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The Social Network Compare and Contrast

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Jessica Milan
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Compare and Contrast

The Social Network Compare and Contrast
Everyone has that friend where they are really close yet they are completely different people, kind of like oil and water. They can have similarities but even they're similarities are a little different. That is the relationship between Mark Zuckerburg and Eduardo Saverin, Founder and Co Founder of Facebook, and bestfriends. Mark and Eduardo have many differences but they also have similarities. They are similar and different in the way that Eduardo is social and Mark is not, Mark can be naive and Eduardo is cautious, they both are emotional people, and they both defend each other. To begin with, Eduardo and Mark are different because Eduardo is not a very social person and Eduardo is a social person. Mark can be rude and blunt about what he has to say, he doesn't lie. The very beginning of the movie is a perfect example of his lack of social skills. In the beginning of the movie he has a girlfriend and they are talking about how he wants to get into a final club at his school. She talks to him about which one is the easiest to get into and right away he becomes offended as if she's implying that he can't get into a more difficult one. He begins to insult her and her intelligence basically telling her that she isn't as smart as he is. Another example is after he insults her she breaks up with him and leaves him at the bar to go home. He rushes home and starts blogging about all the things that are wrong about her. He calls her mean names, makes fun of her, and revels embarrassing details about her. This shows just how much his social skills are lacking. Eduardo on the other hand is a very social and likeable person. Eduardo makes friends easier than Mark does. One example is Eduardo got accepted into the Phoenix Club which is the one Mark wanted to get into. Those clubs consist of many social events and getting to know a lot of people. For Eduardo that's easy because during...