Mark Zuckerberg's Private Family Picture Leaked


The photo in question, according to, which also lists the tweet exchanges between Randi Zuckerberg and the woman who tweeted the Zuckerberg family photo.

Mark Zuckerberg’s private family picture leaked

Facebook’s ever-changing privacy settings are enough to confuse even mogul Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, Randi Zuckerberg.

Randi Zuckerberg posted a photo of her family to her personal Facebook timeline, which shows the group standing around in a kitchen staring at their phones with their mouths agape, with Mark in the background. Little did Randi Zuckerberg know, this very photo (pictured above) would surfaced across the Internet and become an overnight topic of conversation.

Apparently Randi, the former marketing department director for Facebook, did not realize that whatever you post on the internet is basically unprotected, even on sites like a private Facebook account.

Randi posted the photo on her Facebook page, which was then “liked” by her friends, which then generated into her friends’ friends news feed, since Randi’s friends activity indicated they “liked” the picture. Now, if you think that explanation is complicated, you should try reading the Facebook privacy policy.

Once the photo of the Zuckerberg clan was generated onto a mutual friends Facebook news feed, it was taken from the site and tweeted out on Twitter by Callie Schweitzer, a marketing director with more than 40,000 followers. The response from Randi Zuckerberg was not pretty, since she tweeted Callie Schweitzer, “way uncool.” Randi also tweeted, “Digital etiquette: always ask permission before posting a friend’s photo publicly. It’s not about privacy settings, it’s about human decency.”

Wow! Someone needs to tell Randi that she is the one to blame for not reading the privacy settings on her brother’s site and the picture is all but incriminating. The family is posed in a beautiful kitchen, fully clothed, with no one flipping the bird or caught scratching themselves in any awkward places. Obviously Randi knows this, or she would not have posted the photo in the first place.

So, what does this mean for Facebook’s privacy settings now that sister Randi threw a hissy fit? Within the next few weeks, more than 1 billion users will start seeing revisions such as new “privacy shortcuts.” If you are a current Facebook user, this probably does not mean anything to you, since you already know that Facebook changes it’s settings every other week, so don’t get used to anything.

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