08/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Mark Zuckerberg Has 'Total Control' Over Facebook, Says Author

This morning at the Churchill Club in Mountain View, David Kirkpatrick, author of the Facebook Effect, which chronicles the ascension of the world's largest social network, based on significant access to the company's youthful, and often controversial, CEO, spoke with All Things Digital's Kara Swisher about the book, and his thoughts on the company. [...] Meanwhile, [Kirtkpatrick] said Zuckerberg doesn't "have to ask permission for anything", giving him "total control."