In today’s economy, there is nothing like the word ‘free’. And when it comes to your own security, you can’t pass it up. Facebook has teamed up with McAfee security, one of the world leaders in computer safety, to offer a free six month subscription to McAfee’s security software to all of Facebook’s 350+ million users. And if users decide they want to continue their software after their subscription ends, they’ll be offered a special discount.
It’s a big move on both Facebooks & McAfee’s part. McAfee’s say’s they are giving software that costs about $35 on the site. If you take that and multiply it by 350 million, that’s just less than $12.25 billion dollars before tax. (more…)