Bill Gates Too Popular for Facebook

He signs off over w-a-y too many friend requests
By Mat Probasco,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 26, 2009 5:17 AM CDT
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates talks with Indian Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, India, yesterday.   (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
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(Newser) – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has signed off Facebook for good, saying so many people wanted to befriend him that it was difficult to tell who he knew or didn't know, reports AFP. There were "10,000 people wanting to be my friends," Gates said while accepting a philanthropy award in New Delhi.