Randi Jayne Zuckerberg (born February 28, 1982) is an American businesswoman. She is the former marketing director of Facebook, and sister of the company's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Ranked among 50 "Digital Power Players" by the Hollywood Reporter in 2010, Zuckerberg organized and also was a correspondent for the ABC News / Facebook Democratic Party and Republican Party U.S. Presidential primaries debates in 2008 as well as the CNN/Facebook Inauguration Day Partnership in 2009 and Comcast’s Facebook Diaries. Zuckerberg also was a correspondent at both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions for Facebook in 2008. Remaining politically neutral, she told the Wall Street Journal that her Facebook journalist team was treated at the DNC "like rock stars." On the evening of November 2, 2010, Zuckerberg worked at a "town hall" assembled by ABC News as part of its television coverage of U.S. national midterm elections. The full seven hours of this event were webcast in their entirety on both ABC's website and Facebook.
She authored Spark Your Career in Advertising. Prior to working at Facebook, she was a panelist on Forbes on Fox.
In 2011, she gave birth to a boy, Asher, with husband Brent Tworetzky.
In 2011 Zuckerberg advocated the abolishment of anonymity on the Internet to protect children and young adults from cyber-bullying, saying that people hide behind their anonymity.
In August 2011 she resigned from Facebook and announced she was starting a new social media firm named "RtoZ Media". In February 2012 she changed the company name to "R to Z Studios".
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