DON’T BE HOWEVER EVIL

“Concentrate all of our efforts in building up numbers as aggressively as we can through whatever tactics, however evil.”

YouTube cofounder Steve Chen in 2006, on how he inflated YouTube to a $1.65 billion sale to Google, in an email revealed in a Viacom court filing, MediaMemo, 18 March 2010

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THE KIDS ARE IT’S COMPLICATED

“We put the brakes on text-based chat. We realized there‚Äôs a real exciting opportunity to actualize our vision of connecting student bodies.”

RandomDorm creator Josh Weinstein, explaining his collegiate ChatRoulette knockoff’s goal a bit too accurately, Bits, 18 March 2010