Facebook tests $100 charge to message Zuckerberg
By The Associated Press
Published: Friday, January 11, 2013, 2:20 p.m.
Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Would you pay $100 to message Mark Zuckerberg? Facebook says it's testing some “extreme price points” to let users pay to have their messages seen by people who are not their friends.
The tech blog Mashable reported Friday that some users trying to message Zuckerberg are offered the option to pay $100 to ensure that their missive reaches the Facebook CEO's inbox.
Facebook says it's testing the “extreme” prices to “see what works to filter spam. The company is also testing a service that lets people pay $1 per message to route communications to non-friends' inboxes.
Zuckerberg has more than 16 million followers on the site.
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