Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Forgiveness in Yom Kippur Facebook Post

'For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I ask forgiveness'

The shofar is sounded on Yom Kippur
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Yom Kippur is the “day of atonement” for Jews, and Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the holiday by asking forgiveness for both himself and his company in a Facebook post.

Zuckerberg indirectly referenced Facebook in his post, writing, “Tonight concludes Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, when we reflect on the past year and ask forgiveness for our mistakes. For those I hurt this year, I ask forgiveness and I will try to be better. For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I ask forgiveness and I will work to do better. May we all be better in the year ahead, and may you all be inscribed in the book of life.”