Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is one of the most recognizable people in the whole world, and what he has achieved at his 32 years of existence is pretty amazing.
But after all, it is important for us to always remember that Zuckerberg is still a human being with weird quirks, just like everyone else. According to Entrepreneur, here are the 10 Things You May Not Know About Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
1. Zuckerberg At Microsoft
When Zuckerberg was still a senior high school, he co-created an app called Synapse Media Player. It is an MP3 player that kept track of the user’s favorite songs in a playlist.
Microsoft sought to acquire the company as well as its founders, but instead of working for the tech giant, Zuckerberg and co-creator got a control for the tech and went to college instead.
2. Popo Culture Tastes
One of Zuckerberg’s favorite books is The Aeneid, and one of his favorite TV shows is The West Wing, which was created by Aaron Sorkin. He is the man who also wrote the movie based on the creation of Facebook as a Social Network.
3. Facebook Logo
Facebook’s logo is blue because Zuckerberg is said to have red-green color blindness.
3. Thank You For The Book
Zuckerberg first learned to code from a C++ for Dummies book. Thanks to the book, we have now the most in-demand social network Facebook.
4. He Is A Multilingual
Zuckerberg is always been interested in ancient languages including Latin and he can also speak Mandarin.
5. Facebook Sell Offers
Many giant tech companies wanted to see if Zuckerberg wanted to sell Facebook. These big names are NewsCorp, MySpace, Viacom, Yahoo, NBC, Microsoft and Google, but Zuckerberg held firm and did not entertain even one of them.