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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Facebook Applications Accidentally Leaking Access to Third Parties ..

Facebook Applications Accidentally Leaking Access to Third Parties ...
Third parties, in particular advertisers, have accidentally had access to
Facebook users' accounts including profiles, photographs, chat, and also
had the ...
<http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/facebook-applications-accidentally-leaking-access-third-parties>

New Data: 33% of Facebook Posting is Mobile | Dan Zarrella
Some stats have been published, by researchers and the company themselves,
about mobile usage of Facebook. But to content creators, one of the most
...
<http://danzarrella.com/new-data-on-mobile-facebook-posting.html>

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15000 sign up to Facebook page for tragic teenager Emily Longley

15000 sign up to Facebook page for tragic teenager Emily Longley
Bournemouth Echo
More than 15500 people have joined a page on social networking site
Facebook in tribute to Emily Longley, 17, whose body was discovered on
Saturday morning. Her family has called the reaction to her death
"astonishing". ...
<http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/9019710.15_000_sign_up_to_Facebook_page_for_tragic_teenager_Emily_Longley/>
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1950s' Tupperware parties were early forms of Facebook and Twitter!
Economic Times
LONDON: Plastic container company Tupperware has claimed that their parties
during the 1950s and 1960s hosted by housewives across the world to sell
their products were the early forms of social networking before Facebook
and Twitter. ...
<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/1950s-tupperware-parties-were-early-forms-of-facebook-and-twitter/articleshow/8242259.cms>
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Social media shakes up Singapore political terrain
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: The most popular Singaporean public figure on Facebook is not a
pop star, actress or athlete. Nicole Seah, 24, who lost as an opposition
candidate in Saturday's election, had close to 97000 "likes" on her public
Facebook page on Tuesday, ...
<http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_singapore/view/1128130/1/.html>
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Facebook's Zuckerberg Buys Palo Alto Home
TheDay.com
Ever since his move to the Silicon Valley, the Facebook CEO has been a
renter — telling a reporter that he found most of the places on
Craigslist. Although his last place was a little bit bigger -- 3800 sq ft
with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms -- his ...
<http://www.theday.com/article/20110511/BIZ04/110509580/-1/BIZ>
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SwimOutlet.com Launches Embedded Shop for its Facebook Page
PR Web (press release)
SwimOutlet.com, the web's most popular swim shop, has launched its embedded
Facebook online shop. Continuing its position as a technology-leader among
online aquatic retailers, SwimOutlet.com has developed its Facebook shop
into a "look book" style ...
<http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/5/prweb8390978.htm>
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FlickLaunch Bows Indie VOD Service on Facebook
Home Media Magazine
Upstart Flicklaunch.com May 10 launched an ambitious transactional
video-on-demand platform on Facebook that allows indie filmmakers (and
studios) to rent movies to consumers and generate higher margins than
traditional packaged media. ...
<http://www.homemediamagazine.com/vod/flicklaunch-bows-indie-vod-service-facebook-23914>
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Citizens' Group That First Organized on Facebook Plans to Protest at GOP State ...
Patch.com
Awake the State started as a Facebook page that quickly grew and organized.
It is now a cooperative project of Progress Florida, Florida Watch Action
and America Votes. "Instead of jobs, voters get fewer unemployment
benefits, weaker consumer ...
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rails against Facebook, says it's ..

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rails against Facebook, says it's ...
Maybe he's a MySpace guy.WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called Facebook
"the most appalling spying machine ever invented" in an interview with
Russia ...
<http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-05-02/news/29521537_1_julian-assange-facebook-users-facebook-spokesman>

Exclusive: Facebook and Google mull Skype deals | Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook and Google Inc (GOOG.O) are separately
considering a tie-up with Skype after the web video conferencing service
delayed its ...
<http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/04/us-skype-ipo-strategic-idUSTRE7437UG20110504>

ConsumerMan: Debt collectors trolling Facebook - Business ...
For debt collectors who don't want to play by the rules, social media can
be a powerful way to badger someone.
<http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42687734/ns/business-consumer_news/t/debt-collectors-troll-facebook-are-they-going-too-far/>

