So much for President Zuck: The week a stuttering and squeaky voiced Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg saw his political ambitions crash and burn

As creator and controlling force behind Facebook, with the intimate data of more than two billion users at his fingertips and a net worth estimated at £50 billion, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is one of the richest and most powerful human beings in history.

Having reached this lofty status at just 33, he was, until recently, widely regarded as a genius capable of shaping tomorrow’s world in his own image — a man of such rare talent that only a fool would bet against him one day ascending to the office of U.S. President.