This site was designed to use information from Harvard's student networks in order to create a dating site for the Harvard elite.Zuckerberg agreed to help with the project, but soon dropped out to work on his own social networking site with friends Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin.There he showed talent in fencing, becoming the captain of the school's team.He also excelled in literature, earning a diploma in classics.
While still in high school, he created an early version of the music software Pandora, which he called Synapse.
His mother, Karen, worked as a psychiatrist before the birth of the couple's four children—Mark, Randi, Donna and Arielle.
Zuckerberg developed an interest in computers at an early age; when he was about 12, he used Atari BASIC to create a messaging program he named "Zucknet." His father used the program in his dental office, so that the receptionist could inform him of a new patient without yelling across the room.
The family also used Zucknet to communicate within the house.
Together with his friends, he also created computer games just for fun.
The birth of Facebook was portrayed in the 2010 film Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York, into a comfortable, well-educated family, and raised in the nearby village of Dobbs Ferry.