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The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 7: What Happens Next

While he was developing Facemash, Mark didn't miss a beat in his regular life. He attended all his classes, studied and hung out with friends. Later, he would tell a reporter that Facemash was just a side project he worked on when he had spare time. Once completed, he emailed the link to a few friends to get their feedback. The friends he emailed the link to apparently passed it on to others who passed it on to others. It picked up a life of its own and suddenly Facemash was everywhere—it had gone viral on campus. The site had logged over 23,000 "hottest chick" votes in under two hours. He had not meant to launch it. He planned to tweak it and understand the legalities of having such a site. He rushed to his laptop, struck a...

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