The Facebook Effect

The Facebook Effect

The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World

Book - 2010
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The exclusive inside story of Facebook, done with the full cooperation of founder Mark Zuckerberg. The first and only inside account. Kirkpatrick tells the story of the handful of friends who came together to make Facebook, the falling-out among some of them, and the lawsuits over Facebook that have made news.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781439102114
Characteristics: 372 pages, [8] pages of plates :,illustrations, portraits ;,25 cm.

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tjdickey
Jan 23, 2019

The classic study, when Facebook was still young and bursting with the appearance of changing the world for the better, and connecting all kinds of people in peace and freedom. Even then, the author has some cautions about the giant company...

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akirakato
Sep 10, 2012

The author chronicles its successes and missteps of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
The book gives you the most complete assessment anywhere of the founder and CEO Zuckerberg.
Even though I've been a registered user since 2009, I'm not using Facebook quite often simply because I'm not using my real name.
I didn't read the terms very carefully at the time of registration.
I understand that it would be much better for all the net-surfers should use their real name, but some people prefer to use a handle name.
I'm one of those surfers.
After reading the whole book, I see now that Facebook is human-centered and GOOGLE is machine-centered.
I get the feeling that the human-centered Facebok will surpass the machine-centered GOOGLE in terms of profit and membership in the near future.

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libraryjunkie
Jan 20, 2011

LIKE! As an "older" Facebook user, I really enjoyed reading about Zuckerberg's brainchild and how it's gotten so big. I can't wait to see the movie The Social Network.

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vrede
Dec 21, 2010

facebook <3

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Gli_Owens
Dec 16, 2010

Deep insight into what makes a startup successful. Kirkpatrick fawns over Zuckerberg too much, but there's plenty of quality info here.

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