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|1961:|| 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?...
|Facebook Marketing||Jan 26, 2011|
|1962:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Jan 26, 2011|
|1963:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Jan 31, 2011|
|1964:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Mar 1, 2011|
|1965:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Apr 26, 2011|
|1966:|| 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).
|Facebook Marketing||May 4, 2011|
|1967:|| 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]
|Facebook Marketing||May 12, 2011|
|1968:|| Fake PREVENTING SPAM - VERIFY ACCOUNT Message Defaces Facebook Walls|
|Facebook Marketing||May 13, 2011|
|1969:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||June 13, 2011|
|1970:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||July 1, 2011|
|1971:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||July 6, 2011|
|1972:|| How To Build A Fan Base On Facebook|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to build and engage with fans on Facebook.
|Facebook Marketing||July 26, 2011|
|1973:|| 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....
|Facebook Marketing||July 27, 2011|
|1974:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 7, 2011|
|1975:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 14, 2011|
|1976:|| Facebook to Launch Ad Credits For Small Business|
The company plans to offer free $50 advertising credits for up to 200,000 small businesses.
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 22, 2011|
|1977:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 23, 2011|
|1978:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 27, 2011|
|1979:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Oct 21, 2011|
|1980:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Oct 27, 2011|
|1981:|| 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]
|Facebook Marketing||Nov 2, 2011|
|1982:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Nov 28, 2011|
|1983:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Nov 29, 2011|
|1984:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Dec 5, 2011|
|1985:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Dec 15, 2011|
|1986:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Dec 22, 2011|
|1987:|| Facebook Launches Apps For Timeline|
Once you've added an app, you can begin updating your timeline with your activities as they happen.
|Facebook Marketing||Jan 19, 2012|
|1988:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Jan 27, 2012|
|1989:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Jan 27, 2012|
|1990:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Feb 2, 2012|
|1991:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Apr 10, 2012|
|1992:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Apr 23, 2012|
|1993:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||May 4, 2012|
|1994:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||May 10, 2012|
|1995:|| Facebook To Roll Out File Sharing For Groups|
Users can upload most file types up to 25MB
|Facebook Marketing||May 11, 2012|
|1996:|| 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."
|Facebook Marketing||May 11, 2012|
|1997:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||May 15, 2012|
|1998:|| Facebook Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering|
|Facebook Marketing||May 18, 2012|
|1999:|| $15 Billion Amended Class Action Suit Against Facebook Over User Tracking|
It accuses Facebook of improperly tracking users even after they logged out of their accounts.
|Facebook Marketing||May 18, 2012|
|2000:|| Facebook IPO: Morgan Stanley Subpoenaed In Facebook Overcharging Case|
Massachusetts' top securities regulator has subpoenaed Morgan Stanley related to allegations that it gave some clients negative information about Facebook before last week's initial public offering.[br][br]In a statement Tuesday, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said his office is investigating whether Morgan Stanley selectively divulged to some clients that its analyst had cut his revenue estimate for Facebook.
|Facebook Marketing||May 23, 2012|