An IM exchange with Zuckerberg’s friend shows he is conflicted about developing HarvardConnections (“that dating site) and thefacebook. Z: So you know how I’m making that dating site Z: I wonder how similar that is to the Facebook thing Z: Because they’re probably going to be released around the same time Z: Unless I fuck the […]
The week has been pretty busy thus far, so I haven’t gotten a chance to do much work on the site or even think about it really, so I think it’s probably best to postpone meeting until we have more to discuss. I’m also really busy tomorrow so I don’t think I’d be able to […]
Zuckerberg sends an IM to his friend Severin: Check this site out: www.harvardconnection.com and then go to harvardconnection.com/datehome.php. Someone is already trying to make a dating site. But they made a mistake haha. They asked me to make it for them. So I’m like delaying it so it won’t be ready until after the facebook thing comes out.
Zuckerberg tells Cameron that he doesn’t expect completion of the project to be difficult. Over the next few days he sends a series of emails indicating he is working on the site. I read over all the stuff you sent and it seems like it shouldn’t take too long to implement, so we can talk about that after […]
The brothers and Narendra meet Zuckerberg in the dining hall of Harvard’s Kirkland House, where they explain the HarvardConnection website, the plan to expand to other schools after launch, the confidential nature of the project, and the importance of getting there first. During the meeting, Zuckerberg allegedly enters into an oral contract with Narendra and the Winklevosses to become […]
The site has front-end pages, a registration system, a database, back-end coding, and a way users can connect with each other, which Gao called a “handshake”. Because Gao is leaving, the Winklevosses and Narendra contact Mark Zuckerberg about joining the team. Narendra emails Zuckerberg: We’re very deep into developing a site which we would like you to […]
Hired by Linux Cyberjoueurs, Owned by Stephane Portha, the company develops Flash games and Graal online, an MMO RPG. Through the following year Portha complains that Karpeles is spending too much time on internet chats instead of coding. Mr. Karpeles, I find myself obliged to notify you of a reprimand for your misconduct. You have been notified on […]
Take This To Your Grave is released by Fueled by Ramen to positive reviews. The band swiftly gained popularity as crowds during their shows would end in riots as several fans would end up on stage. The band got large amounts of recognition from larger companies such as Alternative Press and Hot Topic, along with […]
On a trip to Sri Lanka, Mark interviews Arthur C. Clarke, who tells him a joke:
The group signs to Fueled by Ramen, a subsidiary of Island Record and Warner Music Group.