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The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook Characters & Character Analysis

Ben Mezrich
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Important People

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg was a sophomore and a computer major at Harvard University when he met senior Eduardo Saverin who together eventually co-founded Facebook. Zuckerberg already had a reputation around campus as a computer genius. There was a rumor that Microsoft offered him a million dollars to come and work for them when he was a high school student. He had developed an on-line version of the board game Risk. Amazingly, Zuckerberg turned the offer down. He had other ideas for his future. Zuckerberg was known for his mop of curly hair, blue eyes that seemed to gaze in places that no one else could see, and for always wearing the same "uniform" of a hoodie, Adidas flip-flop sandals, and cargo shorts, not matter what the weather or the occasion.

After misfiring with his first social networking site, Facemash.com, two Harvard jocks, the Winklevoss twins, and...

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