Facebook pulled the personal page of Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg after word got out that his profile had been hacked. We’ve asked the company for comment and plan to update this story with the official response.
The hacker posted what appears to be a rogue status update, because it contains typos (how many of them can your count below?):
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 Price winner Muhammad Yunus described it? http://bit.ly/fs6rT3 What do you think? #hackercup2011
The hashtag referring to the Hacker Cup suggests that perhaps the posting came from a disgruntled participant in the event. Some 1,803 people “liked” the post and 438 replied to it by the time TechCrunch took a screenshot of the thread that we’ve reproduced below (Note: I edited out TechCrunch’s red underline of a misspelled word.)