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Facebook Moves Mobile Chat Users To The Separate Messenger App – Forbes


Forbes

Facebook Moves Mobile Chat Users To The Separate Messenger App
Forbes
If you like to chat on Facebook using your mobile device, then you will have to use the separate Facebook Messenger app from now on. Facebook is spinning out mobile messaging from its main mobile app and routing users to the Messenger app.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 9:01 pm

Facebook Is Forcing Messenger on Users and They Aren’t Happy About It – Mashable


Inside Facebook

Facebook Is Forcing Messenger on Users and They Aren't Happy About It
Mashable
If Foursquare's attempt to force users into Swarm taught us anything, it's that people really don't like being forced into using apps. Facebook, never one to heed the lessons of history, will soon be forcing its iOS and Android users over to Facebook
Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile ChatTechCrunch
Facebook moves all mobile chat to Messenger appPCWorld
Facebook requires standalone Messenger app for mobile chatCNET
Inside Facebook -Chron.com (blog) -Yahoo Tech
all 202 news articles »

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 6:24 pm

Facebook Begins Forced Migration to Messenger App for Chat – PC Magazine


Facebook Begins Forced Migration to Messenger App for Chat
PC Magazine
Facebook will be adding reminder notices to the main Facebook app. "At that point, we'll ask you to install Messenger or go to the Facebook website to view and send messages. You'll still see new message notifications in the Facebook app, and it'll be

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:45 pm

Facebook Isn’t the Only Website Running Experiments on Human Beings – TIME


TIME

Facebook Isn't the Only Website Running Experiments on Human Beings
TIME
It was the Facebook study heard 'round the world. In June, the social network revealed that it had briefly tweaked its algorithm for a lucky (or unlucky) 698,003 users to make them feel happier (or sadder) based on what they see on their Newsfeed.
OKCupid, Facebook Not Alone in Studying ConsumersABC News
OkCupid and Facebook Aren't the Only Ones Manipulating You, but That's No VICE News
Dating site OKCupid admits to Facebook-style psychological testing on usersTelegraph.co.uk
PCWorld -blogs.hbr.org (blog)
all 382 news articles »

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:18 pm

Facebook removes page calling for death of Jews – Fox News


Fox News

Facebook removes page calling for death of Jews
Fox News
A Facebook spokesman confirmed to FoxNews.com Tuesday that the page had been taken down, saying, "We've removed this page for violating our Community Standards. Although the page was previously reported, it was mistakenly allowed to stay on …
Facebook says calling for death to Israel isn't hate speech because it's a countryWashington Examiner

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:14 pm

I killed Facebook and left its body in the woods – The Verge


I killed Facebook and left its body in the woods
The Verge
It only makes us more efficient — for doing things that Facebook invented. It is for moving 10-ton pallets of old photos, for lifting endless "streams" of "content," and for carrying around our big data — the new byproduct of our existence — on our

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 3:34 pm

Facebook Stock Is Classic Example Of Bubble – Forbes


Forbes

Facebook Stock Is Classic Example Of Bubble
Forbes
Facebook is utterly overvalued. It is becoming a bellwether for this equity boom and it will likely be the signal for the bust to come. For a contrarian it's hard to be bullish at the moment. The market is just too strong for a contrarian. Happily the

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:27 pm

You May Want To Delete Facebook After Watching This Video – Huffington Post


Salon

You May Want To Delete Facebook After Watching This Video
Huffington Post
If you need even more reason to limit your social media usage, watch Derek Muller of Veritasium explain how Facebook's News Feed algorithm is controlling your News Feed more than you might think. So what is the moral of this story? Short of actually …
7 reasons why Facebook is terrible for youSalon

all 3 news articles »

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:31 pm

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook’s off site user tracking plans – PCWorld


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans
PCWorld
U.S. and EU privacy and consumer groups called on privacy regulators to stop Facebook's plans to gather the Internet browsing patterns of its users while they visit other sites. The groups, gathered in the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) asked
Is Facebook learning to embrace privacy?Washington Post (blog)
Privacy Groups Send Letter To FTC, Demand Facebook InvestigationDaily Caller
Groups push feds to halt Facebook's trackingThe Hill
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Chicago Daily Herald -Los Angeles Times
all 24 news articles »

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 10:56 am

Facebook’s New Save Button Is Actually Useful – Wired


Economic Times

Facebook's New Save Button Is Actually Useful
Wired
on a Facebook page) and then select Save. To view or share something you've saved, you can click “Saved” in the lefthand column. Things that you saved are organized by category (links, places, music, books, movies, TV shows, and events), so you can …
Facebook launches bookmarking feature 'Save'Economic Times
Facebook's 'Save' button lets you bookmark News Feed items for reading laterTech2
Facebook to Launch New 'Save' FunctionNDTV
Gizbot
all 45 news articles »

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 10:37 am

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Facebook to Stop Letting Friends Send Digital Gifts

Facebook Inc. (FB) is ending a service that lets friends send digital gift cards to each other, as the social-networking service revamps how users can buy goods and services.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 11:14 pm

Is Facebook learning to embrace privacy?

Facebook may be looking at privacy more as an opportunity than as an obstacle these days.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 10:04 pm

Facebook Moves Mobile Chat Users To The Separate Messenger App

If you like to chat on Facebook using your mobile device, then you will have to use the separate Facebook Messenger app from now on. Facebook is spinning out mobile messaging from its main mobile app and routing users to the Messenger app. When Facebook users try to send a message using the main app, there is a new notification message that prompts them to download the Messenger app instead.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 9:11 pm

Facebook: Get Messenger app or else

For mobile users who text with friends via Facebook, it's almost time to download the social-media giant's dedicated app for doing so, or lose the ability.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:52 pm

Facebook is not dead: Teens rate their favorite social media sites

What are kids these days doing on their smartphones? There's a whole world on that phone, and advertisers want to find out which sites are most popular with emerging consumers.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:38 pm

Facebook makes changes to mobile messaging

Facebook chats are about to change, as the social network makes mobile users switch to separate Messenger app

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 5:48 pm

Using Facebook on your smartphone is about to get much more annoying

Facebook may want to look up the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” TechCrunch reports that Facebook plans to take away the messaging feature from its core app and force users to download the separate Facebook Messenger app if they want to chat with their friends. Facebook has apparently been testing out using Messenger as its sole messaging app in Europe and has been encouraged by the …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:15 pm

Facebook Plan to Monitor User Web Browsing Rouses Alarm

The U.S. should investigate Facebook Inc. (FB)'s plan to collect the Web browsing activities of its users to determine if the company is violating an agreement with the government to ensure people's privacy, an advocacy group said. Facebook, the biggest social networking site, would routinely monitor the Web habits of its users, contrary to its prior representations, according to a letter sent …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:00 am

Facebook moves all mobile chat to Messenger app

If you like to send messages via Facebook when you’re on the move, get ready to download a new app. Facebook confirmed Monday that it will be removing the messaging feature from its mobile app over the next few days, and requiring people to use its standalone Messenger app instead. The change follows through on a plan announced in April and for now affects Facebook’s mobile app on iOS and …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:55 am

Facebook Scam Tricks Users into Hacking Themselves

The latest Facebook scam promises to give people the ability to hack into anyone's account. The scam appears as either an email or a Facebook post on your Timeline purportedly from a friend of the victim. "Hack any Facebook account following three steps," the scam promises.

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 4:57 pm