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81: new post   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
82: new post   Facebook To Roll Out File Sharing For Groups
Users can upload most file types up to 25MB
May 11, 2012
83: new post   Facebook App Center Launched
All developers should create an app detail page. The page is required for being listed in the App Center, and it will also become the new destination when non-users search for your app on Facebook.
May 10, 2012
84: new post   Facebook IPO: Price Range at $28 to $35, Valuing it at $86 Billion
At the midpoint of the range, the social networking company is on track to raise $10.6 billion, in an debut that could value the company at $86 billion.
May 4, 2012
85: new post   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
86: new post   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
87: new post   Facebook Files Its IPO
Facebook, the vast online social network, took its first step toward becoming a publicly traded company on Wednesday as it filed to sell shares on the stock market.
Feb 2, 2012
88: new post   Facebook Files Clickjacking Lawsuit
Facebook and US state of Washington have filed lawsuits against marketing firm Adscend Media over alleged clickjacking and spam practices, as the social networking giant finally gets tough with scammers operating on the site.
Jan 27, 2012
89: new post   Report: Facebook May File For IPO As Early As Next Week
Morgan Stanley, people familiar said, is the strong frontrunner for the much-coveted "lead left" position on Facebook's IPO documents to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jan 27, 2012
90: new post   Facebook Launches Apps For Timeline
Once you've added an app, you can begin updating your timeline with your activities as they happen.
Jan 19, 2012
91: new post   Facebook Instructed To Stop Indefinitely Holding Users' Advertising Data
The social network has also been told to improve users' control over social adverts, and simplify its explanations of its privacy policies which must also be made more prominent for new users, following a detailed report by the commissioner.
Dec 22, 2011
92: new post   Facebook Makes Timeline Avaliable to All, Worldwide
As you explore your timeline, you may see stories that you want to feature, like your graduation or the day you bought your first car. There might also be stuff that you want to remove or hide from your timeline.
Dec 15, 2011
93: new post   Facebook Acquires Gowalla
Gowalla, as a service, will be winding down at the end of January. We plan to provide an easy way to export your Passport data, your Stamp and Pin data (along with your legacy Item data), and your photos as well. Facebook is not acquiring Gowalla's user data.
Dec 5, 2011
94: new post   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
95: new post   E.U. Directive on Privacy To Hit Facebook and Other Social Media Sites
...following concerns over the privacy implications of the practice, a new EC Directive, to be introduced in January, will ban such targeted advertising unless users specifically allow it.
Nov 28, 2011
96: new post   Socialbots Scrape Facebook For Data
What makes a socialbot different is that it is able to pass itself off as a real Facebook user.[br][br]The software takes over control of a social networking profile and from there performs basic activities such as posting messages and sending requests. [br][br]
Nov 2, 2011
97: new post   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
98: new post   E.U. Could Fine Facebook 100.000 Euro Over Deleted User Data Archive
Schrems was shocked when he eventually received a CD from California containing messages and information he says he had deleted from his profile in the three years since he joined the site.
Oct 21, 2011
99: new post   Facebook Cookies Tracking Your Moves Causing Anger
Facebook's cookies appear to be gathering more information about your web surfing than many would like. After much discussion, Facebook is moving to change the cookie status.
Sept 27, 2011
100: new post   Facebook Launches Timeline
With timeline, now you have a home for all the great stories you've already shared. They don't just vanish as you add new stuff.
Sept 23, 2011
101: new post   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
102: new post   Facebook Launches Smart Friends Lists
You'll see smart lists that create themselves and stay up-to-date based on profile info your friends have in common with you--like your work, school, family and city.
Sept 14, 2011
103: new post   Report: Facebook's First Half Revenue Hits $1.6 Billion
Net income in the first half of 2011 came to almost $500 million, according to a source, who wished to remain anonymous because privately-held Facebook does not disclose its results.
Sept 7, 2011
104: new post   Facebook Launches "Facebook for Business" Guide
Facebook on Tuesday debuted a step-by-step online guide aimed at helping small businesses use the social networking site. The company is billing the new webpage, found at Facebook.com/business, as an "online education center" that gives directions on such things as how to set up a profile page, create targeted ads and deals, and interact with customer feedback online....
July 27, 2011
105: new post   How To Build A Fan Base On Facebook
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to build and engage with fans on Facebook.
July 26, 2011
106: new post   Facebook Launches Group Chat, A New Chat Design and Video Calling
At a conference in Facebook's HQ in Palo Alto Mark Zuckerberg talked about the "something awesome" launch today.[br][br]He talked about Group Chat and a new chat design, along with Video Calling in a hook-up with Skype.[br][br]Group Chat and a simplified chat design is rolling out today, along with video calling.
July 6, 2011
107: new post   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
108: new post   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
109: new post   Fake PREVENTING SPAM - VERIFY ACCOUNT Message Defaces Facebook Walls
The growing prevalence of junk messages on Facebook is been used to bait a new scam doing the rounds on the social network.[br][br]Prospective marks in receipt of the fraudulent messages are invited to "verify" their account in order to "prevent spam". Recipients who respond to the message by clicking on a link end up sharing it on their wall as well as spreading highly obfuscated JavaScript.
May 13, 2011
110: new post   Facebook Admits Hiring PR Firm to Plant Negative Stories About Google Over User Privacy
It has been revealed that Facebook embarked on a smear campaign against rival Google.[br][br]The social network has admitted that it hired a PR firm to plant anti-Google stories related to user privacy. [br][br]
May 12, 2011
111: new post   Report: Facebook Now Serving 31.2 pct Of U.S. Online Ads
Popular social networking site Facebook.com led all online publishers in Q1 2011 with 346 billion display ad impressions, representing 31.2 percent market share. Facebook's market share has increased 15 percentage points from 16.2 percent in Q1 2010. Yahoo! Sites ranked second during the most recent quarter with 112 billion impressions (10.1 percent), followed by Microsoft Sites with 54 billion impressions (4.8 percent) and AOL, Inc. with 33 billion impressions (3.0 percent).
May 4, 2011
112: new post   Facebook Begins Testing Local Deals, Competing with Groupon
Facebook announced this evening it is ready to begin testing its new local deals offering--the social-networking giant's effort to cash in on the feverish interest in social buying. [br][br]First revealed in March, Facebook Deals offers members local deals they can buy and share them with their friends on the network. The test will launch tomorrow in Austin, Atlanta, Dallas, San Diego, and San Francisco, but may be expanded to include other cities, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said in statement today.
Apr 26, 2011
113: new post   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
114: new post   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
115: new post   Facebook Adds Social Authentication and HTTPS Login Capability
A key part of controlling information has always been protecting it from security threats like viruses, malware and hackers.

