The Story of the Founder of Facebook
The story behind the world's most popular social networking site has a bizarrely Australian twist. In 2004, aboard the yacht of a Sun Microsystems executive, the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and friends apparently dined on a koala.
Or so says Ben Mezrich, the multimillionaire American novelist who has built a career – and scored several lucrative film deals – from charting the success of young geeks who strike it rich.
"Whenever I see a young person with a Ferrari I try to follow them to find out how they made their money," Mezrich told the Herald.