This Week's Economist Has A Brilliant Cover Featuring Mark Zuckerberg

The most recent cover of The Economist features a spoof of Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook profile following the social network’s recent S1 filing to indicate its intentions for a $5 billion initial public offering. In it, Zuckerberg channels Julius Caesar in his status update of “VENI, VIDI, VICI!!! Am I richer than Bill yet? lol.” The comments by Bill Gates, Chinese President Hu Jintao and Mitt Romney are pretty priceless too.

Also, you’ll note that the ‘A Fistful of dollars’ headline is a reference to the Spaghetti Western Clint Eastwood classic, a Fistful of Dollars. That’s quite a compliment.

Check it out below, it’ll guarantee a laugh [via @TheEconomist]. The issue should be out on stands today.

The Economist cover Facebook


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