Talk about the tech social event of the season: News agencies are reporting that Google
Of course, Brin, who has a place in the roll call of the richest of the rich, hasn't affirmed that there's even been a wedding. At a recent media event a reporter congratulated him on his wedding; Brin apparently steered the conversation back to his business's bread-and-butter search. (Also, he apparently wasn't wearing a ring.) However, given the details leaked about the event -- that it took place in the Bahamas, and that his bride is biotech entrepreneur Anne Wojcicki -- there seems to be an air of legitimacy about the reports. Among the other tidbits floating around: the bride, groom, and wedding party wore bathing suits in order to swim to an offshore sandbar; lucky for the guests there were apparently also boats to ferry them across.
Given Google's high-tech reputation, one might wonder about some other details. Did the couple go searching for wedding planning ideas using The Knot
The search for true love may be a private matter (then again, tell that to Match.com), but maybe Sergey's silence is a bit ironic, seeing how Google's often gotten flak regarding privacy concerns. Not to mention that part of YouTube's addictiveness is the voyeuristic appeal of other people's lives. Pop culture feeds on celebrity gossip, and YouTube feeds on pop culture, and heck, who doesn't enjoy a good wedding? I'm not sure anybody could be blamed for craving to know more -- or see some YouTube footage -- on Brin's big event.
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