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Zuckerberg named Time’s Person of the Year

Facebook founder chosen for ‘connecting more than half a billion people’


 

Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old founder of Facebook and the world’s youngest billionaire, is Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2010. The announcement was made Wednesday by Time’s managing editor, Rick Stengel, on NBC’s Today show.

The magazine said Zuckerberg was chosen “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.” The subject of the critically acclaimed, controversial, and—according to Zuckerberg himself—fictionalized biopic “The Social Network” beat out WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the Tea Party organization and the rescued Chilean miners for this year’s title.

Only one person younger then Zuckerberg has ever won the acclamation—aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh, who was named the first person of the year in 1927, when he was 25.


 
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Zuckerberg named Time’s Person of the Year

  1. Zuck dumps more personal info on the media through a FB 3rd-party sign-in than the rest of them put together.
     

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    Which would explain why posting sign-ins through FaceBook are so popular with the media.

    They will know more about you than Ahmadinejad knows about the local plumber.
     
    Person of the Year, indeed. Hello, 1984.

    You will love Big Brother.
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  3. Zuckerberg is a champion of spying and privacy compromise and is a corporate lap dog of the political elite do you work for the CIA was it sitting next to bush Shame on you Time
    zuckerberg its not the money that motivates you and its not facebook or democracy its the thief of facebook you STOLE the name facebook you STOLE the idea and the CONCEPT facebook and it is this that motivates you THIS is you zuckerberg concealing the TRUTH and you are following a psychological profile of a THIEF
    THEN we have divya navendra says facebook is his idea and the winklevoss and there is wayne chang and paul ceglia and zuckerberg simply saw a opportunity chance to steal the idea facebook
    AND THEY CALL FACEBOOK AND ZUCKERBERG A ROAD TO DEMOCRACY ITS A SET UP JUST LIKE IRAQ
    where you promote politicians to be used like puppets to promote bush idea of democracy democracy is a choice dic and the leaks have made it harder for western governments to dupe their citizens into accepting potential future wars
    JULIAN IS THE CLEAR WINNER