Is 2010 the Year of the Web Geek?

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The picks for TIME’s 2010 Person of the Year have been announced. Rounding up the top 25 list of candidates are three Techland-worthy people who we love to keep tabs on. TIME editorial staff is going to chose the actual Person of the Year, but you can see whether your vote matches to the magazine’s opinion.

You may be partial to Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook who at 26 has probably accomplished more in the tech world than most people twice his age. His life story as he created Facebook was loosely chronicled in, The Social Network, one of the biggest blockbusters of 2010.

(More on TIME.com: Social Network: Celebrating the New Digitized, Democratized American Dream)

If you’re loyal Apple consumer, you may choose to vote for Steve Jobs. Jobs has had a stellar year with the release of the iPad, and although competition is getting fierce on the smartphone front, you can bet he’s getting something ready to beat his competitors. No, we don’t think it’s the white iPhone 4G.

(More on TIME.com7″ Tablets: Steve Jobs is Wrong! And Right!)

Who could forget Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks? The whistleblower published the video of the shots seen round the world, which led to the death of two Reuters staff members and 10 others. Even though he hasn’t developed commercial technology, his controversial website Wikileaks was definitely one of the most talked about news items of the year.

(More on TIME.com: US Supreme Court Begins Case Regarding Prohibiting Video Game Sales To Minors)

Who’s going to get your vote?

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