Howto: Integrate Facebook Open Graph With Wordpress
Facebook Open Graph protocol allows you to share your blog content not only
with your readers, but their Facebook friends as well.
<http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/facebook-open-graph-wordpress/>

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57 Facebook Page Design By WAD

57 Facebook Page Design
By WAD
Whether you are using Facebook for personal reasons or using it as a
business tool there is no denying it's power.
<http://www.webanddesigners.com/57-facebook-page-design>
Web and designers | Complete...
<http://www.webanddesigners.com/>

 Facebook Pushes Developers To OAuth 2.0 And HTTPS
By Nick O'Neill
This afternoon Facebook announced changes to their developer roadmap, which
will force both canvas apps and websites to migrate to OAuth 2.0 and obtain
SSL certificates.
<http://www.allfacebook.com/facebook-pushes-developers-to-oauth-2-0-and-https-2011-05>
All Facebook
<http://www.allfacebook.com/>

Symantec says change your Facebook password – NOW! | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
Symantec researchers, who spend their entire time waking up (or so it
seems) searching for security flaws across the vast [...]
<http://www.ubergizmo.com/2011/05/symantec-says-change-your-facebook-password-now/>
Ubergizmo
<http://www.ubergizmo.com/>

Consumer Reports: Facebook has 7.5 million underage users ...
By Shan Li
About 7.5 million active Facebook users are lying about their age --
they're younger than 13. And among those preteens, more than 5 million are
under 10, according to a recent Consumer Reports survey. That violates
Facebook's own policy ...
<http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/05/facebook-has-75-million-underage-users-survey-says.html>
Technology
<http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/>

Facebook Data Privacy Flaw Found By Security Company
By Frank Reed
The term Facebook privacy is now officially the definition of an oxymoron.
Everyone in the Internet marketing industry knows that ...
<http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/2011/05/facebook-data-privacy-flaw-found-by-security-company.html>
Marketing Pilgrim - Internet...
<http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/>

Scripting News: Straight talk about Twitter/Facebook and flows
Straight talk about Twitter/Facebook and flows. By Dave Winer on Tuesday,
May 10 , 2011 at 11:11 AM. A picture named q.gif Twitter probably will
eventually shut off the flow of tweet text coming out. This is consistent
with everything ...
<http://scripting.com/stories/2011/05/10/straightTalkAboutTwitterfa.html>
Scripting News
<http://www.scripting.com/>

Facebook leaked personal data to advertisers | The Raw Story
By Agence France-Presse
SAN FRANCISCO — US computer security firm Symantec on Tuesday said that
Facebook accidentally left a door open for advertisers to access profiles,
pictures, chat and other private data at the social network. ...
<http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/05/10/facebook-leaked-personal-data-to-advertisers/>
The Raw Story
<http://www.rawstory.com/rs/>

Kitteh and Hoomin Reunited Through Facebook - Lolcats 'n' Funny ...
By Cheezburger Network
Lolcats, cats and funny pictures - Kitteh and Hoomin Reunited Through
Facebook.
<http://icanhascheezburger.com/2011/05/10/funny-pictures-cat-human-reunited-through-facebook/>
Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of...
<http://icanhascheezburger.com/>

Report: Nearly 38% Of Minors On Facebook Are Under Age Of 13 - The ...
By Chris Morran
Most of the people reading this post were older than 13 years of age when
Facebook was unleashed upon the world a few years back, so we never had to
lie about our age just to play Frontierville or post grainy camera phone
photos of ...
<http://consumerist.com/2011/05/report-nearly-38-of-minors-on-facebook-are-under-age-of-13.html>
The Consumerist
<http://consumerist.com/>

Facebook Is Swarming With Little Kids
By Adrian Chen
Facebook is like the world's biggest elementary school, with 5 million kids
under the age of 10, according to a new special report by Consumer Reports.
This , even though Facebook officially doesn't allow anyone under the age
of 13.
<http://gawker.com/5800471/facebook-is-swarming-with-little-kids>
Gawker: georgew'bush, www'http,...
<http://www.gawker.com/tag/georgew.bush/www.http://topratinggames.blogspot.com/www>

