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Facebook founder ties the knot

Facebook founder ties the knot
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has updated his online status – to “married”.

The 28 year-old billionaire wed his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan in an intimate ceremony in his California home on Saturday – a day after his company went public.

The sale of shares in facebook makes the social network’s founder worth around 20 billion dollars at present stock prices.

The shares didn’t rise as quickly as some analysts had thought when they were launched on Friday. Nevertheless the market did value the company about the same as online shopping giant Amazon.

Zuckerberg continues to control facebook, retaining over half the voting rights in the company.