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    David Fincher's Academy-Award nominated film “The Social Network” stars Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield as Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin, the original founders of Facebook. The film explores the founding of Facebook from multiple perspectives- those who were lifted into the technological stratosphere, and others who became collateral damage on Zuckerberg’s path to technological superstardom. Fincher uses a variety of narrative techniques in examining the evolution of Mark from a lonely college co-ed to a cold social media mogul, who disposes of his friends just as quickly as he does his enemies. Fincher uses Zuckerberg’s story to posit the film’s moral thesis: Is is possible to build a community of friends through the Internet, or are we simply recreating our previous failures at social interaction within a new medium, as part of humanity’s desperate attempt to rewrite our lives in a different, more significant light? From the first iteration of Facebook in Zuckerberg’s dorm room (a ridiculous revenge-fantasy called “FaceMash”, for which Zuckerberg allegedly hacked into the registry of every Harvard dorm to compile an elitist version of a ‘Hot or Not’ website), to the company’s million-user threshold, Fincher takes an unflinching look at our desire to escape into a better life- even when that can mean sacrificing the people who have accepted the real you. Fincher favors low light and extreme close-ups in these shots, not shying away from Zuckerberg’s pained face…

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    Upon selling the idea of Facebook to Eduardo, Mark starts planning the structure of the Company. In the incorporation papers, 65% of the company is owned by Mark and he is the Founder, 30% is owned by Eduardo and he is the CFO (chief financial officer) and 5% is owned by Dustin (Marks roommate) he oversees the company Public Relations. They would then all form the top-level management of Facebook. 0:46:51 Eduardo has a very tactful and calculative leadership style. He is a thinker and planner…

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    In this shot from David Fincher’s The Social Network, the renowned brain Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) is talking to his soon to be ex-girlfriend Erica Albright (Rooney Mara). He continuously tries to overpower her with his ample knowledge, which ultimately leads to their relationships demise. She asks Zuckerberg which final party “is the easiest to get in to?” He inhales deeply and asks her “Why would you ask me that?” He is very agile and pointed with his words and responses, which to her…

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    1. Mark Zuckerberg is a programmer in Harvard University, he was approached by the Winklevoos brothers with an idea to create a social network within Harvard that allows only students with a certain email extension to be a user, Zuckerberg agreed to help, but instead created his own social network ‘ The Facebook’ with his best friend Edwardo Saverin as its CFO, after the network was created they began expanding into all the different universities, the Winklevoos brothers tried to get him to stop…

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    Mark Zuckerberg

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    Mark Zuckerberg proved his talent in innovation even when he was before college. He started “using computers and writing software in middle school”, and his father also “hired software developer David Newman to tutor him privately, but the tutor admitted that it quickly became difficult to stay ahead of his pupil, referring to him as a ‘prodigy’” (“Mark Elliot”, 2016). From the movie, “The Social Network”, it shows that Mark created an MP3 program in high school. This program is called Synapse.…

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    THE SOCIAL NETWORK (2010) Bradley Jackson Contents Summary 2 Management and Leadership 3 Conflict Management 4 Professionalism and Ethics 5 Conclusion 6 Reference List 7 Summary The Social Network is an American drama film directed by David Fincher. The 2010 film covers the life story of the world’s youngest billionaire, the CEO and founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg… The title, “You don’t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies”, outlines the process of how Facebook,…

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    Introduction Recently I have read an online article called, “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?” written by Jean M. Twenge. As the title portrays, the article is about technology’s impact on the younger generation. Twenge states, “I’ve been researching generational differences for 25 years, starting when I was a 22-year-old doctoral student in psychology” (Twenge). She goes on in the article to state her opinion about smartphones and to support it in a variety of ways. Quoting and…

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    Thesis For 13 Reasons Why

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    When the Netflix adaptation of Jay Asher’s 2007 novel ’13 Reasons Why’ was first released on March of 2017, it instantly became a “binge watch” hit (Schrobsdorff). The show centered around Clay Jensen, a college student who received 13 tapes narrated by his friend Hannah Baker. In those tapes she explains the different reasons as to why she had taken her own life, the driving force behind the entire show. The reasons featured a lot of issues relevant to today’s society such as rape, bullying,…

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    Authenticity is supposed to have a moral and motivation to do the right thing. I often see authenticity as sometimes black and white but then again sometimes I see it as shades of grey throughout the situation. When I look at person and they have done wrong but yet something good came out of it I see it as shades of grey. Yes, they have done something wrong, but it came with a good outcome. Authenticity has diverse meanings and definitions but I think authenticity means having integrity, having…

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    Change In College

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    Throughout your life, you are constantly changing. One such time in your life where change is most prevalent is college. College is one of the most important times in your life as it is when you work towards what want to do in your future. It is also a time where many people change and find out who they truly are. I have not been to college long enough to really find myself, but I have seen myself changing. Since starting college at Lakeland, I have noticed that I have become more independent,…

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