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|1961:|| Facebook Lite Tested In India||Community Building and User Generated Content||Aug 12, 2009|
|1962:|| Facebook Looks Set To Do A U-Turn On Complex Privacy|
"it was listening to the message from users that it has 'made things too complex'."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||May 19, 2010|
|1963:|| Facebook Makes Changes To Privacy Settings|
"We don't want our users to be surprised."
|Facebook Marketing||Dec 12, 2012|
|1964:|| Facebook Makes It Easier For Developers With A Developer Roadmap||Community Building and User Generated Content||Oct 29, 2009|
|1965:|| Facebook Makes Privacy Changes|
"These changes mean that the privacy of 200 million Facebook users in Canada and around the world will be far better protected,"
|Community Building and User Generated Content||Aug 27, 2009|
|1966:|| 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|
|1967:|| Facebook Moves To Make It More Dominant In Mobiles|
"Facebook also revealed plans for a single sign-on that lets users log in to other phone applications with their Facebook name and password."
|Facebook Marketing||Nov 4, 2010|
|1968:|| Facebook Moves To Take Action Against Deceptive Ads||Community Building and User Generated Content||Nov 6, 2009|
|1969:|| Facebook Moves to Address Account Deletion Requests|
"But on Tuesday, representatives of Facebook stopped short of saying the company would introduce a one-step delete account option."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||Feb 13, 2008|
|1970:|| Facebook Offering Purchase Tracking From Ads|
The conversion tool is specifically designed for so-called direct response marketers, such as online retailers and travel websites that advertise with the goal of drumming up immediate sales rather than for longer-term brand-building.
|Facebook Marketing||Nov 16, 2012|
|1971:|| 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|
|1972:|| 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 Marketing||Dec 17, 2010|
|1973:|| Facebook Opens Up Its Platform|
Outsiders can now develop Internet services on Facebook's infrastructure with full access to all its members. The company will impose no limitations on what kinds of applications others can create, except that they be legal.
|Community Building and User Generated Content||May 25, 2007|
|1974:|| 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 Marketing||Dec 30, 2010|
|1975:|| Facebook Passwords Hacked Through Phishing Attack|
"The hackers got passwords through what is known as a phishing attack, breaking into accounts of some Facebook members, then sending e-mails to friends and urging them to click on links to fake websites."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||May 15, 2009|
|1976:|| 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|
|1977:|| 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|
|1978:|| 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|
|1979:|| Facebook Places Launched - New Geo-location Feature|
Facebook Places borrows heavily from location-based social networks like Foursquare and Gowalla, which allow users to check in at places and broadcast their location to friends.
|Facebook Marketing||Aug 19, 2010|
|1980:|| Facebook Places Launches In UK|
"The service also lists nearby businesses and attractions, and Facebook will target the locations it lists to each Places user."
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 17, 2010|
|1981:|| Facebook Plans User Ad Targeting Program|
Social-networking Web site Facebook Inc. is quietly working on a new advertising system that would let marketers target users with ads based on the massive amounts of information people reveal on the site about themselves. (-subscription required)
|Social Media Optimization||Aug 23, 2007|
|1982:|| 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|
|1983:|| Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Active Users|
Mark Zuckerberg announces an active user milestone.
|Facebook Marketing||Oct 4, 2012|
|1984:|| Facebook Reaches 500 Million Users|
Facebook said the number was "an important milestone"
|Community Building and User Generated Content||July 22, 2010|
|1985:|| Facebook Redesign Rolls Out Slowly|
"Now you see it, now you don't ... screenshots and descriptions of the Facebook facelift slated to go live Monday are flying around but the url that is supposed to take you there keeps defaulting the current Facebook profile page."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||July 21, 2008|
|1986:|| Facebook Replaces Scrabulous With Wordscraper|
"In very early reviews, users who have tried out the new game, called Wordscraper, are so far giving it a thumbs-up..."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||Aug 1, 2008|
|1987:|| 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 Marketing||Jan 3, 2011|
|1988:|| 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|
|1989:|| Facebook Reports Q3 Loss With Income Rising To $1.26 Billion|
Facebook has reported a loss of $59m despite seeing revenues rise 32% during the third quarter.[br][br]The world's most popular online social network revealed that its income rose to $1.26bn, between July and September.
|Facebook Marketing||Oct 24, 2012|
|1990:|| 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|
|1991:|| Facebook Rolls Out New Privacy Settings on May 26|
"Social network giant Facebook will roll out a new set of privacy settings to all its users starting on 26 May."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||May 25, 2010|
|1992:|| Facebook Rolls Out Social Gifting To U.S. Users|
Tuesday's Gifts roll-out also comes with another gifting option: Wine.
|Facebook Marketing||Dec 11, 2012|
|1993:|| 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|
|1994:|| Facebook Sells $200 Million Stake To DST|
"'This investment demonstrates Facebook's ongoing success at creating a global network for people to share and connect,' added Mr Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||May 27, 2009|
|1995:|| Facebook Service Unavailable - DNS failure|
Ok, so where are you Facebook? All those embedded "Like" buttons are also showing that same error...
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 23, 2010|
|1996:|| 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."
|Facebook Marketing||Sept 24, 2010|
|1997:|| Facebook Sets Up International HQ In Ireland|
"We looked at a number of different locations and ultimately decided that Dublin was the best pick for a couple of different reasons,"
|Community Building and User Generated Content||Oct 2, 2008|
|1998:|| 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|
|1999:|| Facebook Should Be In China, Says Baidu|
Baidu called for a Facebook entry into China, where the government currently bans the social network out of censorship
|Asia and Pacific Region||Dec 21, 2010|
|2000:|| 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.
|Facebook Marketing||Nov 27, 2012|