The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook

by Ben Mezrich | Nonfiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0307740986 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingawaywithfairieswing of Sydney, New South Wales Australia on 11/7/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingawaywithfairieswing from Sydney, New South Wales Australia on Wednesday, November 07, 2018
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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.

Journal Entry 2 by wingawaywithfairieswing at Unconvention 2018 in Hobart, Tasmania Australia on Friday, November 09, 2018

Released 1 wk ago (11/9/2018 UTC) at Unconvention 2018 in Hobart, Tasmania Australia

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Taken to the dinner at The Brunswick Hotel.

Release #13 for the 2018 The The Challenge.
Release #45 for the 2018 Movie Books Challenge.

Journal Entry 3 by Pixette at Sydney, New South Wales Australia on Friday, November 09, 2018
Picked it up at opening dinner at the #BCUncon in Hobart

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