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Facebook post lands Mineral Wells man in jail – WFAA


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Facebook post lands Mineral Wells man in jail
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MINERAL WELLS – File this one under the category of things best not posted on Facebook. A 22-year-old Mineral Wells man is behind bars after allegedly posting on his Facebook page that he had more than a dozen warrants out for his arrest. "So, I have
Man's Facebook Post Helps Police Catch HimNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 12:28 am

Facebook Said to Block Pages Critical of Muhammad to Avoid Shutdown in Turkey – New York Times


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Facebook Said to Block Pages Critical of Muhammad to Avoid Shutdown in Turkey
New York Times
ISTANBUL — To avoid being banned throughout Turkey, Facebook has blocked Turkish users' access to a number of pages containing content that the authorities had deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad, according to a company employee with …
Turkey orders Facebook to block pages that insult the Prophet MohammedThe Verge
Turkish court will ban Facebook if it doesn't censor blasphemous contentEngadget
Turkey Court Bans Facebook Pages Insulting Prophet MuhammadABC News
Reuters -Daily Mail -CNET
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 12:27 am

Facebook, Inc. Earnings Tomorrow: What to Expect – Motley Fool


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Facebook, Inc. Earnings Tomorrow: What to Expect
Motley Fool
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) reports fourth-quarter results tomorrow after market close. With shares up 42% in the past 12 months, the expectations for the social network are high. Can Zuckerberg and Co. deliver? Here are some of the most important metrics

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 10:20 pm

Facebook Is Testing A Simple App For Low-End Android Phones – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Facebook Is Testing A Simple App For Low-End Android Phones
TechCrunch
Even though Facebook retooled its Android app specifically for emerging markets last year, it is making sure that it offers a good experience to any user not matter their device or network connection. (Android is the platform of choice for most
Facebook Releases Facebook Lite, Drastically Reduces App OverheadLifehacker
Facebook quietly launches a 'Lite' app for Android users in emerging marketsThe Next Web
Facebook quietly rolled out a bare-bones app in emerging marketsMashable
Wired -Computerworld -PC Magazine
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 9:22 pm

Facebook tries to get personal with video ads – Financial Times


Facebook tries to get personal with video ads
Financial Times
Fidji Simo, director of product at Facebook, predicts that the drive to personalisation will lead the audience for video ads to become narrower and narrower. Big brands, for example, will be able to show different videos to people who have already

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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 7:09 pm

Colleges Stalk Your Facebook To See How They Should Hit You Up for Money – Gizmodo


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Colleges Stalk Your Facebook To See How They Should Hit You Up for Money
Gizmodo
The company's social donor management program, for instance, can evaluate alumni interactions with a college's Facebook pages to help distinguish those people likely to give to a capital campaign from those more interested in a specific athletic or …

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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 6:50 pm

Facebook Lite is a tiny Facebook app that uses less data – CNET


Facebook Lite is a tiny Facebook app that uses less data
CNET
Designed for lower-end Android devices and developing smartphone markets, Lite is a small app for 2G networks. by Sarah Mitroff · @sarahmitroff; January 26, 2015 9:47 AM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 5:48 pm

Boy excluded for insulting head teacher’s hair on Facebook – Telegraph.co.uk


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Boy excluded for insulting head teacher's hair on Facebook
Telegraph.co.uk
Jordan was then permanently excluded from the Bridge Learning Campus in Whitchurch, Bristol, for inciting abuse on Facebook and failing to apologise. Mark Davies, chief executive at the academy school, said the post encouraged other students to cyber …
Teen expelled 'for exposing headteacher's bad example haircut on Facebook'Mirror.co.uk
Bristol Facebook row boy says he wants to go back to schoolBristol Post
Boy expelled after Facebook insultsBelfast Telegraph
North Devon Journal
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:48 pm

Teen Arrested after Alleged Facebook Emoji Threats – Yahoo Tech


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Teen Arrested after Alleged Facebook Emoji Threats
Yahoo Tech
His Facebook page was, it seems, part of routine police surveillance. When the emojis and other messages were spotted, Aristy became an arrestee. And among the charges is making terrorist threats, according to DNAInfo. The publication goes on to say
Threatening Emojis On Facebook Leads To Teen's ArrestUbergizmo (blog)
Facebook posts land Brooklyn teen in jail for emoji 'threats' to NYPDDaily Mail

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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:20 pm

Your College May Be Banking on Your Facebook Likes – New York Times


New York Times

Your College May Be Banking on Your Facebook Likes
New York Times
EverTrue, which he founded in 2010, enables educational institutions to parse the social media activities of their graduates. The company's social donor management program, for instance, can evaluate alumni interactions with a college's Facebook pages

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Posted on 25 January 2015 | 6:41 am

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Facebook Launches ‘Lite’ App for Users in the Developing World

Facebook has launched an alternate, slimmed down version of its app called Facebook Lite, designed for low-end Android phones used primarily in the developing world. The post Facebook Launches ‘Lite’ App for Users in the Developing World appeared first on WIRED .

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 12:27 am

Facebook testing spartan Android 'Lite' service

Facebook is testing a stripped down version of its mobile app that requires far less data, which could help increase usage of the social networking service among people with weaker Internet service or older phones. Facebook “Lite” is available for devices running Android 2.2 and up. The size of the free app is 252 kilobytes, and it’s meant for 2G networks in areas with limited connectivity …

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 10:23 pm

Facebook blocks content in Turkey deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad

Facebook has blocked some content in Turkey after Turkish authorities said the material was illegal because it was insulting to the Prophet Muhammad. Facebook took the steps after receiving a valid legal request via court order late Sunday evening, a source at the company said. The content, which appeared on one page on the site, is no longer visible in Turkey. The order was given by the Golbasi …

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 9:07 pm

Facebook's Skinny New App

Facebook has released a skinnier version of its data-hungry mobile app.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 8:41 pm

Facebook unveils 'lite' app for emerging markets

Facebook said Monday it is testing a lightweight version of its mobile app for mobile phones with poor-quality Internet connections in emerging markets. The move expands Facebook's efforts to grow the world's biggest social network, which already has more than a billion users. Most of Facebook's growth is coming from emerging markets, but many people lack the phones or computers needed for the …

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 7:10 pm

Facebook 'Lite' App Targets Emerging Markets

Facebook's "Lite" mobile app uses less data and works in all network conditions.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 5:59 pm

Facebook’s new Android app goes light on the data

Facebook is serious about spreading its service to people in countries without fast cellular networks or cutting-edge smartphones. Its new Android app, Facebook Lite, which isn’t available in the United …

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:41 pm

'Facebook Lite' App Targets Users in Sudan, Sri Lanka

Facebook has quietly launched a stripped-down version of its mobile app, aimed at emerging market users with low-end mobile devices.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:30 pm

Facebook privacy class action suit to kick off in April

An Austrian court has set a date for Facebook to face a class action complaint about its privacy policy from 25,000 of its users. The suit was filed in August last year by Max Schrems, front man of the Austrian group Europe-v-Facebook. He claimed Facebook violates European Union law by tracking users on external pages through social plugins, by the use of “big data” systems to spy on users as …

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 12:37 pm

New 'Facebook Lite' targets emerging markets

Facebook has quietly launched a stripped-down version of its mobile app, aimed at emerging market users with low-end mobile devices.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 11:48 am