|Published||June 8th 2010|
|Publisher||Simon & Schuster|
The Facebook Effect is a book by David Kirkpatrick and published by Simon & Schuster. It describes the history of Facebook and its social implications.
The book was shortlisted for the 2010 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.[non-primary source needed]
It describes how Facebook went from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users, and how Mark Zuckerberg stayed focused on growth even when it meant to raise money from investors selling the company equity.[non-primary source needed]