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The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 5 and 6 Summary

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Chapters 5 and 6 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 5: The Last Week of October 2003

After being rejected by a girl at a party and having too much to drink, Mark was angry when he returned to his room and logged onto his computer. Girls often rejected him but on this night, it really struck him to the core. He scanned the pictures of the guys and girls in Kirkland, his dormitory building. He opened a new blog writing that he was thinking about holding an on-line contest in which the photos of female students would be paired with those of farm animals and students would then vote for the "best looking" between the pairs.

All of the school's databases, known as facebooks, were stagnant and uninteresting. The ideas were forming in Mark's head to create a website for social networking. It would require the kind of mathematical challenge Mark loved&mdash...

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