Does Facebook Owe Its Users Money? [Headlines]

Does Facebook Owe Its Users Money? [Headlines]
technology

A recent post on NYTime's Bit Blog argues that the world's largest social network should pay those who constitute the site.

Sam McNerney
  • 8 february 2012

By my calculation, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and chief executive, owes me about $50. Without me, and the other 844,999,999 people poking, liking and sharing on the site, Facebook would look like a scene from the postapocalyptic movie “The Day After Tomorrow”: bleak, desolate and really quite sad. (Or MySpace, if that is easier to imagine.) Facebook surely would never be valued at anything close to $100 billion, which it very well could be in its coming initial public offering. NYTimes Bit Blog

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