wife, Priscilla Chan, a ruby wedding ring that jewelers valued at about $25,000 even though he was worth about $19 billion at the time.
Facts about Mark Zuckerberg 10: @[4:0]
If you type @[4:0] in a Facebook comment window and hit enter, his name will appear.
Those following facts about Mark Zuckerberg will probably make you admire him more. Besides co-finding Facebook, Zuckerberg has also been named among the 100 wealthiest and most influential people in the world as a part of Person of the Year distinction by Time magazine. Hope these Mark Zuckerberg facts would be interesting and useful for you to read.