Mark Zuckerberg posted a picture of his daughter at the doctor’s office getting shots. The photo had the following caption “Doctor’s Visit-It’s Time For Vaccines!” Many people thought that the photo was Mark’s way of subtly endorsing vaccines. Mark lives in Silicon Valley, which is known for having a lower-than-average vaccination rate.
Mark’s photo riled up a few parents who do not believe in vaccinating children. They stated that he was paid by the drug companies to endorse vaccines. However, most of the comments that Mark received on the photo were positive. They praised him for vaccinating his daughter. The photo received over 3.3 million likes and over 100,000 comments. It was also shared over 34,000 times.
One person wrote that it is sad that people have to congratulate a parent for having their kid vaccinated because it is something that should be done anyway. This person also stated that it shows many people are scientifically illiterate. Additionally, the person stated that people are regressing.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla announced the birth of their daughter on December 1, 2015. Priscilla had three miscarriages before giving birth to the couple’s baby girl. Priscilla and Mark have been married since May 2012.