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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Facebook's New (New) Privacy Controls

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Facebook's New (New) Privacy Controls
New York Times (blog)
By PAUL BOUTIN Over the weekend, Facebook began rolling out a new interface
that gives members much more direct control over who can see what they
post, as well as when they're tagged by others. Some of the options were
already available, ...
<http://gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/facebooks-new-new-privacy-controls/>

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5 Reasons Daily Deals Are Tanking--and 3 Reasons They're Not Dead Yet
Forbes
With this blog, I hope to suss out what's coming next from major players
such as Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and Facebook, fast-rising challengers
such as Twitter and Groupon, ad agency leaders like WPP and Publicis, and
an alphabet soup of ad technology ...
<http://www.forbes.com/sites/roberthof/2011/08/30/why-daily-deals-are-tanking-and-why-theyre-not-dead-yet/>

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Wanna hack? Facebook will pay
CNN International
By Laurie Segall @CNNMoneyTech August 30, 2011: 3:01 PM ET NEW YORK
(CNNMoney) -- Facebook wants you to try to hack into its site -- and if you
succeed, it will pay you for the details. Facebook said this week that that
it has paid out more than $40000 ...
<http://edition.cnn.com/money/2011/08/30/technology/facebook_bug_bounty/?cnn=yes>

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Paul Ceglia suffers another setback in Facebook case
Washington Post
By Hayley Tsukayama, Paul Ceglia, the man who claims that he has a huge
ownership stake in Facebook based on a 2003 contract with network
co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has suffered another setback in his
case against the company. ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/paul-ceglia-suffers-another-setback-in-facebook-case/2011/08/30/gIQA7hIypJ_story.html>

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American Airlines Gets A Lashing On Facebook, Twitter After Losing Cat In JFK
CBS New York
American Airlines is feeling the pressure on their Facebook page. "All
this extra security and you can't be bothered to check your cameras to see
EXACTLY what happened to Jack?!? Good to know. What else is going on behind
the scenes that you don't know ...
<http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/08/30/american-airlines-gets-a-lashing-on-facebook-twitter-after-losing-cat-in-jfk/>

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HTML5 Mobile App Framework PhoneGap Adds Facebook Connect ...

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HTML5 Mobile App Framework PhoneGap Adds Facebook Connect ...
By Sarah Perez
"We got working on a Facebook plugin because we're user experience
advocates," Dave Johnson, CTO at Nitobi Inc. says. "The OAuth
authentication workflow for a mobile app isn't ideal so we created the
PhoneGap Facebook Connect plugin ...
<http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/30/html5-mobile-app-framework-phonegap-adds-facebook-connect-plugin/>
TechCrunch
<http://techcrunch.com/>

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Daily Challenge Presses You To Do Something Good For Yourself ...
By Alan Henry
Daily Challenge connects with your Facebook account, and once you're logged
in the service will send you a note at 7am every morning with the challenge
of the day in it. At any point during the day, you can complete the
challenge, and when ...
<http://lifehacker.com/5835713/daily-challenge-presses-you-to-do-something-good-for-yourself-every-day>
Lifehacker
<http://lifehacker.com/>

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Twix Plays Facebook Games With Feedbreaker
By David Cohen
What do you get when you mix a candy bar and a classic video game? Twix
tapped Breakout with its biscuit finger (coated in caramel and milk
chocolate, naturally) to create Feedbreaker.
<http://www.allfacebook.com/twix-plays-facebook-games-with-feedbreaker-2011-08>
All Facebook
<http://www.allfacebook.com/>

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Facebook Wants Your Comment on Its Privacy Policy Changes
By Dan Rowinski
Facebook changed its privacy policy and sharing options last week to make
it easier for users to customize how they share their information. It is a
process that has been in the works for most of 201, after Facebook proposed
a simpler format ...
<http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/facebook_wants_your_comment_on_its_privacy_policy.php>
ReadWriteWeb
<http://www.readwriteweb.com/>

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7 Tips for Dealing With Upset Facebook Fans | Social Media Examiner
By Jim Belosic
Facebook community management: Learn how to respond to upset fans and how
deal with customer complaints on your Facebook Page wall and maintain
credibility.
<http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/7-tips-for-dealing-with-upset-facebook-fans/>
Social Media Examiner
<http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/>

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How to Deal With Annoying People on Google+ & Facebook

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How to Deal With Annoying People on Google+ & Facebook
Business Insider
Both Google+ and Facebook are competing for your time and space, and your
commitment to one social network. To make their spaces more attractive to
you, they've both made it easier for you to deal with people you don't like
or don't care for. ...
<http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-deal-with-annoying-people-on-google-and-facebook-2011-8>

2
Facebook and Yelp retreat from daily deals
CNN
By Julianne Pepitone @CNNMoneyTech August 30, 2011: 2:14 PM ET Facebook
scrapped its group buying program after only four months, while Yelp cut
its Deals staff in half. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Groupon's success in the
daily deals space spawned hundreds ...
<http://money.cnn.com/2011/08/30/technology/daily_deals_facebook_yelp/>

3
Facebook pays for security holes
BBC News
Facebook has spent $40000 (£25000) in the first 21 days of a program that
rewards the discovery of security bugs. The bug bounty program aims to
encourage security researchers to help harden Facebook against attack. One
security researcher has been ...
<http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/technology-14715442>

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Facebook Fuels Colorado State University Megaparty: 2000 Show, 10 Arrested
Huffington Post
DENVER — An apartment complex near Colorado State University that used
Facebook to advertise "the biggest pool party of the year'" got more than
it bargained for – at least 2000 people, most of them college students,
showed up. ...
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/30/facebook-fuels-colorado-state-university-megaparty_n_942461.html>

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Paul Ceglia Must Give Facebook Access To His Emails In Ownership Lawsuit
Huffington Post
BUFFALO, NY — A man suing for part ownership of Facebook must give
lawyers for the social networking company access to every email he's
exchanged since 2003, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. Judge Richard Arcara
denied Paul Ceglia's request to delay ...
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/30/paul-ceglia-emails-facebook-lawsuit_n_942482.html>