Facebook may have leaked personal info: Symantec - Tech News - IBNLive
By IBNLive.com editor@ibnonline.com
Facebook users' personal information could have been accidentally leaked to
third parties, in particular advertisers, over the past few years,
according to Symantec Corp's official web blog.
<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/facebook-may-have-leaked-personal-info-symantec/151924-11.html>
IBN Top Headlines
<http://ibnlive.in.com/>

Facebook Fixes Long-time App Platform Security Problem After It's ...
By Liz Gannes
Following Symantec's discovery that old Facebook code was exposing user
data through thousands of the site's apps, Facebook said it will require
all its developers to implement a more secure combination of HTTPS and
OAuth 2.0 by October ...
<http://networkeffect.allthingsd.com/20110510/facebook-will-mandate-oauth-2-0-and-https-this-fall-after-security-leak-found-in-old-code/?mod=ATD_rss>
All Things Digital
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Job seekers hunt for openings on Facebook, Twitter: Survey

Job seekers hunt for openings on Facebook, Twitter: Survey


Times of India
PTI | May 10, 2011, 09.53pm IST NEW DELHI: Reflecting the rising popularity
of social media, more than one-in-five job seekers surveyed in India are
actively scouting for employment opportunities on LinkedIn, Facebook and
Twitter. ...
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/careers/job-trends/Job-seekers-hunt-for-openings-on-Facebook-Twitter-Survey/articleshow/8226619.cms>

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Facebook flaw leaked millions of user account access tokens


msnbc.com
By Bob Sullivan Advertisers and other third parties had the potential to
gain unauthorized access to many Facebook user accounts and profile
information because of a software flaw, Symantec Corp. said Tuesday night.
Hundreds of thousands of third party ...
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House Republicans urge SEC to ease fundraising rules


Washington Post
Facebook became the public face of the debate months ago when it raised
money through a private channel instead of turning to the stock market.
Facebook limited its private share offering to foreign investors, steering
clear of potential regulatory ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/house-republicans-urge-sec-to-ease-rules-for-firms-raising-money-from-investors/2011/05/10/AFmDUpkG_story.html>

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Malaysian mobsters enlisting teenagers on Facebook


Straits Times
KUALA LUMPUR - MALAYSIA has announced a major crackdown on criminal gangs
using social networking sites like Facebook to enlist teenage recruits as
'street fighters', reports said on Wednesday. Home minister Hishammuddin
Hussein said the government was ...
<http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/SEAsia/Story/STIStory_667384.html>

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Facebook forum focuses on online safety


The Free Lance-Star
BY JEFF BRANSCOME BY JEFF BRANSCOME Brooke Oberwetter says she understands
why public school divisions are hesitant to use the personal social
networking tools available on Facebook. "It's pretty common sense that a
secondary school teacher will not ...
<http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2011/052011/05112011/625569>

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Facebook friends with spam and scams


WOOD-TV
(WOOD) - One day on his Facebook wall, Tom Kutzli saw a picture of "some
half-dressed girl ... It looked like she just had a tank top on, and kind
of creepy, bent over, looking at a web cam." In one click, a rogue
application designed to access ...
<http://www.woodtv.com/dpp/news/target_8/Facebook-friends-with-spam-and-scams>

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Trade Nations(TM) Launches Worldwide on Facebook


Benzinga
Bight Games, a leading social mobile games developer and studio, announced
today that it's popular Trade Nations social trading game is now available
in an all new version just for Facebook. Now millions more users worldwide
can enjoy what some have ...
<http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/11/05/m1073580/trade-nations-tm-launches-worldwide-on-facebook>

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NM Teen Arrested For Nude Facebook Pic


KRQE
Officers say the boy then told the girl he would post the picture on
Facebook if she wouldn't have sex with him. When the girl refused, he
posted her nude photo on the social network. It was taken down but the boy
posted it again. ...
<http://www.krqe.com/dpp/news/nm-teen-arrested-for-nude-facebook-pic>

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Google +1 for Websites Nears Launch


Mashable
Google's answer to the Facebook Like Button will make its debut "in the
coming weeks," according to Google's development team. On Tuesday at the
Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, the search giant gave
developers a sneak peek at the ...
<http://mashable.com/2011/05/10/google-1-websites/>

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Social Network - Why So LinkedIn?


