Facebook Founder Named Time's "Person Of The Year"

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2010.

The story published on Time.com says "For connecting more than half a billion people and mapping the social relations among them; for creating a new system of exchanging information; and for changing how we all live our lives, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is TIME's 2010 Person of the Year."

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke received the honor last year. The 2008 winner was then-President-elect Barack Obama. The 2007 winner was Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Other previous winners have included Bono, President George W. Bush, and Amazon.com CEO and founder Jeff Bezos.

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  • by Wow on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:44 AM
    I hate to tell you people were killed way before facebook was invented...you can say anything is bad it all depends on how you use it. So pediophiles use church as a way to molest kids and get away with it, does that mean that church is bad?
  • by anonymous Location: NC on Dec 15, 2010 at 05:34 PM
    Facebook is huge waste of time.
  • by Corvus on Dec 15, 2010 at 09:00 AM
    @Curious Cannot the same be said to God?
  • by tpg277 on Dec 15, 2010 at 08:35 AM
    face book didnt cause anything...guns dont kill people, people kill people. I think the court system is more at fault than a communication tool!
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Dec 15, 2010 at 07:45 AM
    I have to say Curious has a point. How many murders did Facebook cause? Here is only one story. A predator on the Sex Offenders' Register killed a 17-year-old girl he met and groomed on Facebook after luring her to a secret meeting. The 32-year-old posed as a 16-year-old boy to befriend Ashleigh Hall on the social networking site. But within hours of their first meeting, the teenager was dead. Thanks to Facebook.
  • by Curious on Dec 15, 2010 at 07:04 AM
    How can someone be "honored" when his creation has directly resulted in bullying, stalking, kidnapping, and murder?

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