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Description:  You have to be impressed with Mark Zuckerberg. Not just because the 26-year-old has packed a lifetime of achievement into a period when most late adolescents are still trying to find themselves. In seven years he’s gone from being an awkward college freshman to a reported net worth of nearly $7 billion.

Source:  BNET.com
 
Date: 09/24/2010

Link: http://www.bnet.com/blog/business-decision/oprah-blesses-facebook-founder-zuckerberg-8217s-100-million-school-gift/250?tag=content;feature-roto

Questions for discussion: 

  • Do you think Zukerberg’s motivation is altruistic?
  • What value does Facebook receive in exchange for Zukerberg’s generosity?
  • What additional value is there to making this announcement on Oprah?
  • Do you think there is an educational application for Facebook?

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