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  • FILE  In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 photograph, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg smiles during a talk at Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Several media outlets reported Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, that Zuckerberg is going to donate $100 million to Newak's public school system, which has has some of state's lowest test scores and poorest graduation rates. On Oprah Winfrey's Chicago-based syndicated television show Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Zuckerberg are expected to announce the donation. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,file)

    Newark hopes Facebook gift translates to results

    New Jersey has already thrown enough money at its largest school district to make it among the nation's best-funded, yet it remains in the pits. Can a $100 million gift from the founder of Facebook really turn it around?


  • FILE  In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 photograph, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg smiles during a talk at Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Several media outlets reported Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, that Zuckerberg is going to donate $100 million to Newak's public school system, which has has some of state's lowest test scores and poorest graduation rates. On Oprah Winfrey's Chicago-based syndicated television show Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Zuckerberg are expected to announce the donation. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,file)

    Facebook founder giving $100M to Newark schools

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is about to make a lot of new friends: The 26-year-old tycoon is pouring $100 million of his staggering fortune into Newark's blighted school system after hitting it off with the mayor of the poverty-stricken city.


  • FILE  In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 photograph, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg smiles during a talk at Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Several media outlets reported Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, that Zuckerberg is going to donate $100 million to Newak's public school system, which has has some of state's lowest test scores and poorest graduation rates. On Oprah Winfrey's Chicago-based syndicated television show Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Zuckerberg are expected to announce the donation. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,file)

    Facebook CEO announces $100M gift to NJ school

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Friday announced a $100 million donation to Newark public schools in a move that could enhance his reputation just before the opening on an unflattering movie about him, "The Social Network."


  • A generation seen through `The Social Network'

    "The Social Network" is a stylish, hyper-speed portrait of a Web-connected generation made by two men with scant love for the Internet who wouldn't be caught dead "friending" anybody.


  • FILE  In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 photograph, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg smiles during a talk at Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Several media outlets reported Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, that Zuckerberg is going to donate $100 million to Newak's public school system, which has has some of state's lowest test scores and poorest graduation rates. On Oprah Winfrey's Chicago-based syndicated television show Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Zuckerberg are expected to announce the donation. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,file)

    Facebook founder's $100M gift could change Newark

    Education in New Jersey's biggest city could be in for a big change _ and not just because of the $100 million stock donation Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is expected to announce Friday on Oprah Winfrey's show.


  • FILE  In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 photograph, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg smiles during a talk at Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Several media outlets reported Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, that Zuckerberg is going to donate $100 million to Newak's public school system, which has has some of state's lowest test scores and poorest graduation rates. On Oprah Winfrey's Chicago-based syndicated television show Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Zuckerberg are expected to announce the donation. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,file)

    Facebook CEO announces $100M gift to NJ schools

    Proclaiming that he believes in the education visions of New Jersey's Republican governor and Newark's Democratic mayor, Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg on Friday pledged to set up a foundation to donate $100 million to Newark's schools over the next five years.


  • FILE  In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 photograph, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg smiles during a talk at Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Several media outlets reported Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, that Zuckerberg is going to donate $100 million to Newak's public school system, which has has some of state's lowest test scores and poorest graduation rates. On Oprah Winfrey's Chicago-based syndicated television show Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Zuckerberg are expected to announce the donation. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,file)

    Newark, NJ, schools to get $100M Facebook donation

    Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old wunderkind behind Facebook is making a move to become a player in philanthropy just before the opening of a film that portrays him as less than charitable.


  • NY man's Facebook ownership claim lands in court

    Facebook will try to get a New York man's claim for majority ownership of the website thrown out of court, attorneys for the social networking site said Tuesday.


  • Germans take on Facebook over data privacy

    A German government office is accusing Facebook of illegally accessing and saving the personal data of people who don't use the site, the first potential legal action in the privacy-related firestorm involving the popular social-networking site.


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