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Facebook Making $4M Everyday From News Feed Ads

Facebook Making $4M Everyday From News Feed Ads

Giant social networking site Facebook displays various sponsored ads in users’ News Feeds which most of the time have nothing to do with user interests and the pages the users like, but it has benefited the Facebook. How? Well Facebook now makes a big amount from News Feed ads. Any guess, what the amount could be? It’s only $4M per day from News Feed ads.

By On October 24, 2012 Respond
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Blogger Hires A Woman To Slap Him For Wasting Time On Facebook

Blogger Hires A Woman To Slap Him For Wasting Time On Facebook

Have you ever heard someone hiring a person who will slap the hirer to prevent him/her from wasting too much time on social networking sites or video sharing sites? I’m damn sure you’ve never heard. But for the first time you are going to hear this. San Francisco based blogger Maneesh Sethi has done that. Details inside.

By On October 21, 2012 1 Response
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Romney’s ‘Binders Full Of Women’ Comment Becomes A Laughing Stock On Web

Romney’s ‘Binders Full Of Women’ Comment Becomes A Laughing Stock On Web

Mitt Romney has made a lot of remarks during his public appearances which were turned into internet memes. He added yet another to this list when he mentioned ‘binders full of women’ in a recent debate. The rather stupid remark was soon turned into an internet meme, actively used in comments on the pages of binder vendors on Amazon.

By On October 21, 2012 Respond
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Twitter Blocks neo-Nazi Account For German Users On Request Of German Police

Twitter Blocks neo-Nazi Account For German Users On Request Of German Police

Micro blogging site Twitter has blocked an account in Germany for the first time because the German police asked Twitter to restrict that account’s access by a neo-Nazi group. The move was spotted by the FT. Details inside.

By On October 19, 2012 Respond
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Mobile App-Maker Cabana Acquired By Twitter

Mobile App-Maker Cabana Acquired By Twitter

Twitter has been actively trying to expand the scope of its services and do the same work that a number of developers have tried doing by building on its API. Now that the company has greatly limited access to its API, it is indeed in a great position to build on Twitter by dishing out its own web apps. Probably to that end, the micro-blogging site has now acquired the app-maker startup, Cabana.

By On October 18, 2012 Respond
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Major Security Flaw Found In Facebook’s Mobile Site

Major Security Flaw Found In Facebook’s Mobile Site

Facebook has been ramping up the security of the social network to ensure the privacy as well as security of user data. However, it seems that the security measures were focused more on the regular website, with the mobile website being ignored on the way. A security researcher has now discovered a major flaw in the latter; one which could compromise the data of millions of users.

By On October 13, 2012 Respond
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Court Says, Hijacking Employees LinkedIn Account Is Not Violation Of Law

Court Says, Hijacking Employees LinkedIn Account Is Not Violation Of Law

If you have a LinkedIn account, then from now you should be very careful. Don’t share your LinkedIn password with any co-worker or colleague. Why? If they hijack your LinkedIn account, you won’t be covered, at least not by law. A verdict on a case where an employer hijacked the LinkedIn account of an employee after firing her leave citizens ‘uncovered’ by the law.

By On October 11, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Verifies It’s Testing A “Want” Button

Facebook Verifies It’s Testing A “Want” Button

Those following Facebook closely may have noticed the recent talks involving the addition of a “Want” button into the social network. Facebook has officially announced that the Want button is in testing phases. The social giant is closely working with multiple retailers to integrate this feature in the social network. Recent reports have indicated that Facebook would enter the e-commerce market via user wish lists created by the Want button.

By On October 11, 2012 Respond
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Instagram Now Has More Mobile Traffic Than Twitter

Instagram Now Has More Mobile Traffic Than Twitter

Popular mobile photo-editing platform, Instagram, attracted a whopping 7.3 million daily US users to its mobile-platform application during the month of August 2012. Further down on the comScore Mobile Metrix 2.0 ratings is Twitter, who only saw 6.9 million daily US users. While briefing down the list, these are two all-time high records for the two social networks, and also the first time Instagram has passed up Twitter on the daily user rankings.

By On October 11, 2012 Respond
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Like-a-Hug – A Facebook-ian Jacket That Hugs For Getting Likes

Like-a-Hug – A Facebook-ian Jacket That Hugs For Getting Likes

The Atlantic Cities has reported a Facebook-ian jacket, called Like-a-Hug, developed by MIT researchers. By wearing Like-a-Hug jacket, a Facebook account holder would feel someone is really hugging him/her, whenever his/her Facebook friends press “like” on his/her posts (it could be photo, comment, video or status update or something else). Want to know, how?

By On October 7, 2012 Respond
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Now Facebook Has Over One Billion Active User

Now Facebook Has Over One Billion Active User

Mark Zuckerberg shared the news this morning. Now Facebook has over one billion active user. He also shared Facebook’s first official Brand video. Keep reading for the video and more details. We also have some interesting statistics at the end of the article.

By On October 5, 2012 Respond
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Earthquake Buddy Alerts Friends About Your Location When An Earthquake Strikes

Earthquake Buddy Alerts Friends About Your Location When An Earthquake Strikes

Earthquake Buddy is a brand new application developed by The App Collective to alert friends and family of your location when an earthquake strikes. The application is $3.99 on the iOS app-store and works to resolve the issue of finding loved ones in the midst of a disaster. Last year when a major earthquake struck Japan, communication was a huge issue because phone lines went down rather quickly.

By On October 5, 2012 Respond
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Woman Jailed For “LOL”-ing In Facebook After DUI Accident

Woman Jailed For “LOL”-ing In Facebook After DUI Accident

“LOL” (the acronym for Laughing Out Loud) is one of the most used phrases by netizens. Where can’t you find it? Millions of tweets, statuses and comments use this expression everyday. But, using this expression has turned costly for 18-year old Paula Asher. She has sentenced to jail as a consequence of using “lol” on Facebook.

By On October 2, 2012 6 Responses
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Facebook’s 30th Employee (Now Ex) Revealed Why He Had Been Fired

Facebook’s 30th Employee (Now Ex) Revealed Why He Had Been Fired

You night have read the harsh reality of Facebook revealed by Ex 51st Facebook employee. Now another ex employee of Facebook has revealed his story about being fired from Facebook for being a “liability”. He has also explained why he would never work there again even if he gets a second chance. Read the amazing story inside.

By On October 1, 2012 Respond
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Send Real-Life Presents Through Facebook’s ‘Gifts’ Application

Send Real-Life Presents Through Facebook’s ‘Gifts’ Application

Most of us remain informed of the birthdays of our friends through Facebook – there’s no more convenient way to be alerted of so many birthdays at just the right time. Facebook now apparently tends to cash on this by offering real-life presents which can be sent through the social network.

By On September 29, 2012 Respond
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