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Facebook’s Valentine’s Day gift: Insight into love on the social network – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW YORK — With 1.23 billion users in all the flavors and up-and-down stages of romantic relationships, Facebook knows a thing or two about love. For example, two people who are about to enter a relationship interact more and more on Facebook in the …Facebook Tackles Your Love LifeInformationWeekWhat Can Facebook Tell […]

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Social Media Today: Gender Changes, Fan-In-Chief, #OpenInPHL – KYW Newsradio

KYW NewsradioYou don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore, the social network is giving users new options. Androgynous, bi-gender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual are just a few of the new terms Facebook is adding to give its users more …Facebook goes beyond ‘male’ and ‘female’ with new gender optionsCNNFacebook users, […]

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Lovey-dovey detection algorithm puts hearts on Google+ photos – CNET

CNETGiving a Valentine’s Day perk to its social network service, Google adds animated hearts to photos that show hugging and kissing. Stephen Shankland. by Stephen Shankland. February 14, 2014 3:26 AM PST. Follow @stshank. For Valentine's Day, …Google doodle lets you send virtual chocolates for Valentine’s DayITProPortalGoogles Virtual Valentine’s Day Gift.Consett MagazineGoogle Lets You Say […]

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Facebook at 10: Zuckerberg hails ‘incredible journey’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukToday marks 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook from his dorm room at Harvard University. Since then, the site has grown to become a global social network with more 1.2 billion monthly active users. “It’s been an incredible journey so far, and …Mark Zuckerberg’s theory of privacyWashington PostHow we ruin social networks, Facebook specificallyArs […]

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Status update: 10 years in, Facebook still a force – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMENLO PARK, Calif. – Facebook on Tuesday celebrates 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room launch of the social network, a business now worth more than corporate centenarians General Motors and Ford Motor combined.Facebook Is More Addictive and Widely Used Than EverReutersPlease de-friend your ex: How people are using FacebookCNETTen Years In, These […]

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Jesse Eisenberg lands Luthor role – RTE.ie

RTE.ieJesse Eisenberg has been cast as the Man of Steel’s ultimate foe in the upcoming Batman/Superman film. The Oscar-nominated star of The Social Network will be joined by Jeremy Irons, who plays Batman’s butler and confidante Alfred Pennyworth in the …Jesse Eisenberg cast as Lex Luthor in ‘Batman/Superman’ film — BREAKINGEntertainment Weekly (blog)Eisenberg is next […]

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Revenue surge for Facebook over hike in ad sales – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphMobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook’s total advertising revenue in the final quarter of 2013, a sign that the social network, born a decade ago in the desktop computer era, is succeeding in its goal of being “mobile first”.Facebook unveils social ‘newspaper’Financial ExpressNew Facebook app strips away clutterBoston GlobeFacebook powers higher […]

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“Hot Or Not” Facebook Friend App Better Than Facemash; $1,000 Contest

The new “Hot Or Not” app for Facebook is really interesting, especially considering that Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly started that social network as something called “Facemash.” “Hot or Not” is really a far better variation of Facemash that really can be a useful time waster, or a window into what could be […]

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Facebook is a disease and could die out within the next few years – NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auHERE’S something you might not Like: Facebook could die out within the next few years. Well, that’s according to a study conducted by a group of Princeton researchers. They believe the growth of the social network can be compared to the dynamics of a …Facebook pokes holes in Princeton research with parodyCNETFacebook to die out […]

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Traffic ticket for wearing Google Glass while driving in California dismissed – androidandme.com

androidandme.comDo you want a social network that can truly improve your real-life? PhoneDog Media is providing a sneak peek to iM5 – the “Do It” Social Network. See the video. Back in October, a woman was stopped for speeding in California and given a ticket for wearing …Google Glass driving citation case droppedTheCelebrityCafe.comSan Diego Driver’s […]

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Facebook adds Trending to News Feed, Twitter rip-off comments ensue – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKFacebook has added a Trending topics feature to the News Feed to help users spot interesting and relevant conversations flaring up across the social network. The Trending section will be located on the upper right of the News Feed showing a list of topics …How Facebook’s new trending feature is different from Twitter’sSydney Morning […]

