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Private Photo Sharing Enabled on Facebook’s Updated App v8.0 for iOS

by Eric Brownon March 20, 2014
Facebook has released an updated version of its app for iOS. The focus of the app was to improve the private sharing capabilities. The version 8 app enables users to select the people who will be able to view their photo albums in their feed. The feature which was rolled out by Facebook a few […]
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Facebook Rumored To Buy Drones Company To Connect Africa To Internet

by Matthew Lucason March 5, 2014
Facebook is in talks to buy a drone company called Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to TechCrunch. The acquisition would reportedly further the efforts of Internet.org, a coalition of mobile technology companies spearheaded by Facebook that is working to bring Internet access to the 5 billion or so people around the world without it. The fact is, Titan […]
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The Photos Facebook Doesn’t Want You To See Are Better Than The Ones It Does

by Eric Brownon February 17, 2014
You might not know this but Facebook had a policy against uploading breastfeeding photos on your profile. The social media company said it allows them now, but in reality, it often doesn’t. However, they are totally cool with gun owners selling guns without background checks to anyone who wants to make a deal. For example, GunsForSale is a Facebook page […]

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Facebook Knows When You Are About to Enter a Relationship or Breakup

by Anna Johnsonon February 15, 2014
Facebook released new findings on Valentine’s Day that hints when people are about to change their relationship status. The social network knows everything about our lives, which means it knows how and when we meet our partners, where we check in on date night, our biggest moments together, and when we break up. So Facebook aggregated all the […]
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Facebook Fans-Vendors

by Chris Murphyon October 31, 2013
Are you wondering what in the world are “fans-vendors?” Well, they are online workshops which are used to literally sell “fans”. These workshop companies get highly paid for building fake profiles and networks of people so as to become “fans” of online properties and products which creates an illusion, obviously a fake one, that these […]

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1 in 2 Americans Use Facebook Every Day: Over 128 Millions

by Nick Adamson August 14, 2013
According to a study made by Facebook, over 40% of Americans use Facebook every day (the web version). That means over 128 million users. And about 24 million in the United Kingdom do the same, the social media company said Tuesday. Regarding the mobile version of the site, 101 million (nearly 33%) users log into this […]
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Giftblooms Offer the Best Gifts Ever On Facebook

by Gizmoration July 31, 2013
Giftblooms splendid news for all Facebook friends; Facebook is introducing a dynamic and innovative feature of exchanging gifts with your loved ones, share gorgeous bouquets of scented blossoms, scrumptious chocolates, cakes and crispy cookies, along with radiant balloons and mesmerizing perfumes for your adoring friends and family. Above all, you can share exotic gift boxes […]

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Patton Oswalt’s Social Media Praised – Post Boston Bombing

by Anna Johnsonon April 16, 2013
After tragedy struck with bombs detonating at the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon, actor/comedian Patton Oswalt utilized social media to put the situation in perspective. Twitter and Facebook feeds were flooded with users, celebrities, athletes, businesses and organizations, and even Twitter parody accounts showing their support for those effected by the Boston bombings. Oswalt […]
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Conflicts on Facebook Affecting Real Life?

by Nick Adamson April 12, 2013
Facebook conflict and other types of online conflict appear to be affecting our real lives, according to a survey conducted by a corporate training company called VitalSmarts. Out of the 2,698 respondents, they found that 78% reported using rude behaviors online. These behaviors included things like addressing disagreements, mistakes others have made, and complaints on […]

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2.7 Million Facebook Users Support Marriage Equality

by Nick Adamson April 2, 2013
Reportedly around 2.7 million Facebook users have changed their profile pictures to pink equal signs with a red background in order to show support for marriage equality. The Human Rights Campaign started this viral trend last Monday. They requested that supporters of the cause change their profile picture to the pink and red image in […]
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IDC Survey Reveals Social Media and Facebook Addiction

by Nick Adamson March 29, 2013
A couple of days ago the IDC (International Data Corporation) released a Facebook addiction sponsored survey that examined the activities of smartphone users in an attempt to demonstrate just how important social media has become in peoples every day lives. The online survey was administered for one week earlier this month amongst 7,446 people that […]
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Social Media Wars: Google+ and Facebook Updates!

