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Vincent Boland on Facebook at 20: It’s time to stop hating Mark Zuckerberg

The Meta founder has matured as a businessman and grown as an adult, but what investors love is the dividend

Facebook was founded on February 4 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. Picture: Bloomberg

I am just going to come right out and say it. Yes, it is time to stop hating Mark Zuckerberg. The guy who founded Facebook and turned it into the world’s most popular social media site, who became the goofy and then the ugly face of a rampant Silicon Valley, and who got richer than Croesus in the process, appears to be a changed man. In a good way.

Zuckerberg’s endless, aimless chatter about something ...