A Conversation with Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit (Facebook)
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Paul Buchheit of Facebook in conversation with Web 2.0 Expo SF program chair, Sarah Milstein.

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Paul Buchheit

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Paul Buchheit is a founder of FriendFeed, which was recently aquired by Facebook, and also an active angel investor. He was also one of the first engineers at Google, where he started Gmail, suggested the “Don’t be evil” motto, and created the first AdSense prototype. Paul has a degree in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University.

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David Carmona
05/04/2010 4:27pm PDT

Great Convo and were 3 minutes in. :)

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Suzanne Axtell
05/04/2010 2:57pm PDT

Facebook and many other social media sites collect quite a bit of information on users—with the notable exception of race/ethnicity. That seems like a valuable demographic for advertisers, so I’d be interested in learning what the reasoning is behind the decision to not capture that info.

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