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Anti-Social Networking: When The Twitter Founders First Met Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

Back in March I wrote about an interview Twitter co-founder (and now ex-employee) Biz Stone gave to Howard Stern about the early days of the company, which included a wry summary from Stone about a 2008 meeting he and fellow founder Evan Williams had with Mark Zuckerberg.

At the time Facebook had expressed an interest in buying Twitter (for a reported $500 million), and Stone talked about their awkward encounter with Zuckerberg.

“When talking to him it was weird,” Stone said. “He was one guy but it almost seemed he had 12 people in his head. He had already gone through every possible scenario that we could talk about.”

A new interview with Biz Stone on National Public Radio (NPR) was published this Saturday, and the transcript reveals more details about the Facebook meeting, as well as some tidbits from the early days of Twitter.

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Mark Zuckerburg, Eric Schmidt And Sean Parker – The Top 10 Tweets Of #EG8 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Paris has played host to the eG8 forum over the past couple of days and, thanks to some very high-profile guests and speakers, the event has generated a lot of buzz.

But just how much? And how did that translate into tweets? French social media engagement tracking company Synthesio have put together a detailed infographic that not only reveals the impact the eG8 forum made around the world, but exactly who it was who caused all those ripples.

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