It’s going to be a challenging year for Mark Zuckerberg – having read both The Facebook Effect and The Accidental Billionaires, I don’t doubt that the latter, and the movie based on it, should be at least selectively categorized as fiction (the quote below is from David Kirkpatrick’s Facebook page, fittingly)
Here's the first promotion to emerge for The Social Network, the movie about Facebook based on Ben Mezrich's partly-made-up book Accidental Billionaires, which was published last summer, about Facebook's first year. The book and screenplay (the one I read) portrays Zuckerberg as venal, selfish, and sex-obsessed. This does not appear to be a fair portrayal according to the numerous sources I interviewed for The Facebook Effect.
Columbia Pictures has just released its first poster for this fall's The Social Network, otherwise known as the Facebook movie. The poster features