Facebook Admits Genius Advertising Plan Is Actually Not So Genius


Remember back in October, when Microsoft valued Facebook at $15 billion and decided to invest $240 million for a small stake in the privately-held company? Perhaps not the most prudent financial move. Yesterday, alleged code-stealing founder Mark Zuckerberg had to personally apologize for the unmitigated disaster that is Beacon, his social networking site’s “groundbreaking” advertising platform. Zuck went so far as to tell users they could actually turn the damn thing off if they wanted.

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