Mark Zuckerberg Private Secret: He's Boring

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After a body building blog exposed a Facebook glitch that gave users access to private hidden photos, the best thing the Internet could think to do was post Mark Zuckerberg's super boring private photos. And now they are all around the blogs. That's because the tech world wants so badly to find something noteworthy -- quirky, scandalous, salacious, interesting in any way, at all about the Facebook founder. As the supposed "next Steve Jobs" and CEO of a tech company that will likely have a presence for a very long time, it would be really nice if Mark Zuckerberg weren't so boring. But even his "private" Facebook photos show the same old regular-dude Zuck that we know.

Facebook has since disable the glitch, but within a day of the exposed flaw, a cached album of Zuckerberg photos appeared on the Web. In theory, it sounds like an illicit act and one would think the offenders would snatch the dirtiest photos. Yet, the album depicts a very normal 27-year-old guy lifestyle.

Zuck riding in a non-tinted windowed car with his adorable puppy:

Zuck with his low-profile non-celebrity girlfriend, doing a very normal couple activity:

Zuck doing unhealthy things to his body:

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And there's more boring where that came from, with the most interesting of the bunch of Zuckerberg with Obama. These photos wouldn't even qualify for the "celebs are just like us" section in Us Weekly, because he is more boring than us. 

This isn't the first failed attempt at scandalizing the Facebook creator. The 6,000 word New Yorker profile didn't do much -- The Atlantic's Alexis Madrigal called it "stupefyingly boring." And all the tech blogger "revelations" posts didn't reveal much of anything. A look at his Facebook Timeline, led to the same Zuck-is-boring conclusion. And his recent Charlie Rose interview didn't do much either. And as the tech world personality to watch, we can look forward to more yawn-worthy Zuckerberg personal exposes. 

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