"Facebook" founder Mark Zuckerberg's review of "The Social Network" last night on "60 Minutes" went beyond his publicized pronouncement (above) that the film got his T-shirts and sandals exactly right and his motivation for creating Facebook exactly wrong. (He did not, he insisted, created Facebook to meet girls, because he was already dating his long-term girlfriend at the time.)

The most revealing moment actually came after Lesley Stahl questioned Zuckerberg about his Harvard schoolmates, the Winklevoss twins, who insist that he stole their idea, betrayed a working agreement, and continued to mislead them even when he was working out a settlement with them.


Zuckerberg complained that the movie made it seem as if the Winklevoss' lawsuit had been a big part of Facebook's history, when in reality it took up two weeks of his time.

"It was never a big deal," he said.

And that's just the response you'd expect from Zuckerberg after seeing "The Social Network."

In "The Social Network," the filmmakers use the Winklevoss' allegations (and those of former Facebook partner Eduardo Saverin) to tell the story of a boy-man who swats away, like so many gnats, all competitors, inferiors, and non-Facebook-obsessed partners and "friends."

The movie doesn't say that he spent more than two weeks worrying about the lawsuit. It suggests that he should have.

On the up side, Zuckerberg did take his whole staff on a fun field trip to see the movie opening day. He noted that the film has whipped up a broad fascination with Facebook (and himself). And he applauded the movie's surprising inspirational qualities -- its ability to excite young people about starting up companies or studying computer science and math.

The film's producers should pull a Zuckerberg and run the positive quotes in their Academy campaign. The costume designer, Jacqueline West, was robbed of awards for her epic work on David Fincher's previous great film, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

She deserves to win this time for assembling a wardrobe that Zuckerberg said could be hanging in his closet.