In a story seemingly ripped straight from The Onion, Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook fan page seems to have been hacked this week by some ambitious nerds.
Socially conscious ones, too. The hacker(s) posted a message calling on the company to utilize its phenomenal success and transform into a “social business.”
The message, seemingly posted by founder Zuckerberg, was quickly removed, but not quickly enough to go by unnoticed, earning 1,800-plus “Likes.”
ZUCK ON THIS: Even billionaires get hacked sometimes.
The message posted on the page read as such:
“Let the hacking begin: If Facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn’t Facebook let its users invest in Facebook in a social way?"
"Why not transform Facebook into a ‘social business’ the way Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus described it? [LINK] What do you think? #hackercup2011″
No word if tickets for the '11 Hacker Cup are on sale yet, or if any attendee has ever talked to a woman without entering a major credit card number.
Anyway, nice work guys. Facebook made no statement about the incident, but if Mark’s page was indeed hacked, should we worry? If the Facebook CEO and Time Person of the Year can’t keep his account secure, who can?
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