Revolutionaries: The Facebook Effect with Mark Zuckerberg

About This Episode



The growth and impact of Facebook is mind blowing; the social media platform has almost 500 million active users, most of whom are outside of the United States. Facebook has already made an irreversible impact on society, marketing and politics – even driving protest around the world including in countries such as Colombia and Iran. It is also changing our sense of identity: “I am on Facebook; therefore I am.”

As part of its Net@40 series, the Computer History Museum is proud to present an evening of fascinating dialogue between writer David Kirkpatrick ("The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting The World") and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on the past and future of Facebook. Guy Raz, the Peabody award-winning host of NPR’s All Things Considered, is the moderator.

Revolutionaries is the Computer History Museum´s acclaimed speaker series, featuring renowned innovators, business and technology leaders, and authors in enthralling conversations often with leading journalists. The audiences learn about the process of innovation, its risks and rewards, and failure that led to ultimate success.

*Recorded at the Computer History Museum December 13, 2011