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Microsoft "wins" in Google Facebook "battle"

Updated Does my bum look too big in this dress?
Wed Oct 24 2007, 17:04

* Updated 10:24PM, British Summer Time. Microsoft has got the ads and has to pay $240 million for the Facebook "share". Google lost, and News International didn't seem to be interested. Microsoft's $240 million buys a paltry 1.6 per cent share of Facebook. Sheeesh.

A REPORT in today's Wall Street Journal said that Facebook is set to plump for a partner and the choice is between Google and the Vole.

The report claimed that one or the other will buy a minority stake in the " winner" to sell ads on Facebook but as the "social networking" site is valued at an astonishing $15 billion, that's still going to cost either a small fortune.

Apparently both the Vole and Goodie Two Shoes are fighting tooth and nail to pick up the "social networking site" - one of the most extraordinarily irritating places on the world wide wibble.

With the exception of Whackypedia, that is. µ

Wall Street Journal


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