Facebook Acquires Brooklyn-Based Startup Drop.io — and Founder Sam Lessin

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In yet another good sign for New York's burgeoning start-up scene, Facebook has acquired the "technology and assets" of file-sharing site Drop.io, along with its founder Sam Lessin. The bad news for those who use Drop.io to sporadically share files with a simple drag-and drop interface: "As of this week, people will no longer be able to create new free drops." [TechCrunch]