Face of the Day

Homeless to $200 million via Facebook:

A graffiti artist who decorated the walls of Facebook’s headquarters seven years ago is set for a $US200m windfall when the social network makes its initial public offering (IPO).

David Choe, 35, reportedly thought the social network was “ridiculous and pointless”, but nonetheless accepted a few thousand pounds of shares as payment when he was commissioned by Sean Parker, Facebook’s then president.

The decision will make Mr Choe one of at least 1000 of Facebook’s early employees and advisers who were rewarded in shares and who are now set to cash in.


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  • Petal

    “[Facebook is] ridiculous and pointless”

    He was and still is right, of course.

    No good will come of this.

  • Hakimofphut

    Too late , the bit about shouldnt exist has been taken by Myspace.  
     Murdoch shelled out $800 mill for it for a few years before selling it on for $35mill.

    So thats proves Murdoch is dumber than a homeless man!