Everything we need to know about Mark Zuckerberg’s longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan, we can learn from Facebook. She likes John Mayer, Tyra Banks and National Geographic. She speaks Cantonese. She is from Braintree, Massachussetts. Has she ever pictured a brain snagged in a tree? Guess there are some things Facebook can’t tell us.
But if there’s one thing Facebook knows, it’s the list of everyone you care about (and probably where they live). Recently, Ms. Chan took the time to describe her relationships with other people on Facebook. And although her favorite quotations include an exchange with some students emphasizing that she is unmarried, Ms. Chan considers Mr. Zuckerberg her “partner” and his mother, her mother.
Ms. Chan, has not updated to the new Facebook timeline format yet, we noticed. According to AskMen.com, she’s been clarifying things for a while:
Mark Zuckerberg may possess the looks of a typical computer nerd, but it’s fairly clear that his incredible success has transformed him into a sex symbol among his female fans. Unfortunately for said followers, Mark Zuckerberg has been seriously dating his girlfriend Priscilla Chan for quite some time now—with their relationship making news thanks to the pair’s decision to define their coupling with a series of rules.
According to a book by Sarah Lacy, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan created a contract designed to cover many of the aspects within their relationship—including how often Chan would be able to spend time with her predictably busy boyfriend. One of the rules outlined by Sarah Lacy states, “One date per week, a minimum of a hundred minutes of alone time, not in his apartment, and definitely not at Facebook.”