Facebook CEO visits Wilton, Iowa

Published: Jun. 23, 2017 at 9:21 PM CDT
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Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a tour of Wilton, Iowa Friday afternoon.

During his visit, the social media mogul stopped at the Wilton Candy Kitchen on Cedar Street.

"Mark came walking in, just a down to earth common guy, shook our hands," said Candy Kitchen Manager Kyle Mckasson. "He had a chocolate malt and he went back to look at the museum and he left. That's about how common it was."

Shortly after his visit, Zuckerberg posted a statement about his experience in Iowa and what he learned about Midwestern values:

I'm visiting small towns in Iowa, and just stopped in Wilton, population 2,800. In the last generation, there has been...

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Friday, June 23, 2017