May 20, 2022

Video: The Evolution of Facebook, a Conversation With Facebook’s VP of Product, Chris Cox

Alexis Madrigal, senior editor, The Atlantic, interviews Chris Cox, Facebook’s VP of Product about the evolution of the social networking giant. The program runs 49 minutes.  A searchable text transcript is also provided.

Facebook Vice President of Products Chris Cox discussed the evolution of Facebook. Mr. Cox is an engineer who advises chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg on product development such as the “like” button, the timeline, and the newsfeed. Mr. Cox explained his job duties at Facebook, and talked about new technologies the company would be using.

The conversation was recorded on October 8, 2012 at the second annual “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific” Conference held at Scripps Seaside Forum by the University of California, San Diego, and The Atlantic.

Direct to Video

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.