Facebook founding president Sean Parker joins Twitter, apologizes to Mark Zuckerberg

by Knowlton Thomas

Most non-techsters will know him as Justin Timberlake in The Social Network.

Sean Parker, cofounder of Napster and Plaxo, is also the founding president of Facebook, which is probably why he's never had a Twitter account.

Until now.

Sean Parker is now gaining new Twitter followers every second (he's gained several hundred while writing this post). So far, he has just one tweet:

Sorry Zuck, I had to do it eventually. (Actually  made me do it.)

Sean has had a Facebook Page for a while with an enviable URL and 30,000 subscribers. We'll see if he continues to maintain or catches the Twitter bug. Either way I fancy he'll fetch a lot more than 30,000 followers.

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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