Mark Zuckerberg reveals the nickname his employees gave him
Mark Zuckerberg He didn’t always have a good reputation, Facebook/Meta founder and CEO He earned a number of unattractive nicknames throughout his career. But on his final day on the show, the Tim Ferriss Show shared a particularly surprising label his staff put on him: Ain Soron.
Zuckerberg brought up the nickname after he and Fris started discussing how he manages his energy at work while being constantly bombarded with news and information. “Maybe I don’t have enough willpower or calm enough to meditate head-on.”Zouk said. “Actually, I need to put myself in a situation where it’s hard not to focus on this thing.”
He continued: “Some of the people I work with in the business – they say it fondly – but sometimes I think They call my attention to the Eye of Sauron. You have this endless amount of energy to go to work on something, and if you direct it to a particular team, you’ll just burn it.
For those of you who haven’t traveled to Middle-earth in a few years, The Eye of Sauron is a manifestation of the titular Lord of the Rings. Without getting into a lot of fantasy literature, it’s legally outrageous, and bad things happen when he notices you. Zuckerberg’s computer-obsessed demeanor may sound like a “dark lord,” but we don’t deny that Meta employees will liken his semi-autocratic work style to an eye-catcher. Either way, we’re not sure that’s a compliment.
Meta switches to cryptocurrency
The cult of Mark Zuckerberg inside the offices of Meta can be seen not only in the alias they gave him, but also in details such as the name his employees baptized in the network’s new cryptocurrency. social : Zuck Bucks, or “Zuck turkey”.
You may be dead you gave up cryptocurrency, But the company is still exploring financial products, according to a new report from the Financial Times. The parent company of Facebook and Instagram appears to have a few catches on fire, including virtual currency that employees called “Zuck Bucks.”
The Zuck Bucks, apparently named after Meta Founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Unlikely to be a cryptocurrency. Instead, Meta tends to introduce in-app tokens that will be centrally controlled by the company.similar to that used in gaming apps such as the Robux coin in the popular Roblox kids gameAccording to FT, Roblox has built a huge business selling Robux, and Meta may try to emulate some of that success on its own platforms.
Meta hasn’t completely moved away from blockchain products, as the company is also investigating Ability to post and share NFTs on Facebook. The Financial Times says the company plans to launch a beta program to do so in mid-May, according to a note, and soon after Meta will test the rental “Facebook group membership based on ownership of NFT and other currencies” NFT. The FT already reported some of its Meta NFT plans to Facebook and Instagram in January, and Zuckerberg announced in March that NFTs would be coming to Instagram.
Moreover, Meta explores “social tokens” or “reputation tokens”which “may be awarded as rewards for significant contributions to Facebook groups, for example,” according to the Financial Times report. The company would also look into traditional financial services, such as small business loans.