Mark Zuckerberg Who founded addictive social networking site Facebook in February 2004 from his Harvard dorm room Stands 9th on Forbes List of ‘World’s Most Powerful People November 2011’ .
According to Forbes
“What the CIA failed to do in 60 years, Zuck has done in 7: knowing what 800 million
people–more than 10% of the world’s population–think, read and listen to, plus who they know, what they like and where they live, travel, vote, shop, worship. U.S. users spend more time on Facebook–on average 6.3 hours a month–than on any other site. The Harvard dropout is now creating his own monetary system, Facebook Credits, to facilitate transactions and profits. With a net worth of $17.5 billion, he is now America’s 14th-richest man. 2011 Highlight: The movie inspired by his life, The Social Network, which depicts Zuckerberg as a coldhearted dweeb, won 3 Oscars.”
Microsoft’s software wizard and the world’s second-richest man Bill Gates is however 5th Most Powerful Person and Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page shares 30th Spot on the list.