• News
  • Health Care

Zuckerberg: not running for office, but wants 'to learn'

Zuckerberg: not running for office, but wants 'to learn'

Zuckerberg and his wife have been crisscrossing the country this year, part of what he calls a "personal challenge" to visit every state "to learn about people's hopes and challenges, and how they're thinking about their work and communities".

On Sunday, Zuckerberg wrote a lengthy message about what he'd learned - and took the opportunity to once again reiterate that he's definitely not running for public office of any kind.

You can read Zuckerberg's full post on his Facebook page.

"Some of you have asked if this challenge means I'm running for public office", the CEO said in his Facebook statement.

What he's focusing on is gaining a "broader perspective" of the communities across the States to promote equal opportunity at the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and serve the Facebook community in a better way (aww!). "It's tough when those people are your close friends and even tougher when they're your family, but building new relationships is the most important predictor of staying clean".




With inequality a hot topic around the U.S., Zuckerberg said the one "under-looked dimension" of inequality is how users' social networks are comprised.

The billionaire noted that while in OH, he met with recovering heroin addicts. "They were just minding their own business like two normal people".

Zuckerberg further wrote, "If you stay friends with the people you were using with - or even with people who are using on their own - you're nearly guaranteed to relapse". In spite of rumors, the CEO has denied all of these allegations, saying he just wants to understand people to make better tools to help them. "I've found this is generally wrong and the people I've met are rational", he added. "We've built AI systems to recommend "people you may know"," he said.

Facebook is looking for the new people, who are beyond the facebook users, he said. "As the needs of our students continue to change, so must our instructional methods, and we are making great progress in Providence".

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

  • Congress committee members will 'demand' to see Comey's notes

    The alleged conversations were intercepted by US intelligence officials, according to CNN. The White House on Friday predicted that the investigation would back up Trump's account.
    Telegram Messenger gets bot payments and video messages

    Telegram Messenger gets bot payments and video messages

    Soon you'll be able to order pizza, shop for clothes, or maybe pay your utility bills using Telegram bots. The update includes three major features: video messaging , bot payments , and Instant View ...
    London airport to get first digital air traffic control

    London airport to get first digital air traffic control

    The new technology will also go a long way in simplifying how controllers access data relative to the plane they are controlling. At 900 miles, the distance between the two airports is over 10 times bigger than that separating London City and Swanwick.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Says

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Says "I'll Be Back" In Next Terminator Film

    Given the trend of nostalgia and reboots, it should come to no surprise that the Terminator franchise will be receiving more life. Speaking to Screen in Cannes, [.] Schwarzenegger confirmed that he will star in a new Terminator film produced by James Cameron.
    NC senator says

    NC senator says "I'm fine" after race collapse

    Event spokesperson Jeff Darman said Tillis suffered a seizure and was transported to George Washington University Hospital. Thom Tillis said Wednesday he's "fine" after he collapsed during a Washington race and was taken away by ambulance.
    Sunny skies, hot temperatures expected through the midweek

    Sunny skies, hot temperatures expected through the midweek

    A slight chance of a morning shower, then sunny with lower afternoon humidity Wednesday afternoon, high in the mid to high 90's. Hail and high winds were reported in central Kansas and tornadoes and large hail were reported in southwest Kansas on Tuesday .
  • Greatest Show On Earth Bows Out With Last Performance

    In the early to mid-20th century, Ringling, which merged with Barnum & Bailey in 1919, was a much-anticipated event. "It is sad that the show is closing because this is 'The Greatest Show on Earth , '" Evans said.

    Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans

    The statues would be put in storage while the city looks for a suitable place to display them, the mayor has said. The city plans to leave the column where Lee's statue stood intact and will mount public art in its place.

    Tottenham "family" will stick together next season, Kane says

    The Tottenham manager said in a press conference: " After Sunday he needs to see the specialist ". Pochettino said: "There is no buy-out clause in my contract, I will stay here next season".
  • Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 5/10/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Crosby took a nasty spill in the first period when he was slammed into the end boards head-first while he tangled with Carlson. Another stunning collapse -this one in five games- may have caused total reconstruction of the Capitals organization.

