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Facebook Bought Domain Name, Too

December 8, 2010Domain Sales, Domaining, Domainnamewire, facebook,, fb.comComments Off on Facebook Bought Domain Name, Too

Facebook snaps up; currently owns and .biz.

Remember when .biz registry Neustar auctioned off two letter domain names at Facebook participated and picked up the domain name

The company registered the domain name under DNStination Inc., which is associated with domain registrar MarkMonitor. Facebook used the same group to acquire from American Farm Bureau, which still owns the .org domain.

The domain name just recently moved from DNStination Inc. to Facebook in whois, but the domain name doesn’t resolve yet. Facebook is using for email addresses and a URL shortener; you can type to go to or just substitute for in any other URL.

I don’t have a record of the price paid for in the auction. Feel free to comment if you know.

My guess is the company goes after as that domain is released by .info registry Afilias.

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