Microsoft in talks to invest in Facebook


NEW YORK -- Microsoft Corp. is talking to Facebook about an investment in the company that could value the fast-growing social network at $10 billion or more, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site Monday.

Further details were not immediately available.

Facebook, which allows members to seek out a circle of friends and share online activities, has seen speculation over a potential partnership or buyout intensify as rapidly expands its base of users and advertisers.