Thursday, January 13, 2011

Its Confirmed, Facebook Will Not Be Shutdown March 15th

As referring to my post about Facebook Will Not Be Shutdown March 15th, based on the above picture taken from Facebook Twitter @facebook, its confirmed, Facebook will not be shutdown March 15th. It just a rumor or hoax.

As an intelligent or so called educated people, please do some research before spreading any news, especially the latest one about we have to send a message from Facebook to 15 people to prevent from Facebook delete our account.

Have you ever recall the same thing happened during Friendster time? We also have to send or forward message from friendster to other users to make sure we are an active user. Please my brothers and sisters, don't let ourselves being manipulated because of  our ignorance. If we are not  sure about something, please just keep silent rather than spreading something that we are also not confirmed.

For your information, according to ABCNEWS,

Report says about Facebook nets $500 million investment from Goldman Sachs and Russian investor.

Facebook keep on expanding and increasing its perfomance in social network. If Mark Zuckerberg dont want to manage Facebook, there are so many people will be interested in this business.

Therefore, just be cool. Facebook will not be shutdown March 15th. Please share this information with others to let them know the real fact which Facebook Will Not Be Shutdown March 15th. Thank you.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Facebook Will Not Be Shutdown March 15th

According to WeeklyWorkldNews, it was stated below that Mark Zuckerberg want to shutdown Facebook because of stress and want to end all the madness.

PALO ALTO, CA –Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will be shut down in March. Managing the site has become too stressful.

“Facebook has gotten out of control,” said Zuckerberg in a press conference outside his Palo Alto office, “and the stress of managing this company has ruined my life. I need to put an end to all the madness.”
Zuckerberg went on to explain that starting March 15th, users will no longer be able to access their Facebook accounts.
“After March 15th the whole website shuts down,” said Avrat Humarthi, Vice President of Technical Affairs at Facebook. “So if you ever want to see your pictures again, I recommend you take them off the internet. You won’t be able to get them back once Facebook goes out of business.”
Zuckerberg said that the decision to shut down Facebook was difficult, but that he does not think people will be upset.
“I personally don’t think it’s a big deal,” he said in a private phone interview. “And to be honest, I think it’s for the better. Without Facebook, people will have to go outside and make real friends. That’s always a good thing.”
Some Facebook users were furious upon hearing the shocking news.
“What am I going to do without Facebook?” said Denise Bradshaw, a high school student from Indiana. “My life revolves around it. I’m on Facebook at least 10 hours a day. Now what am I going to do with all that free time?”
However, parents across the country have been experiencing a long anticipated sense of relief.
“I’m glad the Facebook nightmare is over,” said Jon Guttari, a single parent from Detroit. “Now my teenager’s face won’t be glued to a computer screen all day. Maybe I can even have a conversation with her.”

Those in the financial circuit are criticizing Zuckerberg for walking away from a multibillion dollar franchise. Facebook is currently ranked as one of the wealthiest businesses in the world, with economists estimating its value at around 7.9 billion.
But Zuckerberg remains unruffled by these accusations. He says he will stand by his decision to give Facebook the axe.

“I don’t care about the money,” said Zuckerberg. “I just want my old life back.”
The Facebook Corporation suggests that users remove all of their personal information from the website before March 15th. After that date, all photos, notes, links, and videos will be parmanently erased.

On the other hand, according to BlogTechnical stated that this news is a fake one. It was stated below
So just to confirm, this is a fake story by a faux news site, similar to that of The Onion and Chive. As a reminder, always fact check before passing on stories, or else what happened today will keep happening over and over (like this trend will ever stop anyway)… oh yea, use some common sense. Also, with a company estimated at being worth over $50 billion, why would anyone even think of suddenly shutting it down. As a friend said, it would obviously make sense to sell it off rather than just kill it all together.
Tenangsudey's Comment
We just wait official announcement from Facebook website to confirm this news. But I personally think this is just a rumor based on Facebook perfomance and improvement did by Facebook especially for profile layout. Whatever it is, as a good practice, just back up your pictures and any important information from facebook, just prepare for worst case scenario. 

Updated : Facebook announce in twitter that it will not be shutdown, you may read here

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