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FacebookCoin.com: Social media titan won’t pay $2,000 for this #domain name

Facebook declined an offer to pay up $2,000 dollars for FacebookCoin.com. So is there a “Facebook coin” in the works? Most likely not, but the domain name contains the world famous Facebook mark, which led to the social media titan filing a UDRP against it. The decision was swift: transfer the domain FacebookCoin.com to the […]

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Facebook Hotline : Will the matching dictionary .com be targeted?

Facebook rolled out a beta of a new service called Hotline, a combination of Clubhouse and Instagram Live. The web based application allows creators to address an audience, that can then ask questions via text or audio. Topping Clubhouse, creators can turn their camera on instead of just using audio. Oddly, Hotline sign ups are […]

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GameRoom.com #UDRP: Rare case with #Facebook as the Respondent!

This is a rare UDRP case with Facebook as the Respondent and not the Complainant. My Gameroom LLC filed the UDRP with the National Arbitration Forum, to contest the domain Gameroom.com, owned and operated by Facebook. The Complainant noted its 2018 trademark registration for MY GAMEROOM and MYGAMEROOM. Complainant states that it has used its […]

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Facebook.com : FTC wants to break it into Face.com and Book.com

Facebook is under fire by the FTC; the Federal Trade Commission is seeking a permanent injunction in federal court that could, among other things, require the company to divest assets. What we’re looking into is a breakup of Facebook.com and the process won’t be difficult to implement. Simply put, Facebook.com will be split into two […]

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FacebookSell.com : “An ongoing project which I have invested for years”

From the hilarious responses to a UDRP department: FacebookSell.com was hit with a UDRP at the WIPO. The famous mark FACEBOOK is so strong that even savvy investor, Mike Mann, isn’t immune to it. And yet, the British Respondent in this UDRP had the cojones to respond thus: “I respectfully reject the allegation made by […]

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Facebook template .com : Yes, you can lose your #domain 14 years later

If you hold onto a domain infringing on a famous trademark such as Facebook, you’re wasting your renewal fees. The registrant of FacebookTemplate.com, a domain registered way back in 2006 renewed it 13 times since then. Clearly, a waste of money, as Facebook Inc. filed a UDRP at the WIPO. Considering that on September 26, […]

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FacebookWallet.com : Famous trademark enforced at the WIPO

Famous brands own famous marks, and in the case of Facebook any domain that contains “facebook” is an invitation for a UDRP filing. Just as Mike Mann found out recently, Facebook took matters to the WIPO against the domain FacebookWallet.com. The Chinese registrant did not respond in this UDRP, and the matter closed quickly. At […]

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Mike Mann’s Domain Market lost the #UDRP for a set of #Facebook domains

Facebook is a world-famous trademark, and so is its domain, Facebook.com. Registering domains with “Facebook” or other Facebook-owned brands is an activity that should be avoided – unless you really want to be hit with a UDRP. This is the case with a set of Facebook domains registered to Mike Mann‘s DomainMarket outlet. As we […]

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Mike Mann : Lawyers from #Facebook are harassing me

Domain investor and entrepreneur, Mike Mann, took it to Twitter today, sharing news about “harassment” he’s been getting from Facebook attorneys. Said Mike Mann: Moron scammer lawyers from Facebook are harassing me about a few domains I own to attempt to set an example out of me, they won’t take them free or settle; so […]

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Bye bye Facebook Calibra : #Domain rebranding to #Novi tags Novi.com acquisition

Facebook’s Libra project was met with skepticism, and it’s now changed its name to Novi with the matching domain Novi.com. News of the announcement on Facebook disclosed the domain rebranding, to the short “novi” that is inspired from the Latin words “novus” and “via” for “new way.” The Libra and Calibra cryptocurrency and cryptowallet project […]

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Facebook #Avatar : Singular and plural #domains are already taken

Facebook announced yet another time-waster today, the Facebook Avatar. What is basically a cartoon construct of one’s likeness, this new range of graphic images can be used to express emotions all over Facebook, depicting the person. With that in mind, both domains FacebookAvatar.com and FacebookAvatars.com have been registered for a while, and not by Facebook, […]

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#Domain brands : #Facebook rolling out “Messenger Rooms” to spite #Zoom

Facebook announced the rollout of its new Messenger Rooms feature, clearly in direct competition with popular Zoom. The Messenger Rooms service will let people start group video chats that can be joined by up to 50 people. These rooms can be created on both Facebook and Messenger, and Facebook said it plans to add the […]

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