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SNL's Andy Samberg Plays Eisenberg's Zuckerberg

Over the weekend, 'Saturday Night Live' totally friended and poked Facebook with two sketches directly aimed at the site. In the first, Mark Zuckerberg, played by Andy Samberg, appears on "Weekend Update," where he comments on blockbuster film 'The Social Network,' and offers some insight into his own life and motives -- namely, that he did it all for the ladies. In the second, a young...

FaceMash.com, Facebook Forerunner, Is for Sale

Young Web entrepreneurs looking to follow in Mark Zuckerberg's footsteps can now own the very same domain name that the Facebook CEO used to launch his career. As All Facebook reports, Zuckerberg has apparently allowed the domain name for FaceMash.com to expire, opening the door for a domain squatter to quickly snatch it up on Flippa. The site, which debuted at Harvard, was essentially a...

'The Social Network' Tops the Box Office, Falls Short of $25 Million

It may not have been as impressive a figure as some had anticipated, but the $23 million that 'The Social Network' raked in during its opening weekend was still enough to give David Fincher's Facebook film the top spot at the box office. In the wake of the film's effusive critical reception, many analysts had projected 'The Social Network' to earn at least $25 million during its maiden...

'The Social Network' Star Says His Cousin Works at Facebook, Met Zuckerberg

It turns out that Jesse Eisenberg has more in common with Mark Zuckerberg than you might think. In a recent interview with Reuters, Eisenberg, who stars as Facebook's CEO in the recently released 'The Social Network,' revealed that his cousin is currently an employee at Facebook -- and that Zuck knows who he is. Just as shooting on the David Fincher film was drawing to a close, Eisenberg's...

Mark Zuckerberg Downplays 'The Social Network', Says 'It's Fun'

We've all been reading (for what feels like a decade) about 'The Social Network' and Facebook's alleged damage control toward the alleged over-hyped script (i.e., the coke-and-bare-breasts scene which is now sans bare breasts). So what does Zuckerberg think of the movie? Does he wish Aaron Sorkin, David Fincher and Jesse Eisenberg would all fall face-first into a '2012'-esque fissure erupting...

Sketching Life-Size Google Maps Icons, Ben Heck Show Debuts

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Alejo Malia sketches scenes with life-size Google icons. [From: Alejo Malia on Flickr] Pro modder Ben Heck's show debuted today with a one-handed 'Madden' Xbox 360...

Mark Zuckerberg Opens Up (A Little) to The New Yorker

Mark Zuckerberg is one of the most polarizing and intriguing figures in the technology industry. The world's youngest billionaire -- and subject of the upcoming David Fincher flick 'Social Network' -- opened up to The New Yorker in its latest issue, and alleviated some of the public's curiosity. Check out the source link to find out why Facebook is blue (hint: color blindness), amongst other...

NES Coffee Table Silences Mid-Century Crowd, Bieber's Twitter Servers

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Flickr user mattcyborgelt's retro NES coffee table is fully functional, and comes equipped with power plugs for charging other gadgets. In case you weren't drooling...

'Social Network' Gets Its First Review: For Zuck, Like It or Not, the Film Is Here to Stay

Although David Fincher's 'The Social Network' won't be out until its October premiere at the New York Film Festival, Film Linc (the fest's official pub) has released its first review of the biopic. Reviewer Scott Foundas describes it as a slick narrative with "rapid-fire yet plausible dialogue that sounds like what hyper computer geeks might actually say (or at least wish they did): Quentin...

Movie Rights Acquired for Google Film, Death of Wave Will Be a Tearjerker

Not to be outdone by Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founders of Google are reportedly getting the Hollywood treatment as well, thanks to a freshly inked movie deal. According to Deadline, Groundswell Productions and producer John Morris have just acquired the movie rights to Ken Auletta's book, 'Googled: The End of the World As We Know it.' In the book, Auletta traces the rise of the Google brand,...

Yaniv Berg's Periscope DSLR, 'The Twitter Movie'

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Yaniv Berg's periscope inspired DSLR makes for a refreshing take on the standard camera body. [From: Tuvie] Memes spawning endless remixes are a fact of life these...

YouTube Movie Trailer Spoofs 'The Social Network,' Publishing on the iPad

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Inspired by David Fincher's upcoming 'The Social Network,' 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' intern Jeff Loveness created a trailer imagining a movie documenting the history of...

'The Social Network' Gets a 60-Second TV Spot, NES Cartridge Wedding Invites

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. David Fincher's 'The Social Network' gets a full moody, 60-second TV spot, complete with a Kanye West score, champagne spraying and laptops a-smashing. [From:...

Mega-Snore: Another 'Social Network' Trailer, This Time With Footage

Yawn. We need some more coffee. We just watched the first trailer spewed forth by the viral marketing machine behind David Fincher's 'The Social Network' that actually includes footage from the movie. And, you know, we're obligated to post it here, because it's a thing on the Internet about the Internet and there's just no way in hell a site like ours could ignore it. We've harped on the...

Like or Dislike? New 'Social Network' Teaser Milks High Drama With Instant Messaging

Nerds everywhere are wetting their pants in anticipation of 'The Social Network' -- David Fincher's upcoming flick about Mark Zuckerberg and the birth of Facebook -- so we had to post the brand new teaser trailer. The super-cut of disembodied sound-bytes from the first trailer have been given faces -- er, more like avatars -- as the whole thing is done in instant message format. Trent Reznor's...