Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s aggressive social strategy

Facebook has taken a lot of flack for an aggressive, “opt-out” strategy around some of its products — specifically, the fact that your Facebook friends can tag you in Photos without your permission, and that they can now add you to Groups without your permission. Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg described some of the thinking behind that approach on-stage today at the Web 2.0 Summit.

Mystery solved: FB.com is Facebook’s new corporate email address

When news broke on Friday that Facebook has purchased the FB.com Web domain from the American Farm Bureau and is using it “internally”, most of the writers at VentureBeat were scratching our heads. Was this related to the upcoming announcement of Facebook’s “Gmail-killer”?