Facebook has threatened to drag Mark Zuckerberg to court. Nicely, the Zuckerberg in question is not the Facebook founder, but Israeli entrepreneur Rotem Guez who legally changed his name to Mark Zuckerberg lately.
Although the name adjust is a recent episode, Facebook and the Israeli entrepreneur has been embroiled in a dispute given that January this year. Earlier this year, the Facebook page of Indiana bankruptcy lawyer Mark Zuckerberg was deleted due to the fact Facebook thought that a person had developed a fake account.
It all started when Guez filed a lawsuit against Facebook for deleting his profile from the social networking web site.
Later in September, Facebook sent Guez a threat for lawsuit, alleging that the Israeli entrepreneur’s on the web marketing and advertising business ‘Like Store’ has breached Facebook’s Terms of Service. The social networking giant claims that Like Store is illegally making use of its ‘Like’ function.
“The idea was, if only “Mark Zuckerberg” is permitted to sell likes, then for that matter, i am “Mark Zuckerberg”.” – Israeli entrepreneur Rotem Guez
Just lately on Dec. 14, the Palo Alto, California-primarily based firm again threated to sue Zuckerberg II for the nevertheless existing Like Retailer.
Zuckerberg II’s take on the issue:- Guez’s Like Shop is a social advertising organization that sells ‘Likes’ to organizations for their brand pages.
The internet sites pages (translated) reads, “You are sad simply because no one particular came to visit your Facebook web page? We have the answer. We get them to 1000 likes. We get them to 10000 likes.”
It further adds, “Construct all types of pages on Facebook, from a landing page and speak to form to particular applications or applications that will compete for your page to be viral and get maximum exposure.”
Zuckerberg II has admitted that he has violated Facebook’s term of use, but he added a lot of U.S. organizations offer you related solutions.
In fact, in an e mail to Huffington Post, the Israeli clarified, “Likes” come from genuine customers who want to obtain our content, and as an alternative of paying us with funds, they pay us with “Likes”.”
Supplying explanation for his changed name, he added, “The notion was, if only “Mark Zuckerberg” is allowed to sell likes, then for that matter, i’m “Mark Zuckerberg”.
Another Zuckerberg in Indiana:- Nicely, this is not the very first time that Facebook is dealing with yet another Zuckerberg.
Earlier this year, the Facebook page of Indiana bankruptcy lawyer Mark Zuckerberg was deleted since Facebook believed that someone had designed a fake account. Zuckerberg II has admitted that he has violated Facebook’s term of use, but he added several U.S. companies supply equivalent services. The sites pages reads, “You are sad because no one particular came to pay a visit to your Facebook page? We have the resolution. We get them to 1000 likes. We get them to 10000 likes.”
“Other than the name, and our Jewish upbringing, the two of us have small else in typical. He was born in Dobbs Ferry, NY at about the same time that I was graduating from Indiana University,” the Indiana Zuckerberg wrote on his internet site.