The Facebook Story

The People, the Hype and the Deals Behind the Giants of Web 2.0

” Intimate, behind the scenes glimpses into Silicon Valley”



Many of us are familiar with the sites of Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, but how did these phenomenons begin? And why are they so popular? This book explores the stories behind these sites, quashing the rumours and explaining how these internet giants began. It also uncovers the start-up stories behind Digg, Six Apart, Slide, Founders Fund, Yelp, LinkedIn, Twitter, Ning, and Revision3. These compelling accounts are put together through interviews with the founders of these companies.

ISBN: 978 1 85458 488 5 Published: 9th September 2009 Author: Sarah Lacy


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