Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook’s Wild Early Days in Palo Alto

When the young Mark Zuckerberg moved to Palo Alto in 2004, he and his buddies built a corporate proto-culture that continues to influence the company today.

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO appears at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View Calif. for a 2 hour talk with The Facebook Effect, Author David Kirkpatrick and NPR’s Guy Raz. Zuckerberg announced earlier in the day that Facebook surpassed the 500 million active users milestone — Kim Kulish/Corbis via Getty Images

By Adam Fisher