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The following is a guest post by David Dalka . Dalka is a digital business strategist and keynote speaker who was a member of BlackRock (BLK) during its hyper-growth phase of 80 to 800 people. He is a top ten contributor to CrunchBase, strategist to senior executives on how digital marketing tactics are transforming business strategy and revenue generation, blogger and is currently working on a nonfiction business book proposal.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on stage during his keynote at the F8 developers conference in April in San Francisco. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) commentary He's only 26, he's been at the helm of his company for less than a decade, and one of the most famous uses for the technology he's built is that it facilitates tens of millions of people to start virtual farms with cartoon cows . Yet Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, is Time magazine's 2010 Person of the Year --and it's a title he deserves. The Web, of course, is sniping at this choice as they often will with sweeping, editorially arbitrary decisions of what's important and what isn't.
Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg has been named Time Magazine’s person of the year. He will, of course, grace the magazine’s cover for the special edition, as the individual who has done the most to influence the events within a year. Zuckerberg isn’t a surprising pick, considering the huge year Facebook has seen in terms of massive user growth, controversy surrounding privacy issues, and the release of new products. And The Social Network’s success also contributed to the media frenzy surrounding the company and its founder. Here’s what the publication had to say about why they chose Zuck: “For connecting more than half a billion people and mapping the social relations among them; for creating a new system of exchanging information; and for changing how we all live our lives, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is TIME’s 2010 Person of the Year. Zuck will join a host of Presidents who have received the honor including Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton.
Le fondateur du réseau social Facebook , Mark Zuckerberg, 26 ans, a été élu, mercredi 15 décembre, homme de l'année du magazine américain Time . Parmi les finalistes de ce choix annuel des lecteurs se trouvaient Julian Assange, cofondateur du site WikiLeaks , et la chanteuse Lady Gaga , mais la direction du magazine a le dernier mot, a précisé le directeur de la rédaction, Richard Stengel , qui a annoncé le classement sur la chaîne de télévision NBC. Julian Assange, actuellement détenu à Londres et menacé d'extradition vers la Suède , arrive finalement troisième du classement, derrière le mouvement conservateur américain du Tea Party .
If you were anywhere near Twitter this morning it was pretty hard to miss the news: As Facebook approaches 600 million users, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been chosen as TIME Magazine’s “2010 Person of the Year.” Zuckerberg, who beat out People’s Choice Award winner Julian Assange for the honor, sat down with TIME managing editor Rick Stengel to talk about how Facebook shaped the world in 2010. We’ve embedded video of their interview above.
Click the image for the full-sized version. This is what the world looks like, according to the Facebook social graph. Facebook intern Paul Butler was interested in the locations of friendships, so he decided to create a visualization of Facebook connections around the globe.
Since French artist Alexandre Oudin took advantage of the new Facebook design to express himself, we’ve been seeing some creative ways to mess with your (and your friends’) profile pictures. As we predicted, Oudin’s hack has inspired other users to play around with their profile to pretty interesting effect. And for those of you that don’t want to trial and error around with the 532 px by 180 px and 97 by 68 px image limitations, photographer Florian Stravock has made the above Photoshop tutorial to help you perfectly execute on your super profile pic. Abridged steps, below: 1) Take a screenshot of your current Facebook page. 2) Create a new Photoshop doc.
Le roi Google doit désormais compter avec la concurrence du site communautaire Facebook, qui en six ans seulement a réussi à contester sa suprématie sur le web avec une vision radicalement différente de ce que recherchent les internautes. Le patron fondateur de Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, a reconnu au début du mois qu'«il est clair qu'il y a des domaines dans lesquels les deux sociétés sont en compétition». Le plus jeune milliardaire au monde (26 ans), dont la fortune est estimée à 6,9 milliards de dollars, n'a pas non plus nié l'objectif que lui prêtait une journaliste de la chaîne CBS de vouloir «conquérir tout internet». L'ascension d'un deuxième Internet Pour certains, l'irrésistible ascension de Facebook marque l'avènement d'un «deuxième internet».