Strange days indeed
The attention paid to Facebook has even eclipsed MySpace. It was MySpace's own rapid growth that helped make Rupert Murdoch a Wall Street darling. Bought by News Corp. in 2005 for $580 million, it is now considered worth about $10 billion by some Wall Street analysts.
Asked if the rise of social networks has had a negative impact on Google, Brin said, "Social networks are creating lots and lots of content...and that's more for us to search."