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The accidental billionaires [the founding of Facebook : a tale of sex, money, genius and betrayal]

Mezrich tells the story of how Eduardo Saverine and Mark Zuckerberg--Harvard undergraduates and social misfits--created the popular social networking site Facebook. After nearly getting expelled and crashing the university's servers by trying to create a database of the university's female population Mark discovered the basis for a social networking site. Together the two friends created Facebook. But things can only be so good for so long and soon their friendship becomes a casualty of success.

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  • "The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook. Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates, best friend and outsiders at a school filled with polished prep-school grads and long-time legacies. They shared both academic brilliance in math and a geeky awkwardness with women. Eduardo figured their ticket to social acceptance-and sexual success-was getting invited to join one of the university's Final Clubs, a constellation of elite societies that had groomed generations of the most powerful men in the world and ranked on top of the inflexible hierarchy at Harvard. Mark, with less of an interest in what the campus alpha males thought of him, happened to be a computer genius of the first, order which he used to find a more direct route to social stardom. One lonely night, Mark hacked into the university's computer system, creating a ratable database of all the female students on campus-and subsequently crashing the university's servers and nearly getting himself kicked out of school. In that moment, in his Harvard dorm room, the framework for Facebook was born. What followed was a real-life adventure filled with slick venture capitalists, stunning women, and six-foot-five-inch identical-twin Olympic rowers, which makes for one of the most entertaining and compelling books of the year. Before long, Eduardo and Mark's different ideas about Facebook created in their relationship faint cracks, which soon spiraled into out-and-out warfare. The collegiate exuberance that marked their collaboration fell prey to the adult world of lawyers and money. The great irony is that while Facebook succeeded by bringing people together, its very success tore two best friends apart. The Accidental Billionaires is a compulsively readable story of innocence lost and of the unusual creation of a company that has revolutionized the way hundreds of millions of people re."
  • "Mezrich tells the story of how Eduardo Saverine and Mark Zuckerberg--Harvard undergraduates and social misfits--created the popular social networking site Facebook. After nearly getting expelled and crashing the university's servers by trying to create a database of the university's female population Mark discovered the basis for a social networking site. Together the two friends created Facebook. But things can only be so good for so long and soon their friendship becomes a casualty of success."@en
  • "Mezrich tells the story of how Eduardo Saverine and Mark Zuckerberg--Harvard undergraduates and social misfits--created the popular social networking site Facebook. After nearly getting expelled and crashing the university's servers by trying to create a database of the university's female population Mark discovered the basis for a social networking site. Together the two friends created Facebook. But things can only be so good for so long and soon their friendship becomes a casualty of success."
  • "Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates and best friends--outsiders at a school filled with polished prep-school grads and longtime legacies. They shared both academic brilliance in math and a geeky awkwardness with the opposite sex. The two figured their ticket to social acceptance--and sexual success--was getting invited to join one of Harvard's elite final clubs. But on their road to getting punched into the famous Phoenix Club, they found an even more valuable ticket to social stardom-one lonely night Mark Zuckerberg hacked into the university's computer system, creating a ratable database of all the female students on campus, subsequently crashing the university's servers, and nearly getting himself kicked out of school. In that moment, in his spartan Harvard dorm room, the barebones framework for Facebook was born. What followed--a real-life adventure filled with unimaginable wealth, sex, exotic locales, six-foot-five identical-twin Olympic rowers, and betrayal--makes for one of the most entertaining and compelling books of the year. The great irony is that Facebook succeeded by bringing people together--while at the same time, it tore two best friends apart."@en
  • "The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook."
  • "How a computer hack job into a university's system led to the birth of one of today's hottest internet sites."@en
  • "The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook. Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates, best friend and outsiders at a school filled with polished prep-school grads and long-time legacies. They shared both academic brilliance in math and a geeky awkwardness with women. Eduardo figured their ticket to social acceptance, and sexual success, was getting invited to join one of the university's Final Clubs, a constellation of elite societies that had groomed generations of the most powerful men in the world and ranked on top of the inflexible hierarchy at Harvard. Mark, with less of an interest in what the campus alpha males thought of him, happened to be a computer genius of the first order which he used to find a more direct route to social stardom. One lonely night, Mark hacked into the university's computer system, creating a ratable database of all the female students on campus, and subsequently crashing the university's servers and nearly getting himself kicked out of school. In that moment, in his Harvard dorm room, the framework for Facebook was born. What followed was a real-life adventure filled with slick venture capitalists, stunning women, and six-foot-five-inch identical-twin Olympic rowers, which makes for one of the most entertaining and compelling books of the year. Before long, Eduardo and Mark's different ideas about Facebook created in their relationship faint cracks, which soon spiraled into out-and-out warfare. The collegiate exuberance that marked their collaboration fell prey to the adult world of lawyers and money."
  • "In an effort to get past their social awkwardness, friends Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg, a pair of brilliant yet nerdy Harvard undergrads, hacked into the university's database to acquire the necessary information to create a way to rate their fellow co-eds. Unfortunately, their hacking caused the system to crash, but not before they developed the framework for soon-to-be popular social networking website, Facebook. Here, author Ben Mezrich unfolds this story of accidental success."@en
  • "The bestselling author of Bringing Down the House pens the incredible true story of the accidental creation of Facebook, and the even more amazing tale of what followed. Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates and best friends-outsiders at a school filled with polished prep-school grads and longtime legacies. They shared both academic brilliance in math and a geeky awkwardness with the opposite sex."@en
  • "Relates the story behind the founding of Facebook by a small group of Harvard University undergraduates and describes how conflicting ideas for the future of the site destroyed the friendship of co-founders Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin."@en
  • ""The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook.""
  • "Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates and best friends?outsiders at a school filled with polished prep-school grads and long-time legacies. They shared both academic brilliance in math and a geeky awkwardness with women. What followed?a real-life adventure filled with slick venture capitalists, stunning women, and six-foot-five-inch identical-twin Olympic rowers?makes for one of the most entertaining and compelling books of the year. Before long, Eduardo?s and Mark?s different ideas about Facebook created in their relationship faint cracks, which soon spiraled into out-and-out warfare. The collegiate exuberance that marked their collaboration fell prey to the adult world of lawyers and money. The great irony is that while Facebook succeeded by bringing people together, its very success tore two best friends apart."@en

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