Facebook Acqhires Team From Trust Verification Startup Legit

Facebook Acqhires Team From Trust Verification Startup Legit

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Legit, a startup working on a universal reputation system that could help sharing economy services verify whether users are trustworthy, has just announced its team will join Facebook. Legit’s exit blog post offered little details, but we’re awaiting a response from the founders. Before the deal, Legit was building a...
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