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When Zuckerberg Didn't Want FB to Be Huge

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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 19: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg looks on before the start of a town hall style meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at Facebook headquarters on April 20, 2011 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    In 2005, a beer-drinking, barefoot Mark Zuckerberg sat down for an interview and talked about how he didn't want his creation to grow into a huge social media behemoth. Now the social network has 750 million users and is still growing.

    I mean, there doesn’t necessarily have to be more. You know? I mean, like a lot of people are focused on taking over the world, or doing, like, the biggest thing — getting the most users. And, I mean, I think, like, part of making a difference and doing something cool is focusing intensely.

    The five minutes of footage, which also shows Dustin Moskowitz doing a keg stand, is from an unreleased segment of a documentary by filmmakers Derek Franzese and Ray Hafner called "Now Entering: A Millennial Generation," found on YouTube by The Huffington Post, according to ZDNet. Apparently the filmmakers have a 40-minute interview with Zuckerberg that was never fully aired.

    We found this tidbit interesting -- when Zuckerberg likens attracting venture capital to hooking up. "We actually got that money because we didn't need it," Zuckerberg explains in a later part of the interview, according to the Huffington Post. "It's kind of like where you're probably more likely to hook up with a girl if you go into a party not wanting to hook up with a girl."