Zuckerberg's US appearances an exercise in futility

Zuckerberg's US appearances an exercise in futility
Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing with the US House Energy and Commerce Committee. Pic: Getty

While the Facebook chief sat through hours of questioning over two days, the share price of his great invention was soaring, making investors happy and adding to his own personal net worth

The man who runs the world had to come down from the lofty heights this week and spend some time talking to mere mortals who clearly have no idea how important or clever he really is. Yes, Mark Zuckerberg looked like a nervous teenager in a borrowed suit, on his way to a grad. Yes, he probably had to get help to knot his less than natty tie, but never were appearances so at odds...

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