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Facebook Mistake: Texas Juror Tried to 'Friend' Defendant
ABC News (blog)
Here's a sad little memo to Jonathan Hudson of Arlington, Texas: If you're
on jury duty, and you're assigned to a case, don't try to "friend" the
defendant on Facebook. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the 22-year-old
Hudson was one of the jurors ...
<http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2011/08/facebook-mistake-texas-juror-tried-to-friend-defendant/>

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Syrian hackers take over Columbia University Facebook page
Washington Post (blog)
(AP) As Syrian security forces continued to crack down on protesters
Tuesday despite the Eid al-Fitr holiday, killing seven, supporters of the
regime launched their own attack on Columbia University's Facebook page.
Dozens of posts filled the Ivy ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/syrian-hackers-take-over-columbia-university-facebook-page/2011/08/30/gIQATyI9pJ_blog.html>

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Florida Teacher in Hot Water For Facebook Comments
SouthFloridaGayNews.com
Former "teacher of the year" Jerry Buell of Mount Dora High School in Lake
County, Florida was suspended for three days of the new school year,
pending an investigation of some anti-gay marriage Facebook comments he
posted. Since then though he's been ...
<http://www.southfloridagaynews.com/sfgn-columnists/guest-columnists/4372-florida-teacher-in-hot-water-for-facebook-comments.html>

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Google+ searchers are younger, richer than Facebook searchers

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Google+ searchers are younger, richer than Facebook searchers
ZDNet (blog)
By Emil Protalinski | August 30, 2011, 8:29am PDT Summary: Searcher
demographics for Google+ and Facebook vary quite a bit, but should anyone
really be surprised? There is a noticeable difference between searcher
demographics looking for Google+ ...
<http://www.zdnet.com/blog/facebook/google-searchers-are-younger-richer-than-facebook-searchers/3122>

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NY man suing for Facebook ownership stake must give co. access to his emails ...
Washington Post
By AP, BUFFALO, NY — The New York man suing for part ownership of
Facebook must give lawyers for the social networking company access to all
his emails dating to 2003. A federal judge on Tuesday denied Paul Ceglia's
(SEG'-lee-ya) request to delay ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/ny-man-suing-for-facebook-ownership-stake-must-give-co-access-to-his-emails-dating-to-2003/2011/08/30/gIQAw9VjpJ_story.html>

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Report: Yelp also killing daily deals
Washington Post
By Hayley Tsukayama, On the heels of Facebook's announcement that it's
leaving the daily deals market, crowd-sourced review site Yelp is also
backing away from the space. Vince Sollitto, Yelp vice president of
corporate communications, told Bloomberg ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/report-yelp-also-killing-daily-deals/2011/08/30/gIQA1S6ipJ_story.html>

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Get Ready to Circle the Date for the Facebook IPO
DailyFinance
The finding helps to explain the astounding growth of Facebook and Zynga.
Six years ago, only 5% of Americans said they used a social network of some
kind. Today, more of us are using the likes of Facebook to find jobs, make
friends, ...
<http://www.dailyfinance.com/2011/08/30/get-ready-to-circle-the-date-for-the-facebook-ipo/>

5
The (Social) Medium Is Not The Message
Search Engine Land
As part of that, I referenced the fact that Facebook and Twitter had been
written about in relation to events such as the death of Amy Winehouse, the
massacre in Norway and the Egyptian revolution. But since writing that,
social media has again been ...
<http://searchengineland.com/the-social-medium-is-not-the-message-90749>

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Foodily Launches Recipe Network on Facebook®
MarketWatch (press release)
30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- With two-thirds of visitors to Foodily
( www.foodily.com ) already sharing their favorite recipes via Facebook,
the popular recipe network has taken its mission to make recipe search more
social a step further with ...
<http://www.marketwatch.com/story/foodily-launches-recipe-network-on-facebook-2011-08-30>

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Facebook Hands Out $40000 in Bug Bounties

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Facebook Hands Out $40000 in Bug Bounties
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Facebook on Monday said its bug bounty program has
already paid out more than $40000 to those who have identified
vulnerabilities on the social-networking site. It also offered
clarification about how the program works. ...
<http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2392041,00.asp>

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Facebook boast tips cops to speeding motorcyclist
Los Angeles Times
A word to the wise: The cops are on Facebook. According to the Yakima
County Sheriff's Department, a young man was spotted Friday evening driving
his off-road motorcycle in a residential area just outside of town. When
officers in a patrol car tried to ...
<http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/nationnow/2011/08/motorcycle-facebook-sheriffs-yakima.html>

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Sebastian Bach "Devastated" After Hurricane Irene Destroys New Jersey Home
E! Online
Rocker Sebastian Bach wrote on Facebook Sunday that he was "numb, in shock
and devastated to report" that his Red Bank, NJ, home was condemned in the
wake of Hurricane Irene after a nearby reservoir overflowed and sent a
bridge careening into his ...
<http://www.eonline.com/news/sebastian_bach_devastated_after/260730>

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Judge rejects Ceglia's request for delay
Buffalo News
By Phil Fairbanks The Wellsville man who claims to have helped create the
social networking giant Facebook has lost another round in court and now
faces a crucial new deadline. A federal judge has rejected Paul Ceglia's
request for a delay in providing ...
<http://www.buffalonews.com/city/police-courts/courts/article538097.ece>

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Facebook Deals Joins Places On The Curb
Mediapost.com
by Mark Walsh, 3 minutes ago The other shoe dropped Friday when Facebook
pulled the plug on its Deals offering just days after killing the
mobile-only version of Places. As the demise of Places was welcome news to
Foursquare, Gowalla and others so the ...
<http://www.mediapost.com/publications/?fa=Articles.showArticle&art_aid=157578>

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Biz Break: Zynga may delay IPO as Cisco looks to buy smaller firms
San Jose Mercury News
Based on papers filed Friday, July1, 2011, Zynga, the online game maker
behind "FarmVille" and other popular Facebook pastimes, is going public.
(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) Today: A report says that hot IPO candidate Zynga
may delay its public debut. ...
<http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_18781816?source=rss>

7
Facebook Reworks Memorable Status Updates, Again
AllFacebook
Eventually Facebook is going to get some kind of status update
retrospective figured out, but the latest test version still isn't it.
"On This Day In" appears to have usurped Memorable Status Update and
Memorable Stories over the past month or so. ...
<http://www.allfacebook.com/facebook-reworks-memorable-status-updates-again-2011-08>

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Four Tips For Small Businesses Using Facebook As Their Main ...

