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41: 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..."
June 10, 2009
42: 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."
July 21, 2008
43: 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."
Aug 11, 2009
44: 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."
Apr 20, 2010
45: 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."
May 9, 2008
46: 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."
Mar 4, 2008
47: 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."
Apr 28, 2009
48: 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."
Sept 18, 2007
49: 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."
Nov 30, 2007
50: 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."
Dec 29, 2009
51: new post   Facebook Chat Being Rolled Out
"This week marks the launch of Facebook Chat"
Apr 7, 2008
52: 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."
Oct 24, 2007
53: 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,"
Dec 5, 2008
54: 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."
July 24, 2008
55: 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."
Feb 7, 2009
56: new post   Facebook Disables Scrabulous in US and Canada
"Scrabulous is disabled for U.S. and Canadian users until further notice."
July 29, 2008
57: new post   Facebook Explains About Failed Twitter Takeover
"Facebook remains on the lookout for acquisitions after its failed attempt to buy microblogging site Twitter,"
Mar 2, 2009
58: new post   Facebook Gets Awarded $711 million in Spam Lawsuit
"Facebook said the order should serve as a strong deterrent against spammers."
Oct 30, 2009
59: new post   Facebook Gives Users New Tools to Control Their Information
"Facebook will be rolling out easy-to-use tools to empower people to personalize control over their informationóbased on what the content is, why they are sharing it, when, and the audience they seek to reach."
Dec 9, 2009
60: new post   Facebook Launches 'Facebook Questions' (Beta)
"Facebook Questions is available to a limited number of people right now..."
July 29, 2010
61: new post   Facebook Lite Tested In India
Aug 12, 2009
62: new post   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'."
May 19, 2010
63: new post   Facebook Makes It Easier For Developers With A Developer Roadmap
Oct 29, 2009
64: new post   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,"
Aug 27, 2009
65: new post   Facebook Moves To Take Action Against Deceptive Ads
Nov 6, 2009
66: new post   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."
Feb 13, 2008
67: new post   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.
May 25, 2007
68: new post   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."
May 15, 2009
69: new post   Facebook Reaches 500 Million Users
Facebook said the number was "an important milestone"
July 22, 2010
70: new post   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."
July 21, 2008
71: new post   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..."
Aug 1, 2008
72: new post   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."
May 25, 2010
73: new post   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."
May 27, 2009
74: new post   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,"
Oct 2, 2008
75: new post   Facebook Statuses Gone
"Facebook will let you 'clear' your status. Once you do, you can't get it back."
Mar 19, 2009
76: new post   Facebook Steps Up Privacy and Plans To Add Chat
Mar 19, 2008
77: new post   Facebook Terms Update Creates Heated Debate
"Facebook's recent update to its Terms seems to have generated a great deal of debate surrounding the issue of user content ownership."
Feb 17, 2009
78: new post   Facebook Tests New Search To Selected Users
June 17, 2009
79: new post   Facebook To Implement New Governing Documents
"Facebook Inc. said it would move to implement two new governing documents after preliminary results showed that 74.4% of Facebook users who participated in a vote on the new documents supported them."
Apr 24, 2009
80: new post   Facebook To Remove Regional Networks, And Adds More Privacy Options
Dec 2, 2009
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