Facebook’s Zuckerberg is Time’s Person of the Year – Computerworld


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Image via WikipediaThe man behind the world's largest social network has been named Time's Person of the Year.

Time magazine announced today that its editors picked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for the annual honor, beating out runners-up Julian Assange, the man behind the internationally controversial WikiLeaks, and the Tea Party.

Time credited Zuckerberg with connecting more than half a billion people with through Facebook and mapping the social relations among them. And because Facebook’s 26-year-old CEO also is credited with creating a new system of exchanging information that is changing how people live their lives, he was named Person of the Year.

via Facebook’s Zuckerberg is Time’s Person of the Year – Computerworld.

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