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Facebook hijacks Trending feature from rival Twitter – Computerworld

ComputerworldComputerworld – Taking another page from social rival Twitter, Facebook is launching a new Trending feature that will show users the most popular topics being discussed on the social network. The feature, which begins rolling out to users today, will list a …Facebook Rolls Out Trending TopicsPC MagazineFacebook launches a ‘Trending’ boxWashington PostFacebook launches Trending […]

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Facebook launches Trending to highlight popular items – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Facebook on Wednesday launched a new feature, dubbed Trending, to allow people to tap into hot topics gaining buzz across the social network. “Today we’re announcing Trending, a new product that’s designed to surface interesting …Facebook adds trending topics to site to tell users what people are posting aboutFox NewsTrending Now […]

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Facebook – not dead, not buried – BBC News

BBC NewsOver the weekend, there was some scary news for the world’s biggest social network. Facebook, the story went, was “dead and buried”, teenagers were turning away “in their droves”, put off by their parents’ presence on the network. It was “the start of what …Facebook ‘dead and buried to teens’, research findsThe GuardianFacebook is […]

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New study: Facebook “dead and buried” among UK teens – ITProPortal

ITProPortalIt’s a familiar and worrisome refrain for Facebook — that the company’s core user base is supposedly getting older and the next generation just isn’t interested in joining the social network anymore. Now the preliminary results from a multi-country, European …Facebook is ‘dead and buried’ among teens, researcher saysnatmonitor.comFacebook ‘dead and buried to teens’, research […]

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Apple Buys Real-Time Access to Twitter Feed With Topsy – Bloomberg

BloombergApple Inc. (AAPL) purchased data-analytics firm Topsy Labs Inc., giving the world’s most valuable company new tools to spot trends as they emerge on Twitter Inc. (TWTR)’s social network. Apple paid more than $200 million for Topsy, said people with …Apple, Not Known For Being Socially Minded, Buys Social Media Analytics Firm …ForbesApple Taps Into […]

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Foursquare’s Broken: JaxonP Is Not Lakeshore Cafe Oakland Mayor, I Am

Foursquare, the popular location-based social networ, is broken. This blogger makes such an assertion because someone named JaxonP has managed to fraudulently insert themselves in mayor of Lakeshore Cafe, the popular eatery in the Tresle Glen area of Oakland. Trouble is, he has just 14 checkins in 60 days, whereas I have 36 checkins over […]

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Facebook Is Down As Of 5:55 PM EDT; Google Must Be Laughing

For some reason Facebook is down and the word’s spreading via Twitter. Oh, Facebook’s not working? Let’s all go on Twitter and complain about it!?!?! — Matt Rogers (@CaptainRiggers) December 10, 2012 Reports in: Facebook appears to be down… at this time, no information as to why it is down. — Anonymous Press (@AnonymousPress) December […]

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Miley Cyrus Turned Me On To Pheed, MySpace-Like Social Network

That’s what happened. Famed actress and singer Miley Cyrus was tweeting about Pheed (a new Los Angeles-based social network started by China-based internet entrepreneur O.D. Kobo) she joined, so this blogger followed the link from one of her tweets. This one… I just opened my Pheed channel, check it out pheed.com/MileyCyrus1 — Miley Ray Cyrus […]

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The Role Of Blogs In Social Media

For some reason, many new to Social Media act as though blogs don’t exist. While the number of blogs has not diminished, there’s a lot of anecdotal evidence to suggest that the vast majority of people who “do” social media, don’t have a blog of their own or contribute to a blog. (As an aside, […]

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Social Media, Restaurants, And Shopping Centers: A Call To Action

Good Social Media and restaurants involves a call-to-action. In other words, you have to use social media to get potential guests (note that I did not use the term “customers) to visit your eatery or shopping center. All too often a restaurant or retail marketing person will just stick a Twitter logo or a Facebook […]