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Four Tips For Small Businesses Using Facebook As Their Main ...
By Guest Blogger
Facebook is like an online version of Main Street - you want your space to
be attractive to customers. Learn how to organize your small business
Facebook page for maximum profits and popularity.
<http://www.smbceo.com/2011/08/29/tips-facebook-as-website/>
SMALL BUSINESS CEO
<http://www.smbceo.com/>

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34% of Referrals to Facebook Pages Come from Google, Yahoo ...
More than a third of external referrals to Facebook pages come from search
engines, and SEO plays a strong role in generating this additional traffic
for...
<http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2104996/34-of-Referrals-to-Facebook-Pages-Come-from-Google-Yahoo-Bing-Study>
Search Engine Watch - Latest
<http://searchenginewatch.com/>

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Facebook wants to mimic consoles, host wide ranging selection of ...
By Matt Brian
Ryan believes Facebook's range of games is purely down to the fact that its
gaming platform is only three and a half years old, noting that the social
network doesn't "yet have that type of breadth" compared to the
offerings on Xbox, PlayStation ...
<http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2011/08/29/facebook-wants-to-mimic-consoles-host-wider-ranging-selection-of-games/>
The Next Web
<http://thenextweb.com/facebook/>

4
Who Is 'The Facebook Racist'?
By Lauri Apple
While many of us spent our weekends complaining about Hurricane Irene and
all media coverage of said under-performing storm, other things in the
world happened! For example: South African police launched an investigation
into a photo ...
<http://gawker.com/5835180/who-is-the-facebook-racist>
Gawker:
<http://www.gawker.com/tag/projectrunway>

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Are There Any Good Facebook Games? | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
By Jim Rossignol
I had a fun weekend blowing the minds of distant relatives by showing them
that the PC can actually run games better than the Xbox. They were pretty.
<http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/08/29/are-there-any-good-facebook-games/>
Rock, Paper, Shotgun: Camouflage...
<http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/>

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Monday, August 29, 2011

Missouri teachers win fight to be Facebook friends with students

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Missouri teachers win fight to be Facebook friends with students
ZDNet (blog)
By Emil Protalinski | August 28, 2011, 12:09pm PDT Summary: A Missouri
teachers group has been granted a 180-day injunction in its fight against
the state's new law that prohibits teachers from being Facebook friends
with students. ...
<http://www.zdnet.com/blog/facebook/missouri-teachers-win-fight-to-be-facebook-friends-with-students/3087>

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Job-hunting? Facebook, LinkedIn and You --Six Social Media Tips
Forbes
Two-thirds of adult internet users now say they use a social networking
site like MySpace, Facebook or LinkedIn, more than double the percentage
that reported social networking site usage in 2008, according to a new
survey released Friday by the Pew ...
<http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryhannon/2011/08/28/job-hunting-facebook-linkedin-and-you-six-social-media-tips/>

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Facebook Deals dumped
Register
By Richard Chirgwin • Get more from this author After its four-month
test, Facebook has decided that whatever form its entry into the "local
deals" market takes, it won't look like Facebook Deals, which will be
shuttered in the coming weeks. ...
<http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/28/facebook_dumps_deals/>

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Facebook racist lashed
Times LIVE
Hawks spokesman Colonel McIntosh Polela said yesterday that Western Cape
police contacted him yesterday morning after reading a Sunday Times report
which stated that the photograph featured on the profile of a Facebook user
who called himself "Eugene ...
<http://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2011/08/29/facebook-racist-lashed>

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Can you tell a real Facebook e-mail from a phishing attempt?
ZDNet (blog)
By Ed Bott | August 28, 2011, 2:59pm PDT Summary: If an attacker can create
a realistic-looking imitation of a notification e-mail from a social
networking site like Facebook, you can click your way into big trouble.
I've grabbed four Facebook ...
<http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/can-you-tell-a-real-facebook-e-mail-from-a-phishing-attempt/3824>

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Perils of Facebook, part 94
ZDNet (blog)
By Phil Wainewright | August 28, 2011, 11:04am PDT Summary: If you're
happily married and a Facebook user, then don't click on the ad inviting
you to 'make contact with friends'. My friend did and look what happened to
him … I'm still not signed up to ...
<http://www.zdnet.com/blog/saas/perils-of-facebook-part-94/1397>

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Egyptian activists organize an e-protest on Facebook and Twitter

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Egyptian activists organize an e-protest on Facebook and Twitter
By Nancy Messieh
On Facebook, an event was created inviting users to participate by
commenting on official governmental Facebook pages. The event itself
received over 7000 positive responses, while participants left an avalanche
of thousands of comments ...
<http://thenextweb.com/me/2011/08/28/egyptian-activists-organize-an-e-protest-on-facebook-and-twitter/>
The Next Web
<http://thenextweb.com/me/>

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Fluid personal communication in the era of Facebook, Skype and ...
By Yoav Shoham
Skype's acquisition of GroupMe and Facebook's Beluga-based Messenger are
part of something much bigger than group text messaging: The landscape of
personal online communication is changing. In the next generation of social
media ...
<http://gigaom.com/2011/08/27/fluid-personal-communication-in-the-era-of-facebook-skype-and-google/>
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis...
<http://gigaom.com/>

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Facebook Deals Shuttered; Check-In Deals To Continue
By The Huffington Post News Team
By the Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is ending its Deals
program, which offered the site's 750 million users discounts similar to
those offered by daily deals site Groupon.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/27/facebook-deals-shuttered_n_938923.html>
Video on Huffington Post
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/video/>

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Facebook and social networks making it harder to be an undercover ...
By Jennifer Bergen
Aug. 27, 2011 - We've all seen countless numbers of spy movies where the
main character uses a fake identity to get close to their target. This sort
of work doesn't.
<http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-pick/facebook-and-social-networks-making-it-increasingly-harder-to-be-an-undercover-cop-20110827/>
Geek.com
<http://www.geek.com/>

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Facebook Profiles Can Jeopardize Your Disability Benefits
What you post on MySpace and FaceBook community sites in your profile and
updates can cause you to lose disability benefit payments.
<http://www.disabled-world.com/communication/community/facebook-profile.php>
Disabled World News
<http://www.disabled-world.com/>

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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Facebook shutting down Facebook Deals service after 4 months ...

