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Zuckerberg Pledges 99% Of Facebook Shares To Charity

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In a lengthy post on his very own social media site, Mark Zuckerberg pledged to donate 99% of his Facebook shares to charity throughout the course of his lifetime. 

The 31-year-old multi-billionaire made the announcement following the birth of his daughter Max. The post is an open letter addressed to Max explaining how Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan intend to make the world a better place for their daughter to live by donating an amount that equates to $45 billion.

Without all that money, the Zuckerberg name is still worth about $450 million, so little Max won't have to worry too much about her own financial security. You can read the full letter for yourself down below! 


Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter Max into this world!For her birth, we wrote a letter to her about...

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, 1 December 2015
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