Holding 150,000 BTC, the Winklevoss Twins Are on Their Way to Getting Revenge on Mark Zuckerberg.
A look back at an unusual story that begins with Mark Zuckerberg's betrayal at the time of Facebook's creation.
In the Bitcoin world, the Winklevoss twins are among the voices that count more than the others. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss made the Bitcoin bet before anyone else. Today, as Bitcoin is around $40K, they are greatly rewarded for believing in Bitcoin at a time when it was still confidential.
Their story is all the more incredible since their name is forever associated with that of Mark Zuckerberg who is considered by the general public as the founder of Facebook.
However, the true history of Facebook is much more complex than it seems.
The Winklevoss twins are at the origin of the idea that gave birth to Facebook
The Winklevoss twins became famous thanks to the film The Social Network, dedicated to the genesis of Facebook. This film made it clear that the original idea of Facebook was to their credit. While they were students at Harvard at the same time as Mark Zuckerberg, Tyler and Cameron approached him to develop their own social network project, ConnectU.