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Facebook shutting down Facebook Deals service after 4 months ...
By Matthew Panzarino
Facebook is shutting down its Deals service reports Reuters. Facebook's
Groupon-like deal service launched late April in 5 major cities and offered
the ability to cash in on deals local to you and your network. "After
testing Deals for four months ...
<http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2011/08/26/facebook-shutting-down-deals-service-after-4-months/>
The Next Web
<http://thenextweb.com/facebook/>

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Facebook Kills Daily Deals, But Keeps Check-In Deals | TechCrunch
By MG Siegler
After quietly announcing they were killing off their nascent Deals product
this afternoon, Facebook caused some confusion. You see, with the decision
to kill off Facebook Places earlier in the week, everyone wondered what it
meant for the ...
<http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/26/facebook-daily-deals-check-in-deals/>
TechCrunch
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Facebook Kills Deals After Just Four Months - Liz Gannes - Social ...
By Liz Gannes
Tech is going through a late-summer cleanup: Apple's killing rentals,
Google's dissolving Slide, and now Facebook will discontinue its deals
product.
<http://allthingsd.com/20110826/facebook-kills-deals-after-just-four-months/>
AllThingsD
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Coding Futures Extends WordPress To Facebook
By David Cohen
Coding Futures joins the fray of developers extending WordPress onto
Facebook.
<http://www.allfacebook.com/coding-futures-extends-wordpress-to-facebook-2011-08>
All Facebook
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Facebook Kills Its Groupon-Killer*
By Matt Rosoff
*Update: Facebook says that it's not killing Check-In Deals, which are
separate from Deals. But when Deals originally launched, it required
check-ins. At some point in the last few months, Facebook changed the names
around -- Deals became ...
<http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-kills-deals-three-days-after-saying-it-wasnt-killing-deals-2011-8>
Business Insider
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Facebook Photos Gets Polish: White Background, Bigger Images That Load Faster

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Facebook Photos Gets Polish: White Background, Bigger Images That Load Faster
Inside Facebook
By Eric Eldon A brief post today by Facebook product manager Justin Shaffer
describes a new version of Facebook's photo viewer coming out now. In place
of the black lightbox background window that it previously had you'll see a
much thinner white ...
<http://www.insidefacebook.com/2011/08/26/facebook-photos-gets-polish-white-background-bigger-images-that-load-faster/>

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After Facebook Kills Places, Deals is Next to Go
PC Magazine
By Mark Hachman Facebook confirmed late Friday that it is killing Deals,
the daily offers program that the company launched in April. Instead,
Facebook will maintain its "check-in deals," which it launched last year.
"After testing Deals for four ...
<http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2391974,00.asp>

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Judge blocks Facebook ban for Missouri teachers
Kansas City Star
A new law regulating how Missouri teachers communicate with their students
on Facebook and other social media websites suffered a double-barreled
setback Friday. A Cole County circuit judge issued an injunction blocking
the law from taking effect on ...
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Facebook boosts photo size, makes them load faster

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Facebook boosts photo size, makes them load faster
San Francisco Chronicle
Facebook is increasing the size of photos that people post to its website
and making them load twice as fast as before. Photos will now be 33 percent
wider, with a variable height. The last time the company increased its
photo size was in March 2010. ...
<http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/08/26/national/a134925D32.DTL>

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US teens on Facebook more likely to use drugs
CBC.ca
Beginning of Story Content American teens who spend time on Facebook and
other social media sites are at increased risk of smoking, drinking and
drug use, a survey suggests. The National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University ...
<http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2011/08/26/facebook-teens-drugs-alcohol-social-media.html>

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Judge Dislikes Missouri Ban On Teacher-Student Facebook Friendships
Forbes
I have few illusions about privacy -- feel free to follow me on Twitter:
kashhill, Circle me, or friend me on Facebook... though I might put you on
limited profile. Earlier this summer, Missouri passed a law banning
"exclusive contact" between teachers ...
<http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2011/08/26/judge-dislikes-missouri-ban-on-teacher-student-facebook-friendships/>

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Another Kick in the Face for MySpace: Facebook Moves Into the Music Biz
Reuters
By Lucas Shaw at TheWrap When Facebook nudged MySpace out as the
social-media leader, it left the latter site with one strong suit: music.
Indeed, as recently as this week, Al Dejewski, MySpace's senior vice
president of global marketing, ...
<http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/26/idUS60087621220110826>

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Half of American adults use Facebook, other social networks: Pew
Washington Post (blog)
By Cecilia Kang (THIERRY ROGE - REUTERS) Social media sites continue to
surge in popularity, and now half of all American adults using Facebook,
MySpace and LinkedIn, according to a new survey released Friday by the Pew
Research Center. ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-tech/post/half-of-american-adults-use-facebook-other-social-networks-pew/2011/08/26/gIQA0PGGgJ_blog.html>

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Friday, August 26, 2011

What is the Proper Way to Tag Photos on Facebook?

