Can a popular Facebook group become a real “startup”?

What happens when you start a group on Facebook and two weeks later,
you have over 180,000 members? If you’re 21 year-old Tiffany Philippou,
the creator of the hit Facebook group Secret London, you do the
entrepreneurial thing: try to parlay your Facebook popularity into a
bona fide startup.

After a 48-hour crowdsourcing marathon during which more money was spent on
food and liquor than on design and development, Secret London was
reinvented and launched as a standalone online community.

What can DSGi do about its employees’ Facebook group?

As reported at the end of last week, staff from DSGi group, which runs Dixons and PC World, have set up a Facebook group which includes several posts slagging off customers.

The DSGi employees’ Facebook group, which has 3,000 members, is marked as unofficial, but it will still cause plenty of embarrassment to the company, and won’t go down too well with any customers whoh happen to read it.