The Facebook Effect

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The Facebook Effect
AuthorDavid Kirkpatrick
PublishedJune 8th 2010
PublisherSimon & Schuster

The Facebook Effect is a book by David Kirkpatrick and published by Simon & Schuster. It describes the history of Facebook and its social implications.[1]

The book was shortlisted for the 2010 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.[non-primary source needed]

It describes how Facebook went from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users, and how Mark Zuckerberg stayed focused on growth even when it meant to raise money from investors selling the company equity.[non-primary source needed]


  1. ^ "The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick | Book review". the Guardian. 2010-07-17. Archived from the original on 2019-04-17. Retrieved 2021-09-12.

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