In this week’s episode of The Hold Up Podcast, our hosts examine the film telling of the birth of social media juggernaut Facebook, The Social Network.
Hosts Sarah and Kaley tackle The Social Network, the 2010 film starring Jesse Eisenberg. According to the culture critics, this a film that has aged worse than that tub of yogurt at the back of your fridge. In the story of how social media giant Facebook was founded, this Sad White Boy Story excuses Mark Zuckerberg’s bad behaviour while exalting him as the smartest Boy Genius ever to code.
Knowing what we do now about how Facebook was used as a tool to elect Trump and start genocides, it’s hard to feel sympathy for the multi billionaire who established the platform.
Listen for yourself on the latest episode of the Hold Up below.