Let the (Facebook) Games Begin!

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the D8 Conference in 2010. Photograph by Asa Mathat/All Things Digital

This week marks the opening of a wildly anticipated event that will be closely watched by throngs of people around the world. Billions of dollars, and matters of national pride, hang in the balance. It’s the culmination of years of sweat, a dramatic collision of impossible expectations and punishing realities. No, it’s not the Olympics. It’s Facebook’s first earnings report as a public company.

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