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#1 remixedcat

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 22:27

as the poll indicates.....


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Posted 17 June 2012 - 22:31

What does Microsoft need with Facebook?

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 22:37

Well, they couldn't possibly screw it up like news corp did with myspace? :)

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 22:46

I don't know why they would. Also could they afford it? :laugh:

If for some weird reason they did. I wouldn't mind so long as they kept it separate and let it operate the way it is now.

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 22:47

Renamed...

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 22:49

I would support it if MS swore to use military grade 7777 pass zeroing low level electromagnetic flame throwing super car crusher on the FB servers

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 23:04

I'd rather they didn't. I think it's good to keep companies seperate for privacy reasons. Now if Microsoft were to change the privacy policy and improve it a substantial amount, then I would want them to buy it.

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 23:17

MS already tried to buy Fb, and Fb refused. Why should they agree now?
Also the poll choices are a joke, just put "yes" or "no" as a choice, nothing more.

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 23:32

As I'm thinking of switching to using Apple products, no :p I'd like much more integration of Facebook into Windows, Windows Phone, OS X, and iOS, and I don't think Microsoft buying Facebook would result in that; even if they kept it as a fully independent entity (like they have with Skype), I imagine they'd focus on integrating it best with their own products.

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 23:38

I asked this becuase someone said that microsoft would fix a lot of the problems they had and windows phones would be even better and seemless... I was like WTF? so I posted here.

and why switch to apple though calum? are you ditching MS entirely for mac (selling your pc and using the money to get a mac) or keeping both?

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 01:57

No. Microsoft would screw it up royality.

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 02:04

Just put it this way - They bought Skype, and a year later that thing still sucks at life. Microsoft buying Facebook wouldn't change a thing. They have better ways to blow cash.

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 05:16

I would be a very expensive purchase and would probably use up all of Microsoft's on hand cash.

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 05:17

Just put it this way - They bought Skype, and a year later that thing still sucks at life. Microsoft buying Facebook wouldn't change a thing. They have better ways to blow cash.


Lol wut? Skype is awesome.

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 06:04

try using skype with an actual usb phone on server 2008.... fun fun for everyone