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What 4 years can do..Terrific inspiration

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Nirmal, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. Nirmal

    Nirmal Regular Member

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    Came across this tweet : https://twitter.com/brianacton/status/3109544383 by Brian Acton (co-founder of WhatsApp, owns 20%)

    If you observe the date , it was posted in 2009. He was rejected by FB for a job, and he posted such a down to earth tweet. And after 4 years that decision of rejecting him costed FB $19 billion !

    Hope we all learn from it: the harder you work, luckier you get.
     
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  2. tushar3

    tushar3 Junior Member

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    Google rejected my application and fb too so I am trying hard to do something big like this man.
     
  3. integrity101

    integrity101 Junior Member

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    Lol! Hold on, they'll pay for it someday:)
     
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    infoasian Supreme Member

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    Becoming an employee of any company means hanging up your creativity and dignity at the front door and comply with corporate structures. Why would any creative mind would want to work for Facebook in the first place?
     
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    tushar3 Junior Member

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    I don't wanna to do jobs I mean I have some really good ideas but don't know how to contact them.
     
  7. Nirmal

    Nirmal Regular Member

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    lol , good luck man ;) found ironic statement having look at your location :)

     
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    deedee1whoa Senior Member

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    Yeah, I read that yesterday or the day before. The irony... :eek:
     
  9. lietuvis002

    lietuvis002 BANNED BANNED

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    Nice find!
    FB must be pretty upset, haha
    But Brian is a really good guy, he didn't stop things after his application has been rejected and proved FB how good he is :)