Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his doctor wife, Priscilla Chan, set the internet abuzz this week with news of the birth of their first child, a girl named Maxima. In a letter to Maxima posted on his Facebook page, the couple said they were going to give away 99% of their company shares during their lives. The announcement, however, has been widely interpreted with many saying that the gesture is actually not altruistic and some termiong it a giant tax avoidance scheme. Zuckerberg on his part has denied all this.
As the controversy rages on, we bring to you some not-so-commonly known facts about the ‘socially-challenged geek’ who has evolved into a confident CEO presiding heading the world’s top social network with over 1.5 billion users.