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What is the Proper Way to Tag Photos on Facebook?
By Jason Chen
Have you ever been tagged in a photo in which one of your eyes is closed,
your hair is mussed and your makeup looks like it was applied by the Joker?
Or worse, been tagged in photo taken during a drunken night out that's now
shared with ...
<http://lifehacker.com/5834416/whats-the-right-way-to-tag-photos-on-facebook>
Lifehacker
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Stephen Balkam: Be Afraid of Facebook, Be Very Afraid
By Stephen Balkam
What are we to make of the rather official sounding "National Survey of
American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVI"? That Facebook causes kids to
drink? A board that is housed at Columbia University makes these and more
outrageous ...
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephen-balkam/be-afraid-of-facebook-be-_b_937396.html>
The Blog
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/theblog/>

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Rick Perry's Campaign: Facebook Is Not A Gimmick
By Jennifer Moire
We spoke with the lead Facebook strategist for Texas Governor Rick Perry's
presidential campaign.
<http://www.allfacebook.com/rick-perrys-campaign-facebook-is-not-a-gimmick-2011-08>
All Facebook
<http://www.allfacebook.com/>

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Facebook and Ticketmaster Create Interactive Event Map Experience
By Frank Reed
Facebook has teamed up with ticket industry monopolist wannabe Ticketmaster
to help event attendees learn where their friends or other ...
<http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/2011/08/facebook-and-ticketmaster-create-interactive-event-map-experience.html>
Marketing Pilgrim - Internet...
<http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/>

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Facebook is facing the music — is Google calling the tune? | MediaFile
By John C Abell
Google has finally caught a wave, and Facebook is hearing footsteps.
Coincidence? You be the judge.
<http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2011/08/26/facebook-google-calling-tune/>
MediaFile
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Facebook and One Trillion Pageviews

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Facebook and One Trillion Pageviews
By Frank Reed
No matter how you slice it one trillion is a big number. It's one of those
milestone numbers (unless you ...
<http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/2011/08/facebook-and-one-trillion-pageviews.html>
Marketing Pilgrim - Internet...
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Facebook sets sights on Instagram users with photo filter ...
By Billy Steele
What now Instagram? You wouldn't sell to Facebook and now ol' Zucks is
moving on without you. That's right, friends... the social network genius
hi.
<http://www.engadget.com/2011/08/25/facebook-sets-sights-on-instagram-users-with-photo-filter-integ/>
Engadget
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Blue For Facebook Sure Looks Like Color's Next Hue | TechCrunch
By MG Siegler
And there's a bit more hinting at this being Color's next project —
namely that many of the developers listed on the Blue app Facebook page
work at Color (and a number work at Apple as well, where Nguyen worked
prior to Color Labs). ...
<http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/24/blue-for-facebook-color/>
TechCrunch
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Exclusive: How Facebook is open-sourcing its data centers and ...
By Jolie O'Dell
It's one thing to open-source the code for your app -- that's a simple
matter of mashing a button on Github. But how do you really open-source
hardware?
<http://venturebeat.com/2011/08/25/facebook-open-source-hardware/>
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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Facebook's updated privacy controls take it beyond Google+'s Circles

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Facebook's updated privacy controls take it beyond Google+'s Circles
By Aayush Arya
Facebook unveiled a bevy of privacy and location-related changes today that
may give it an edge over Google+.
<http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2011/08/24/facebook%E2%80%99s-updated-privacy-controls-take-it-beyond-google%E2%80%99s-circles/>
The Next Web
<http://thenextweb.com/google/>

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Facebook fighting Twitter, Google with acquisitions
By Todd Haselton
Facebook is expecting to acquire a total of 20 new companies in 2011 in an
effort to better compete with Twitter and Google, Bloomberg reported on
Tuesda.
<http://www.bgr.com/2011/08/23/facebook-fighting-twitter-google-with-acquisitions/>
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech
<http://www.bgr.com/>

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Foursquare wins major victory with death of Facebook Places ...
By Sean Ludwig
While Facebook was rolling out some changes to its privacy policies today,
the company also quietly announced it was killing off the Foursquare-like
Places function inside of its mobile app. The Facebook Places feature was
unveiled a ...
<http://venturebeat.com/2011/08/23/foursquare-wins-against-facebook-places/>
VentureBeat
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Facebook Just Killed Places
By Sam Biddle
Facebook Just Killed Places Remember Places, the Facebook Foursquare clone
feature you probably didn't use? I say probably, because Facebook just axed
it entirely, BI reports, admitting inevitable defeat in the check-in war.
...
<http://gizmodo.com/5833712/facebook-just-killed-places>
Gizmodo
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Facebook Rolls Out Major, Sweeping Privacy Changes
By Matt Rosoff
Facebook says it's not because of Google+, but it sure looks reactionary.
<http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-gives-you-more-control-over-who-youre-sharing-with-just-like-google-2011-8>
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

One Year Later, Facebook Killing Off Places ...

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One Year Later, Facebook Killing Off Places …To Put Location ...
By MG Siegler
It was almost exactly one year ago that Facebook launched Places, their
location-based offering. Reading the press at the time, you would have
thought it was going to be the Foursquare-killer, the Gowalla-strangler,
the Loopt-beheader, ...
<http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/23/facebook-location-tagging/>
TechCrunch
<http://techcrunch.com/>

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Facebook Aims to Simplify Privacy Settings - NYTimes.com
By By SOMINI SENGUPTA
Facebook is making changes to its privacy settings that are designed to
more clearly show who knows what about you. It will also let users approve
tagged photos of themselves.
<http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/23/facebook-aims-to-simplify-privacy-settings/>
Bits
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Virginia Earthquake Shakes Up Facebook And Its Users
By David Cohen
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked the U.S. Atlantic coast at 1:51 p.m.
Eastern Standard Time today and caused a seismic stir on Facebook, as well,
with several posts per second mentioning the quake right after it happened.
<http://www.allfacebook.com/virginia-earthquake-shakes-up-facebook-2011-08>
All Facebook
<http://www.allfacebook.com/>

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Facebook Overhauls Privacy, Brings Controls In-Line With Content
By Josh Constine
Facebook has just announced that starting Thursday, a major overhaul of the
site's privacy controls will begin rollout to all users. The goal is to
help users share exactly what they want with exactly who they want by
improving privacy ...
<http://www.insidefacebook.com/2011/08/23/in-line-privacy/>
Inside Facebook
<http://www.insidefacebook.com/>

5
Miramax offers video rental via Facebook with iPad support | TUAW ...
By Kelly Hodgkins
Miramax is kicking off a movie rental service that'll let you rent movies
on Facebook. The Miramax eXperience app is a Facebook app that lets you.
<http://www.tuaw.com/2011/08/23/miramax-offers-video-rental-via-facebook-with-ipad-support/>
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Are Google and Facebook splintering the social web?

