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The founders of two Facebook-acquired startups are leaving the company – Quartz


VentureBeat

The founders of two Facebook-acquired startups are leaving the company
Quartz
Shortly after Facebook announced yesterday (Aug. 27) that 1 billion people had used the social network in a single day, Josh Miller, founder and CEO of Branch, made his own announcement that it was his last day at the company. Miller joined Facebook in …
Branch founder Josh Miller leaves FacebookVentureBeat

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 8:31 pm

Dallas mom celebrates school’s "alternative fundraiser" in viral Facebook post – KTRK-TV


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Dallas mom celebrates school's "alternative fundraiser" in viral Facebook post
KTRK-TV
Dallas area mom Dee Wise Heinz created quite a stir on Facebook this week with a post featuring her child's "alternative fundraiser" school PTA letter. Heinz posted the letter on Tuesday and it's gained quite a bit of attention with parents fed up with

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 8:07 pm

Zuckerberg cheers as 1000000000 suckers login to Facebook in 24 hours – Computerworld


Computerworld

Zuckerberg cheers as 1000000000 suckers login to Facebook in 24 hours
Computerworld
For the first time, Mark Zuckerberg says, Facebook recorded more than a billion active users in a 24-hour period. Monday saw about 15% of the world's population login to Facebook (presumably to watch cat videos, argue about politics, stalk ex-lovers
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg And Sheryl Sandberg Bring Data To LifeForbes
From relationships to revolutions: seven ways Facebook has changed the worldThe Guardian
1 billion people used Facebook on MondayFortune
WRAL.com
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 7:26 pm

Facebook Groups Are In, Fan Pages Are Out! – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Facebook Groups Are In, Fan Pages Are Out!
Huffington Post
Business owners are fed up with the complicated Facebook algorithm that limits how many followers actually see the posts they make on their Fan Pages. Rather than pay for Facebook Advertising, businesses are choosing to ditch their Fan Pages altogether …

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 7:25 pm

Facebook Pledges Tougher Crackdown on Video Piracy – PC Magazine


TIME

Facebook Pledges Tougher Crackdown on Video Piracy
PC Magazine
Weeks after a prominent YouTube star complained about Facebook's failure to protect content creators' videos, the social network has promised to crack down on video piracy. "We've heard from some video publishers that there are ways in which we can be …
Facebook to Crack Down on Online Video PiracyTIME
Facebook Says It's Finally Ready to Start Cracking Down on Video PiratesRe/code
Facebook unrolls new tool to help video owners stop "freebooting"Fortune
FRANCE 24 -TechCrunch -Wired
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:27 pm

Facebook must obey German law even if free speech curtailed: minister – Reuters


Reuters

Facebook must obey German law even if free speech curtailed: minister
Reuters
BERLIN Facebook will have to abide by German laws banning racist sentiment even if it might be allowed in the United States under freedom of speech, Justice Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with Reuters. Maas, who has accused Facebook (FB.
Germany asks Facebook to remove 'racist' anti-migrant postsTelegraph.co.uk
Germany warns Facebook: Clamp down on Holocaust denial – or elseJerusalem Post Israel News
German justice minister tells Facebook to take racism more seriouslyThe Verge
Bloomberg
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:57 pm

Facebook’s New York headquarters has a tiny conference room that makes … – Business Insider


Business Insider

Facebook's New York headquarters has a tiny conference room that makes
Business Insider
And itty-bitty posters are parodies of Facebook's motto to "move fast and break things." In this tiny parallel universe, Facebookers are told to "move slowly and observe things" and to "focus on minimpact." …

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:56 pm

The brands that are bigger than Facebook – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

The brands that are bigger than Facebook
The Guardian (blog)
Heading into the digital sphere, Windows posts some comparable numbers to Facebook. Microsoft estimates that 1.5 billion people use the software's various iterations daily. It also has 1.2 billion users of its Office suite, but that is in total rather

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:47 pm

Facebook’s Billion User Day And The Strange Death Of Globalisation – Forbes


Facebook's Billion User Day And The Strange Death Of Globalisation
Forbes
There was a disconcerting mix of stories in one of the British newspapers today. In the finance section their two major pieces were on how one billion people had logged into Facebook FB +2.20% on Monday, and how international trade in goods and

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:32 pm

Facebook’s M Is Not The Droid You’ve Been Looking For – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Facebook's M Is Not The Droid You've Been Looking For
TechCrunch
Facebook unveiled its M personal assistant yesterday, shelled out a few details and revealed that it was currently being beta-tested by a couple hundred random users in the Bay Area. The service is unique in that it is partially human-powered, and
Facebook Wants To Be Your Personal AssistantRefinery29
Facebook Creates New Record: Hits 1B Active Users in a DayZacks.com
Facebook M virtual assistant could be all about adsCIO
InformationWeek
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:39 am