Facebook's road to IPO: 10 memorable moments

The good, the bad, the Facebook

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The Social Network

October 2010
Facebook population: 550 million+

How many people have had a movie made about them while they're still barely old enough to vote? The cinematic account of Facebook's beginnings portrayed the youthful CEO as brilliant, ruthless, awkward, and amoral, yet not entirely unsympathetic. It went on to win numerous awards and made Zuck's case better than he ever could: Even if he did steal the idea for Facebook and screw over every friend in the process, Zuckerberg is the true architect of its success.

The Good: 120 minutes of rollicking entertainment
The Bad: Zuckerberg is now a role model for thousands of ambitious amoral geeks

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