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Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers has withdrawn himself as a candidateto become the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve. “All those people who didn’t know who Summers was don’t need to bother finding out now,” tweeted the Wall Street Journal’s Katie Martin. This is unfortunate because Summers’ incredible intelligence was […]
There’s one particular scene in the movie “The Social Network” that was slightly made up. It’s about halfway through the film, when the character of Mark Zuckerberg and his clan of nerdy programmer roommates sit down to build Facebook. The challenge for the movie’s directors: how do you make a […]
[credit provider=”NBC”] Add it to the list of things NBC could have done better during their Olympics coverage.During Sunday’s coverage of the USA vs. Spain gold medal basketball game, NBC cameras found actor Jesse Eisenberg sitting in the audience and commentators quickly made note of his presence.
An ex-classmate of Mark Zuckerberg who claimed the Facebook creator stole his networking idea is also waging a legal battle over his exclusion from the movie “The Social Network.”Facebook enemy Aaron Greenspan is asking a federal appeals court to revive his case against Columbia Pictures, Above the Law reported Monday.
Facebook’s co-founder Eduardo Saverin really wants the world to know that he doesn’t hold a grudge against Mark Zuckerberg for being pushed out of the company in its early days. In fact, he thinks Zuckerberg is a visionary.
Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion just yesterday, but the behind-the-scenes of the sale is already being envisioned on-screen in this hilarious “The Filter Network” video.
On a visit to Japan, Facebook CEO met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, who turned out to be quite the fan of “The Social Network.”
Sean Parker was just on a panel at eG8 Forum where he said a bunch of very interesting about entrepreneurship and the future of music.
Evan Kohlmann‘s work as a terrorism consultant who specialises in combing the web for jihadi conspiracies has made him famous in certain circles.
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We just heard the darndest thing:We heard that Eduardo Saverin just sold $500 million of his Facebook stock on a private market.
It’s widely thought that one actor played both Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss in David Fincher’s The Social Network. Although Armie Hammer provides the face and voice of both characters, there was indeed another actor who played one half of the Winklevoss twins.
This video is a pretty cool/funny parody of The Social Network, the Facebook movie widely rumoured to win tons of oscars. You should watch it to the end for its alternate ending, which we agree is better.
The Oscar race is getting tight.
Before I saw “The Social Network,” I hadn’t spent much time with ex-Facebook president Sean Parker.So as the movie unfolded I wondered how true-to-life Justin Timberlake’s portrayal of the character named “Sean Parker” was.
Founding Facebook President (and Napster co-founder, and venture capitalist and unwilling movie character) Sean Parker is at DLD, and had a great two-man panel with Brazilian Author Paolo Coelho. (Via TheNextWeb)
Judging by the success of this year’s Oscar-front runner, “The Social Network,” it probably won’t be long before Hollywood pounces on the next blockbuster film based on a real-life cultural icon, whose influence and contributions to society capture the spirit of the past decade.
Depending on who you speak to the real winner at last night’s Golden Globes was Ricky Gervais, whose opening monologue spared absolutely no one.
The 2011 awards season begins in earnest with tonight’s Golden Globe awards.
Eduardo Saverin comes off as something of a victim in the movie about Facebook, The Social Network.
Harvard’s president Drew Faust finally saw “The Social Network.”She kind of liked it.
In this clip, recorded at a Y-combinator event over the weekend, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explains why his company acquires other, smaller startups – to hire great people.
In The Social Network, a movie about the founding of Facebook, a fictional Mark Zuckerberg builds the site in order to impress a girl and gain social notoriety.
Imagine sitting in a movie theatre, and when the lights dim and credits roll, you see your life unfold on the screen.
A year ago we interview Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg about the early days of the company, dealing with its user base, managing operations, etc. We have decided to republish the interview here, along with a never before published transcript below. While Facebook has grown even more since we […]
[credit provider=”AP”] The Social Network – still number one at the box office – tells a tale of Facebook’s founding that is slanted against the company’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.But even so, the movie is missing at least one minor scandal.
