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_Obsessive Lust and Longing on Facebook _

Ze Frank, Digital Media Visionary

In conversation with Martine Paris, Head of Video Monetization Platform, PlaySpan

When we look at the social habits of the 500 million Facebook users, do we see the obsessive lust and longing of the Puer aeternus—the adolescent narcissist with its primal need for emotional proximity? Never before has there been so much data on what happens when humans group, but just what is the data telling us? Join us for a fascinating look as digital media visionary Frank shares his personal observations and musings on the effect the network is having on the pop cul

About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.

Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.