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Facebook v StudiVZ : Facebook tried buying it before suing

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An International Herald Tribune article has said that before Facebook sued German social networking site, which actually looks like Facebook, StudiVZ; it actually tried to buy them. According to Silicon Alley Insider, StudiVZ has 10 times more traffic than Facebook has in Germany, so it would make sense they would buy it – maybe to avoid a costly legal proceeding. Just one problem – the owners wanted €85 million for […]

Facebook sues German social clone

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Facebook is pursuing a lawsuit against the German social network, StudiVZ; for infringing on the "look, feel, features and services" of Facebook. The service claims that it has 10 million active members, and it is the largest German speaking social network, covering Germany, Switzerland and Belgium. The site, actually, has three parts to suit different school year levels – like Studivz.net is a site for college-aged students, Schuelervz.net for high […]


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