Benzinga
Facebook, with two newly minted high profile investors--Golman Sachs and
Russia's Digital Sky Technologies--may also go public in 2012. For
Linkedin, 2010 is its first profitable year. According to the company
filing, for the full year of 2010, ...
<http://www.benzinga.com/11/05/1073475/social-network-why-so-linkedin>

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LinkedIn values itself above $3 billion for IPO


San Francisco Chronicle
As the first US social-networking firm to go public, LinkedIn is capturing
the attention of investors who want to cash in on a hot technology sector
now dominated by the much larger Facebook Inc. of Palo Alto. However,
analysts said LinkedIn's IPO may ...
<http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/05/09/BU251JDTM7.DTL&type=business>

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Asiacell Launches 'SMS to Facebook' Service

Asiacell Launches 'SMS to Facebook' Service
Zawya
For the first time in Iraq, AsiacellAsiacell - the largest private Iraqi
company and the first and only mobile telecommunications company to provide
coverage for all of Iraq - has launched the 'SMS to Facebook' service,
allowing prepaid and postpaid ...
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Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion. Why, Exactly?
Wired News (blog)
By Peter Bright Just days after reports that Google and Facebook were
interested in partnering with, and possibly buying VoIP company Skype,
Microsoft announced that it was buying the company for $8.56 billion in
cash. Last year, Skype had revenue of ...
<http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2011/05/microsoft-buys-skype-2/>
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REPORT: 5 Million Facebookers Are Below 11
AllFacebook
Facebook has 7.5 million users below than the required minimum age of 13.
And five million of them are ten or younger. This comes from the June issue
of Consumer Reports, which features a special report about online security.
The findings dovetail with ...
<http://www.allfacebook.com/report-5-million-facebookers-are-below-11-2011-05>
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Scrabble friends Facebook, innit
Register
By Lester Haines • Get more from this author Aficionados of Scrabble can
as of right now deploy "Facebook", "blook", "wiki", "webzine" and "inbox"
without fear of their opponent calling foul, following the incorporation of
the terms into the list of ...
<http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/05/10/scrabble_facebook/>
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How To Add Facebook Photo-Sharing On Your iPhone
The Business Insider
A native picture-uploading app has been debuted in Cydia, the jailbreak app
store, which uploads pictures from your Camera Roll to Facebook with just a
few taps. It's called Native FB Upload, and it's executed so beautifully
that it looks like it's ...
<http://www.businessinsider.com/nativefbupload-for-iphone2011-5>
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Ustream's New Facebook App Offers Powerful Storytelling Potential
AllFacebook
Ustream's streaming video app is now free with the release today of a new
Facebook app that will help Facebook page administrators grow its
community, or so the company hopes. Ustream's Facebook app, launched this
week, enables broadcasters to readily ...
<http://www.allfacebook.com/ustreams-new-facebook-app-offers-powerful-story-telling-potential-2011-05>
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Emily Longley - Source: Facebook
TVNZ
Longley's Facebook page has been flooded with tributes since the news of
her passing reached New Zealand. Longley moved to England two years ago to
live with her grandparents. Her closest friends say she was "really loving
life over there". ...
<http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/hope-tests-provide-answers-kiwi-s-death-in-uk-4162547>
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Using Facebook to Get Better Grades?
PsychCentral.com
By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor A new international study suggests
online social networking sites like Facebook can not only help students get
into the academic and social swing of things in college — it can also
boost learning. ...
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Put Your Best Face Forward: Facebook Deemed an Accurate Personality Test for ...
TIME
Skip the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and head straight to Facebook. A new
study conducted at the University of Maryland found that Facebook profiles
can reveal almost everything an employer might want to know about an
applicant's personality within 10% ...
<http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/05/10/get-those-privacy-settings-ready-facebook-an-accurate-personality-test-for-employers/>
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Facebook Enhances West Palm Beach Plastic Surgery Patient Experience
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
As cosmetic plastic surgery becomes more socially acceptable, Dr. Jana
Rasmussen uses Facebook to enhance her patients' online experience with her
West Palm Beach plastic surgery practice. With over 700 billion minutes
spent per month on the social ...
<http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/05/10/prweb8401326.DTL>
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DC lighting plugs in at Facebook data center
CNET
The company's direct current lighting control system is being used by a
number of data center customers, including Facebook, which installed them
in its Prineville, Oregon data center. Facebook intends to use them as it
expands in the Oregon site and ...
<http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-20061364-54.html>
