25 Jan '11, 4am

Facebook co-founder Sean Parker says The Social Network is 'complete fiction'

FORMER Facebook president Sean Parker enjoyed the movie The Social Network in which he is played by Justin Timberlake, but called the plot "complete fiction". The film depicts Parker as a hard-partying, Machiavellian character who impresses the company's young founder, Mark Zuckerberg, by dating a Victoria's Secret model. His character is eventually arrested for cocaine possession at a party to celebrate Facebook's millionth member. "It's a complete work of fiction," Parker told author Paulo Coelho at the DLD media conference in Munich. "I kind of wish my life were that cool." "There are no Victoria's Secret models in Silicon Valley," he added. Parker co-founded peer-to-peer music-sharing service Napster - which was eventually closed down by court order - online address book Plaxo, and Facebook activism platform Causes. He is now a managing partner of San Francisco venture...

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