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|1961:|| 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|
|1962:|| 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|
|1963:|| 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|
|1964:|| 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|
|1965:|| 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|
|1966:|| 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|
|1967:|| 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|
|1968:|| 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|
|1969:|| 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|
|1970:|| 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|
|1971:|| 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|
|1972:|| 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|
|1973:|| 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|
|1974:|| 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|
|1975:|| 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|
|1976:|| 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|
|1977:|| 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|
|1978:|| 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|
|1979:|| Facebook To Roll Out File Sharing For Groups|
Users can upload most file types up to 25MB
|Facebook Marketing||May 11, 2012|
|1980:|| 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|
|1981:|| 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|
|1982:|| Facebook Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering|
|Facebook Marketing||May 18, 2012|
|1983:|| $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|
|1984:|| 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|
|1985:|| Report: Facebook Exploring Official Under-13 Access|
Mechanisms being tested include connecting children's accounts to their parents' and controls that would allow parents to decide whom their kids can "friend" and what applications they can use,...
|Facebook Marketing||June 4, 2012|
|1986:|| Texas Judge Halts Depositions Over Problems With Facebook IPO|
A federal judge in Texas has ended a lawyer's fishing expedition in search of evidence to sue over the Facebook initial public offering before it even had a chance to become a lawsuit.
|Facebook Marketing||June 14, 2012|
|1987:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||June 15, 2012|
|1988:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||June 18, 2012|
|1989:|| Possible Facebook Ad Network Seen In Wild|
"Those ads appear in the sidebar, which is where we've previously seen Zynga serve ads via Google AdSense. The site still runs Google ad services.." Facebook Responds: "Facebook provided the following statement, "We have had a close relationship with Zynga for a number of years and we think we can deliver value to Zynga and to the people playing their games by showing the same ads that they see on Facebook. We will not be showing ads on other sites at this time." Facebook did not clarify whether competing game-related ads would appear next to Zynga.com games.]"
|Facebook Marketing||June 22, 2012|
|1990:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||June 26, 2012|
|1991:|| 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".
|Facebook Marketing||July 3, 2012|
|1992:|| BBC: The Value Of Facebook 'likes' Doubted|
A spokesman for the social network said: "We don't see evidence of a 'wave of likes' coming from fake users or 'obsessive clickers'." [br][br]
|Facebook Marketing||July 13, 2012|
|1993:|| 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'.
|Facebook Marketing||July 20, 2012|
|1994:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||July 26, 2012|
|1995:|| Facebook Reveals 8.7 pct, or 83.09 Million Accounts Are Fake|
Facebook estimates 8.7 percent, or 83.09 million accounts.
|Facebook Marketing||Aug 2, 2012|
|1996:|| Australia: Companies On Facebook Must Remove Misleading User Comments or Face Court Action|
"Large companies that fail to remove false and misleading comments from their brands' Facebook pages within 24 hours face potential court action, the competition watchdog has said."
|Facebook Marketing||Aug 13, 2012|
|1997:|| Facebook Adds Sponsored Search Advertising Option|
"Facebook on Wednesday officially launched a new type of ad that shows up when you use the social network's search bar. The new ads, called "Sponsored Results," to a degree follow in the footsteps of one of Facebook's biggest rivals: Google."
|Facebook Marketing||Aug 23, 2012|
|1998:|| Zuckerberg On Facebook Search Engine: "At some point we'll do it"|
"We have a team working on it."
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 12, 2012|
|1999:|| Facebook Offers Will No Longer Be Free For Merchants|
The service has been free, but in coming weeks Facebook will require merchants to pay at least $5 on related ads to promote each Facebook Offer to a targeted audience of fans and friends of fans.
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 20, 2012|
|2000:|| Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Active Users|
Mark Zuckerberg announces an active user milestone.
|Facebook Marketing||Oct 4, 2012|