    Theresa May: UK has confidence in special relationship with US

    US President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, next to Russian Ambassador to the U.S. McMaster called Trump's discussion with Russian diplomats "wholly appropriate".
    Preds head into Game 4 with series lead against St. Louis Blues

    Preds head into Game 4 with series lead against St. Louis Blues

    It would make sense then that the Blues' first shot of the period - off a glove, no less - would finally find the back of the net. Nashville Predators left wing Cody McLeod (55) celebrates with defenseman Ryan Ellis (4) after Ellis scored against the St.
  • Kimberly Guilfoyle May Be Latest From Fox News to Join White House

    Trump would suggest that he, himself, may have engaged in such conduct is staggering". And, somewhat paradoxically, all you have to do is take Donald Trump's word for it.
    A$AP Rocky's Beverly Grove home targeted in armed home invasion

    A$AP Rocky's Beverly Grove home targeted in armed home invasion

    With the woman in tow, the robber made their way around the home and took several items, including around $1.5 million in jewelry. At 11:30 PM on Tuesday three male suspects knocked on the door to his L. home, police officials told the site.
    Target's profit and sales beat estimates, shares jump (TGT, WMT, AMZN)

    Target's profit and sales beat estimates, shares jump (TGT, WMT, AMZN)

    Zacks Investment Research cut Wal-Mart Stores from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This report was originally published by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze.
  • Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

    Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 17, 2017. President Trump admitted he thought his firing of FBI Director James Comey would be positively viewed by both sides.

    Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

    McConnell says a Senate Intelligence Committee investigation into the Russian effort to affect the election will also proceed. He has spent part of his time as the co-chairman of a group called No Labels that seeks solutions by both political parties.
    Time is running out to register to vote

    Time is running out to register to vote

    You do not need to do this if you were registered to vote at the European Union referendum, and you have not changed address. Even if it isn't a popular choice, just vote. "The general election registration deadline is fast approaching".

Breaking News



Recommended

US plan to sell oil reserves undermines OPEC supply management efforts

United States production has risen 850,000 bpd from its 2016 lows to 9.3 million bpd now, not far from the all-time record set in 2015 and just shy of Saudi output levels.

Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 states, including Arkansas

The private sector grew by 2.3 percent or 61,700 jobs, and the public sector increased by 2.6 percent, adding 14,800 jobs. The last time the USA unemployment rate was below 4.4. percent was when it was at 4.3 percent in May 2001, Gedney said.

Farewell Triple Crown: Always Dreaming fades in Preakness

The Preakness was the first time Always Dreaming was running back on two weeks' rest; he had a five-week gap going into the Derby. It was the first career Triple Crown win for Brown. "He ran so hard in the Derby and today just wasn't his day", said Pletcher.

AT&T mobility workers man picket lines in West Virginia

As at most telecommunications companies, AT&T's wireless business is growing faster and is more profitable than its wireline side. The CWA estimates that AT&T cut roughly 12,000 call center jobs in America and created the same in some foreign country.

Red-hot Sogard guides Brewers past Padres

Chicago's Eddie Butler lasted three-plus innings in his second start of the season, allowing two runs, three hits and five walks. Manager Craig Counsell made the announcement Friday before Milwaukee's series opener at Wrigley Field against the Cubs.

Tottenham complete unbeaten season at home in the league

The win over United guaranteed Tottenham will finish second in the top flight for the first time since 1963. Pochettino said; "It was a very emotional game and ceremony.

Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

Possession of an insurance card does not equate to health-care services and medical treatment. McCaskill contends the unclear signals sent by Trump are undermining the health care system.

Manchester United to land Oblak if De Gea leaves for Real Madrid

United will however only move for the 24-year-old, if they fail to keep De Dea ahead of next season. De Gea is valued at £60m by the Premier League club - a world-record figure for a goalkeeper.

Philippines says it will reject all aid with conditions

The Cabinet official said he will discuss with other members of the economic team - Budget Secretary Benjamin M. People who sell tobacco products in banned places could be jailed for up to three years, the order said.

Kawhi Leonard suffered no structural damage with ankle injury

Pachulia ironically suffered a third quarter heel injury from landing awkwardly on a dunk and had to leave the game. San Antonio's depleted offense was led by Jonathon Simmons with 22 points.