Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy?
How a confused, defensive social media giant steered itself into a disaster, and how Mark Zuckerberg is trying to fix it all.
An interview with a Funny or Die writer after the entire editorial team was laid off.
Examining the future of the massive social media site.
A critique of Facebook.
Making sense of the CEO’s very public tour of America, which feels like a political campaign minus the politics.
The social network positioned its plan to bring the internet to millions of Indians as a gift. The country saw a catch.
The difficult business of spending money well.
“There are people who are wired to be skeptics and there are people who are wired to be optimists. And I can tell you, at least from the last 20 years, if you bet on the side of the optimists, generally you’re right.’
Cory Booker, Chris Christie, and Mark Zuckerberg had a plan to reform Newark’s schools. They got an education.
A profile of Mark Zuckerberg, savvy CEO.
TheFacebook, as it was then called, had just reached 1.5 million users:
In the end, Zuckerberg says, quarrels over money rarely come up because money is not their priority. “We’re in a really interesting place because if you look at the assets we have, we’re fucking rich,” Zuckerberg adds. “But if you look at like the cash and the amount of money we have to live with, we’re dirt poor. All the stuff we own is tied up in random assets” like servers and the company itself. “Living like we do now, it’s, like, not that big of a deal for us. We’re not like, Aw man, I wish I had a million dollars now. Because, like, we kind of like living like college students and being dirty. It’s fun."
On Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and the gender dynamics of Silicon Valley.
The difference between a social network and a movie about a social network, and what it says about the Facebook generation.
A 2006 profile of Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook opened from a college-only site to a public social network.
The writer (Aaron Sorkin), director (David Fincher), and actors (Jesse Eisenberg & Justin Timberlake) of The Social Network on dramatizing the real story of a 20 year old into “the Citizen Kane of John Hughes movies.”
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, on the eve of the release of The Social Network, believed to be a deeply unflattering portrait of him and the genesis of his company.