Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

The Facebook co-founder named Time’s person of the year ‘for changing how we all live our lives’

From the Guardian

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire co-founder of Facebook, was todaynamed Time magazine’s 2010 person of the year.

Zuckerberg, 26, beat a bevy of notable personalities to the accolade – including WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and the president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai. The 33 rescued Chilean miners and the rightwing US Tea Party movement were also named as runners-up.

Time magazine‘s annual accolade is given to the person or thing judged to have most influenced the culture and the news during the past year for good or for ill.

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