Teen Arrested for Home-Made "Hot or Not" List on Facebook
A high school kid was arrested earlier this week for making a list ranking
50 female students at his school "by their sexual characteristics and
alleged sexual behaviors" and posting it on Facebook. The former student at
Oak Park-River Forest High ...
Facebook denies privacy breach allegations by Symantec
By Jaikumar Vijayan Computerworld - Facebook today denied that it may have
accidentally exposed personal user data to advertisers and other third
parties for several years, as claimed this week by two security researchers
at Symantec Corp. ...
Facebook Opens Photo Feature to Product Placement
By Nicholas Jackson Facebook's latest change is subtle (no, your News Feed
isn't getting another overhaul), but could have a significant impact on how
we use the social networking service -- and how the company monetizes its
hundreds of millions of ...
BranchOut Nabs $18 Million For Facebook Business Networking
By TOMIO GERON BranchOut has raised $18 million in Series B funding for its
business social networking within Facebook, trying to turn the place for
friends into a place for jobs. Redpoint Ventures led the round and existing
investors Accel Partners, ...
Google vs. Facebook – Who Should You Spend Your Advertising Dollars With?
International Business Times
By Talor Zamir | May 11, 2011 5:25 PM EDT You've probably heard the buzz
recently about how Facebook has overtaken Google and now gets more total
page views. However, from a business owner perspective, the question still
lingers as to which is the best ...
FarmVille: Facebook game gets Lady Gaga makeover
By Daily Mail Reporter FarmVille is a hit with 46 million Facebook users
around the world. But fans might be surprised to learn of the launch of a
new Lady Gaga-themed version. The interactive online game, which requires
people to harvest fruits, ...
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International Business Times
Everywhere you look you see advertisers, television shows, and
personalities are urging you to "like" them on Facebook or "follow"
them on Twitter. Even more importantly… strategizing, launching, and
maintaining a relevant and dynamic social media ...
Microsoft's Skype Scoop: What's in It for Facebook?
By Richard Adhikari Microsoft's move to purchase Skype on Tuesday follows
rumors that both Google and Facebook were also interested in buying the
VoIP provider. If that was true, it appears that Google's lost its chance.
For Facebook, though, it could ...
Abomination! Facebook, Twitter Fail To Drive Traffic
Here's a story Facebook won't "like". A recent study by outbrain.com
suggests that social media doesn't drive website traffic as well as
traditional mediums. The study, which looked at traffic patterns from 100
million sessions across more than 100 ...
Saudi Women Use Facebook To Urge Defiance Of Driving Ban
The Car Connection (blog)
The campaign, called "I will drive starting June 17" on Facebook (it is
also being promoted on Twitter), is not a coordinated effort, said one
organizer, who spoke to Bloomberg News using only her first name. Women in
Saudi Arabia aren't allowed to be ...
Motivating Employees Through Facebook
By JIM NICHOLS Acceptance of social media, especially Facebook, runs
similar to the political spectrum. There are extremists on both sides:
those who live on Facebook and those who want nothing to do with it. I,
along with the rest of the American ...
Twitter Users Are Way Bolder Than Facebook Users [INFOGRAPHIC]
Have you ever noticed that the phrase "Follow me on Twitter" seems a
lot more common than "Friend me on Facebook"? Alterian and Sevans
Strategy decided to look into this phenomenon. The two tracked 3.3 million
such "asks" in March by running keyword ...
Common Weighs in on Facebook
ABC News (blog)
"Politics is politics and everyone is entitled to their own opinion, I
respect that," hip hop performer Common wrote on his Facebook page today,
in light of the controversy about his appearance at White House poetry
night. "The one thing that shouldn't ...
Trolls deface Emily Longley tribute page
A tribute page to Kiwi teen Emily Longley with nearly 16000 members has
been removed from Facebook after it was defaced with lewd photos and nasty
comments. Emily, 17, a former Westlake Girls' student and aspiring model,
was found dead at her ...