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Mark Zuckerberg IMs give a glimpse into the origins of Facebook

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Business Insider has dug up some IM conversations that give some good insight into the early days of Facebook.

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It's a busy time for Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg — not only did his company finally file for its IPO, but the entrepreneur also followed that up by marrying his longtime girlfriend. But if you're interested in the what the company was like before it was valued in the billions, Business Insider has unearthed a number of instant message conversations from the early days of the social network. They give some good insight into Zuckerberg's dealings with the Winklevoss twins and how Facebook started, but there are also some good bits on his thoughts on collecting private data. Like this exchange:

"Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard, just ask. I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS... people just submitted it. I don't know why. They 'trust me.'"

Be sure to hit the source link below for even more.