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Facebook's director of product announces departure

Blake Ross, the famed co-creator of the Mozilla Firefox browser, is saying goodbye to the social network after six years.

By February 22, 2013

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Facebook buys NextStop, will shut it down

The travel recommendation service will disappear as of September 1, and its creators plan to release its database under a Creative Commons license.

By July 8, 2010

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Questioning Facebook's Q&A quest

Perhaps Facebook's construction of a "Questions" product is in response to losing its bid for Aardvark to Google? That would explain why Google paid so much for it.

By April 16, 2010

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Facebook buys photo service Divvyshot

A talent acquisition rather than a product acquisition, Facebook has acquired the Y Combinator-funded start-up and will be shutting its service down.

By April 2, 2010

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Facebook snatches up Parakey

Popular social-networking site makes its first buy: Parakey, a Web start-up created by Firefox's co-founders.

By July 19, 2007

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Facebook buys FriendFeed: Is this a big deal?

The massive social network confirmed on Monday that it has acquired the aggregation start-up after TechCrunch reported the rumor. Be it known: This acquisition is about talent, not product.

By August 10, 2009

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Twitter rebuffs a Facebook poke?

Apparently, the social network really was trying to buy the microblogging service. But Twitter's investors and executives would rather come up with a business model first, AllThingsD reports.

By November 24, 2008

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Why Google must acquire Twitter, FriendFeed

Should Facebook or Microsoft acquire the page impressions and users of Twitter and FriendFeed, Google would be justified in wondering if it missed the boat

By September 29, 2008

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Facebook denies desires to buy Chinese social network

Company says "no acquisition of any company in China is being considered by Facebook," countering a report in The Times about a potential Zhanzuo buy.

By November 19, 2007

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Latest unpopular Facebook move is apparently a glitch

Parakey co-founder, newly acquired by Facebook, comments on a post requesting that the service revoke a controversial new move that makes members give details about how they know their new Facebook friends.

By July 22, 2007