|Forum: Facebook Marketing|
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|41:|| Facebook Offline, Briefly, Over Leaked Prototypes|
"For a brief period of time, some internal prototypes were made public to a number of people externally."
|Dec 17, 2010|
|42:|| Facebook Passes Google For 2010 - Top Site of The Year|
"Facebook has been named most visited site of the year (crowding out last year's winner Google). Comscore also shows Facebook.com passing Google.com in visits in November but all Google sites as still having more."
|Dec 30, 2010|
|43:|| Facebook Pays $10 Million To Charity To Settle Lawsuit Out of Court|
The lawsuit, brought by five Facebook members, alleged the social networking site violated California law by publicizing users' "likes" of certain advertisers on its "Sponsored Stories" feature without paying them or giving them a way to opt out, the documents said.
|June 18, 2012|
|44:|| Facebook Pays $550 Million For AOL Patents From Microsoft|
Facebook is paying Microsoft $550 million in cash for a chunk of the patent portfolio that Microsoft recently acquired from AOL.
|Apr 23, 2012|
|45:|| Facebook Places Deals Launches In Europe|
Facebook made a significant move into the potentially lucrative local business advertising space on Monday with the launch in the UK and other European countries of Places Deals, which gives users discounts and benefits with nearby shops, restaurants and venues through their mobile phones.[br][br][br]Facebook says millions of users are already choosing to check in to venues, and its app is already the most popular in Apple's iTunes Store....[br][br]Through deals with partners announced today, the first 30,000 Facebook users to check in at Starbucks stores in the UK can claim a free coffee, the first 1,000 to check in at Debenhams will receive a free mascara and makeover, and the first four to upgrade their contracts and check in at O2 stores will win a free Xbox or Playstation.
|Jan 31, 2011|
|46:|| Facebook Places Launched - New Geo-location Feature|
Facebook Places borrows heavily from location-based social networks like Foursquare and Gowalla, which allow users to check in at places and broadcast their location to friends.
|Aug 19, 2010|
|47:|| Facebook Places Launches In UK|
"The service also lists nearby businesses and attractions, and Facebook will target the locations it lists to each Places user."
|Sept 17, 2010|
|48:|| Facebook Promises A Bug Fix To Mobile Email Contact Deletion|
"for people on certain devices, a bug meant that the device was pulling the last email address added to the account rather than the primary address, resulting in @facebook.com addresses being pulled".
|July 3, 2012|
|49:|| Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Active Users|
Mark Zuckerberg announces an active user milestone.
|Oct 4, 2012|
|50:|| Facebook Reportedly Gets $500Million Investment Which "Values Firm At $50bn"|
"Facebook has reportedly raised funds from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor in a deal valuing the social networking site at $50bn (LSTG32.3bn).
The New York Times said that Goldman was investing $450m in Facebook, and Digital Sky Technologies another $50m.
The paper, citing unnamed sources, said the terms of the deal implied a value for Facebook of just over $50bn."
|Jan 3, 2011|
|51:|| Facebook Reports A 2Q Loss of $157 Million|
The company's adjusted earnings were $295 million, or 12 cents a share, in line with analysts' estimates.
|July 26, 2012|
|52:|| Facebook Reports Q3 Loss With Income Rising To $1.26 Billion|
Facebook has reported a loss of $59m despite seeing revenues rise 32% during the third quarter.[br][br]The world's most popular online social network revealed that its income rose to $1.26bn, between July and September.
|Oct 24, 2012|
|53:|| Facebook Reveals 8.7 pct, or 83.09 Million Accounts Are Fake|
Facebook estimates 8.7 percent, or 83.09 million accounts.
|Aug 2, 2012|
|54:|| Facebook Rolls Out Social Gifting To U.S. Users|
Tuesday's Gifts roll-out also comes with another gifting option: Wine.
|Dec 11, 2012|
|55:|| Facebook Rolls Out Verified Phone Number Requests For Password Recovery|
The link leads to the the Facebook Security page where users are taught how to spot a scam, pick a unique password, and most interestingly, confirm their mobile phone number for account recovery.
|June 15, 2012|
|56:|| Facebook Service Unavailable - DNS failure|
Ok, so where are you Facebook? All those embedded "Like" buttons are also showing that same error...
|Sept 23, 2010|
|57:|| Facebook Service Unavailable Message Explained|
"The key flaw that caused this outage to be so severe was an unfortunate handling of an error condition. An automated system for verifying configuration values ended up causing much more damage than it fixed."
|Sept 24, 2010|
|58:|| Facebook Settles FTC Charges That it Deceived Consumers About Privacy|
The social networking service Facebook has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public.[br][br]The proposed settlement requires Facebook to take several steps to make sure it lives up to its promises in the future, including giving consumers clear and prominent notice and obtaining consumers' express consent before their information is shared beyond the privacy settings they have established.
|Nov 29, 2011|
|59:|| Facebook Should Reconsider Terms of Service Changes Say Privacy Groups|
"Facebook's proposed changes implicate the user privacy and the terms of a recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission," the letter said.
|Nov 27, 2012|
|60:|| Facebook Still Growing But Losing Users In Countries It Was First Established|
Something strange is going on: Facebook is losing customers.[br][br]Lots of customers. According to Inside Facebook's data service, Facebook lost 6 million users in the U.S. last month, dropping from 155.2 million to 149.4 million. That's the first time U.S. numbers have dropped in more than a year.
