Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s talk with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington drove up Facebook stock 4.58% in after-hours trading today.
The stock closed at $19.43 today but rose to $20.32, up 4.58% in after hours trading right after Zuckerberg left the stage. Since then, the stock has declined a bit in after hours trading, but is still above $20 at $20.05, up 3.19% in after-hours trading (updated as of 5 PM PST).
Zuckerberg spoke energetically and candidly about the company’s stock, mobile strategy, and shortcomings, among other things.
Check out our full coverage of Mark Zuckerberg’s chat at Disrupt SF below.
Mark Zuckerberg is the founder and CEO of Facebook, which he started in his college dorm room in 2004 with roomates Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Zuckerberg is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. He leads the design of Facebook’s service and development of its core technology and infrastructure. Mark studied computer science at Harvard University before moving the company to Palo Alto, California. Earlier in life, Zuckerberg developed a music recommendation system called...