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Microsoft getting in the game

September 25, 2007

Microsoft is apparently looking to buy a minority stake in Facebook, according to an article in WSJ online dated tomorrow.  Some might see this as the ultimate jump the shark moment for Facebook.  Me, personally, I’m curious to see how Microsoft’s oftentimes closed development environment could play out on a site like Facebook.  Either way, you knew it had to happen, and someone was going to do it. Why not MSFT, to get the jump on Google. 

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  1. September 25, 2007 7:49 pm

    “Me, personally, I’m curious to see how Microsoft’s oftentimes closed development environment could play out on a site like Facebook.”

    Facebook is a walled garden – very little in or out. Im not sure MS would do much to close it off even more. I know it seems like Facebook is open because anyone can build an app, but try getting an RSS feed of Group activity, for instance…

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