The Social Network - Movie on FaceBook

The Social Network - Movie on FaceBook

Facebook, the immensely popular social networking website has taken the world by storm ever since it was launched in February 2004.  Users can add people as friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves. Currently, Facebook has more than 400 million users worldwide. This phenomenal concept was initiated by Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook was founded by Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow computer science students Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.

Facebook, its creation, its founders are now being translated to celluloid in the movie, ‘The Social Network’. The movie is gaining popularity as the ‘Facebook Movie’. Though primarily about Facebook, the movie is partly based on the book The Accidental Billionaires. The film depicts the formative years of Facebook, right from the time it was founded by Zuckerberg in his dorm room in Harvard, its initial rise to its overwhelming success. A Columbia Pictures production, the film has been written by Aaron Sorkin and is directed by David Fincher. Jesse Eisenberg plays Zuckerberg in the film. The film is expected to hit the theatres in October.

The tag line for the film, “You can’t make 500 million friends without making a few enemies” explains the initial days of Facebook, and the film. The tag line also hints at the younger generation trying to create a larger than life persona of themselves that entails loyalty, jealousy and money. Columbia Pictures has just released the first trailer for the film, The Social Network alongwith the poster for the film. Though the teaser does not reveal much about the film and the plot, it is certainly intriguing and will generate curiosity amongst movie goers.

Much like the networking site itself, the movie too is generating controversy about its worthiness as a film. The makers of the film have justified this by pointing out how much Facebook dominates online communication today! The makers also say that since movies are a social experience, a movie about a social network and the social factors, stories and melodramas that went into the founding of that network makes it a good subject for a film!

You can check out the trailer of this Facebook Movie, ‘The Social Network’ on NyooTV.com, India’s first online social TV that brings a whole new world of entertainment with its innovative technology, rendering a viewing experience unmatched in quality. Viewers can watch Indian movies online and get continuous updates about the latest Bollywood movie online by following NyooTV through social networking sites like Facebook, Myspace and Twitter. Members of these social networking sites can watch Hindi movies, Bollywood movies online, latest Bollywood movies trailers, latest Bollywood clips and events by simply logging into their accounts through NyooTV and get entertained with these high quality videos. Once logged in, viewers can also chat and discuss, with their friends on the network, about the online Indian movie they are viewing

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