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1961: new post   Stunning : Facebook Book Accounts for 25% of all Page Views
"... Facebook.com saw 3% more web visits and almost five times more pageviews than Google.com."
Facebook MarketingNov 20, 2010
1962: new post   Patent Office Agrees To Facebook's "Face" Trademark
While it seems so bizarre that a company should have the right to trademark a word as common as "Face" apparently the USPTO isn't at all disturbed.
Facebook MarketingNov 24, 2010
1963: new post   Facebook To Make Profiles More Prominent
"We're rolling it out gradually and plan to get it to everyone by early next year."
Facebook MarketingDec 6, 2010
1964: new post   Facebook Announces 2011 Hacker Cup
"Registration opens December 20th with the three online rounds occurring throughout January 2011. World finals to follow."
Facebook MarketingDec 10, 2010
1965: new post   Facebook Offline, Briefly, Over Leaked Prototypes
"For a brief period of time, some internal prototypes were made public to a number of people externally."
Facebook MarketingDec 17, 2010
1966: new post   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."
Facebook MarketingDec 30, 2010
1967: new post   The Facebook Juggernaut Keeps on Rolling - Passing Google and Yahoo in Search
"When combined, common search terms -- e.g., facebook and facebook.com -- for Facebook accounted for 3.48% of all searches in the U.S. among the top 50 terms, which represents a 207% increase versus 2009,"
Facebook MarketingDec 30, 2010
1968: 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."
Facebook MarketingJan 3, 2011
1969: 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.
Facebook MarketingJan 7, 2011
1970: 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.
Facebook MarketingJan 18, 2011
1971: 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.
Facebook MarketingJan 18, 2011
1972: 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?...
Facebook MarketingJan 26, 2011
1973: 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.
Facebook MarketingJan 26, 2011
1974: 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.
Facebook MarketingJan 31, 2011
1975: 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.
Facebook MarketingMar 1, 2011
1976: 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.
Facebook MarketingApr 26, 2011
1977: 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).
Facebook MarketingMay 4, 2011
1978: 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]
Facebook MarketingMay 12, 2011
1979: 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.
Facebook MarketingMay 13, 2011
1980: 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.
Facebook MarketingJune 13, 2011
1981: 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.
Facebook MarketingJuly 1, 2011
1982: 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.
Facebook MarketingJuly 6, 2011
1983: new post   How To Build A Fan Base On Facebook
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to build and engage with fans on Facebook.
Facebook MarketingJuly 26, 2011
1984: 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....
Facebook MarketingJuly 27, 2011
1985: 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.
Facebook MarketingSept 7, 2011
1986: 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.
Facebook MarketingSept 14, 2011
1987: 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.
Facebook MarketingSept 22, 2011
1988: 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.
Facebook MarketingSept 23, 2011
1989: 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.
Facebook MarketingSept 27, 2011
1990: 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.
Facebook MarketingOct 21, 2011
1991: 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.
Facebook MarketingOct 27, 2011
1992: 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]
Facebook MarketingNov 2, 2011
1993: 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.
Facebook MarketingNov 28, 2011
1994: 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.
Facebook MarketingNov 29, 2011
1995: 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.
Facebook MarketingDec 5, 2011
1996: 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.
Facebook MarketingDec 15, 2011
1997: 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.
Facebook MarketingDec 22, 2011
1998: 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.
Facebook MarketingJan 19, 2012
1999: 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.
Facebook MarketingJan 27, 2012
2000: 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.
Facebook MarketingJan 27, 2012
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