Transcript of "Facebook Founder - Mark Zuckerberg's Quotes"
Mr. Mark Zuckerberg’ s QuotesFacebook Founder
People have really gotten comfortable not only sharingmore information and differentkinds, but more openly and with more people - and that socialnorm is just something that has evolved over time.
By giving people the power to share, were making the world more transparent.
I started the site whenI was 19. I didnt knowmuch about businessback then.
The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.
A lot of companies can go off course because of corporate pressures... I dont know what we are going to be building five years from now. I dont know what we are going to be building three years from now.
If you dont need thatcapital, then all the pressures are different, and themotivations (to go public) are not there in the same way,
The company is definitely setup in a way where myself andthe other founders have a lotof control over it,
Were going to go publiceventually, because thats thecontract that we have with ourinvestors and our employees,
A number of firms approached us, but DST stood out because of the globalperspective they bring - backed up by the impressive growth and financial achievements of their internet investments. Were looking forward to working with the DST team
Thanks to all of these efforts, our business is doing really well, and were on track to create a nice self-sustainingbusiness, and because of this,a lot of companies and firms have approached us about investing in the company
Our revenue numbers are upand our growth continues to scale very rapidly. This investment is purely bufferfor us, and not something weneed to get cashflow positive.
Advertising on the Web is less about just hitting someone with a message... Its aboutengagement [with that user].
With a community that largeand engaged, it needs a moreopen process of governance...
I find the mountingpressure on us to removeHolocaust-denying groupsincredibly frustrating. I feelno shame at all working at acompany that holds free...
Growth is a strategic thing for us...Were not as focused on optimizing revenue. Now, people have saidwere not thinking about it [and not developing a strategy], but thats completely wrong. We have thousands and thousands of...
More than 175 million people use Facebook. If it were a country, it would be the sixth most populated country in the world.
Creating channels betweenpeople who want to worktogether toward change hasalways been one of the waysthat social movements pushthe world forward and makeit better.
We are working hard to build a service that everyone,everywhere can use, whetherthey are a person, a company,a president or an organization working for change
The past week reminded us that users feel a realsense of ownership over Facebook itself, not justthe information they share
In reality, we wouldnt shareyour information in a way youwouldnt want ... The trust youplace in us as a safe place toshare information is the mostimportant part of what makesFacebook work.
People are learning how to usethe site and whats OK to share. As time goes on, people will learn whats appropriate, whats safe for them — and learn to share accordingly.
Theres lots of stuff none of us have ever seen before. Thats good in someways, but limiting in other ways.
The web is at a really important turning point right now. Up until recently, the defaulton the web has been that most things aren’t social and most things don’t use your real identity. We’re building toward a web where the default is social.
“We’re a utility. We’re trying to increase the efficiency through which people can understand their world.”
Give People A Chance To Tell Their Story - The Facebookwas a tool for self-expression there were many facets of the self that could be projected on its screen.
“The nature of the site is that eachuser’s experience improves if they can get their friends to join it.”
“We wanted to build a new communications medium. We knew we’d be successfulwhen we were no longer cool - when we were such anintegral part of people’s’ livesthat they took us for granted.”
“I spend my time thinking how tobuild this and not how to exit. I thinkwhat we’re doing is more interesting than what anyone else is doing.”
Im not looking to take this money and go do a bunch of things with it immediately.We will continue looking at talent acquisition just as we had over the last period of time and if any make a lot of sense, then well surely go ahead and do...
When you give everyone a voice and give peoplepower, the system usually ends up in a really good place.So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power. Thank You Very Much Sompong Yusoontorn
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