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The boy kings : a journey into the heart of the social network

Author: Katherine Losse
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First Free Press hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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This book takes us for the first time into the heart of the fast growing information empire of Facebook, inviting us to high level meetings with Mark Zuckerberg; lifting the veil on long nights of relentless hacking and trolling; taking us behind the scenes of raucous company parties; and introducing us to the personalities, values, and secret ambitions of the floppy haired boy wonders who are redefining the way we  Read more...
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Named Person: Mark Zuckerberg; Katherine Losse
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Losse
ISBN: 9781451668254 1451668252
OCLC Number: 783144237
Description: xxiv, 232 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Welcome to The Facebook --
In Hack We Trust --
Pirates of the Rivieria --
Within the Mile --
Video Nation --
The Mirage --
I'd Rather Be Conquering --
The <3 Economy --
The King Stays the King.
Responsibility: Katherine Losse.
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An insider's look at the history, corporate culture, goals, and operations of Facebook, examining technology, gender, race, and the future of the Internet.  Read more...

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"In her dark, hypnotic memoir of working at Facebook during its rising years, Katherine Losse tests Mark Zuckerberg's dogmatic belief in transparency's inherent good by removing the privacy controls Read more...

 
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