Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Gets Real with Live Q&A

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO, just did something he had never done before -- engaged in a Q&A session with fans. The social media guru took the stage for a solid hour to answer questions from Facebook users around the world.

The questions were diverse. Some pointedly asked why Facebook forced its users to install the Messenger app. Others were more lighthearted, asking why he always wears a gray T-shirt. Still others got down to business with questions about the importance of diversifying the tech sector. One of the first questions was, EUHow accurate was the movie 'The Social Network'?EU

"I think the reality is that writing code and then building a product and building a company actually is not a glamorous enough thing to make a movie about, so you can imagine that a lot of this stuff they had to embellish or make up,EU Zuckerberg said. EUThey went out of their way in the movie to try to get some interesting details correct like the design of the office, but on the overarching plot . . . they just kind of made up a bunch of stuff that I found kind of hurtful."

Tech Sector Diversity

Moving on to business issues, one person asked if Facebook was becoming too boring and if Zuckerberg was concerned about the platform getting cluttered with too many photos and too much video. He said he was never trying to make Facebook cool.

"I am not a cool person, and I've never really tried to be cool. Our model for Facebook has never been to try to make it particularly exciting to use -- we just want to make it useful,EU he said. EUFive years ago most of Facebook was text, and if you fast forward five years, probably most of it is going to be video, just...

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