The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal

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The Social Network, the much anticipated movie…adapted from Ben Mezrich’s book The Accidental Billionaires.” —The New York Times

Best friends Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg had spent many lonely nights looking for a way to stand out among Harvard University’s elite, competitive, and accomplished  student body. Then, in 2003, Zuckerberg hacked into Harvard’s computers, crashed the campus network, almost got himself expelled, and was inspired to create Facebook, the social networking site that has since revolutionized communication around the world.
 
With Saverin’s funding their tiny start-up went from dorm room to Silicon Valley. But conflicting ideas about Facebook’s future transformed the friends into enemies. Soon, the undergraduate exuberance that marked their collaboration turned into out-and-out warfare as it fell prey to the adult world of venture capitalists, big money, and lawyers.


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Anchor
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Published on
Jul 14, 2009
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9780385532198
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Business & Economics / Corporate & Business History
Technology & Engineering / Social Aspects
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