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|81:|| 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|
|82:|| Facebook Says It Found No Evidence Of User Data Hacked|
"We will continue to work with law enforcement and the other organizations and entities affected by this attack. It is in everyone's interests for our industry to work together to prevent attacks such as these in the future."
|Feb 16, 2013|
|83:|| 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|
|84:|| 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|
|85:|| 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|
|86:|| 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|
|87:|| 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|
|88:|| Facebook Sued For Alleged Private Message Monitoring and Data Mining|
"It alleges that Facebook systematically intercepts messages to mine user data and profits by sharing it with data aggregators, advertisers and marketers."
|Jan 3, 2014|
|89:|| 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|
|90:|| 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|
|91:|| Facebook Test New Way For Developers To Monetize Mobile Apps|
"We faced some unique challenges when we first integrated ads into the Facebook mobile experience, and we believe we're now well positioned to help other mobile apps."
|Jan 22, 2014|
|92:|| Facebook Testing Auto-Play Video Ads |
Rather than having to click or tap on the content, videos will begin to play as they appear on screen, without sound, similar to how they behave when shared by friends now.
|Dec 17, 2013|
|93:|| 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|
|94:|| 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|
|95:|| Facebook Tests "Buy" Button In News Feed Ads|
"The current test is limited to a few small and medium-sized businesses in the US."
|July 18, 2014|
|96:|| 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|
|97:|| Facebook To Clamp Down On Click Bait In News Feed|
Facebook says it's going to clamp down on spammy, click bait-style headlines and stories.
|Aug 26, 2014|
|98:|| Facebook To Force Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat|
Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app.
|July 29, 2014|
|99:|| 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|
|100:|| 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|
|101:|| Facebook To Roll Out File Sharing For Groups|
Users can upload most file types up to 25MB
|May 11, 2012|
|102:|| Facebook To Significantly Reduce Promotional Content in The News Feed From January 2015|
It looks as if Facebook is raising a flag an and ending the promotional ride even further.
|Nov 18, 2014|
|103:|| 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|
|104:|| Facebook Tweaks Newsfeed Algo To Show More Timely Stories from Friends and Pages|
Facebook has updated its Newsfeed algo to bring more stories to the top.
|Sept 19, 2014|
|105:|| 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|
|106:|| Facebook Updates User Policies, and Introduces Privacy Basics|
Facebook has released a "Privacy Basics" document.
|Nov 13, 2014|
|107:|| 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|
|108:|| Facebook Wants To Be a Journalist's Newswire And Partners With Storyful|
"Today, we're excited to announce FB Newswire, a resource that will make it easier for journalists and newsrooms to find, share and embed newsworthy content from Facebook in the media they produce."
|Apr 24, 2014|
|109:|| 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|
|110:|| Facebook just devalued "Facebook Pages"|
Social media marketing firms are going to have to figure out new core competencies or they are going to go out of business.
|Dec 16, 2013|
|111:|| Facebook to Acquire VR Company, Oculus VR For $2 Billion|
Facebook has announced it will buy Oculus VR, a Californian company which specialises in virtual reality products, for around $2bn.
|Mar 26, 2014|
|112:|| Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp|
Facebook purchased this cross-platform, proprietary, mobile messaging company for $16 billion.
|Feb 20, 2014|
|113:|| 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|
|114:|| 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|
|115:|| Facebook's Atlas Ad Platform Relaunches|
"Targeting and measurement capabilities are built-in, and cross-device marketing is easy with new ways of evaluating media performance centered on people for reporting and measurement."
|Sept 29, 2014|
|116:|| Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg 'Confused and Frustrated' by Government Surveillance|
"I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating for all of our future."
|Mar 14, 2014|
|117:|| Facebook's New Like and Share Buttons Rolling Out|
"...will be rolling these buttons out to everyone in the coming weeks."
|Nov 7, 2013|
|118:|| 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|
|119:|| 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|
|120:|| Fake PREVENTING SPAM - VERIFY ACCOUNT Message Defaces Facebook Walls|
|May 13, 2011|