|June 13, 2011|
|61:|| Facebook Switches Everyone's Emails to @Facebook.com|
In a surprise move, Facebook switched everyone's e-mails to @facebook.com which, as some have reported, publicly displays the e-mail address, unless you go in and disable it.
|June 26, 2012|
|62:|| Facebook Temporarily Withdraws Developers Access To User Address and Phone Numbers|
Over the weekend, we got some useful feedback that we could make people more clearly aware of when they are granting access to this data.[br][br]We agree, and we are making changes to help ensure you only share this information when you intend to do so. We'll be working to launch these updates as soon as possible, and will be temporarily disabling this feature until those changes are ready.[br][br]We look forward to re-enabling this improved feature in the next few weeks.
|Jan 18, 2011|
|63:|| Facebook Testing Pay To Promote Post|
"We're constantly testing new features across the site," said the spokesperson. "This particular test is simply to gauge people's interest in this method of sharing with their friends."
|May 11, 2012|
|64:|| Facebook Testing Pay-To-Message Users|
This test is designed to address situations where neither social nor algorithmic signals are sufficient. For example, if you want to send a message to someone you heard speak at an event but are not friends with, or if you want to message someone about a job opportunity, you can use this feature to reach their Inbox. For the receiver, this test allows them to hear from people who have an important message to send them.
|Dec 21, 2012|
|65:|| Facebook To Acquire Photo Sharing Network, Instagram, For $1bn|
This is an important milestone for Facebook because it's the first time we've ever acquired a product and company with so many users. We don't plan on doing many more of these, if any at all. But providing the best photo sharing experience is one reason why so many people love Facebook and we knew it would be worth bringing these two companies together.
|Apr 10, 2012|
|66:|| Facebook To Make Profiles More Prominent|
"We're rolling it out gradually and plan to get it to everyone by early next year."
|Dec 6, 2010|
|67:|| Facebook To Propose Change Of Governance Structure, Removing User Voting On Changes|
Today Facebook will send its largest email blast to date, informing all 1 billion users that it's proposing to modify the site's governance structure and remove the ability for users to vote on changes.
|Nov 22, 2012|
|68:|| Facebook To Roll Out File Sharing For Groups|
Users can upload most file types up to 25MB
|May 11, 2012|
|69:|| Facebook To Test 'Sponsored Results' In Typeahead Search Box|
The Sponsored Results will look just like organic results in the typeahead search box atop every page, except for being marked with a tiny word 'Sponsored'.
|July 20, 2012|
|70:|| Facebook Updates Comments Box Plugin|
More Social Relevance[br][br]The upgraded Comments Box uses social signals to surface the highest quality comments for each user. Comments are ordered to show users the most relevant comments from friends, friends of friends, and the most liked or active discussion threads, while comments marked as spam are hidden from view.
|Mar 1, 2011|
|71:|| Facebook Wants Social Games Innovation|
"Today we're announcing a series of changes designed to lay the foundation for further games innovation on Facebook."
|Sept 22, 2010|
|72:|| Facebook and Skype In Integration Partnership Talks|
"...Facebook and Skype are poised to announce a significant and wide-ranging partnership that will include integration of SMS, voice chat and Facebook Connect."
|Sept 29, 2010|
|73:|| Facebook to Launch Ad Credits For Small Business|
The company plans to offer free $50 advertising credits for up to 200,000 small businesses.
|Sept 22, 2011|
|74:|| Facebook's Anticipated Share Price Raised From $28-$35 to $34-$38|
A valuation at this level would make it worth more than the US corporate giants Disney, Ford and Kraft Foods.
|May 15, 2012|
|75:|| Facebook's Security System Handles 25 Billion Read-Write Actions Per Day|
"It's a big challenge," says Jim Larus, a Microsoft researcher in Redmond, Washington, who studies large networks. The only network bigger, Larus suspects, is the web itself. That makes Facebook's defence system one of the largest in existence.
|Oct 27, 2011|
|76:|| Facebook's Zuckerberg Says It Will Launch 'something awesome' Next Week|
He said the project had been developed at the 40-person Seattle office, Facebook's only major engineering center outside of its Palo Alto, California headquarters.
|July 1, 2011|
|77:|| Fake PREVENTING SPAM - VERIFY ACCOUNT Message Defaces Facebook Walls|
|May 13, 2011|
|78:|| Goldman Limits Facebook Investment to Foreign Clients|
Just more than a week after Goldman Sachs offered its most prized clients a chance to invest in Facebook, the firm on Monday withdrew the opportunity from clients in the United States because of worries that the deal could run afoul of securities regulations.
The decision is a considered a serious embarrassment for Goldman, which had marketed the investment to its wealthiest clients, including corporate magnates and directors of the nation's largest companies....
...the Facebook plan is now likely to raise new questions about whether Goldman tried to push regulatory boundaries once again.
|Jan 18, 2011|
|79:|| How I Broke Facebook's 'Like' Button|
I think I just identified a pretty major bug in Facebook's 'Like' button, which allows webmasters to write data on FB's social graph, which cannot be 'deleted' *if* they should they make a mistake when they initially implement the code into their website.
|Aug 30, 2010|
|80:|| How To Build A Fan Base On Facebook|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to build and engage with fans on Facebook.
|July 26, 2011|