≈ Bill Gates over Facebook
I had like 1,000 people a day from the Philippines wanting to be my friend. I couldn’t say ‘no’ quickly enough; I love everybody in the the Philippines, but I thought it’d be strange if I had all those 13-year-old girls signed up as my friend. Facebook wasn’t working for me, and then they came up with a different format, where you can have ‘fans’ so it’s asymmetric. So that was a big help.
Even verder in het interview heeft hij het ook over de iPad en de teloorgang van onderzoeks- en buitenlandjournalistiek.