Justin Timberlake Buys A Piece of Myspace

After this business deal, expect a N’Sync reunion in the near future if this does’nt work out. For the life of me I can’t see why he purchase a piece this dying network because having a myspace page is so 2004. I guess starring in the social network has gone to his head literally.

via Guardian UK
The singer turned actor, who starred as Facebook investor Sean Parker in the Hollywood hit The Social Network, took a stake in Myspace along with the online advertising company, Specific Media.

The unlikely entrepreneur will “lead the business strategy” for the fallen social network, the Specific Media chief executive Tim Vangerhook, said on announcing the $35m deal on Wednesday evening.
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What exactly is Facebook Messages?

These guys over at The Social Network really seem to have things figured out. They have just figured away to put all your communication needs in one place so you can stay on Facebook on even longer. Check out some great info provided by the guys from Gizmodo

via Gizmodo

What are the difference between Facebook messages and regular email? It incorporates emails, Facebook messages, SMS, other chat clients. Eventually VoIP may also be in play. Instead of having some chats here and some texts there, every time you talk to someone it’ll be come part of a stream of information.

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Facebook CEO Donates $100 million to Newark’s Troubled School System

Wow. What a way to steal the thunder from the soon to be released movie The Social Network, in which reviewers claim it paints him as a total asshole. I don’t care if he is trying to save his image giving $100 million to the very needy Newark school system is a great move when most of these dudes give their money to some unheard of foundation.

Much Kudos to Mark and I hear the official announcement will be on Oprah tomorrow. And a tremendous shout-out goes to Mayor Corey Booker who is the mastermind behind this and should be our next President once President Obama finishes his two terms.

via Huff Post

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will donate $100 million to help Newark public schools, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The Wall Street Journal writes,

Mr. Zuckerberg is setting up a foundation with $100 million of Facebook stock to be used to improve education in America, with the primary goal of helping Newark.The donation has the potential to be matched by another $100 million that Newark’s mayor, Cory Booker, has been working on raising from private foundations and others. […]

The $200 million that could be raised would amount to over 20% of Newark’s budget of $940 million.