Zuckerberg hit a crossroads. He decided to take both routes.
He'll execute Facebook's social mission at the same time as making monetization the focal point of his vision.
The media and many Wall Street analysts turned on Facebook after its IPO. That, as it turns out, challenged Zuckerberg. That much is obvious based on how well and how aggressively he has answered the call.
He sure as heck isn't going to let some here-today, gone-tomorrow spare social gaming company get in his way.At the time of publication, the author was long FB. Follow @RoccoPendola This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.
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