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Are Google and Facebook splintering the social web?
GigaOm
23, 2011, 3:04pm PT No Comments Facebook is in the process of rolling out a
sweeping series of changes to the way users can control their profiles and
content-sharing on the massive social network. Among other things, the
changes allow users to ...
<http://gigaom.com/2011/08/23/are-google-and-facebook-splintering-the-social-web/>

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ACLU suing Newark over transparency in Facebook founder's $100M donation to ...
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Chris Christie and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in this file photo. The
state ACLU has announced it is suing Newark for transparency over Facebook
fouder Mark Zuckerberg's $100M donation to the city schools. NEWARK — A
battle over transparency ...
<http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/08/aclu_files_suit_against_newark.html>

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The Sims Social Already Has 1.5 Million Facebook Friends
AllFacebook
About 1.5 million active users are already creating mischief and mayhem
with the Facebook debut of Electronic Arts' award-winning, life simulating
game "The Sims Social" on Facebook. EA has a deep history in Facebook
gaming, and "The Sims Social" joins ...
<http://www.allfacebook.com/the-sims-social-already-has-1-5-million-facebook-friends-2011-08>

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Missouri Teachers Sue to Protect Their Facebook Rights
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The law, she said, does not completely bar teachers from communicating with
students via Facebook, texts, emails or otherwise; it only restricts
private, exclusive communications. If a teacher sends a text to a student,
the teacher must copy a parent ...
<http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2011/08/23/missouri-teachers-sue-to-protect-their-facebook-rights/>

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Facebook Pressing Ahead With Move To New Headquarters
Wall Street Journal
By John Letzing Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Facebook
Inc. is pressing ahead with a move to bigger quarters in Menlo Park,
Calif., part of an aggressive expansion ahead of an anticipated initial
public offering next year. ...
<http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20110823-713218.html>

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Facebook Imitates Google+?
Technorati
Facebook and Google+ are like 2 caged animals eying each other to see what
kind of moves they each will make. When Google+ exploded on the scene mere
weeks ago there were countless comparisons to Facebook and each little
feature was compared between ...
<http://technorati.com/technology/article/facebook-imitates-google/>

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Facebook, Miramax team up and Hurricane Irene: Trending now
CBS News
(CBS/What's Trending) - Add Miramax films to the list of movie titles
available on Facebook. The two companies have reached an agreement to allow
Facebook users to watch their their movies for a 30 day window for just $3.
(Warner Bros. and Universal ...
<http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504943_162-20096219-10391715.html>

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Facebook was third for online video in July 2011
ZDNet (blog)
By Emil Protalinski | August 23, 2011, 11:06am PDT Summary: Facebook took
third place in US online video rankings last month, behind Google sites and
Vevo. 180 million US Internet users watched online video content in July
2011 for an average of 18.5 ...
<http://www.zdnet.com/blog/facebook/facebook-was-third-for-online-video-in-july-2011/2937>

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Feds Launch App Contest For Facebook 'Lifelines' In Health Emergencies
NPR (blog)
The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that was felt from Durham, NC, to Toronto was
documented instantly through social media like Facebook and Twitter. And
that's just the sort of reaction Stacy Elmer expected. She's a special
assistant to the Assistant ...
<http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/08/23/139889325/feds-launch-app-contest-for-facebook-lifelines-in-health-emergencies?ps=sh_sthdl>

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Facebook Makes Massive Privacy & Tagging Changes [PICS]

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Facebook Makes Massive Privacy & Tagging Changes [PICS]
Mashable
Facebook is launching one of the largest privacy overhauls in its history.
The initiative will make it clearer with whom you're sharing photos, status
updates and locations. "We want to make it easier to share with who you
want, no matter what it is," ...
<http://mashable.com/2011/08/23/facebook-privacy-changes/>

2
Facebook, Twitter up despite Google+
USA Today
By Scott Martin, USA TODAY Facebook appears to be making more friends
despite the rise of Google's much-hyped social site. ComScore on Tuesday
reported the social giant saw 162 million unique visitors in July, a 11%
jump from the same period year ago ...
<http://content.usatoday.com/communities/technologylive/post/2011/08/facebook-twitter-users-up-despite-google/1>

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Facebook looks to gobble 7 more companies this year
Register
Facebook's corporate development director Vaughan Smith, who clearly wants
to stay in his job by notching up buyouts, told Bloomberg that he was
looking at a variety of design and mobile options for the Mark
Zuckerberg-run, privately held firm. ...
<http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/23/facebook_acquisition_plans/>

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Missouri Facebook Law: why can't teachers and students be friends?
Christian Science Monitor
Impetus for the 'Facebook Law' is still fresh in many people's memory.
Missouri teacher Amy Jackson was arrested after a relationship with a
student came to light in July, an affair reportedly orchestrated on
Facebook. And in May, a substitute teacher ...
<http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2011/0823/Missouri-Facebook-Law-why-can-t-teachers-and-students-be-friends>

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Facebook pressing ahead with move to new HQ
MarketWatch
By John Letzing SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Facebook Inc. is pressing
ahead with a move to bigger quarters in Menlo Park, Calif., part of an
aggressive expansion ahead of an anticipated initial public offering next
year. About 500 employees have ...
<http://www.marketwatch.com/story/facebook-pressing-ahead-with-move-to-new-hq-2011-08-23>

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Glenn Beck's Israel rally prompts Facebook protest
The Guardian
The born-again Christian has been in Israel for more than a week preparing
for his "Restoring Courage" rally, which has prompted a "Glenn Beck Stay
Home" Facebook page and the promise of protests outside the venue.
According to the organisers, ...
<http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/23/glenn-beck-israel-rally-facebook>