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HTC Facebook phones arriving June 26
Rethink Wireless
By MARK JONES For anyone desperate for a phone with a dedicated Facebook
button then the UK branch of Amazon has revealed that the phones are
available for pre-order and will be arriving June 26. The phones were first
revealed back in February and will ...
<http://www.rethink-wireless.com/2011/05/10/htc-facebook-phones-arriving-june-26.htm>
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Hell's Angel case: Can a Facebook 'poke' be a threat?
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Federal prosecutors are alleging that a Hell's Angels member threatened a
witness — through a Facebook page 'poke.'- 1:09 am Learn who your
representatives are with district maps and pages for each state and
national delegate. ...
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Call of Duty: Black Ops: More Addictive Than Facebook
Escapist Magazine
Call of Duty: Black Ops is not just the best-selling game of all time, it's
apparently also more addictive than Facebook. I'm sure Mark Zuckerberg
would take issue with that headline, but if you believe Activision
Blizzard's newly-released quarterly ...
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Facebook set for display ad lead
Financial Times
By Tim Bradshaw in London Facebook's large user base will make it the
world's largest online display advertising company by revenue this year,
overtaking the comparable businesses of Google and Yahoo, according to
analysis published on Tuesday. ...
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What Is Your Facebook Persona?
New York Times (blog)
By HOLLY EPSTEIN OJALVO People use Facebook in different ways and for
different purposes — to connect with friends, to post clever
observations, to find and share ideas and resources found elsewhere, to
help others. If you are on Facebook, ...
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Pet Camp San Francisco Announces Facebook Contest for a Free Week's Stay at ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Grand prize is a one-week stay at the Pet Camp Cat Safari and photo
prominently featured on the Pet Camp Facebook page. "With the whole city in
an uproar over off-leash dogs at Fort Funston and Crissy Field, we're
hearing yowls of protest from cats. ...
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SimplyBook.me on Facebook
PR Newswire (press release)
The SimplyBook.me solution creates a business website for users in just a
few minutes, but more importantly, the users get a Facebook app that they
can install on their fan page, where clients can interact and make
appointments directly on the fan page ...
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Social Networks Offer a Way to Narrow the Field of Friends
New York Times
By JENNA WORTHAM and CLAIRE CAIN MILLER There are times when you just have
to tell your friends about something — but not necessarily your Facebook
friends. Dave Morin founded Path, a network that limits users to a small
number of contacts. ...
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Power Balance™ Teams with Moontoast for Facebook Commerce Campaign
PR Newswire (press release)
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Balance™, an
innovator in the field of Performance Technology™ products, is mobilizing
its impressive Facebook roster with a social commerce campaign around the
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Facebook Names Ford Mustang "Mayhem"
Motorward
Ford recently launched a competition on the Mustang's Facebook fan page and
asked users to name the new Mustang V6 Performance Package. The name
'Mayhem' elected as the winner. So Mayhem Mustang Package is the name
chosen from more than 3000 ...
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Trees, Water and People gets $25000 in foundation's Facebook vote challenge
The Coloradoan
The money comes from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, which pledged $25
million in the next two years and challenged nonprofits to rally Facebook
users to vote for their favorite charities. The top 100 vote-getters were
each awarded $25000 and now move ...
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Glastonbury Board Crafting Social Media Policy
Hartford Courant
Saying it is balancing First Amendment rights with the popularity of
Twitter and Facebook, the board of education began reviewing a new social
media policy for staff at its meeting Monday. The board of education is
considering implementing a policy ...
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Restaurant Makes An Ass Of Itself
Global Animal
Twitter and Facebook erupted on Thursday afternoon when a photo circulated
of a donkey that had been spray painted pink with "Pink Taco"scrawled
on her side. It was close to 90 degrees in Los Angeles on Thursday, and the
pink donkey was chained alone ...
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Depression... from Facebook?
WFIE-TV
He's not surprised by the study, which finds there can be trouble with
Facebook and teen self-esteem. He says, "Little things can really tip the
balance with kids." Little things like friend tallies, status updates, and
photos of happy people displayed ...
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Big business is watching your Facebook and Twitter updates
The Imperfect Parent
After acquiring Delicious from Yahoo this month, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen
have purchaced Tap 11, which has created software to allow corporations to
analyze information users post on social media sites like Facebook and
Twitter. ...
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Facebook Will Be A $1 Trillion Company- The Business Insider

