Katherine Losse's purportedly daming Facebook tell-all Boy Kings: A Journey Into the Heart of the Social Network grabbed the Wall Street Journal's attention a few weeks ago for its recounting of Facebook's pre-Sheryl Sandberg days, when buxom comic book heroines adorned its office walls and a few lascivious engineers petitioned the few female employees for threesomes. At least that's the way Losse tells it, but, according to Techcrunch blogger Gregory Ferenstein, Losse's "memoir" amounts to little more than "cheap, gossipy, Facebook criticism," usually churned out by less respectable publishers than the Simon & Schuster imprint, Free Press.
In an an email newsletter yesterday Jason Calacanis, bizarrely referring to himself as Serpico (played by Al Pacino in the 1973 movie) talks about an interaction he had with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Wall Street Journal's ... Read Post
Excerpt from the 2012 title The Boy Kings: A Journey into the Heart of the Social Network, by Katherine Losse. This episode chronicles COO Sheryl Sandberg's first days with Facebook. Read Post