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I invested in Facebook. By 2016, I couldn’t stay sil...

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Why an early Facebook investor is now Facebook's biggest critic.

- Investor Roger McNamee joined Facebook as an early investor when the company was just two years old.

- In this video, he explains why he went from Facebook supporter to public critic, and why he came to write the book "Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe".

- The next billion dollars Facebook makes means nothing if it doesn't reform its practices, says McNamee.

Roger McNamee has been a Silicon Valley investor for 35 years. He co-founded successful funds in venture, crossover and private equity. His most recent fund, Elevation, included U2's Bono as a co-founder. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is the author Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe (https://goo.gl/re2n9H)

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