Facebook Will Be A $1 Trillion Company

The Business Insider
NEW YORK -- Facebook is going to be a $1 trillion company once it really
starts monetizing its platform, says Kevin Ryan, CEO of Gilt Groupe. Ryan
is also the cofounder and chairman of Business Insider, so standard
disclaimers about conflict of ...
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10 Proven Strategies for Greater Likeability on Facebook

Mashable
Now more than ever, when a "Like" is arguably more important than a
"link," brands must demonstrate core values of responsiveness,
transparency and likeability across Facebook and other social networks.
Listen to your customers and prospects. ...
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7.5 Million Facebook Users Are 13 or Younger


Mashable
Some 7.5 million Facebook users over the past year were younger than 13,
according to a Consumer Reports survey. The report, made public on Tuesday,
is based on a survey of 2089 members of a TNS interactive consumer panel.
...
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Microsoft-Skype: A Win for Facebook, Loss for Google


PCWorld
After a week of speculation about a possible acquisition by either Facebook
or Google, the Microsoft news has shocked the tech world and stolen
Google's thunder on the opening day of Google's I/O conference. Ironically,
I had been working on writing ...
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Facebook Served a Third of Display Impressions in Q1


ClickZ News
Social networking giant Facebook was responsible for almost a third of all
display ad impressions served to US users during the first three months of
2011, according to data from comScore. The online measurement company
estimated the site accounted for ...
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Create Contests On Facebook For $9 A Month


AllFacebook
ShortStack Labs has just has come out with a widget that puts a contest
right on your Facebook page for as little as $9 a month. A private label
version starts at about $30 per month. The contest complies with Facebook's
terms of service and taps into ...
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House Speaker John Boehner's Chief Page Administrator Shares Facebook Strategy


AllFacebook
The rise of Facebook has taken the political world by storm and transformed
the way candidates, politicians and the nation's leaders communicate. The
halls of power –from Capitol Hill to the White House –a re leveraging
these tools like never before to ...
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Syria's Facebook Wars


Fast Company
BY Neal Ungerleider Today Facebook shut down the Syrian military's official
page, and Syrian Facebook users began encountering a primitive
certificate-forging scam seemingly carried out by the government. See what
happens when cyberwarfare comes to the ...
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Consumer Report: Facebook's Dark Side


WILX-TV
Facebook's easy connection to friends and family has revolutionized staying
in touch, but it also has a dark side. A just-released Consumer Reports
survey shows in the past year more than five million American households
experienced problems on ...
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Facebook and the SEC's Shareholder Threshold Rule


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Unless the rule is changed, it is likely that companies such as Facebook,
Twitter, Groupon and Zynga will relent in the near future and make their
initial public offerings, possibly sooner than they'd like. The assumption,
of course, is that once you ...
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VOTE: Microsoft + Skype Means What For Facebook?


