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#1 Hum

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:05

NEW YORK - News Corp.'s Web network MySpace has been in talks for several months with online auction company eBay Inc. about a partnership, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

The idea is to let MySpace users buy and sell items from each other using eBay's online-commerce technology and its PayPal payment system, the Journal said.

MySpace users would be able to post items for sale on their profiles, and their eBay auctions would be automatically updated, according to a person close to the discussions.

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:07

This could be huge if this actually happens.

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:12

eBay can buy myspace, google can buy eBay and google will rule some of the biggest names in the internet world (well it is the biggest anyway but ya know)

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:16

this sounds like a debacle waiting to happen...

if they're going to do this, they gotta have a much better security system and options as to who you allow to bid/buy your items. most of the people that use myspace are idiots, think of all the phishing that will go on. this is like a scammers dream come true.

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:22

Actually seem a good way to sell stuff faster

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:26

How come I can't find this article on neither Wall Street Journal or Reuters?

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:53

^ Story may only be in the printed edition of the Wall Street Journal. (delayed for on-line)

;) Here is Reuter's link:

http://www.reuters.c...733256520070207

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:58

Oh, it's just a copy + paste, I was hoping for more info for the front page. Ah well. BTW, how did you find that link, the search wouldn't bring anything up?

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 02:09

BTW, how did you find that link, the search wouldn't bring anything up?

Now, now. Mustn't give up l33t Search skill secrets ... :shiftyninja:

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 02:19

Now, now. Mustn't give up l33t Search skill secrets ... :shiftyninja:


Pm me teh leet secrets