By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent. When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power. A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress. The thing that we are trying to do at Facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.
I started the site when I was 19. I didn’t know much about business back then. The basis of our partnership strategy and our partnership approach: We build the social technology. They provide the music.