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July 29, 2007 | David Sarno, Times Staff Writer
BROWSE any Facebook profile set up by a relatively active user and you're likely to hit on a cache of personal information that, until very recently, would've been impossible to get unless you hired a private detective to follow the person for six months.
March 24, 2009 | TIMES WIRE REPORTS
Netflix Inc. said it had linked with social-networking website Facebook, allowing subscribers of the largest U.S. mail-order movie service to share their film ratings with Facebook friends. Ratings of one to five stars will show on a user's Facebook profile if a Netflix member has enabled the Facebook Connect function, Netflix said. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
August 6, 2008 | From Times Staff and Wires
Facebook Inc., operator of the most popular social-networking site, will allow employees to cash in on their ownership stakes in the company. Palo Alto-based Facebook didn't disclose details of the one-time program.
December 12, 2008 | from times wire reports
Washington Post Co. Chairman Donald E. Graham is joining the board of Facebook Inc., connecting the popular Internet hangout with a media industry veteran. Based in Palo Alto, privately held Facebook has about 130 million members who use the website to share information with their friends and family.
May 18, 2012 | By Andrew Tangel
NEW YORK -- Ted Weisberg, who some call the Mayor of Wall Street, has seen it all in his long career, and to him the newly public Facebook Inc. is “just another stock. " Weisberg, a longtime Wall Street trader and founder of Seaport Securities Corp., said he had a "professional curiosity" in Facebook's IPO but no "direct interest," despite all of the media attention. “History seems to remind us that when it looks too good to be true it usually is,” Weisberg said. “It's very hard for any stock to live up to the hyped expectation.
March 26, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
Facebook Inc., the second-most-popular social-networking site, hired an executive from Internet search leader Google Inc. for the second time this month. Ethan Beard, who was director of social media at Google, will help run business development at Palo Alto-based Facebook, the company said. Facebook named Google veteran Sheryl Sandberg operating chief March 4.
June 27, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
Facebook Inc., the world's largest social-networking website, didn't engage in fraud when it settled a lawsuit accusing founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing the idea for the company, a judge ruled. U.S. District Judge James Ware in San Jose said the settlement with ConnectU Inc., a site operator, was binding and enforceable. The accord to end the 4-year-old dispute was reached in February after mediation.
July 20, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Social-networking website Facebook Inc. acquired Parakey Inc., a company run by Blake Ross and Joe Hewitt, founders of the Web browser Mozilla Firefox. Parakey is the first acquisition for closely held Palo Alto-based Facebook. Financial terms weren't disclosed. Ross and Hewitt are joining Facebook's development team to work on its website. Parakey's software, which hasn't been released, will make it easier to transfer information between personal computers and the Web, according to a
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