There are many interesting, surprising and bizarre incidents that took place in the lives of our celebrated internet entrepreneurs and internet companies. This post is a quick compilation of interesting incidents in 2010 related to internet entrepreneurs.
Kanye West Performs At Twitter Headquarters
This one takes the cake away for being among the most amusing things that happened in 2010. When people set up a Twitter account or create a new Facebook fan page – they begin to belt out their updates. Kanye West went a step ahead in the July of 2010 when he performed at the Twitter headquarters. The mammothly successful internet company also put up photographs of Kanye West’s visit on its company Twitter Office Flickr page.
This was no big deal for him though. Earlier, Kanye West also stopped by the offices of Facebook in Palo Alto, California, to preview several brand-new tracks for a roomful of rather awestruck Facebook employees.
Google Releases List Of Strangest Searches By American Users
Google tabulated a funny list of the strangest searches of the year, based on its American users.
— Can a horse have OCD?
— Am I bipolar or overachiever?
— Why are Americans afraid of dragons?
— Ninjas are better than pirates
— Why is a raven like a writing desk?
— Why does Brian Wilson dye his beard?
— Should I marry him?
— I wish I could speak whale
— Why couldn’t you stand on the sun’s surface?
— Why does my baby grunt?
Italian Woman Places Charges Against Virtual Facebook Burglar
Do you call yourself a Facebook addict? Well, then you might be in for some tough competition. In a bizarre case, Paola Letizia has filed charges against an unknown user for breaking and robbing a house, the one which exists not in the domain of physical reality but inside a Facebook game in the virtual world. The hacker had cracked her password and stripped the virtual house inside the game “Pet Society”. Paola Letizia had decorated the home for her virtual cat, which to her relief has been left behind, and the list of stolen items indicate a loss of $140. The case has been handed to the National Post Office for investigation.
Steve Jobs Proves He’s Human
Photos posted on the popular tech blog – TechCrunch created ruffle when Apple demi-god, CEO Steve Jobs was spotted in San Francisco hotspot Flour + Water over the weekend. Soon there were many parodical stories that did the rounds of the internet. One of the best that I found was that of – eSarcasm. They are a must read if you have a good sense of humor!
Mark Zuckerberg’s Girlfriend Demands A Contract
After graduating in spring 2007, Priscillia Chan finally took the Facebook job in July 2010 and moved to California. Not that she was an easy hire: Zuckerberg’s long-distance sweetheart demanded a contract specifying one date per week and 100 minutes of alone time, minimum, before agreeing to move out West.
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