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Watch Miramax movies on Facebook
CBS News
(CBS) Miramax, the movie studio that brought us films like "Pulp Fiction"
and "Good Will Hunting," has penned a deal with Facebook to offer movie
rentals and purchases on the social network. In the post Miramax chief
executive officer Mike Lang wrote, ...
<http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501465_162-20095993-501465.html>

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Facebook Launches Ad Targeting by Topic
Inside Facebook
By Josh Constine Facebook recently added the ability to target
advertisements by Topic, as detailed in its new Interests Targeting guide
(.PDF). Rather than targeting users that Like a specific Page, advertisers
can simultaneously target all users who ...
<http://www.insidefacebook.com/2011/08/23/topic-ad-targeting/>

9
New Facebook game allows Sims to run on Dunkin' joe
Boston Globe
By Chris Reidy, Globe Staff Dunkin' Donuts and Electronic Arts Inc., or EA,
said they are teaming up on a six-month initiative that will feature
Dunkin' Donuts products in a version of EA's Sims Social Facebook game. In
the Sims Social game, ...
<http://www.boston.com/Boston/businessupdates/2011/08/new-facebook-game-allows-sims-run-dunkin-joe/tRUlEtTqpQXQW63M20RK3O/>

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Teacher Jerry Buell won't apologize for anti-gay Facebook post
WTSP 10 News
MOUNT DORA, Florida (WKMG) -- A Lake County high school teacher said he
will not apologize after posting anti-gay messages on his Facebook page.
Jerry Buell told our sister station WKMG Local 6 his comments are protected
by the First Amendment, ...
<http://www.wtsp.com/news/article/207102/11/Teacher-Jerry-Buell-wont-apologize-for-anti-gay-Facebook-post>

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Miramax Launches Facebook App For Streaming Movies | TechCrunch

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Miramax Launches Facebook App For Streaming Movies | TechCrunch
By Jordan Crook
Following the lead of Warner Bros, Paramount, and Universal, Miramax has
jumped on the Facebook app bandwagon offering movie rentals in exchange for
Facebook credits. Along with watching movie clips and playing games, users
will get ...
<http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/22/miramax-launches-facebook-app-for-streaming-movies/>
TechCrunch
<http://techcrunch.com/>

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Miramax inks App, VOD deal with Facebook to rent, buy movies ...
By Jeff Jensen
Miramax announced today that it has inked a deal with Facebook that allows
users of the social media site to buy or rent digital versions of the
studio's films.
<http://insidemovies.ew.com/2011/08/22/miramax-creates-facebook-app-so-you-can-rent-buy-movies-will-you-like-this/>
Inside Movies
<http://insidemovies.ew.com/>

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Facebook Turns Schools Into Hellscapes of Abuse and Hysteria
By Ryan Tate
A survey by British principals found teachers fear Facebook more than they
fear official schools inspectors, with 20 percent having received online
abuse or threats. It's just the latest evidence that people turn into
Facebook maniacs ...
<http://gawker.com/5833288/facebook-turns-schools-into-hellscapes-of-abuse-and-hysteria>
Gawker:
<http://www.gawker.com/>

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Facebook: Acquisitions, a focus on design & mobile will repel Google
By Matt Brian
Facebook will double its number of acquisitions from last year, focus on
design, website reliability and roll out new mobile apps and services to
ensure it remains the world's most popular social network, Bloomberg
reports. ...
<http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2011/08/23/facebook-acquisitions-and-a-focus-on-design-and-mobile-will-repel-rivals/>
The Next Web
<http://thenextweb.com/facebook/>

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Now showing on Facebook: Pulp Fiction and other Miramax movies ...
By Alexei Oreskovic
On Monday Miramax announced a special Facebook app that will allow users to
rent, and eventually buy, movies and view them within Facebook. The studio
is releasing 20 movies, including Pulp Fiction, Trainspotting and Spy Kids,
<http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2011/08/23/now-showing-on-facebook-pulp-fiction-and-other-miramax-movies/>
MediaFile
<http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/>

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Facebook Climbs To No. 3 Video Site In U.S. | TechCrunch

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Facebook Climbs To No. 3 Video Site In U.S. | TechCrunch
By Erick Schonfeld
Facebook is already the largest photo site in the U.S., and now it is
climbing up the charts for online video. Facebook now ranks as the third
largest video site on the Web in terms of unique viewers according to
comScore, ...
<http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/22/facebook-3-video-site/>
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Miramax Makes Film Deal With Facebook – Deadline.com
By THE DEADLINE TEAM
Miramax announced today on its blog that it is partnering with Facebook to
launch Miramax Experience, an app that will allow users worldwide to watch
movie clips and feature-length films from the studio. It is the most
ambitious move ...
<http://www.deadline.com/2011/08/miramax-makes-film-deal-with-facebook/>
Deadline.com
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Facebook makes a run at YouTube video dominance | VentureBeat
By Cody Barbierri
What do you do when you're already the number one website for sharing
photos? Go after videos. In a report released today by online measurement
firm comScore, Facebook ranked as the third largest website for viewing
videos online in the ...
<http://venturebeat.com/2011/08/22/facebook-3-web-video/>
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Miramax, Facebook Team for Streaming App | The Wrap Media
By Lucas Shaw
Having already made a pact with Hulu earlier this summer, Miramax will push
Facebook's biggest streaming initiative to date.
<http://www.thewrap.com/column-post/miramax-facebook-ink-streaming-deal-30301>
TheWrap.com - Entertainment Industry...
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Missouri Teachers Sue Over Absurd Facebook Law
By Mario Aguilar
Missouri teachers really want to hang out with their students online. In
fact, they've just filed a lawsuit for the right to do so in response to a
newly-inked state law that seeks to prohibit student-teacher
interfriendship.
<http://gizmodo.com/5833122/missouri-teachers-sue-over-absurd-facebook-law>
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'Teacher of the Year' suspended for Facebook comment

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'Teacher of the Year' suspended for Facebook comment
OneNewsNow
A Florida teacher has been suspended and removed from the classroom in
Mount Dora, Florida, for comments made on his Facebook page against
homosexual "marriage." Liberty Counsel will be representing the teacher in
court. The comments by Mount Dora High ...
<http://www.onenewsnow.com/Education/Default.aspx?id=1413842>

