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Facebook Reportedly Wants to Buy a Drone Company

Mark Zuckerberg’s long-stated goal for Facebook is to “connect the world.” Now it seems he may be considering using drones in order to achieve that. The world’s...

Stories of the Year.

This year's Person of the Year Issue took us all over the world, but the first stop was Palo Alto, Calif. Lev Grossman, who wrote the fascinating profile of Mark...

Oh, the Humanity

In the beginning--which was February 2004--Facebook was nothing fancy. Mark Zuckerberg hacked together a website that let his Harvard classmates share basic...

What Can You Learn from Zuck?

Facebook is one of the most successful new companies of the last decade, so what can entrepreneurs learn from the company and CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg?...

Only Connect.

"On or about December 1910, human character changed." --Virginia Woolf, 1924 She was exaggerating--but only a little. Woolf saw a fundamental shift in human...

Date Night, Notarized

Mark Zuckerberg has done a lot for our relationships, though those relationships are all with people we barely remember, who did not age nearly as well as we...

Should Kids Under 13 Be on Facebook?

In a perfect, law-abiding world, no child under 13 has a Facebook account. But this world is pretty far from ideal, if the 7.5 million tweens — and younger kids...

The Future of Facebook

In his first interview with TIME, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat down with reporter Laura Locke to talk about Facebook's rapid growth spurt, IPO rumors,...

This Is Your Life (According to Your New Timeline)

At Facebook's F8 developers Conference in San Francisco last September, CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced the site's new page motif, Timeline. F8 has played host to...

Face-Off.

There are a lot of reasons, pretty good ones, why Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher might have chosen not to make The Social Network. For example, it's a movie...

Why Facebook’s IPO Matters

Facebook's initial public offering later this spring will create a billion-dollar windfall for its founders and early investors. But at a deeper level, the...

The $100 Billion Question

Facebook was not created to turn a profit, founder Mark Zuckerberg famously said, but rather to promote a social ideal: making the world more "open and...

500 People Commented on Mark's Status

Lev Grossman's article on Mark Zuckerberg as Person of the Year was informative and fascinating ["Dec. 27-Jan. 3"]. I have thoroughly enjoyed my Facebook time...