The New York-based start-up has close ties to Facebook going back to its early days; founder Sam Lessin, a college classmate of Mark Zuckerberg's, will be joining Facebook.
Product manager and former classmate of Mark Zuckerberg says he is leaving the company with "mixed emotions."
Facebook today announced plans to kill off its Beluga messaging service, which it acquired earlier this year. Users have two weeks to get their data off the site, with it going offline in December.
Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, but the social network makes it clear that it won't be getting into the book-publishing industry.
Funding news from two photo-sharing start-ups on the same day prompts analysis of which has the most ex-Facebookers and ex-Googlers on its investor roster. Maybe at this point the focus should be on the products.
Facebook's dedication to maintaining a start-up atmosphere even as it becomes massive has persisted far longer than many thought it would. But in 2011, is the end near for this business philosophy?
The question-and-answer start-up itself was not acquired and will not shut down, but its engineering team is moving to Twitter full-time.
The young CEO riffs on the complexities of dealing with Google, developers, and an impatient public in an appearance at the Web 2.0 Summit.
Zenbe, a mail and messaging start-up, sold some of its intellectual property to Facebook in preparation for the social network's e-mail overhaul.
Buoyed by marquee founders and investors yet dealing with the tech industry's highest of expectations, photo-sharing service Path.com has launched. The outlook? Unclear.