Friday, January 25, 2008

Facebook 'friends' desert French rogue trader

Where are your friends when you need them? Well, not on Facebook it seems...The Guardian writes that:

When Jerome Kerviel in Facebook's Banque Société Générale group was named in the media as the man who has cost French bank €4.9bn (£3.7bn) he still had 11 friends.

One hour after his name was published on news sites, four friends had already deserted the 31-year-old.

At the time of writing, the list has shrunk further to just four friends - providing more fodder to the Facebook refuseniks who question whether someone linked to a social networking page is really worthy of the name "friend".

Read - 'Facebook 'friends' desert French rogue trader'

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