Facebook Privacy Rollback Reveals Founder's Pics

Guarded Zuckerberg's partying ways revealed
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 11, 2009 8:32 AM CST
Facebook Privacy Rollback Reveals Founder's Pics
Just because he invented Facebook doesn't mean he doesn't need a teddy bear.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – Facebook’s much-maligned push to get users to make everything public has had the delicious and possibly unintended consequence of broadcasting all of Mark Zuckerberg’s embarrassing pictures to the world. Until now, Facebook’s founder had kept a closed profile, with only one photo of himself visible to the public. Now, with all 290 shots public, you can see Zuckerberg shirtless, drunk, clutching a stuffed animal and dueling someone half-heartedly with a lightsaber.

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It’s unclear if this is an inadvertent result of Facebook changing its default settings, or if Zuckerberg did this on purpose in the face of the PR maelstrom, but either way, the change is to blame and either way, the pics are pretty funny. Gawker looked through them all and plucked out the gems you see above. (Read more Mark Zuckerberg stories.)

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