The founder of social networking site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and co-founder and CEO of Google, Larry Page, were chosen by Time magazine for a list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2011.
The issue of the magazine with the list hit newsstands in the United States on Friday (22).
To describe Zuckerberg, a publication called the person who found a kidney donor through social networking. “Often people look for organ donation on Facebook. And the key link through the site has generated an interest that helps to promote the health, welfare and donation of organs and tissues,” it said.
As for the description of Page, “Time” drew a Stanford professor of the time the CEO of Google was a student at the university. “He and his friend Sergey Brin had the idea of ??giving everyone a way to find anything on the internet. I was skeptical, but the idea proved to be not so crazy like that,” it said.
The list of 100 most influential is published by Time magazine since 2004. This year’s includes, besides Dilma, the U.S. president, Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Prince William and his fiancee, Kate Middleton, and Prime British Prime Minister David Cameron, among other officials.
Among the artists chosen, is the British actor Colin Firth, Academy Award winner this year.Singer Justin bierbo 17 years was also elected one of the most influential.