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By Harry Fuecks

Friendster shoots the messenger

By Harry Fuecks

Remember Friendster’s switch to PHP?

Well it seems Joyce Park’s reward for announcing the top secret switch from Java/JSP to PHP (and giving Friendster a bunch of free advertising) was firing.

Jeremy Zawodny sums it up…

[Continued…]

Although I still can’t figure out the logic behind firing Joyce, as the “switch to PHP” annoucement was in no way damaging to Friendster, feels less-than-good to have been involved in the blogging frenzy that ultimately seems to have got her being fired.

Hopefully someone’s going to step in with a better job offer quick, given a resume that included books and work on mod_pubsub

  • That is utter disgusting of Friendster, bollocks to them all :(

    F*** them :D

  • Yeah, this isn’t a particularly fair dismissal. Then again we don’t know the whole story ;)

  • Satya

    This is only one of millions questionable employment pratices. Good thing in this case she gets job offers more than the other poor people.

  • Anonymous

    hi

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