Podcasts are becoming more popular worldwide and Mark Zuckerberg knows it. That is why the founder of Facebook has launched his own podcast on Spotify on technology and social networks.
“The podcast is related to Zuckerberg’s new year resolution, where he expressed his desire to influence conversations in the technological environment.”
«Technology and partnership with Mark Zuckerberg» has been announced in a tweet of the official Facebook account. As its name suggests, the program will focus on covering relevant discussions for the technological landscape at the hands of Zuckerberg and his guests.
At the moment, the founder of Facebook has only published two episodes of his podcast. The first one is a discussion with Jonathan Zittrain, Harvard professor and Internet law expert. The conversation covers topics such as disinformation and privacy in social networks, and is recorded with Zittrain students as an audience.
In the second episode published, Zuckerberg talks with Mathias Döpfner, executive director of Axel Springer, one of the largest publishing groups in Europe. In this episode the discussion revolves around the influence of social networks in journalism and the regulations that should be made in this area.
The discussion of the second episode was initially posted on Zuckerberg’s Facebook page. However, it seems that the executive has recycled the content and adapted it in audio format for its program.
It is currently unknown what the total episodes will be and how often they will be uploaded. However, from what little is known so far, it is likely that there are still many episodes ahead.
The creation of this podcast is related to the new year resolution that Zuckerberg, in which expressed his desire to influence the conversations of the technological environment.
In the past, Zuckerbeg has already tried to fulfill this promise. For example, at the beginning of this month, the executive published an article with a series of measures that should be considered at an international level to make regulations on the Internet.
Beyond the importance of this podcast for the personal objectives of Zuckerberg, its launch reminds us of the international popularity that this format is acquiring that other great technologies, such as Twitter, are also using.