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The Facebook SecDef: Pictures from Ash Carter’s Hawaii and Singapore Trip – Defense One


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The Facebook SecDef: Pictures from Ash Carter's Hawaii and Singapore Trip
Defense One
Carter is there for the Shangi-La Dialogue, an annual meeting of Asia-Pacific defense leaders. Since DOD photojournalist Glenn Fawcett is there documenting the trip, Carter should have no trouble creating his first Facebook photo album when he returns.
Ash Carter Joins Facebook to Connect With TroopsABC News
Ash Carter launches Facebook pageMilitary Times
Carter Joins FacebookDepartment of Defense
The Hill
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Posted on 30 May 2015 | 4:32 pm

Is Micron Technology, Inc. Shifting Its Focus On NAND, Following Facebook Plan … – Bidness ETC


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Is Micron Technology, Inc. Shifting Its Focus On NAND, Following Facebook Plan
Bidness ETC
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), the world's biggest social network company, has divulged its fresh cold-storage data center and cost-saving technology in Oregon. The company is optimistic in dipping its costs further through the substitution of HDD with NAND.

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Posted on 30 May 2015 | 2:18 pm

California woman searches for long-lost sister using Facebook – KTRK-TV


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California woman searches for long-lost sister using Facebook
KTRK-TV
"I don't even know her name. I just know she was born in Florida, and she's a couple years younger than me," Cahill said. Still, the 24-year-old is determined to find her. She shared a letter on her Facebook page, which gives details like her birth

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Posted on 30 May 2015 | 2:07 pm

Facebook users plan protest against site’s ‘real name’ policy at headquarters – The Guardian


The Guardian

Facebook users plan protest against site's 'real name' policy at headquarters
The Guardian
Drag queens plan to lead a demonstration outside Facebook's Silicon Valley headquarters on Monday in response to the company's “real name” policy. Facebook has repeatedly stated its opposition to anonymous users and has suspended accounts when …
The Facebook effect on real estate in California's Menlo ParkFinancial Times

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Posted on 30 May 2015 | 11:00 am

Facebook now supports GIFs, so go knock yourself out – Engadget


Engadget

Facebook now supports GIFs, so go knock yourself out
Engadget
It's hard to believe, but that bastion of instant gratification, Facebook, has never supported GIFs (except via a kludge). But that appears to be fixed and you can now express your joy or add some comedy to posts on the social network. You just need to

Posted on 30 May 2015 | 7:05 am

Penny Hayes: Argument Over Basic Math In Facebook Yard Sale Group Goes … – The Inquisitr


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Penny Hayes: Argument Over Basic Math In Facebook Yard Sale Group Goes
The Inquisitr
Arguments on the internet are those things that people say you should never get in because it's sort of like arguing with a brick wall. That was the case for one woman who was in a “Yard Sale” group on Facebook where she was selling some laundry …

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 9:03 pm

Marauder’s Map, a Facebook stalker’s dream, gets the axe – Mashable


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Marauder's Map, a Facebook stalker's dream, gets the axe
Mashable
Marauder's Map, a Chrome extension that showed your Facebook friends' exact physical whereabouts, was officially axed on Thursday. Harvard computer science major Aran Khanna, an incoming Facebook intern, announced he had created Marauder's Map …
'Marauders Map': App exposes ease of tracking Facebook Messenger usersRT
Facebook Messenger tracks your location by defaultCNNMoney
"Marauders Map" – Is your location being tracked through Facebook Messenger?Naked Security
ABC News -The Next Web -The Independent
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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 6:52 pm

Facebook Confirms It Will Officially Support GIFs – TechCrunch


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Facebook Confirms It Will Officially Support GIFs
TechCrunch
Facebook this afternoon confirmed that it will now support animated GIFs in the Facebook News Feed. Not everyone will see the added functionality immediately, we understand, as the update is still rolling out. The move represents a significant change
Facebook is finally letting you post a GIF as your status updateBusiness Insider
Rejoice: Facebook gets GIF support. Here's everything you need to know.Mashable
Facebook finally adds support for animated GIFsMacworld
Gizmodo -The Verge -Adweek
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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 6:13 pm

At I/O, Google Launches New Attack On Facebook’s Mobile Ad Goldmine – Forbes


At I/O, Google Launches New Attack On Facebook's Mobile Ad Goldmine
Forbes
These app install and app reminder ads were a $6 billion market worldwide last year, and by most accounts, Facebook owned more than half of it. More than anything, the social network's early jump on these ads, which app developers depend on as much as …

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Posted on 28 May 2015 | 5:30 pm

Facebook Launches New Security Checkup Tool To Prevent Accounts From … – Forbes


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Facebook Launches New Security Checkup Tool To Prevent Accounts From
Forbes
To prevent hackers from breaking into accounts, Facebook has launched a new Security Checkup feature. The Security Checkup feature — which currently appears for a select group — walks users through several privacy steps. The Security Checkup feature …
Facebook is testing a new tool to lock down user loginsThe Verge
Facebook's New Tool Will Help Keep Your Account SecureTIME
Facebook tests a new Security Checkup to keep your account safeEngadget

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Posted on 28 May 2015 | 6:19 am

Facebook – Yahoo News Search Results

A CIA-backed company may be scanning all your Facebook chats

If you thought your Facebook chats are safe from prying eyes, you’re apparently wrong. Bosnadev says that Facebook’s chats are being scanned by a CIA-funded company, a discovery Bosnadev made after looking into some unusual activity on a website triggered by a link present in a Facebook chat. DON’T MISS: This amazing secret trick will give any Android phone a huge speed boost “During the testing …

Posted on 15 April 2015 | 12:30 am

Facebook use can worsen as well as improve mental health conditions

( British Sociological Association ) Facebook can help people recover from mental health problems but it needs to be used cautiously and strategically as it can also make symptoms worse, new research shows.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 11:29 pm

Lone Pine Adds to Its Stake in Facebook

During 4Q14, Facebook’s revenue grew 53% YoY to $3.9 billion, and its ad revenue was $3.6 billion. Mobile ad revenue was up 108% to $2.5 billion.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:06 pm

Why Facebook Might Emerge As The Biggest Internet of Things Company

Just within a few years of its existence, Facebook has achieved a cult following. From teenagers to professionals to senior citizens, everyone has an account with the world’s most powerful social media platform. For many Internet users, their connected experience starts and ends with Facebook. According to the official statistics, there are 1.39 billion monthly active users on average. However …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:51 pm

The biggest difference between Google and Facebook — explained by someone who has worked at both

Google and Facebook are two of the biggest and…

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:09 pm

Facebook's fight against itself

Facebook's biggest internal fight is the biggest fault line in social media: pushing ads without pushing away users.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:58 pm

The 'controversial' fare Facebook is feeding you

The biggest fight inside Facebook underlies the biggest fault line for social media giants: pushing more ads without pushing away users.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:47 pm

The most controversial strategy inside Facebook

The biggest fight inside Facebook underlies the biggest fault line for social media giants: pushing more ads without pushing away users.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:42 pm

Is Facebook Video About To Ramp Significantly?

Wedbush commented on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB ) Monday following a panel discussion with ad agencies. Analysts Shyam Patil and Andy Cheng felt that spending was solid, video was scaling and Instagram was …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:37 pm

Mark Your Calendar: Facebook Inc. Earnings

Can Facebook keep up its rapid growth? Here are the key items to watch when the social network reports earnings this month.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:27 am