In a little more than half a decade, Facebook has gone from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users - and an essential part of the social life not only of teenagers but hundreds of millions of adults worldwide. As Facebook spreads around the globe, it creates surprising effects - even becoming instrumental in political protests.
Veteran technology reporter David Kirkpatrick had the full cooperation of Facebook's key executives in researching this fascinating history. Kirkpatrick tells us how Facebook was created, why it has flourished, and where it is going next. He chronicles its successes and missteps, and gives readers the most complete assessment anywhere of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the central figure in the company's remarkable ascent. This is the Facebook story that can be found nowhere else.
Kirkpatrick shows how Zuckerberg refused to compromise, insistently focusing on growth over profits and preaching that Facebook must dominate (his word) communication on the Internet. In the process, he and a small group of key executives have created a company that has changed social life in the United States and elsewhere, a company that has become a ubiquitous presence in marketing, and one that has altered politics, business, and even our sense of our own identity. This is the Facebook Effect.
This special edition also includes an exclusive conversation between the author and Randi Zuckerberg, who offers unique insight as a marketer at Facebook and the CEO's sister. You'll hear them talk about major company milestones, high-profile product launches, and the CEO's growth - emotionally and experientially - as a leader. They also discuss the controversial issues surrounding Facebook's privacy policies.
©2010 David Kirkpatrick (P)2010 Audible, Inc.
Not being preinstalled on my app. Not having anything to do with face book. A way to delete it from my list would be nice.
That it is bloatware.
I love a funny story that doesn't take itself too seriously, but I can get caught up in a good mystery or a romance too. And of course I feel obligated to pay my respects to the classics, no matter how sleepy some of them make me.
Pre-Installing books I can't get rid of is annoying and I sincerely hope they give me a feature to remove it from my list.
love to shop
This book just showed up and I haven't figured out how to delete it from the kindle yet. Didn't read it and not interested in reading it. Its a waste of space on the memory of the kindle
a 4 or 5 star experience would be if i could delete it
allow to be deleted!
I am soooo not interested in this bloatware title. Would like to delete it so I don't have to keep looking at it. How do I do that?
This item was put on my account for some reason, to be honest, I am really not interested in the topic, and would love to find the way to get rid of it.
it was good but now i have trouble deleting it from my list .............it does not give me an option to delete it...... now i can not get it off my computer..........ugh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
need to find a way to let people delete the books they download i got three i can not get off my computer .................it needs an option to do so.......................slickgolden1970
I would be happy if I could delete it
Beginning to end
Not worth the time
be able to delete it from my library.
not his fault for this tripe
It would be great if this wasn't permanently in my library. Why would I keep an f-ing exerpt? It's canned crap that is now stuck in my library. I don't care about the book, I want to be able to get rid of it!
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