My question, is Facebook week over yet? now seems rather silly, so much so that it reminds me of one of my favorite quotes: Do I know what rhetorical means? (The link is where I checked the wording, and chuckled at some of my other favorites.)
Facebook has acquired Parakey, a Web OS company founded by… Blake Ross and Joe Hewitt (both of Firefox fame). Already, the interpretations put on this are many. It marks the beginning of the end for Google, which lost out in the bidding for Parakey. It’s an acquisition for talent, rather than for technology.
The truth is far stranger. Blake Ross is actually Harry Potter, and/or vice versa. At the end of Deathly Hallows, he summons a Firefox and… but there are spoilers enough on the web already.