Tag Archives: Criticism of Facebook

EXCLUSIVE: Plugging in with Justin Timberlake, Jesse Eisenberg and the cast of “The Social Network”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Elliot Schrage, Facebook’s director of communications, offered two suggestions to producer Scott Rudin when he and award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin began researching the story of Mark Zuckerberg and the origins of the enormously popular Web site. Schrage asked that the film be set at some college[...]

‘Social Network’ buys ad space on MySpace, not Facebook

HollywoodNews.com: With “The Social Network” unable to forge a marketing partnership with the website at the center of its story — Facebook — Sony is promoting the pic on MySpace. It’s been no secret that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg isn’t a fan of the upcoming film as it casts him[...]

‘Social Network’ will shove mirror in Facebook’s face

HollywoodNews.com: Cameron Winklevoss, the fellow Harvard alum who sued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of the social website, doesn’t expect the guru to swallow “The Social Network.” Winklevoss, together with his brother Tyler, claimed that Zuckerberg stole their computer codes for Facebook. He has read the screenplay for[...]

‘The Social Network’ versus pro-Facebook faction

HollywoodNews.com: It’s not good when an Oscar contending film, typically one that is biographical in nature, comes against criticism in its dramatization of the facts. Often times, critics forget that it’s a movie. Some Oscar winning films have a Teflon resistance to this, i.e. 2001 Best Picture Winner “A Beautiful[...]