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Episode 4

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 30 July 2009

Ben Mezrich's new book charts the much-contested history of the genesis of the social networking site Facebook. It is a story of the desire to belong, the desire to make friends and the sometimes conflicting desire to make money. This dramatic narrative account is based on interviews and documentary sources.

In the summer of 2004, Mark moves the team to Silicon Valley, but Eduardo remains behind in New York and Harvard.

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