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|1:|| $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.
|May 18, 2012|
|2:|| 25,000 Users Join Facebook Privacy Challenge, Similar to a "class action lawsuit"|
"Right now I have the feeling that we love to point the finger at the US in Europe, and say they are not respecting our privacy. But the reality is that we don't really do anything about it - we complain, then go home and drink beer."
|Aug 6, 2014|
|3:|| 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."
|Aug 13, 2012|
|4:|| Austrian Court Throws Out Class Action Lawsuit Against Facebook|
Although this case was rejected by the court, Max Schrems says he'll be appeal the decision.
|July 1, 2015|
|5:|| 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]
|July 13, 2012|
|6:|| 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.
|Oct 21, 2011|
|7:|| 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.
|Nov 28, 2011|
|8:|| Expanding Facebook Graph Search (Beta)|
In the next few weeks, Graph Search will roll out more broadly to everyone who uses Facebook in U.S. English.
|July 8, 2013|
|9:|| 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,"
|Oct 9, 2012|
|10:|| 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."
|Jan 31, 2013|
|11:|| 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.
|Dec 5, 2011|
|12:|| Facebook Acquires Mobile Analytics Company, Onavo|
Facebook has acquired Onavo, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based start-up focused on intelligence around mobile application data.
|Oct 16, 2013|
|13:|| 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."
|Oct 29, 2010|
|14:|| Facebook Adds New Tools For Publishers|
Facebook is out to win the hearts and minds of publishers and to encourage their greater use and participation with some new tools.
|Dec 11, 2014|
|15:|| 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.
|Jan 26, 2011|
|16:|| 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."
|Aug 23, 2012|
|17:|| 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]
|May 12, 2011|
|18:|| Facebook Advertisers To Get Ad Relevance Scores|
Facebook introduces a relevance scoring system for advertisers rolling out this week.
|Feb 12, 2015|
|19:|| Facebook Announces 2011 Hacker Cup|
"Registration opens December 20th with the three online rounds occurring throughout January 2011. World finals to follow."
|Dec 10, 2010|
|20:|| Facebook Announces FbStart, A Developer Program Worth Up to $30,000|
...FbStart, a program that provides developers with free tools and services worth up to $30,000 from Facebook and 11 other companies to help startups take off.
|Apr 30, 2014|
|21:|| 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.
|Jan 15, 2013|
|22:|| Facebook Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering|
|May 18, 2012|
|23:|| 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.
|May 10, 2012|
|24:|| 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.
|Apr 26, 2011|
|25:|| Facebook Can Now Send You PGP Encrypted Notifications|
Facebook will now allow for PGP-encrypted emails, the site announced today.
|June 1, 2015|
|26:|| 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.
|Sept 27, 2011|
|27:|| 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.
|Feb 22, 2013|
|28:|| Facebook Drops Microsoft Bing Web Search Results|
Facebook has stopped including results from Bing on its social networking site.
|Dec 14, 2014|
|29:|| 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.
|Apr 10, 2013|
|30:|| Facebook Faces Lawsuit Over "Like" Button|
A lawsuit has been filed in a federal court in Virginia by Rembrandt Social Media.
|Feb 11, 2013|
|31:|| 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.
|Jan 27, 2012|
|32:|| 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.
|Feb 2, 2012|
|33:|| Facebook Files Lawsuits Over Spam|
"According to our complaints, the defendants, among other things, represented that in order to qualify for certain fake or deceptive offers, people had to spam their friends, sign up for automatic mobile phone subscription services, or provide other information."
|Oct 21, 2010|
|34:|| 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.
|Jan 7, 2011|
|35:|| Facebook Gets Into The Jobs Space With Social Jobs App|
Today, the Social Jobs Partnership (SJP) is launching our Facebook app, a new tool that will make it easier for people on Facebook to find and share employment opportunities.
|Nov 15, 2012|
|36:|| Facebook Gives More Control Over Groups, Downloads, and New Dashboard|
"The biggest problem in social networking is helping you easily interact with your friends and share information in lots of different contexts."
|Oct 7, 2010|
|37:|| 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.
|May 23, 2012|
|38:|| 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.
|May 4, 2012|
|39:|| Facebook In Talks Over Hosting News Sites' Content|
Facebook want to host news sites' content, according to people familiar with the matter.
|Mar 24, 2015|
|40:|| 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.
|Dec 22, 2011|