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Full D8 Interview Video: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

As promised, All Things Digital is posting the full videos from our eighth D: All Things Digital conference, held earlier this month.

On Monday, we posted the entire opening-night interview Walt Mossberg and I did with Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs.

Today, it’s Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s turn.

Without dwelling on it or making the obvious puns about being on the hot seat, the session did start out rocky for the young leader of the powerful social networking site, with some visible perspiring as we were asking questions about recent privacy controversies related to Facebook.

Let’s be clear–these are tough questions Zuckerberg needs to address, whatever the situation, especially given how powerful Facebook has become.

In any case, after Zuckerberg took off his trademark hoodie sweatshirt (and, yes, revealed an unusual insignia inside), he recovered well and took on a wide range of subjects, from Facebook’s management to his thoughts on the future of social on the Web.

As I said at the start of the interview, it was a gutsy thing for Zuckerberg to appear at D8 in the midst of Facebook’s thorny privacy debates. But you can watch and judge how well he answered his critics:

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Note: We’ll be posting full D8 videos on Mondays and Thursdays. Next up: Hollywood director James Cameron.


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