AllFacebook
We've wondered whether Skype possibly being for sale could explain why
promised integration of the Internet telephony service within Facebook
hasn't actualized beyond the exchange of contacts. Microsoft's emergence as
the winning bidder, as announced ...
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Issaquah girl, 12, pleads not guilty in Facebook cyberstalking case


PNW Local News
By REPORTER STAFF A 12-year-old Issaquah Middle student pleaded not guilty
Tuesday to allegations that she hacked into a classmates Facebook page and
posted lewd messages. The girl was charged with cyberstalking and
first-degree computer trespassing in ...
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Funzio raises $20M for social and mobile games


VentureBeat
Funzio, a developer of social and mobile games such as Facebook's Crime
City, said it has raised $20 million in a first round of funding. The size
of the funding shows that making social and mobile games is still a hot
ticket, especially for veteran ...
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The World Financial Center Launches Facebook and Twitter Pages to Connect With ...


PR Newswire (press release)
NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookfield Office Properties has
announced the launch of a new social media program for The World Financial
Center (WFC), with the development of Facebook and Twitter pages to
interact with its tenants as well as ...
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Fitsort Wants To Be Facemash On Facebook


AllFacebook
Anything that involves voting on the more attractive of two people invokes
a comparison to Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's first
online project, Facemash. Fitsort doesn't limit the voting to just females,
and in fact also allows you ...
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Virgin Mobile Sticks With 'Naked' Transparent Theme


Wireless Week
By Monica Alleven Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Celebrity gossip meets reality
show, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and, of course, smartphones and mobile
phone service in the "Sparah" ad campaign that is Virgin Mobile USA's. Now,
followers can see the third ...
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2 Mothers Duct Tape Children's Mouths And Hands, Post Photos To Facebook


Scribbal
By Olga Boyko May 10, 2011 11:23 am EST View Comments We have to admit, a
lot of times we get a good laugh out of the abundant Facebook FAIL stories
we encounter on a daily basis, but this particular story is no laughing
matter. ...
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WAFB Channel 9, Baton Rouge, LA |"Checking in" on Facebook comes with hidden ...


WAFB.com
On Facebook, it is as simple as hitting the "check in" button. It's not
just about what can happen to you when you're away from home, but what
could be happening when you're not there that could really cost you. A cell
phone and a car is all we needed ...
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Lady Gaga In Farmville: Singer Debuts Songs In Facebook Game

