Oct 5, 2017

Razer: Mark Zuckerberg is full of feelings. He might also be full of shit.

The CEO and founder of Facebook is a rare and billionaire type to be sure, but one, thanks to his habit of being very typical very publicly, we can now identify.

Helen Razer — Writer and broadcaster

Helen Razer

Writer and broadcaster

This week, it seems, he is begging a world’s forgiveness for his inadvertent role in giving Trump a leg up. "For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I ask forgiveness," he wrote. A few months back, he was keen to give us all a glimpse of history, and truly understand how important Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to its flourishing.

Mark Zuckerberg. There’s a new kind of type.

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4 thoughts on “Razer: Mark Zuckerberg is full of feelings. He might also be full of shit.

  1. kyle Hargraves

    Overall, a fine synopsis of the hi-tech billionaire club. However, the article ignores management strategies and business practices (of FB, Amazon, Microsoft etc.) whose only object is to effect complex monopolies (of product and mind).

    As for a character assessment of Zuckerberg a rigoroursly analytical account of the origins of FB will suffice. There isn’t a line in the transcript of the ensuring legal alteration (which amounted to evidence of a rip-of of both the idea and the structure of FB from a former associate) where he “begged for forgiveness”.

  2. ali

    Mmm … quite agree. He did kick those pesky native titleholders off their land to improve the view at his Hawaiian compound too. He’s so neo-caring!

  3. zut alors

    Zuckerberg’s ‘I ask forgiveness’ line would be more apt if he was referring to the inexcusable creation of Facebook (even though the concept belonged to others).

  4. Wallywonga

    “I ask forgiveness”, or “how long can I keep getting away with this?” FB is like a giant slot machine that keeps spewing money.. all MZ ever did was pull the lever.
    The well intended (?) anti regulationists have so far ensured he never has to experience any feeling of responsibilty, or pangs of conscience. Politicians go pale at the very mention of FB regulation or control. Probably more addicted to the concept of those temporarily gratifying “likes” than the rest of the 2 billion users.
    Still it must be slightly unnerving that FB could be stopped tomorrow and…

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