The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook - Chapters 11 and 12 Summary & Analysis

Ben Mezrich
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Chapter 11: Cambridge, 1.

After the winter break, Eduardo very hung over, was at the Cambridge, 1 restaurant and about to leave when he saw Mark strolling in. Mark's wheels had been turning. After the popularity of Facemash, he started thinking about developing a social network, an online community of people who would provide their own photos, profiles, and whatever information they wanted to post. One caveat, visitors would have to know a person in order to have access to his or her page. The people on the network could invite people to their sites. People would be able to create their own personalized social network on the site. Mark thought it should simply be called thefacebook.

Eduardo thought the idea sounded "big." There was a site called "Friendster" but it wasn't popular and didn't provide the exclusivity that Mark described. Mark's idea was different&mdash...

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