If you believe Ben Mezrich's reporting, young Mark Zuckerberg was a huge asshole. Like, the make a fake and racist social media profile for someone you don't like kind of asshole.
The author of The Accidental Billionaires, the 2009 basis for Aaron Sorkin's The Social Network, is back at it again with some wild claims about the Facebook CEO's early days. Specifically, while promoting his latest book on The Jim Rome Show, Mezrich alleged that Zuckerberg once made a fake online profile for Cameron Winklevoss that just so happened to be sexist and racist.
The book, Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption, focuses on both Bitcoin and the Winklevoss twins. In it, Mezrich claims he documents an episode where Zuckerberg hacked the Winklevoss' ConnectU website (previously known as , and the supposed inspiration for Facebook) in order to make a fake account for Cameron. He bases the accusation on Instant Messages that were shared after The Social Network was written. Read more...More about Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Social Media, Tech, and Big Tech Companies