Lady Gaga In Farmville: Singer Debuts Songs In Facebook Game
G4 TV (blog)
Instead, Gaga will put out tracks for her new album on Facebook game
Farmville. Players have to complete tasks to hear one exclusive new track
per day from May 17 to 19, in a special farm called "Gagaville." Additional
songs that aren't exclusive can ...
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Facebook Users Lax on Privacy, Protecting Their Children Online
PCWorld
By Ed Oswald, PCWorld May 10, 2011 1:20 PM Facebook users still do not use
privacy controls to protect themselves, and a third of children under 18
are below the site's minimum age of 13, Consumer Reports reported in its
June issue. ...
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Sid Meier: Games are taking over the world
CNN International
Now, the designer of "Civilization" is ready to take over a completely new
world -- social gaming on the pages of Facebook. "Civilization" is one of
the most popular computer strategy games of all time, and has spawned
several versions and updates over ...
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Facebook caught exposing millions of user credentials
Register
Facebook has leaked access to millions of users' photographs, profiles and
other personal information because of a years-old bug that overrides
individual privacy settings, researchers from Symantec said. The flaw,
which the researchers estimate has ...
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Student Arrested For Ranking Female Classmates On Facebook
Huffington Post
The list was circulated on Facebook, and on Monday, the teen was arrested.
The unnamed student reportedly ranked the girls on a 10-point scale based
on facial features, a 5-point ranking for various body parts and a ranking
of whether their "stock" is ...
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Why Facebook Is Still Cheap
Motley Fool
By Tim Beyers | More Articles Value hounds will tell you Facebook's crazy
valuation is proof positive of a social media bubble that's doomed to pop.
They're wrong. Actually, that doesn't quite capture it. They're not just
wrong, they're spectacularly ...
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Facebook: Exempt us from FEC rules
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Facebook, the company that has helped put so much of what was once private
out in open on the web, is looking for a sort of corporate privacy setting
of its own - the company is looking to ensure that it is exempt from
federal election rules requiring ...
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Create a custom date range
Chicago Tribune
Millions of children are active on Facebook in violation of the site's
terms of service, which require users to be at least 13 years old,
according to a survey released Tuesday by Consumer Reports. AJ Pierzynski
greets Gordon Beckham at home plate ...
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Google, Drudge, Facebook the major drivers for news sites
Lost Remote
Facebook ranks as the second or third biggest driver of traffic. Twitter
"barely registers as a referring source." Surprisingly, a bigger driver
than social media is the Drudge Report. It can send as much as 10-20% of
traffic to some news sites. ...
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Do YouTube's Founders Want To Kill Twitter?
The Business Insider
This time it's Tap11, a service that lets companies monitor conversations
about them on Facebook and Twitter. This comes hot on the heels of their
buying Delicious, the beloved bookmarking service, from Yahoo. Tap11's
co-founders will be joining AVOS ...
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Ustream's New Facebook App, Potential Boon for Live Web Shows?
Tubefilter News
Now the company is doubling down on Facebook with the launch of its
impressive new App this week, that lets producers insert themselves into
the social firehose, for free. Before, Ustream charged for such a custom
application, but now it's going for ...
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FaceBook Likes DC But Does Washington Like It Back?
Vision Systems Design
By Joseph Guinto About five feet above the hardwood floors in Facebook's
Washington office, a picture of Mark Zuckerberg's disembodied head is taped
to a robotic camera. Look up at the camera, operated by unseen minions
hundreds of miles away, ...
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Here Comes The Google Version Of Facebook "Likes" (GOOG)
San Francisco Chronicle
The service is like the Facebook "Like" buttons that have been everywhere
for the last couple of years, only run by Google and the results will tie
into your Google social graph, which the company is building based on your
Gmail contacts and other info ...
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Facebook sued for using 'Like' button to track online activity
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - A group of California Internet users have sued
Facebook for using its "Like" button to track their online activity. The
class-action lawsuit, filed in Santa Clara Superior Court on Monday,
accused Facebook of placing its ...
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Funzio lands $20M for social gaming
VatorNews
Facebook and mobile game developer Funzio announced Tuesday that it has
secured $20 million in a Series A round led by IDG Ventures and IDG Capital
Partners in China. Additionally, Playdom co-founder Rick Thompson, who also
serves as chairman of ...
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MLB And Social Media: Measuring Team Popularity On Twitter And Facebook
Baseball Nation
Not only are there scores of players and agencies who've made themselves
active and accessible online; every single team in the bigs has both a
Twitter and a Facebook account, at the very least. These accounts aren't
run by the front offices and they ...
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"China's Facebook" files for IPO
SpinPort News
By Veronica Schultz – May 10, 2011 Posted in: Business Recently, Renren,
described as the Facebook of China, filed for a US initial public offering.
The flotation is intended to fund development of marketing and technology.
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WhereToStay.com Launches Villa Stay Giveaway on Facebook
PR Newswire (press release)
Beginning today, WhereToStay.com, the internet's oldest Caribbean
accommodation guide, has launched a fan-based promotion to help increase
traffic to their Facebook page – Caribbean Villas and Hotels. Fans of
Caribbean Villas and Hotels are entered in ...
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NBA ON FACEBOOK
ESPN
@TrueHoop RT @realgranthill33: @KDthunderup And playing well I might add.
Good luck the rest of the way. Where can I get those KD's? Size 16!!! 12
minutes ago @WallaceHeatNBA On now for next half hour with Big O Show on
640 Sports in South Florida ...
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In The Long Run, Facebook Will Be Bigger Than Google
The Business Insider
Facebook, she says, will be bigger than Google because it's in the "people"
business. Google is not. Twitter is failing to develop its platform, which
could have long term implications. Dyson reminded the crowd, "Most
companies don't get murdered, ...
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Ex-Facebook COO Buys A More Expensive House Than Zuckerberg's
The Business Insider
He was instrumental in getting Microsoft's $240 million investment in
Facebook. From there he moved onto be CEO of MySpace for a while, and now
he's an executive at Zynga, one of the hottest startups in the world. We've
gathered some photos of the ...
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