Facebook: You Can Message Zuck for $100

Site says it's testing 'extreme price points'
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 11, 2013 5:45 AM CST

(Newser) – Hey, Facebook users: Want to get in touch with Mark Zuckerberg himself? Well, you can, but it may cost you $100. Mashable finds that users who try to send the CEO a message may see two options: Send it to his "other" folder—a zone for less important messages—or send it directly to his inbox, and ante up a fee of one Benjamin. It looks like the options pop up only for those who aren't among Zuck's 16 million Facebook followers, Mashable notes. Facebook—which is, of course, on the hunt for revenue—says it's "testing some extreme price points to see what works to filter spam." It last month started testing a $1 fee to message non-friends. (Read more Facebook stories.)

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