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Facebook didn't do the mistake of buying the local German copycat (StudiVZ). StudiVZ is now dead.

haha....actually they DID want to buy StudiVZ :-)

But the VZ owner, Holtzbrinck, did not want to sell at this time. Obviously a huuuuge mistake in hindsight. Only after that refusal FB started to sue VZ.

Same in NL (hyves.nl)

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