A week ago, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, penned a post in defence of Globalization. In the age of Trump, it was a striking note, and one that has fuelled rumours of Zuckerberg running for President one day. But Facebook is already one of the most powerful company’s on Earth. So, with such a large megaphone at his disposal, how will Zuckerberg use it?
Telling the story of an entire country in a single night is not easy, and with technology, the event has evolved over time. From missives tens of thousands of words long, to shorter speeches, to radio addresses to live TV broadcasts. This week, when Barack Obama gave his speech to the 114th Congress, both major US parties sought to tell competing stories of the last year in politics – and the web was their enabler.