Friday, October 26, 2007

Microsoft weds Facebook

In just about 3 years time, like many other IT companies reaching appreciable height of success in short span, Facebook has become a popular name in social networking environment. With the news of Facebook being evaluated at $15 billion and Microsoft benefiting from a $240 million stake, things are going to be more challenging for Google.

For IT people around the world, it has always been a fun to watch the catfight between Google and Microsoft. There have been comparatively fewer times Microsoft has gained advantage over Google than the vice versa, but with an elite advertising partnership with Facebook, Microsoft has made an another small victory.