Writer of Oscar-winning drama Aaron Sorkin is no longer a friend to Mark Zuckerberg's creation due to 'opinions on social media'.

This article titled “The Social Network’s Aaron Sorkin quits Facebook” was written by Catherine Shoard, for guardian.co.uk on Wednesday 22nd June 2011 16.34 UTC

Aaron Sorkin, who won an Oscar in February for his screenplay for Facebook drama The Social Network, has quit Facebook, it was revealed today.

Sorkin, 50, was speaking at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity at a session alongside David Simon, creator of The Wire and Treme. His admission came as part of a discussion of the downsides of sites such as Twitter. Sorkin described himself as “this side of being a Luddite”, and said he had been on Facebook while he making the film, but had since given up his account.

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