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This idea is potentially worth millions of doll out millions and -- our website they're saying we stole the FaceBook I know what -- set severely.
-- sue him in federal court I can't wait to stand over your shoulder much you write this stuff you guys were the inventors of FaceBook.
The social net.
Work as you -- a got a ton of buzz didn't exactly blow up the weekend's box office though the film about the founding of FaceBook was number one.
But that 23 million dollars that was take that was less than predicted this but that -- It's number one but it's you know they expected more especially when you consider that the website is used by 500 million people.
Which some say is an indication of must not understanding the young audience that lives on the web they may be as hard to pin down as the man who invented that favorite web site.
-- to find out more about Mark Zuckerberg we tracked down one of the few objective reporter is ever spend quality time with the 26 year old reclusive billionaire.
Joined now by David Kirkpatrick the author of the FaceBook effect no one -- better.
Suited than you David to tell us fact from fiction.
In the social network movie that's causing so much excitement than this all the rage in the nation right now first generally speaking.
Would you say it is more fact or fiction in a general sense that I kind of would call at about 40% fact which is a very kind of pernicious real will be a reality it is.
Quite a bit of -- but there's a lot of fiction and I I I don't even know how you morally justify that myself and say you think it should be rather than fact based more fiction based with a splash effect.
I think what you're dealing with 26 year old living people who are still basically doing the same thing that the movie's about it's it's a fairly weird thing to be.
Using their real names the real company name and all that and basically making up enormous amounts of material I just don't know how someone justifies it but how bad as a movie and it's tense from the first minute and it keeps the tension alive it's.
It's as an -- entertainment it's hugely successful.
I've had about a half hour exposure with mark Tucker berg.
First at a press top -- -- -- backstage during the press conference.
I asked them the necessary question about whether or not.
His 100 million dollar donation to the Newark school system was in part in an effort to deflect on.
Attention from the social network which portrays them as such a negative way -- -- answered in the very I put forth coming insincere way I was invited backstage.
Like Cory Booker the newer published mayor and -- by the governor who is back there as well Chris Christie.
He absolutely freaked out when he -- I thought it was gonna jump into the arms of his handlers.
I extended my hand to shake his hand and it's the first time ever -- -- refused to shake my hand.
And ran out of -- he wouldn't shake your hand he refused to shake my hand he ran out of the room you -- look at me he asked today what's this about.
And I wonder is that reflective of it is paranoia about being multi billionaire was that the security issue why what was he reacting to in such a hyper kinetic way what do you think.
Well I can't really say because of course -- wasn't there but I think he frankly is.
Less public than he should be I think the FaceBook -- a company.
Is increasingly already getting in trouble around the world because it's so huge and has so many implications in terms of privacy and identity and all kinds of issues.
That that he has no choice.
But to get out there and be the public spokesman if he's gonna remain the CEO so you believe that Zuckerberg have to step up to the played MB trump BM.
Or at least -- CN orb of buff oh my god don't say trumping them -- when I mean -- and maybe I actually he's he could be much better than -- he's a much more appealing personality and gave.
Luxembourg actually if you start talking to them.
And as you saw on stage there are -- he is a pretty nice guy and he if he opens up he's.
Very appealing they love and FaceBook he has tremendous loyalty from his employees in the movie portrays him as having done all this to get the attention of some girl -- spurned him.
He's had a fight broke off almost a -- like -- for some reason they love him because he's funny he's really Smart he's super confident.
And he's had a girlfriend.
During almost during the entire period the movie tells.
The story -- remind us of her name and tell us why he doesn't marry her and buying her home -- they'll -- billion -- -- -- her name is Priscilla Chan and I suppose if she really wanted all that he might do it because they're very committed and I wouldn't be at all surprised if they get married at some point.
In the not distant future but he's very -- materialistic and so is she so you know he rents a house he walks to work.
You know he doesn't have fancy clothes he doesn't have a fancy car what interests them.
Is taking FaceBook and making a tool that can be used by everyone on the planet and that.
It's something a lot of people have trouble wrapping their heads around David Kirkpatrick the author of the FaceBook effect thank you very much thanks and thanks so much for all approach.
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