Shauna Hurley: “It’s looking at a structure and saying, ‘I was part of the team that designed that.’ ” Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Don’t date the nerd, “be the nerd”, was Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s advice last month. He was responding to a social media post that went: “I (...)

Jesse Eisenberg as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network

Nobody liked those snobby, glorified ponies anyway. Now the tech startup narrative is dominated by all-American traits such as staying power, elbow gr(...)

Facebook, which has the world’s most popular smartphone app, has also been benefiting from a surge in video views that has attracted advertising dollars.

Facebook reported a far better-than-expected 51.7 per cent jump in revenue for the final quarter of 2015 as new advertising formats and an improved mo(...)

Facebook Inc. chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla with their daughter Max. Photograph: Courtesy of Mark Zuckerberg/Handout/Reuters

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has dropped himself into the riotous social media debate over childhood vaccines after posting ph(...)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg: aiming to build an artificially intelligent butler to run his home.

It’s that time of year when Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg shares his new year’s resolutions with us mere mortals. In 2015 he started a book club and work(...)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to “build a simple AI to run my home and help me with my work”. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Spending less time on social media is in danger of becoming a new year’s resolution perennial, up there with alcohol avoidance and pretending to be tr(...)

Gamers wear high-definition Oculus virtual reality (VR) headsets.

Facebook’s Oculus Rift, set to go on sale Wednesday, is intended to usher in a new era of virtual reality computing. But if Wall Street’s expectatio(...)

John Collison  of Stripe , speaking at the Web Summit in the RDS Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

WINNERS Patrick and John Collison It has been a very good year for Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison of Stripe. In July their digita(...)

Figures like these would seem to suggest that while many young people may want to become the next Mark Zuckerberg, they might be better off adding up the benefits to be gained from choosing a less exciting profession. Photograph:  Chris Ratcliffe/PA Wire

Accountants are well known for their ability to save companies money. They’re not too bad at making plenty of it for themselves either, a new study sh(...)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla with their daughter Max: the couple plan to give away 99 per cent of their fortune in company stock to a new charity they have created. Photograph: Facebook/Reuters

Mark Zuckerberg’s promise this week to give away 99 per cent of his shares in Facebook, worth about $45 billion, could make him one of the greatest p(...)