The Social Network is a movie that was release on October 1, 2010 and feature young actor Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius who created the social network site known as Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg is approach by two brothers (Winklevoss tins) who ask Mark to help them in developing a website for Harvard staff and students but Mark realize the potential that this website had. Mark continues to work on the website with the help of his once best friend Eduardo Savarin, who provided money for the company, and Sean Parker, the founder of Napster. Together they were able to make Facebook the most popular social network with over millions of users. Mark Zuckerberg became the youngest billionaire in history but was sued by the two brothers who claim Mark stole their idea and by Eduardo Savarin who was removed from the names of the creators on Facebook and who became furious when his shares with the company dropped from 30% to .5%.
The Social Network uses flashbacks to explain events that had occurred prior to the law suit. The movie gave its viewer the knowledge of the formation of Facebook and how it became popular among everyone, not just college students. The movie also won 3 Oscars and inspired many people to create a Facebook page. In just a short time Facebook had over millions of users and after a couple of years it now has over billions of users. Facebook plays a major role in allowing users to interact with anyone they know like family/relatives or meet people who have similar interest. Facebook gave its users the ability to share videos, photos, and thoughts instantly to all of one’s Facebook friends. With technology advancing, users are now capable of going on Facebook with their smartphones at almost any location. Watch this fantastic movie if you haven’t already and explore the wonders of social network.