A recent interview with Bill Gates, published on sfgate.com saw the brainy Microsoft founder talking about social media and even the iPad. He called Steve Jobs’ new product “okay” and also looked pretty pleased with its design. Gates also discussed how he first entered the world of social networking, through Facebook and Twitter.

Apparently, he wasn’t that satisfied with Facebook at first, because everyone wanted to be his friend, but now he’s pleased with the “Fans” system. Also, Twitter followers are piling up, courtesy of folks like Ashton Kutcher or Ashley Tisdale, who retweeted some of Gates’ lines to their audiences.

We’ve heard the Microsoft guru speaking about the iPad (albeit briefly), so now let’s see what Steve Jobs has to say about the Kin One and Two phones or Windows Phone 7…

[via sfgate]