The social network doesn’t mean the same thing anymore.

We went online to check on our class mates and old flames and embrace some and snub some. And now even our parents and their neighbours are there. And perhaps majority of our generation that doesn’t live in an unfortunate-deprived condition (read more than 500 million of them) have similar online lives. No one, even the creators of social networking had no idea it had such potential. It could explode and reach in such a way. When you watch The Social Network with such a background it is tough to disconnect your personal nostalgia associated with internet…

It is fun to see the creator of that Facebook because this movie chronicles something that is part of our lives and its charms are yet to fade. In a way the movie ‘The Social Network’ simplifies the complicated networking and decodes these guys, showing their human sides and predictably how a heartbreak, a snub, a poke and human barriers can lead a guy to create the Wall. It is a well acted movie starring future spidey Andrew Garfield as the double crossed money man, Justin Timberlake as Napster monster Sean Parker and Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zukerberg. My favourite scene is where Sean Parker tells Zukerberg to drop ‘the’ from ‘facebook’. Everyone jabbers fast and still you want to keep up because, for the target audience of this movie, you never know which quote can be useful as Facebook status or a Tweet.
It is the movie about and for those who read message boards on imdb and write reviews on rotten tomatoes. The Social Network is all about the uncool cool guys: The Geeks. And we all gotta agree, they hold the keyboards…
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