Seeing as how this is the case, there seems to be no better time than to bring forth the quotable Mark Zuckerberg on the matter of selling out.
….Mark Zuckerberg on pricing Facebook (what the IPO will effectively do):
“I don’t really like putting a price-tag on the stuff I do. That’s just like not the point,” Zuckerberg says.
…Mark Zuckerberg on selling out:
“That’s just like not something we’re really interested in,” he says, referring to selling out thefacebook.com. “I mean, yeah, we can make a bunch of money—that’s not the goal…I mean, like, anyone from Harvard can get a job and make a bunch of money. Not everyone at Harvard can have a social network. I value that more as a resource more than like any money.”
…Mark Zuckerberg on whether or not he’ll ever sell Facebook:
“Maybe when I’m bored with it, then we’ll work something out,” he says. “But I don’t see that happening anytime in the near future.”
Zuckerberg pauses for a moment.
“And ‘near future’ being like anytime in the next seven or eight days.”
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