There is a fine line between genius and insanity. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of social network superstar Facebook (FB), is dangerously flirting with the latter.
I suppose you don’t get to be one of richest men on the planet without being a little bit wacko.
Now, the psychological profile of Zuckerberg has gotten a bit more complicated with the over -the-top acquisition of message firm WhatsApp for $19 billion. With a “B.”
Can you say dot-com bubble re-dux?
In committing 10% of Facebook’s value to WhatsApp, Zuckerberg is betting his company’s future on the success of the deal. It could be his legacy or his albatross, depending on your view.
I’m betting on the latter and here are three reasons why: