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post #21 of 50
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Originally Posted by TrAncE XD View Post
either way he'll make enough revenue to live off and enjoy the luxuries of life, and this way, he can keep his pride in not selling out.
Well it's worth a lot today. But what if the value dropped.. new competitors or something.

I understand why he wouldn't take it, but I would've for sure.
post #22 of 50
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Well it's worth a lot today. But what if the value dropped.. new competitors or something.

I understand why he wouldn't take it, but I would've for sure.
we already have myspace, facebook, and youtube...

How many sites do you want teenagers to join? I would get pretty fed up.

Plus, there's only so many good ideas, and markets to cover...

He can get more than 1.6 billion for it...and even if he could...he should just keep the site...not like he'll be hurting for money...
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post #23 of 50
i think this guy is pretty smart, he may never get 10 billion from it but he will get a lot more than 1.6

i would never let my **** get taken over by yahoo anyway
i would wait and sell it to google for 5 bill in google shares and be set for life times 20 trillion

plus they would probably hire him and give him a fire ass job where he can do whatever the hell he wants and he would still be in charge of his site plus whatever he can think up for other projects

google just bought youtube... i bet they will buy facebook next

they are making some type of mobile OS soon and ill bet they will have some sort of phone with facebook on it, helio style lol
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we already have myspace, facebook, and youtube...

How many sites do you want teenagers to join? I would get pretty fed up.

Plus, there's only so many good ideas, and markets to cover...

He can get more than 1.6 billion for it...and even if he could...he should just keep the site...not like he'll be hurting for money...
Facebook is so much better than myspace. Theirs so much less crap and spam and I haven't seen 1 emo kid on face book yet...
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post #25 of 50
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See, thats the point..it obviously isn't about money...
Everything is about money... $1,600,000,000 clearly is not enough for him.
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I don't think the Facebook fad is going anywhere soon, so holding off on selling was probably a smart move. Never sell to the first bidder. Man I wish I were that guy.
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post #27 of 50
i don't think anyone on this site can properly judge the value of facebook. no offense but it is beyond most people and spouting off numbers is a little silly. he clearly believes it is in his best interest to hold on for a bit but 1.6 billion in the bank must be hard to pass up.
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myspace prolly rakes in $5000 a day in Ad support. So, yeah, maybe he has a soul
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post #29 of 50
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Originally Posted by waqasr View Post
....so whats it about??
Intellectual property and the protection of ones' creation so some money-grubbing monger doesn't twist it into a parody of what it was intended to be.

Having the vision to see beyond 1.6M (I sure can't)

"Selling off your kid(s)"
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Good for this guy
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