Friday, August 10, 2012


PALO ALTO, CA –Mark Zuckerberg announced
that Facebook will be shut down in October of
2012. Managing the site has become too
“Facebook has gotten out of control,”
reportedly said Zuckerberg in a press
conference outside his Palo Alto office, “and
the stress of managing this company has
ruined my life. I need to put an end to all the
Zuckerberg reportedly went on to explain that
starting July 15th, users will no longer be able
to access their Facebook accounts. That
gives users (and Facebook addicts) a year to
adjust to life without Facebook.
“After July 15th, 2012 the whole website
shuts down,” said Avrat Humarthi, Vice
President of Technical Affairs at Facebook.
“So if you ever want to see your pictures
again, I recommend you take them off the
internet. You won’t be able to get them back
after Facebook goes out of business.”
Zuckerberg said the decision to shut down
Facebook was difficult, but that he does not
think people will be upset.
“I personally don’t think it’s a big deal,” he said in
a private phone interview to a source close to
a friend. “And to be honest, I think it’s for the
better. Without Facebook, people will have to
go outside and make real friends. That’s always
a good thing.”

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