You know those Facebook phishing hacks — the ones where someone gets control of your account and sends phony messages to your friends? “I’m stuck in London! Send money quick!”I kept thinking of that phenomenon as I watched The Social Network this weekend. Because what filmmakers Aaron Sorkin and David […]
Although Mark Zuckerberg isn’t worried about “The Social Network” and its effect on Facebook, the film does shine a different light on him as a ruthless businessman.
My favourite part about helping Bloomberg TV with their biography of Mark Zuckerberg?Getting to look straight into a camera, channel my inner Jesse Eisenbeg, and say:
[credit provider=”methodshop.com via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/methodshop/4721980267/”] I saw Social Media last Friday night, and enjoyed it thoroughly. When it was over I was surprised. “What? Two hours already?”Here are 10 (mental) notes I took as I watched:
[credit provider=”Columbia”] Well, I finally saw the Facebook movie.And I loved it.
[credit provider=”Jason McELweenie via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/deneyterrio/2323729121/”] Mark Zuckerberg spoke briefly with Mashable’s Ben Parr about “The Social Network.”Zuckerberg saw the good in the film. He thinks it could inspire people to start their own companies. He also says he gets “lots of messages” from people saying they’re interested in becoming […]
[credit provider=”Associated Press”] Facebook has a new legal weapon in its war with Foursquare.Facebook has been granted a wide range of patents related to the social networking and location, Erick Schonfeld at TechCrunch reports.
[credit provider=”Carlo Nicora” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fchouse/2929411771/sizes/o/”] The hit movie about Facebook’s founding, The Social Network, is an act of cold-blooded revenge meant to make Mark Zuckerberg look bad.The movie is based on a book that was sourced to an ineffective cofounder Facebook Mark Zuckerberg booted from the company.
The Social Network is the biggest movie going right now. Its creators say it’s a true story, too.
Everyone who saw The Social Network over the weekend – a whole lot of people did – is now running around the Internet trying to figure out if Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a much of a social villian and business hero as the movie depicts.
Mark Zuckerberg isn’t running away from the Social Network. He’s embracing it, says New York Times’ ace reporter David Carr.
How should Facebook handle the not always flattering (or accurate) portrayal the The Social Network gives of Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg?
Aaron Sorkin, who wrote the screenplay for “The Social Network,” went on The Colbert Report last night and explained how his movie is “absolute non-fiction.”
Those wacky Taiwanese animators have done it again! This time they’re animating and cutting the Social Network down to 1 minute. Enjoy!
David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin’s new film about the founding of Facebook, The Social Network, is an entertaining movie that anybody who cares about power, business, and the human need to matter should go see right now.It’s also fiction.
Oprah had Mark Zuckerberg on her show last Friday to talk about his amazing $100 million donation to help fix Newark, New Jersey’s public education system.
[credit provider=”FirstShowing” url=”http://www.firstshowing.net/2010/06/18/david-finchers-the-social-network-official-poster-unveiled/”] David Fincher’s The Social Network, coming out October 1, is supposed to be the true story of Facebook’s founding.But how closely does it stick to the facts?
[credit provider=”AP”] The Social Network – the movie about the founding of Facebook coming out October 1 – ends by suggesting that Facebook paid Harvard grads Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss $65 million to stop saying Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for Facebook. (Back story here.)According to documents viewed by Business […]
[preserve] [/preserve] Eduardo Saverin was the first investor in Facebook when he paid $15,000 for the servers for TheFacebook.com.
Ever since its official release over a month ago, the trailer for “The Social Network” (aka The Facebook Movie) has provided a format for viral video creators to make fun of everything on the Internet.
“If you were the inventors of Facebook, you would have invented Facebook”- Mark Zuckerberg (as played by Jesse Eisenberg)