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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook, Newark Schools, The Social Network TIME's Person of the Year?
Time ^ | 12.2.2010 | Chris Gentilviso

Posted on 12/02/2010 7:18:34 AM PST by Skeez

More than 500 million people have chosen to follow his vision for the (sometimes) all-day social addiction. "Facebook helps you connect and share with the people in your life." In the process, 2010 offered several opportunities for the public to connect with CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The 26-year-old faced his share of tumult early on, as international opposition surfaced against his company's privacy practices. Looming in the background was another burning question -- did Zuckerberg steal the idea from original CFO Eduardo Saverin?

((See a graphic of the Facebook Playbook: who did what to whom and why.)

So, writer Aaron Sorkin and director David Fincher did what any smart film fiend does -- they brought the story to the Hollywood limelight. Despite the tangled web of unfinished business behind the website's successes, customers flocked to theaters to see The Social Network. On an estimated $50 million budget, the film raked in nearly $46 million in its first two weekends of action.

See Fincher and Sorkin in a TIME roundtable on the making of the movie.)

Like it or not, Zuckerberg has sunk his social-networking teeth into the lives of millions around the world. More than 10,000 readers have already liked him as their candidate for TIME's 2010 Person of the Year. Head over to TIME.com to cast your vote, or head out to one of our 40 December meetups across several continents to share your opinions in person.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsfeed.time.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: facebook; manoftheyear; markzuckerberg; personoftheyear; time

1 posted on 12/02/2010 7:18:39 AM PST by Skeez
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To: Skeez
Sure beats this joker...


2 posted on 12/02/2010 7:20:35 AM PST by Skeez (O)
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To: Skeez

I would have bet Assange was a shoo-in!.....................


3 posted on 12/02/2010 7:24:32 AM PST by Red Badger (The House finally fell on Nancy Pelosi..........)
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To: Skeez

Taking $100 million or whatever it is out of the productive economy and dumping it into the black hole that is public education would be grounds for arrest in a sane culture.


4 posted on 12/02/2010 7:24:57 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (I'd rather take my chances with someone misusing freedom than someone misusing power.)
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To: Skeez

Damn libs, should be the tea partiers.


5 posted on 12/02/2010 7:27:18 AM PST by Sybeck1 (Is it proper etiquette to tip after a enhanced pat down?)
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To: Sybeck1

I voted for Sarah Palin.


6 posted on 12/02/2010 7:29:17 AM PST by Skeez (O)
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To: Skeez

That’s a keeper. History will recognize that cover as one of the most infamous examples of media LEFTISM ever. I framed it.

I also still have a dog toy that looks like Bill Clinton. My dog chewed the hell out of it though. Does that increase the value?


7 posted on 12/02/2010 7:31:42 AM PST by SC_Pete
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To: SC_Pete

It does make a good liner for a bird cage though.


8 posted on 12/02/2010 7:35:03 AM PST by Mouton
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To: SC_Pete

9 posted on 12/02/2010 7:36:53 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: SC_Pete

10 posted on 12/02/2010 7:38:04 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: Skeez

Don’t forget to vote DOWN all of the rest.

http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/completelist/0,29569,2028734,00.html

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert seem to be leading many of the candidates.


11 posted on 12/02/2010 7:50:07 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: Nepeta; PowerPro; Irish Eyes; Calif4Palin; Jrabbit; t-dude; bgill; OwenKellogg; maggief; ...
Vote for Sarah!

Full List: Click on the links below to cast your vote for TIME's Person of the Year 2010

12 posted on 12/02/2010 7:54:52 AM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Skeez
A guy donates $100m on the near eve of a movie that exposes he doesn't really own FB.

That's TIME's criteria for poy?

TIME has become a drunk midget...it needs a lower bar.

13 posted on 12/02/2010 8:02:12 AM PST by rvoitier (Progressives are in the GOP, too.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Excellent. Side by side.


14 posted on 12/02/2010 8:09:01 AM PST by SC_Pete
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To: a fool in paradise

That’s truly frightening.


15 posted on 12/02/2010 8:09:46 AM PST by SC_Pete
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

She’s currently rated #10.


16 posted on 12/02/2010 8:10:29 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Thanks for the link. I am really torn between Palin and Beck. I really think Beck’s show on Fox(and radio) has been one of the biggest factors in waking this country up to Obama’s marxism and dangerous commie friends. His show has sown the needed seeds of doubt in Obama’s real agenda and helped inspire and organize the 912 Project and Tea Party Movement.

Sarah has been like an inspirational glue that holds it all together. Her tireless work for conservative candidates helped bring us victory in November and she has been awesome in communicating conservative values to the broader public.

Luckily..I was able to vote for both!


17 posted on 12/02/2010 8:14:04 AM PST by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

BTTT!


18 posted on 12/02/2010 10:08:10 AM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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