Starting today we'll provide you with the ability to experience Facebook entirely over HTTPS.

At Facebook we strive to put people at the center of all of our products and to design every experience you have on the site to be social. This is obvious in products like photos, where pictures are organized around the people that appear in them. We also want to bring the benefits of social design to experiences where you wouldn't traditionally expect them, like account security. Social authentication is our latest effort toward this goal.
Jan 26, 2011
116: new post   Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Page Hacked
Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page has been hacked by an unknown person who posted a status update suggesting that the site should let people invest in it rather than going to the banks.

The message left by the hacker read: 'Let the hacking begin: If facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn't Facebook let its users invest in Facebook in a social way?...
Jan 26, 2011
117: new post   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
118: new post   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
119: new post   Facebook Financials Revealed in Leak
Facebook earned $US355 million in net income in the first nine months of 2010 on revenue of $US1.2 billion, according to documents that Goldman Sachs is providing to clients.

Goldman began hand-delivering copies of the 101-page private placement memorandum for the Facebook offering to its wealthy customers a little after lunchtime Thursday in New York, according to a person who received a copy.

The Goldman customer said he received a separate six-page financial statement containing information on the social networking firm.

The document provides some of the most detailed financial information to come to light about Facebook, which Goldman recently valued at $US50 billion in a separate, $US450 million funding.
Jan 7, 2011
120: new post   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
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