LAUNCH002: What I Learned from Zuckerberg’s Mistakes
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What I Learned from Zuckerberg’s Mistakes
by Jason Calacanis
In May I “ghosted” my Facebook page based on my feelings that Facebook was a bad actor, not worthy of our trust and very bad for our industry.
[ Ghosted: removing all content and leaving a note explaining why you left. ]
After a seven-month hiatus from the service for everything except a) reviewing new features (as an angel investor and pundit must do) and b) using Facebook Connect to log in to various services, I’ve got some observations I’d like to share.
My hiatus has lead me to answer a couple of questions, including “Is Facebook evil, clueless or unlucky,” and I’ve actually had an epiphany around how products are made.
Have I changed my stance on Facebook screwing our collective user base over and over and over again? Not really, but I’ve learned to appreciate Zuckerberg’s process.