Mark Zuckerberg’s Annus Horribilis – TheStreet


The year 2022 was to be that of Mark Zuckerberg. 

The 38-year-old billionaire seemed to have put the Cambridge Analytica scandal behind him, which had tarnished Facebook’s reputation. The social network had allowed the consulting firm, which partnered with the Donald Trump campaign team ahead of the 2016 presidential election, to harvest private data from tens of millions of its users that allowed it to profile voters.

The king of social networks was ready to write a new chapter and launch Facebook in a new economy still little known to the general public: the metaverse.