POKERFACEbook or PokerFACEBOOK? The UDRP against the .com resolved that

The registrant of the domain pokerfacebook.com claims that it was meant to be a social network for poker players. “This site while provided information primarily about the worlds most trusted Online Poker Sites, will serve primarily as a means of connecting all of the online players as well as possibly creating a few new ones. […]

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‘Facebook Games Arcade’ domains : Where the real money is!

Online gaming is a huge global market, expected to cross $100 billion dollars in revenue by the end of the decade. Domain registrars such as Uniregistry and Rightside are already positioning themselves with the upcoming launch of .game and .games respectively. But will there be enough space to compete once Facebook jumps in? Already owning […]

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Domains NOT to register: Your latest “Facebook” idea

Facebook is being used by more than one billion people worldwide, making it the largest and most successful social media platform ever. There are many reasons why Facebook became so successful, and one of them is its ability to connect people and share information, news and ideas – along with photos of grumpy cats. One […]

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Korean registrant the next target of a Facebook UDRP ?

A rather naive Korean registrant, got whiff of the upcoming – at the time – plan that Facebook had, to implement hashtags. The idea of adding the “hash” (#) to keywords, in order to produce linkable search results, was pioneered by Twitter. Now that Facebook has jumped on the hashtag bandwagon, anyone can accompany their […]

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CoverFeed and ChatHeads: Home, sweet Facebook Home!

Facebook announced the launch of ‘Home‘ – an overlay app that presents a constant, live canvas on your Android phone’s home screen. The new, interactive method of content presentation is smooth and continuous. One can add feeds from important Facebook friends, or content normally accessible through Facebook. The Facebook content on your ‘Home’ is called […]

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Selling Trademark Domains: Are listing venues guilty?

A post from yesterday regarding the listing of almost 500 “facebook” domains on TDNAM caused some serious stir. It seems that not everyone agrees about a listing venue’s responsibility regarding the trading of trademark-infringing domains. Such venues include GoDaddy’s TDNAM, eBay, Flippa.com and others. Sedo and Afternic are known to pro-actively enforce the removal of […]

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Hundreds of trademark violations for sale on TDNAM

Apparently GoDaddy is not concerned with selling domains infringing on a famous trademark, on its marketplace, TDNAM. There are currently 453 “facebook” domains listed there – some with outrageous asking prices. Incidentally, listing domains as HTML tables apparently breaks WordPress summaries, so this extra text serves as a protector against this bug – err, feature […]

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World’s Tallest Dog now has his own web site and Facebook

Meet George – the world’s tallest dog; a Great Dane that stands 43 inches tall and weighs 245 lbs. Wow! George has been certified by the Guinness Book of Records to be the tallest living dog – ever! You can read more about George at his own web site, GiantGeorge.com

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BREAKING NEWS: Facebook gets ‘Belly’ trademark as well

It’s a shocking decision but the USPTO apparently gave the trademark for ‘belly‘ to Facebook over the weekend, along with several other body parts such as ‘breasts’, ‘arm’ and ‘leg’. This definitely puts a brand new perspective to the ongoing battle for Belly.com at Namejet. Coming on the heels of the ‘face’ trademark, ‘belly’ will […]

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Face-off time: John Berryhill’s in charge – Will Facebook budge?

In a recent update, Mike Berkens announced at his blog that Facebook has been granted the registration of a trademark for “face”. According to the USPTO, a notice of allowance was issued on 11/23/2010. Facebook applied for a “face” trademark in late 2005, at a time that the now popular social media mish-mash only catered […]

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