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Here’s How Small Businesses Can Harness Facebook’s Enormous Reach – Fortune


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Here's How Small Businesses Can Harness Facebook's Enormous Reach
Fortune
Facebook knows a large number of details, some highly personal, about its 1.6 billion active monthly users, which it then translates into a dizzying number of ways small businesses can target potential customers. Particularly for small businesses

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 12:00 pm

10 Facebook Messenger Tricks You Can’t Live Without – TIME


TIME

10 Facebook Messenger Tricks You Can't Live Without
TIME
With 900 million users, Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular chat apps out there. It's also becoming much more than a simple messaging platform. New features let you more easily communicate with big groups of people and interact with other …
Here's Facebook Inc.'s Next Major AppMotley Fool

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 11:00 am

Why We Don’t Delete Annoying Facebook Friends – Newsweek


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Why We Don't Delete Annoying Facebook Friends
Newsweek
Researchers at Nottingham Trent University asked 52 Facebook users to rate 100 randomly sampled friends on the network in terms of their closeness and their online disagreement frequency. “People are spending more and more time online making them …
Here's why we don't delete our annoying Facebook friendsMetro
Facebook's most annoying users remain on our feed because of popularity, researchers sayDaily Mail

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 10:23 am

Facebook user engagement growth might be slowing down thanks to Snapchat – CNBC


CNBC

Facebook user engagement growth might be slowing down thanks to Snapchat
CNBC
Americans will spend more than half of their social networking time on Facebook this year, but growth of user engagement with the platform is set to slow, a new report shows. Of the 43 minutes a day U.S. adults spend on social media in 2016, 22 minutes
American adults are spending more time on FacebookCNET

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 10:14 am

Facebook pays 10-year-old Finnish genius $10000 for exposing flaw in Instagram – Washington Post


Washington Post

Facebook pays 10-year-old Finnish genius $10000 for exposing flaw in Instagram
Washington Post
A hacker in Finland has become the youngest person to receive a reward from Facebook's Bug Bounty program — but he'll have to wait three years before he's old enough to humblebrag about it on the social media platform. Ten-year-old Jani, whose last …
Facebook gives 10-year-old Finnish boy $10000 for discovering Instagram bugNew York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV
Facebook pays $10000 to 10-year-old Instagram hackerReuters
Facebook rewarded a 10-year-old with $10000 for finding Instagram security flawThe Verge
RT –ABC News –VentureBeat
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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 9:06 am

Argument over Facebook picture led to Good Samaritan’s death – WFAA.com


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Argument over Facebook picture led to Good Samaritan's death
WFAA.com
Quinisha Johnson says she's is in a lot of pain both physically and emotionally, a day after her husband allegedly shot her in the leg and killed an armed Good Samaritan who tried to intervene in the domestic dispute. She told us by phone on Tuesday the s.

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 3:56 am

How Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Is Fighting Back Against Brazil’s WhatsApp Block – Newsweek


Newsweek

How Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Is Fighting Back Against Brazil's WhatsApp Block
Newsweek
SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called on Brazilians to demand his company's WhatsApp messaging service never be blocked again after an appeals court on Tuesday overturned the application's …
Facebook CEO urges Brazilians to decry WhatsApp blockReuters
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls on Brazilians to protest for changeSydney Morning Herald

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 1:03 am

One Facebook engineer has reportedly become a big ally for gun rights activists on the site – Business Insider


Business Insider

One Facebook engineer has reportedly become a big ally for gun rights activists on the site
Business Insider
One engineer in particular seems to be undermining its efforts, according to a report by Matt Drange at Forbes. Over the last several years, Facebook had become known as a way for people to buy and sell guns without needing a background check.

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 12:07 am

A Month Later, Facebook Live Tab May Be Going Live In Android App – Are You Seeing It? – Android Police


Android Police

A Month Later, Facebook Live Tab May Be Going Live In Android App – Are You Seeing It?
Android Police
We're going off a single source here, so grains of salt and all that, but it looks like Facebook has finally begun to push the new Facebook Live tab to some Android users, a month after announcing it. The image below is from Romanian blog daytrend.ro

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 7:46 pm

Surprise! Facebook Blacklists Trending Topics And Conservative News Outlets – The Federalist


The Federalist

Surprise! Facebook Blacklists Trending Topics And Conservative News Outlets
The Federalist
If you've ever used Facebook, you've noticed the list of trending topics on the vertical navbar along the right side of the page. You may have even clicked one or two of them to see what's happening or why the topic is trending. What you probably didn
Report: Certain News Outlets Blacklisted By Facebook News Curators, Including TheBlazeTheBlaze.com
Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists? Here's What Happened When It Hired Some.Gizmodo
Former Facebook Curator: We Pick What's Trending; 'Regularly Avoid' Promoting Breitbart, The BlazeBreitbart News
New York Magazine –Daily Caller –Re/code
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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 6:32 pm