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‘Facebook a gift to intelligence agencies’ – Laura Poitras – RT


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'Facebook a gift to intelligence agencies' – Laura Poitras
RT
Facebook is a gift to intelligence agencies. People volunteer all their social information,” she told the Washington Post in an interview. Users should be wary about the information that the likes of Facebook and Google have compiled on them, Poitras

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:10 pm

Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Hits Record High; Post-Earnings Volatility Possible – ValueWalk


ValueWalk

Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Hits Record High; Post-Earnings Volatility Possible
ValueWalk
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares closed Thursday at an all-time high of $80.04. It gives the company a valuation of over $208 billion. Facebook's previous record high was $79.04 on September 30. The stock has rallied close to 49% this year so far.
Facebook (FB) Scheduled to Post Earnings on TuesdayWKRB News
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) a Buying Opportunity or Not?Property Mentor

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:45 pm

Facebook Rooms: 5 Privacy Facts – InformationWeek


InformationWeek

Facebook Rooms: 5 Privacy Facts
InformationWeek
"Forums, message boards, and chatrooms were meeting places for people who didn't necessarily share geographies or social connections, but had something in common," said Facebook product manager Josh Miller in the announcement. "Places where …
Facebook launches Rooms app for anonymous group chatsTrustedReviews
Facebook's New App For iOS: “Room”Bidness ETC
Facebook wants to bring back the chatroomKTVZ
Digital Trends -WCAI
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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 12:08 pm

Andre Reeds Facebook profanity could prevent him from having HS field named … – FOXSports.com


Andre Reeds Facebook profanity could prevent him from having HS field named
FOXSports.com
A profanity-laced Facebook post could prevent Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Reed from having his former high school field in Pennsylvania named after him. Reed directed the Facebook tirade at another Dieruff High School alum who criticized the plan.

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:00 am

Can Facebook live up to the hype? – CNNMoney


CNNMoney

Can Facebook live up to the hype?
CNNMoney
Speaking solely in Mandarin in front of a Chinese audience was probably really hard for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. But satisfying Wall Street's extremely high expectations for his company when Facebook reports its third quarter results on Tuesday

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:41 pm

Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Urges Fans to ‘Be Curious’ – Wired


Wired

Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Urges Fans to 'Be Curious'
Wired
Hawking doesn't strike us as the type to join Facebook just to cash in on the buzz surrounding the movie, though. He generates a substantial amount of buzz on his own. Hawking fans from Pakistan to Canada flooded his page with welcome messages and …
Stephen Hawking joins Facebook, promises to share work toward 'what makes The Verge
Famed Physicist Stephen Hawking Joins FacebookLive Science
Stephen Hawking joins Facebook, jokes about being an alienCNET
TIME -NBCNews.com -Mashable
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:28 pm

3 Things to Watch For When Facebook Inc Reports Third-Quarter Earnings – Motley Fool


MarketWatch

3 Things to Watch For When Facebook Inc Reports Third-Quarter Earnings
Motley Fool
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) will report third-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday, Oct. 28. It's one of the most highly anticipated earnings reports of the season, as Facebook is both one of the world's most recognizable brands and one of the
What to expect from Facebook's earningsMarketWatch
How Facebook Has Evolved Since The IPO And Where Is It Headed?Forbes
Three Facebook trends that you may not be aware ofEconsultancy (blog)
IMSoup
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:17 pm

The Groups App I Wish Facebook Would Build – TechCrunch (blog)


TechCrunch (blog)

The Groups App I Wish Facebook Would Build
TechCrunch (blog)
About once a week, if not more, I find myself typing these words or something similar on Facebook: “I just PM'd you, check your 'Other' inbox.” Or, “sorry, I'm on mobile, I can't get to the 'Other' inbox right now.” Or sometimes, just “bump.” If any of
24 Hours Later, Users Find Hacks for Facebook's RoomsMashable
Facebook's New App 'Rooms' Lets You Chat AnonymouslyHuffington Post
How to Find Your People on Facebook's Pseudo-Anonymous App 'Rooms'ABC News
The Guardian -USA TODAY -SiliconANGLE (blog)
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:48 pm

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg speaks Chinese in Beijing visit – Los Angeles Times


CNNMoney

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg speaks Chinese in Beijing visit
Los Angeles Times
Facebook has been blocked by Chinese authorities for over five years, but company founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to be on a new charm offensive to crack the massive market. In a move that has sent tongues wagging across China and around the globe, …
Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Mandarin, Tries to Win Over China for FacebookNew York Times (blog)
Zuckerberg, in all-Chinese Q&A, says Facebook has '11 mobile users'CNNMoney
Mark Zuckerberg Knows Chinese, But It's A Long Road To Export FacebookForbes
NBCNews.com -Business Insider
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:22 pm

At Facebook, Creating Empathy Among Cyberbullying – New York Times


New York Times

At Facebook, Creating Empathy Among Cyberbullying
New York Times
But Facebook's efforts to curb this may be working. The company told me that each week eight million Facebook members use tools that allow users to report a harmful post or photo. (The tools can be used by clicking on the little upside-down arrow in
Meet The Facebook Employee Whose Job Is To Make Sure People Are Nice To Business Insider
This Is How Facebook Is Secretly Trying To Make You A Nicer PersonFast Company

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:32 am

Facebook – Yahoo News Search Results

Why Facebook Is Losing Some Teens (There Are Too Many Grown-Ups There)

What has been a revolutionary technology is now showing signs that it has lost its appeal to today’s teenagers.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:35 pm

Why Facebook Is Losing Some Teens

What has been a revolutionary technology is now showing signs that it has lost its appeal to today’s teenagers.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:59 am

Can Facebook live up to the hype?

Read full story for latest details.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:54 pm

Is Facebook (FB) Well Positioned to Beat on Q3 Earnings?

We expect Facebook Inc. (FB) to beat earnings expectations when it reports third-quarter fiscal 2014 results on Oct 28.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:25 pm

Who 'likes' Mitch McConnell? Facebook unveils new tool for election 2014.

Facebook's new interactive map of Election 2014 races based on social media activity could have some predictive value. But Facebook is probably also looking for campaigns to spend ad money on the site.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:20 pm

Facebook hopes to get people talking — using whatever name — with Rooms app

Facebook is going old-school, with a stand-alone app for discussion boards aimed at letting users talk about shared interests without having to use their real names.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:11 am

Options investors see good times rolling for Facebook

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc investors used to wild swings in the company's shares following its earnings reports are looking for relative calm on Tuesday, after the social media company posts results. Facebook, whose shares rose 3 percent to a new year-high of $80.63 on Thursday, is scheduled to report third-quarter results on Oct. 28. The cost of a Facebook straddle …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:15 pm

Facebook's 'Rooms' all about anonymity

Facebook announced a new stand-alone mobile app that enables people to communicate anonymously—a change in the company's long-standing policy.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:18 pm

Facebook goes retro with 'Rooms' chat app

Facebook on Thursday released an application that lets people create virtual "rooms" to chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like. "Rooms" software introduced in the US and Britain for iPhone made its debut as Facebook tries to make peace with people unhappy that real identities are mandated for profiles at the world's leading social network. "One of the things our team loves …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:39 pm

Facebook's Zuckerberg wages China charm offensive — in Mandarin

Facebook is blocked in China, but its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing — surprising a hall full of students by conducting a Q&A session in Mandarin. Zuckerberg charmed his audience comprising Chinese and international students when he kicked off the half-hour session at the elite Tsinghua University with the words "Hello, everyone" in heavily …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 8:26 am