Facebook Owner’s 2015 resolution

By on

mark-zuckerberg-donates-25-million-fight-ebolaThe Facebook founder and CEO vows he will read a book every two weeks, and he’s invited people around the world to join him.

The “year of books” is Zuckerberg’s 2015 goal. The billionaire is known for his quirky New Year’s Resolutions. Two years ago he challenged himself to meet a new person a day. Last year he attempted to pen a daily thank you note.

It will come as no surprise that he’s already launched a Facebook page — entitled “A year of books” — to serve as the reading group’s hub. Over 62,000 people have liked the page in the initial 24 hours.

“Please only participate in the discussions if you’ve actually read the books and have relevant points to add. The group will be moderated to keep it focused,” he stressed in his status update.

The plan is to select books about various topics and cultures. The Bible and Quran have been popular suggestions, among hundreds of other titles.

The first book is “The End of Power” by Moisés Naím, a former Foreign Policy editor. It’s a 300-page deep dive into the changing nature of leadership today that was published in March 2013.

Amazon.com has the paperback version listed as “temporarily out of stock,” spurring speculation that Zuckerberg’s book club could have the kind of game changing effect that Oprah’s did. The book is still available on Barnes and Noble’s website.

-CNN

ABOUT: Nana Kwesi Coomson

[email protected]

A Freelance Journalist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Editor-in-Chief of www.233times.com. A contributory writer for Ghanaian Chronicle Newspaper. An alumnus of Adisadel College where he read General Arts. He holds first degree in Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ghana; Political Science (major) and History (minor). He has also pursued MSc Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Energy with Public Relations (PR) at the Robert Gordon University in the United Kingdom. His mentors are Rupert Murdoch, Warren Buffet, Sam Jonah, Kwaku Sakyi Addo and Piers Morgan

view all posts by: Nana Kwesi Coomson  

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

ABOUT 233TIMES

233times.com is a Ghanaian media house which serves as a major source of exclusive interviews ,music and video downloads, news and more.

233times.com reports on major events,news covering entertainment, politics, sports, etc from within Ghana, Africa and beyond.

We have a platform for the amateur artistes to portray their staggering talents ...more...

WE ON SOCIAL MEDIA. FOLLOW US

facebook twitter youtube google plus linkedIn

To advertise with us or make enquiries, please visit 233times.com/advertise or call +233249455142 (Selorm), +233248185848 (Nana Kwesi)