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10 Fun Facts About Mark Zuckerberg 

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!

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Mark Zuckerberg is in India for his Townhall Q&A on October 28. Here are 10 little known facts about the founder of Facebook.

1. Mark Zuckerberg is so busy that he wears the same gray Facebook T-shirt almost every day because he says it saves him time in the morning.

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Mark Zuckerberg (Photo: Reuters)

2. Despite having over 335,000 Twitter followers, Mark Zuckerberg has only tweeted 19 times. Clearly, Facebooking is more his thing.

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Photo: Twitter/finkd

3. Ever wondered why Facebook has that all-blue colour scheme? It’s because Zuckerberg suffers from red-green colourblindness – as a result of which he sees the colour blue best!

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Mark Zuckerberg (Photo: iStock)

4. Geniuses begin early. Zuckerberg co-developed a music app called Synapse Media Player when he was in school. Tech giants Microsoft and AOL wanted to hire him but he chose to join Harvard University.

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Photo: Facebook/MarkZuckerberg

5. At 23 years of age, Zuckerberg became the youngest billionaire in the world in the year 2008, according to a Forbes estimate. He was ranked 785 on the World’s Billionaires list.

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Mark Zuckerberg (Photo: iStock)

6. On his application to Harvard University, Zuckerberg listed French, Hebrew, Latin, and ancient Greek as languages he could read and write. His cultural versatility is impressive!

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Photo: Facebook/MarkZuckerberg

7. Zuckerberg evidently likes living his life by axioms of former geniuses. Case in point? His favorite quote is by Albert Einstein and it says: “Make things as simple as possible but no simpler”.

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Photo: iStock

8. Zuckerberg is a dog lover and owns a Hungarian sheepdog named Beast, who has a Facebook page with 2 million fans!

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Photo: facebook/beastthedog

9. Bet you didn’t know how romantic the star founder could be – in order to be able to communicate with his then girlfriend (now wife) Priscilla Chan’s family members, Zuckerberg learned Chinese in 2010!

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Photo: Reuters

10. You can’t block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook. Go on! Try for yourself!

Here are 10 fun facts about the star Facebook founder you may not have known!
Photo: Facebook/MarkZuckerberg

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Topics:  Facebook   Mark Zuckerberg   IIT Delhi 

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