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Facebook's History: From Dorm To IPO Darling

Facebook's IPO brings the world's most popular social network into Wall Street's big league. After a wild ride, Facebook's future depends on profiting from an increasingly mobile user base.
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Hollywood came calling. Using Ben Mezrich's 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires as source material, director David Fincher and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin crafted "The Social Network," an entertaining tale of the founding of Facebook, one rife with greed, betrayal, sex, and binge drinking. It's a wonder these folks had time to code. The actual founders dismissed much of the film as Hollywood tripe, although Zuckerberg did praise the accurate depiction of his real-life wardrobe.

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Leo Regulus
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5/19/2012 | 6:20:36 PM
re: Facebook's History: From Dorm To IPO Darling
Pity that this wasn't a normal, readable article.
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