Placeholder Image

Subtitles section Play video

  • Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy event of the week.

  • Each week our staff of educators tries to introduce you to a person of interest in the financial world.

  • In just a few short years this young man has become one of the richest men in the world and his name has become a household word.

  • In this short video we will take a look at the co-founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg.

  • Zuckerberg is the CEO of the social-networking website Facebook, as well as one of the world's youngest billionaires.

  • Born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York, Mark Zuckerberg

  • co-founded the social-networking website Facebook out of his college dorm room.

  • He left Harvard after his sophomore year to concentrate on the site.

  • The user base ofwhich has grown to more than 250 million people, making Zuckerberg a billionaire.

  • The birth of Facebook was recently portrayed in the film The Social Network.

  • Zuckerberg and his friends created a site that allowed users to create their own profiles,upload photos, and communicate with other users.

  • The group ran the sitefirst called The Facebookout of a dorm room at Harvard until June 2004.

  • After his sophomore year, Zuckerberg dropped out of college to devote himself to Facebook full time,

  • moving the company to Palo Alto, California.

  • By the end of 2004, Facebook had 1 million users.

  • Zuckerberg's life so far is like a movie script.

  • A super smart kid invents a tech phenomenon while attending an Ivy League school--let's say, Harvard--and launches it to rave reviews.

  • Big shots circle his dorm to make his acquaintance;

  • he dropped out of college to grow his baby and Change the World as We Know It.

  • Just three years in, what started as a networking site for college students has become a go-to tool for 19 million registered users,

  • including employees of government agencies and Fortune 500 companies.

  • February 4th was Facebook’s 10th anniversary.

Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy event of the week.

Subtitles and vocabulary

Operation of videos Adjust the video here to display the subtitles

B1 UK zuckerberg facebook mark zuckerberg dorm networking site

All About Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook CEO

  • 10966 721
    莊曉婷 posted on 2015/12/23
Video vocabulary