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Facebook announces purchase of fb.com for $8.5 million

Facebook announces purchase of fb.com for $8.5 million

15 November, 2010

Facebook announced the purchase of fb.com domain name from American Farm Bureau Federation for $8.5 Million on 15th November 2010. At the time of writing, the domain hosts the email addresses of Facebook employees. The sale made FB.com one of the most expensive domain names ever.

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