Former President George W Bush took part in an hour long chat over a live broadcast with Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg yesterday.
The Former President, who led the USA for eight years, visited Facebook’s headquarters in Palo Alto and spoke to Zuckerberg about his time in the White House, President Obama, Wikileaks and his new book “Decision Points”.
According to The Daily Mail, he additionally spoke of how he regarded his time as President to be similar to Zuckerberg’s as Facebook CEO, saying that both roles required them to make difficult decisions based on common sense, adding to the 26 year old billionaire that, ‘There’s a lot of criticism about. You know what I'm talking about?'
The former Commander in Chief of the US made a point of slamming the recent revelations uncovered by Wikileaks stating: “Leaks are very damaging and people who leak ought to be prosecuted. When you have a conversation with a foreign leader and it ends up in the newspaper, they didn't like it. I didn't like it.”
Bush also revealed that during his time in the White House he was a “Blackberry person”, although said he was now more of an “iPad person”.
According to the Press Association, approximately 6,500 people viewed the live steam.