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1961: new post   FaceBook Goes Open Source
"Facebook Open Platform (fbOpen) is a snapshot of the infrastructure that runs Facebook Platform."
Social Media OptimizationJune 2, 2008
1962: new post   FaceBook Passes Google As Driver of Search Traffic
"Facebook has passed search-engine giant Google to become the top source for traffic to major portals like Yahoo and MSN, and is among the leaders for other types of sites."
Google SEO News and DiscussionFeb 15, 2010
1963: new post   Facebook & Google 'Friend Connect' Venture Hit By Competing Interests
"...a dispute erupted between Google and Facebook, its largest partner in the new service, that reflected the fact that for Web companies there is nothing casual about the business of Internet socializing: There's too much money, maybe billions, at stake."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 3, 2008
1964: new post   Facebook 'Want' Button Being Tested
"People will be able to engage with these collections and share things they are interested in with their friends. People can click through and buy these items off of Facebook,"
Facebook MarketingOct 9, 2012
1965: new post   Facebook - Too Creepy, Childish for Business?
WIRED article title "Facebook: Too Creepy, Childish for the Workplace" suggests that people who do too much social networking aren't serious about business.
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 18, 2008
1966: new post   Facebook 4Q Revenue Reaches $1,585 Billion, With Ad Revenue Up 41pct, Ending Full Year at $5.089 Billion
"In 2012, we connected over a billion people and became a mobile company," said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. "We enter 2013 with good momentum and will continue to invest to achieve our mission and become a stronger, more valuable company."
Facebook MarketingJan 31, 2013
1967: new post   Facebook About to Allow URL Usernames
"...you'll be able to choose a username on a first-come, first-serve basis for your profile..."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJune 10, 2009
1968: new post   Facebook Accuses German Social Networking Site of Copying
"Facebook's complaint, filed in a California federal court, accuses Studivz of copying the look, feel, features and services of Facebook."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 21, 2008
1969: new post   Facebook Acquires Friendfeed
"As part of the agreement, all FriendFeed employees will join Facebook and FriendFeed's four founders will hold senior roles on Facebook's engineering and product teams."
Community Building and User Generated ContentAug 11, 2009
1970: 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
1971: new post   Facebook Ad-Targeting Patent Application
"The patent application suggests that advertisers may be able to select how heavily they want inferential targeting to be weighted."
Facebook MarketingOct 29, 2010
1972: 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
1973: new post   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 MarketingAug 23, 2012
1974: new post   Facebook Adds Wiki-Style Community Pages (Beta)
"Community Pages are still in beta, but our long-term goal is to make them the best collection of shared knowledge on a topic."
Community Building and User Generated ContentApr 20, 2010
1975: 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
1976: new post   Facebook Agrees to Create Tools to Protect Young Users
"The social network Facebook has reached an agreement with 49 state attorneys general to institute a broad set of principles intended to protect young users from online predators and inappropriate material."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMay 9, 2008
1977: 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
1978: new post   Facebook Announces Graph Search
We are not indexing the web. We are indexing our map of the graph, which is really big and constantly changing.
Facebook MarketingJan 15, 2013
1979: new post   Facebook Announces Hire of Google's Sheryl Sandberg as COO
"Facebook Inc. has raided Google Inc. to hire a new chief operating officer, providing the popular online social network with more seasoned management and advertising savvy as it strives to make more money without alienating its audience."
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 4, 2008
1980: new post   Facebook Announces Open Stream API
"To enable developers to access the stream, we've built the Facebook Open Stream API to include the emerging Activity Streams standard."
Community Building and User Generated ContentApr 28, 2009
1981: new post   Facebook Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
Facebook MarketingMay 18, 2012
1982: new post   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 MarketingMay 10, 2012
1983: new post   Facebook Backers Announce $10 Million Fund For Start-ups
"Online social networking phenomenon Facebook Inc said on Monday its backers have created an unusual $10 million fund to dole out grants to start-ups with ideas for innovative Facebook applications."
Community Building and User Generated ContentSept 18, 2007
1984: new post   Facebook Beacon Notifications Changed Due To Privacy Fears
"Confronted with mounting privacy protests, Facebook.com has scaled back a Web monitoring feature that notifies one's friends when the Facebook user visits affiliated Web sites, the company said on Thursday."
Community Building and User Generated ContentNov 30, 2007
1985: new post   Facebook Became the Most Popular Site On Christmas
"People say that Facebook vs. Google will be the web's biggest battle of coming years - but it looks like Facebook has already won the battle for Christmas."
Community Building and User Generated ContentDec 29, 2009
1986: 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
1987: new post   Facebook Being Used To Trace And Serve Legal Documents
"Usually this is done by way of personal service or the mailing of the judgement to the defendant's home. However, service can be difficult where the defendant is not easily located."
FooDec 16, 2008
1988: new post   Facebook Chat Being Rolled Out
"This week marks the launch of Facebook Chat"
Community Building and User Generated ContentApr 7, 2008
1989: new post   Facebook Close To Ad Deal With Microsoft or Google
"Facebook Inc. is close to choosing between Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. to sell ads for the social networking service outside the U.S., according to people familiar with the matter."
Community Building and User Generated ContentOct 24, 2007
1990: new post   Facebook Coalition To Google, Don't Be Evil, Focus On The User
When engaged, this "Don't be evil" bookmarklet did indeed do one simple thing: It turned back the hands of time, and made Google work the way it did before the integration of Google+ earlier this month.
Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business IssuesJan 24, 2012
1991: new post   Facebook Connect Goes Live
"Facebook Connect allows users to harness their Facebook credentials and data on participating external websites, then bring those experiences back to the Facebook community,"
Community Building and User Generated ContentDec 5, 2008
1992: new post   Facebook Connect
"We are going to see the big social networks start to decentralize into a series of social applications across the Web," Mr. Zuckerberg said. "I think we are at the beginning of a movement and the beginning of an industry."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 24, 2008
1993: 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
1994: new post   Facebook Critical Bugs Resulted in Months Of Page Reach Report Errors
Bug fixes are now rolling out and accurate data will flow into Page Insights starting Monday.
Facebook MarketingFeb 22, 2013
1995: new post   Facebook Developers Get API For Status, Notes, Links, and Video
"Your application will have access to any status, notes, or links from the active user or their friends that are currently visible to the active user."
Community Building and User Generated ContentFeb 7, 2009
1996: new post   Facebook Disables Scrabulous in US and Canada
"Scrabulous is disabled for U.S. and Canadian users until further notice."
Community Building and User Generated ContentJuly 29, 2008
1997: new post   Facebook Disconnects Google Friends Connect
"Facebook cites violation of its terms of service as grounds for blocking Google's Friend Connect from accessing social network's members' data."
Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business IssuesMay 17, 2008
1998: new post   Facebook Expands Ads With Partner Categories
Now, advertisers can target to 500 specific segments, including "Dairy and Egg Buyers" and customers looking for a full-size sedan rather than just any car.
Facebook MarketingApr 10, 2013
1999: new post   Facebook Explains About Failed Twitter Takeover
"Facebook remains on the lookout for acquisitions after its failed attempt to buy microblogging site Twitter,"
Community Building and User Generated ContentMar 2, 2009
2000: new post   Facebook Faces Lawsuit Over "Like" Button
A lawsuit has been filed in a federal court in Virginia by Rembrandt Social Media.
Facebook MarketingFeb 11, 2013
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