The Boy Kings: A Journey into the Heart of the Social Network
    Share
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Email
    The Boy Kings: A Journey into the Heart of the Social Network (English, Hardcover, Katherine Losse)

    The Boy Kings: A Journey into the Heart of the Social Network  (English, Hardcover, Katherine Losse)

    3
    2 Ratings & 0 Reviews
    2,034
    ?
    Seal of Quality & Speed
    • 6 Quality ChecksYou get exactly what you ordered
    • Fast & Free ShippingLakhs of products delivered within 2-4 days & Free Delivery*
    *on all orders above ₹500
    Sold Out
    This item is currently out of stock
    Features
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Free Press
    • ISBN: 9781451668254, 1451668252
    • Edition: 2012
    • Pages: 256
    Services
    • 10 Days Replacement Policy
      ?
      ValidityCoversType Accepted
      10 days from delivery or installation*Damaged, Defective, Item not as describedReplacement

      *The validity for products installed only by Flipkart authorized personnel shall be 10 days from installation.

      If you have received a damaged or defective product or if it is not as described, you can raise a replacement request on the Website/App/Mobile site within 10 days of receiving the product.

      We will help you troubleshoot any issues you may have, either through online tools, over the phone, and/or through an in-person technical visit. If no defect is confirmed, the issue is not diagnosed within 10 days of delivery, a troubleshooting step cannot be performed, or if one replacement has already been provided, you will be directed to a brand service centre to resolve any subsequent issues.

      Successful pick-up of the product is subject to the following conditions being met:

      • Correct and complete product (with the original brand/product Id/undetached MRP tag/product's original packaging/freebies and accessories).
      • The product should be in unused, undamaged and original condition without any scratches or dents.
      • Before returning a Mobile/Laptop/Tablet, the device should be formatted and screen lock should be disabled. iCloud account should be unlocked for Apple devices.

      Know more about the Return Policy here

    Description

    Kate Losse was a grad school refugee when she joined Facebook as employee #51 in 2005. Hired to answer user questions such as "What is a poke?" and "Why can’t I access my ex-girlfriend’s profile?" her early days at the company were characterized by a sense of camaraderie, promise, and ambition: Here was a group of scrappy young upstarts on a mission to rock Silicon Valley and change the world.

    Over time, this sense of mission became so intense that working for Facebook felt like more than just a job; it implied a wholehearted dedication to "the cause." Employees were incentivized to live within one mile of the office, summers were spent carousing at the company pool house, and female employees were told to wear T-shirts with founder Mark Zuckerberg’s profile picture on his birthday. Losse started to wonder what this new medium meant for real-life relationships: Would Facebook improve our social interactions? Or would we all just adapt our behavior to the habits and rules of these brilliant but socially awkward Internet savants who have become today’s youngest power players?

    Increasingly skeptical, Losse graduated from customer service to the internationalization team—tasked with rolling out Facebook to the rest of the world— finally landing a seat right outside Zuckerberg’s office as his personal ghostwriter, the voice of the boy king. This book takes us for the first time into the heart of this fast-growing information empire, inviting us to high-level meetings with Zuckerberg; lifting the veil on long nights of relentless hacking and trolling; taking us behind the scenes of raucouscompany parties; and introducing us to the personalities, values, and secret ambitions of the floppy-haired boy wonders who are redefining the way we live, love, and work. By revealing here what’s really driving both the business and the culture of the social network, Losse answers the biggest question of all: What kind of world is Facebook trying to build, and is it the world we want to live in?

    Read More
    Specifications
    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2012
    Contributors
    • Authored By
      • Katherine Losse
    Dimensions
    • Width
      • 1.02 Inches (US)
    • Height
      • 8.65 Inches (US)
    • Weight
      • 0.8 Pounds (US)
    3
    2 Ratings
    0 Reviews
    • 5
       1
    • 4
       0
    • 3
       0
    • 2
       0
    • 1
       1
    Have you used this product? Be the first to review!
    Safe and Secure Payments. Easy returns. 100% Authentic products.
    Back to top