Sure enough, it appears the hacker did this in tribute of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
The clearly unintentional welcoming message on the website homepage (the rest of the site seems to function fine) currently reads:
“Got in and all i could think about was zuckerberg!!! This’ for you Mark!”
(Click the image on top for a larger version, just in case things get fixed)
Amusingly, the title tag for the page has also been ‘updated’, now reading “I’m CEO, BITCh!” (see here for the backstory on that).
Setting a trend for website defacement in 2011?
Update: it now reads “OK. Its not that big a deal! “.
Mark Zuckerberg is the founder and CEO of Facebook, which he started in his college dorm room in 2004 with roomates Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Zuckerberg is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. He leads the design of Facebook’s service and development of its core technology and infrastructure. Mark studied computer science at Harvard University before moving the company to Palo Alto, California. Earlier in life, Zuckerberg developed a music recommendation system called...