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Mark Zuckerberg has been fascinated by Augustus Caesar for years, and it raises some questions about the future of Facebook

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Mark Zuckerberg has been fascinated by Augustus Caesar for years, and it raises some questions about the future of Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a history buff at heart. In a recent New Yorker profile, the tech mogul revealed that his fascination with the ancient Roman emperor Augustus even figured into his 2012 honeymoon in Rome. "My wife was making fun of me, saying she thought there were three people on the honeymoon: me, her, and Augustus," Zuckerberg told the New Yorker. "All the photos were different sculptures of Augustus." Zuckerberg's enthusiasm for classical history reportedly dates back to his time at Phillips Exeter Academy, where he studied Latin and immersed himself in learning about the civilization's "good and bad and complex figures." On his fascination with Augustus, Zuckerberg said, "Basically,