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Morning Tech Wrap: Skype, HP, Facebook
Forbes
I've covered European business and technology news for Forbes since 2006,
and as London bureau chief since 2008. I'm using this blog to explore some
of the disruptive technology and ideas coming out of this region. Before
all this I tracked the highs ...
<http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2011/08/22/morning-tech-wrap-skype-hp-facebook/>

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Google+ has to Fight its Short-comings to Pounce on Competitors
International Business Times
By Manami Mallick | August 22, 2011 6:02 AM EDT Though Google's social
networking site Google+ has reached a count that Facebook and Twitter took
two years to attain, Google+ could not slow down the activities in the
other social networking platforms. ...
<http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/201597/20110822/google-fight-short-comings-pounce-competitors-google-facebook-twitter-platforms-challenge-friends-ad.htm>

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Bullies going online with Facebook posts
Delaware County Daily Times
By ERIC S. SMITH Facebook has become a breeding ground for nasty comments
and embarrassing stories for kids to post about each other, according to
five female Great Valley High School students. Students comment on
pictures, calling a person names, ...
<http://delcotimes.com/articles/2011/08/22/news/doc4e51c1642c63c873347034.txt>

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Orbitz.com Launches Orbitz 50 Faves Facebook Game
PR Newswire (press release)
22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz announces the launch of Orbitz 50 Faves, a
fun and free Facebook game giving Orbitz fans the opportunity to win 50
handpicked, luxury vacations worth up to $15000. Vacations range from
cruising the Caribbean to vineyard ...
<http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/orbitzcom-launches-orbitz-50-faves-facebook-game-128171428.html>

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Germany furious with Facebook alleged data harvesting
TechEye
German authorities have called on domestic organisations to boycott
Facebook's 'like' buttons, or face its wrath. The Data Protection
Commissioner's Office in the German federal state of Schlswig-Holstein has
demanded that "all institutions" remove ...
<http://news.techeye.net/security/germany-furious-with-facebook-alleged-data-harvesting>

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Facebook's spam program blocks the wrong users
ToTheCenter.com
Facebook sent notes of apology and is changing automated systems that
blocked, in error, environmental activists and other people from posting on
Facebook pages. According to Yahoo! Finance, Facebook assures that they
weren't censored, ...
<http://tothecenter.com/news.php?readmore=17114>

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Monday, August 22, 2011

iPhone 5 Get It First Contest Launched On Facebook

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iPhone 5 Get It First Contest Launched On Facebook
Phones Review
Apparently even though no one really knows for sure just when the next iOS
smartphone will come out to play, Smookoo has launched an event page on
Facebook that promises whereby users will get the chance to win the first
iPhone 5. ...
<http://www.phonesreview.co.uk/2011/08/22/iphone-5-get-it-first-contest-launched-on-facebook/>

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Skype to acquire group messaging service GroupMe
TG Daily
It announced yesterday that it's to take over GroupMe, which offers a
mobile group messaging service that could help Skype rival Google+'s Huddle
feature, Facebook messages or Apple's iMessage. GroupMe, founded only last
year, allows users to make ...
<http://www.tgdaily.com/business-and-law-features/58010-skype-to-acquire-group-messaging-service-groupme>

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Miramax Launching Multi-Title Facebook Movie App In US, UK & Turkey
paidContent.org
Watching movies on Facebook isn't new—Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX), Paramount
and Universal each are trying variations on the theme. But today,
paidContent can report, Miramax is launching the largest-scale Facebook
streaming movie venture yet, ...
<http://paidcontent.org/article/419-miramax-launching-multi-title-facebook-movie-app-in-u.s.-uk-turkey/>

4
Facebook spam filter comes under fire
ITP.net
Facebook is making changes to the algorithms used in its spam filter after
activists were blocked from posting on pages for 15 days. By Georgina Enzer
Published August 22, 2011 Facebook is changing its automated spam computer
algorithm that has been ...
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How to Double the Effectiveness of a Facebook -

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How to Double the Effectiveness of a Facebook - jeffbullas.com
By jeffbullas
Advertising on Facebook is its largest revenue source and was estimated to
have reached $2 billion in 2010.Google's search advertising revenue in 2010
amounted to more than $25 billion and is its main source of revenue and at
this stage ...
<http://www.jeffbullas.com/2011/08/22/how-to-double-the-effectiveness-of-a-facebook-ad/>
Jeffbullas's Blog
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Facebook webOS; Playing to Win on Dion Almaer's Blog
By dion
The only owner that I really see is Facebook of all people. They very much
have a culture of playing to win, they are making large bets on the Web.
They need to do so, as the last thing they want is for an iOS/Android
duopoly ...
<http://almaer.com/blog/facebook-webos-playing-to-win>
techno.blog("Dion")
<http://almaer.com/blog/>

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Millionaires prefer Facebook over Twitter and Linkedin [Survey ...
By Tech Enthusiast
"46% of online users with investible assets of $1 million or more are
members of Facebook, up from 26% a year ago. Only 19% of millionaires used
LinkedIn – unchanged from a year ago. The survey also showed that
millionaire's use of ...
<http://techleash.com/2011/08/millionaires-prefer-facebook-over-twitter-linkedin-survey-report/>
TechLeash
<http://techleash.com/>

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German organization claims Facebook 'Like' system could be illegal ...
By Paul Ferson
An independent organization in Germany has suggested the possibility of the
Facebook Like system violating their strict privacy laws.
<http://www.neowin.net/news/german-organization-claims-facebook-like-system-could-be-illegal>
Neowin.net
<http://www.neowin.net/>

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Facebook Train script - SitePoint Market
By cyberoptik
Description. Scripteen Facebook Train Script allows your users to grow
their facebook likes using a points system, very similar to our Twitter
Train Script. Script Features. - facebook connect (to link their accounts)
<http://sitepointmarket.com/listings/80152/facebook-train-script>
New Auctions And Listings (all...
<http://sitepointmarket.com/>

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