Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Sulzbergers, Bass change world

Thanks to the withering pressure brought by the combined power of the New York Times and Ben Bass and Beyond, Facebook has been shamed into relaxing its draconian membership cancellation policy:

Quitting Facebook Gets Easier
[New York Times]

Giving equal credit to the Gray Lady and this blog reminds me of an old chestnut from the Michael Jordan era. One night in 1990, Jordan caught fire and torched the Cleveland Cavaliers for a career-high 69 points in an overtime win on the road. After the game, his teammate Stacey King told reporters, "I'll always remember this as the night when Michael Jordan and I combined for 70 points."

Tip credit: Bree G.

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