For those of you who ran out and saw The Social Network this weekend, you are now familiar with Zuckerberg’s first site www.facemash.com. For only $8,000 it can now be yours. Surprisingly, it currently has zero bids. The question is: Who will be the first BuzzFeed user to place a bid?
On its opening weekend, the film managed to pull in $23 million and received many positive reviews, with a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes. The whole Facebook crew went to see the film as well, even though Zuckerberg himself was noticeably absent.
Facebook cofounder and Zuckerberg roomie Chris Hughes left Faceook to manage online organizing of Barack Obama’s social networking efforts during the 2008 campaign. In hindsight, that actually went really well, so nice job, Chris Hughes.
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Sorry for the lame title of this post! Moving on: I just watched The Social Network. It’s really good, and it made me want to know what all the people in the movie looked like IRL, and what they’re up to nowadays. So I looked it up, and now you’re reading about it! Here’s some background on the relevant people from the story.
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