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Facebook, Facebook Get Ya Facebook Shares at 80% off


TechCrunch is reporting that an insider at Facebook is shopping his shares at 80% off the normally quoted (and probably absurd) 15 billion dollar valuation.   TechCrunch is also suggesting that even Mark Zuckerberg is willing to sell shares at a … Continue reading

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Facebook Beacon already forgotten by all but the blogOspheric chattering nonsense.


Om Malik and Matt Ingram are asking why Facebook doesn’t simply ask their 40+ million users to determine what the users would want in terms of advertising on a social network. Excuse me but are you guys naive or just … Continue reading

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Facebook to everybody: “We’re sorry”


Mark Zuckerberg is profusely apologizing for Beacon’s shortcomings.   I’m not proud of the way we’ve handled this situation and I know we can do better … It sure looks sincere to me and I don’t think sincerity even matters all that … Continue reading

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Scoble to Zuckerberg “Say Something!”


Robert’s got a post wondering what a lot of people are wondering right now.  Why is Facebook handling the beacon advertising fiasco so quietly, poorly, and stupidly?   However, I think they are right to lay low and wait for this … Continue reading

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Microsoft loves Facebook


Microsoft bought a 1.6% stake in Facebook today for $240,000,000.   Reported at NYT here.  This give a market value to Facebook of right about 15,000,000,000.    WoW I do think Microsoft is smart (and Facebook stupid) to make the cash outlay much smaller … Continue reading

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