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The Founder Of Match.com Lost His Girlfriend To A Man She Met On Match.com. Poor Gary Kremen

Reading Time: 2 minutes Could you imagine loosing your girlfriend to your own creation? That’s what happened to the founder of Match.com, who lost his girlfriend to a man she met on Match.com. OUCH! Way back in the infancy of the internet, online dating was a relatively new thing. Well, everything online was a new thing. Gary Kremen, remember …

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Mark Zuckerberg Said I Don’t Know Why They Trust Me

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2003, a then 19 year old Mark Zuckerberg was in the middle of an exchange with a friend of his about his new website, The Facebook. But what on Earth was he talking about when he said “I don’t know why they trust me”? While chatting to a friend by instant messages Mark Zuckerberg …

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IMDB Is One Of The Oldest Websites On The Internet

Reading Time: 2 minutes IMDB is one of the oldest sites on the internet. It’s so old that it even predates the first internet browser. IMDB is one of those few internet sites that doesn’t need advertising. EVeryone practically knows about it, and would at some time probably paid the site a visit. It’s useful for finding out information …

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Maximum Facebook Characters Limit On A Status Has A Nerdy Origin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you know what the limits are for the maximum Facebook characters are? It’s a huge number, especially when compared to Twitter, and the reason is really a rather nerdy one. Limits. Ugh. We all hate them, and always want to exceed them. Sometimes though there are barriers that prevent us from going past the …

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Wikipedia Was Funded With Money From The Bomis Adult Site

Reading Time: 3 minutes Yep, you read that right. Wikipedia, the undisputed king of free information was funded by a Adult site called Bomis. It seems almost completely unfathomable that such a useful site could be created with money from such a questionable source, but that was exactly what happened at the turn of the 21st century. The link between Wikipedia …

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When Facebook Went Down People Called 911

Reading Time: 2 minutes When the ever popular Facebook went down in August 2014 it resulted in people actually calling 911. At first thought this looks rather funny. Obviously addicted people finding themselves without their drug of choice, the world must have been coming to an end. But as funny as it sounds, it was a very serious issue …

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