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Winklevoss Twins Must Accept the $65 Million Facebook Deal

Winklevoss Twins Must Accept the $65 Million Facebook Deal

Originally posted 04/12/2011 10:45AM

They probably don't "like" this.

A Ninth Circuit court ruled Monday that Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twins who claim Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social network that became Facebook, were not allowed to back out a settlement they received from Facebook in 2008.

The twins, whose story was dramatized as part of the plot of David Fincher's Oscar-nominated film The Social Network, received a settlement estimated to be worth $65 million. As part of the deal, the Winklevoss twins received partial ownership of Facebook.

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Mark Zuckerberg Meets Jesse Eisenberg on Saturday Night Live

Originally posted 01/30/2011 10:30AM

Confirming the buzz that had been building since last week, Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Saturday Night Live, meeting for the first time Oscar-nominated Jesse Eisenberg, who portrayed him in The Social Network.

During Eisenberg's opening monologue, SNL standout Andy Samberg came onstage wearing Zuckerberg's trademark hoodie and a curly-haired wig.

Cameras then cut to the Facebook founder backstage with executive producer Lorne Michaels.  "Why can't I go in there? I'm the real Mark Zuckerberg!" he asked. "Come on. I invented Poking!"

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Mark Zuckerberg Is Time's Person of the Year | Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Is Time's Person of the Year

Originally posted 12/15/2010 07:45AM

The guy with more friends than anybody has been named Time magazine's Person of the Year: Mark Zuckerberg, the controversial, 26-year-old founder of Facebook, the newsweekly announced Wednesday morning.

Winning the honor over such short-listed names as WikiLeak's Julian Assange (the favorite in a readers' poll), the Tea Party, the Chilean Miners, Apple's Steve Jobs and Afghanistan leader Hamid Karzai, Zuckerberg on his own Facebook page describes his personal interests as "openness, making things that help people connect and share what's important to them, revolutions, information flow, minimalism."

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