by Nick Adamson March 28, 2013
  Google+ and Facebook have both announced updates to their social media sites this week. Google+ is now allowing users to use GIFs (fancy acronym for those cool moving images you see everywhere) as profile pictures and even has a link on the Google+ webpage showing users how to make a GIF. Matt Steiner who […]

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Facebook Voice Calling Offered Free

by Chris Murphyon January 17, 2013
Facebook just started to test a new feature in its Messenger application that lets users call each other for free anywhere they have a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection. For now it only works with Messenger for iOS, but could roll out to Android users, as well as worldwide, if everything goes well. It is […]
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Email Mark Zuckerberg: It Will Cost You $100

by Matthew Lucason January 11, 2013
Do you want to send Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a message? Well now you can, but it will cost you $100, since the company is testing a new revenue stream that allows people to pay to get their messages read by the big boss. Facebook announced it would be testing the pay-to-message model on some […]

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Randi Zuckerberg Having a Facebook Freakout Over Photo Going Viral

by Nick Adamson December 29, 2012
Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, Randi, got stymied by Facebook’s privacy policy this week when a photo she posted for her friends was shared publicly over Twitter. Twitter user @cshweitz shared a photo of the Zuckerberg family checking out Poke, the latest mobile app developed by Facebook, early Wednesday. Digital etiquette: always ask permission before posting a […]
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Facebook Internships Probably Worth More Money Than Your Job

by Eric Brownon December 15, 2012
  According to a new report, interns at the social network earn $25,000 more than the average American. Citing salary information collected by Glassdoor.com’s Employee Choice Awards, Business Insider reports that Facebook pays interns about $5,602 every month. The company’s interns make between $5,600 and $6,300 per month, the equivalent of $65,000 to $75,000 per […]

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COO Sheryl Sandberg Sells 946K Facebook Shares For $26.2M Gain

by Nick Adamson December 9, 2012
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is turning more of her virtual wealth into actual wealth. After the close of market today, Facebook disclosed in an SEC filing that Sandberg sold shares valued at more than $26.2 million. Sandberg picked a very good time to sell as her 906,412 shares went for $27.678, and another 40,176 shares were sold at $27.7403 […]
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How To Stay Safe On Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Eric Brownon October 26, 2012
Over 1 billion people around the world are actively using Facebook, and many of those as well as millions of more people are using the several other popular Social Media platforms like Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram on a daily basis as well. Just like exchanging information by any other means, such as by email […]

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Facebook’s First Commercial As It Reaches 1 Billion Users [Watch]

by Gizmoration October 4, 2012
  The social network launched its first TV ad campaign as it just reached 1 billion users. Congrats, Facebook for that, but your commercial is confusing and weird as everybody is talking right now. “Chairs. Chairs are made so that people can sit down and take a break.” That is how Facebook’s first commercial starts. […]
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Facebook Launched Gifts: Send Chocolate, Flowers & Other Real Gifts To Your Friends

by Gizmoration September 28, 2012
Facebook is introducing Gifts, a new feature that will let you send and receive gifts. There are real products and you can send them to your friends, but the coolest thing is that you do not need to know where they live or work because Facebook will take care of that for you. All you […]
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Facebook and CNN Cover The 2012 Presidential Election As A Team

by Gizmoration August 28, 2012
Social media and broadcast media team up for the 2012 Presidential Election coverage. Facebook has partnered with CNN to create a digital, interactive tool where the political interest can be feed with the buzz surrounding the candidates in the 2012 presidential election. The tool, which can be found at CNN.com/FBInsights, displays a layout of maps, […]

 
 
 
 

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