What’s Facebook got planned? Company registers Facebook Supplier domains

Domain name registrations made this week suggest that social networking site Facebook might be planning something new.  The company registered a handful of "Facebook Supplier" domain names like FacebookSuppliers.com and FacebookSuppliers.org, hinting at a new service or product. While Facebook … [Read more...]

Facebook Inc. gets control of the massive typo domain name wwwFacebook.com

A common typo of a web address, often happens when a person leaves out the period "." after the "www" when typing the domain into a browser.  In fact, hundreds of disputes have been filed over these types of domains over the years, with nearly every case decided in favor of the complainant.  Now, … [Read more...]

Facebook registers Studio Edge domains on the same day of Camera App launch

Facebook just introduced Camera, a new mobile app that makes using Facebook photos faster and easier.  And on the very same day of the announcement, it appears Facebook privately registered Facebook Studio Edge domain names like FacebookStudioEdge.com. On May 24, 2012, the dotcom, dotnet and … [Read more...]

Facebook takes control of FaceSounds dot-com, dot-info domain names

Facebook Inc. has taken control of FaceSounds.com, which at one time offered a free search toolbar add-on to users wanting to change their Facebook chat sounds.  A quick search on the internet turned up many unhappy users who said FaceSounds spammed their friends. Previously owned by a … [Read more...]

Facebook registers ‘newsroom’ domains, is a social news website on the way?

Facebook has had a busy week with domain names. On January 18, the company registered a slew of domains with "FB Origin" in the name.  It followed up those purchases with "timeline movie maker" domains.  Facebook hasn't officially been confirmed as the buyer of the timeline domains since the … [Read more...]

Facebook registers domains for something called “FB Origin”

This week, the social networking giant Facebook registered several domains for something called "FB Origin" ranging from dot-com to dot-biz. On the same day the company held a media event where it unveiled 60 new apps that you can add to your timeline, Facebook registered fborigin.com, … [Read more...]

Defendant in Lanham Act lawsuit turns over dozens of domains to Facebook

Back in July, Facebook filed a lawsuit in United States District Court seeking the cancelling of typosquatter domains that infringed on its trademarks, as well as damages and other relief against a number of defendants. In the case of Facebook, Inc. v. Cyber2Media, Inc. et al, Facebook alleged … [Read more...]