Winklevoss Twins Gear Up For A Venture Capital Firm Of Their Own

Winklevoss Twins Gear Up For A Venture Capital Firm Of Their Own

If you have seen the movie Social Network, you sure must know about the Winklevoss twins. The duo are the ones who claimed that they were the ones who originally came up with the idea of Facebook. Eventually, though, they ended up by getting a hefty sum from Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, and settling things at that.

By On April 29, 2012 Respond
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Yahoo VS Facebook: Yahoo Adds Two More Patents To Its Case

Yahoo VS Facebook: Yahoo Adds Two More Patents To Its Case

Yahoo and Facebook have been locked in a legal tussle for quite some time. Yahoo was the one to initiate it by claiming that Facebook had violated ten of its patents. Facebook seemed pretty furious over this allegation and not only vehemently rejected it but also counter-sued Yahoo for violating ten Facebook patents.

By On April 28, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Add Facebook Status Bar To Every Page In Google Chrome

[Tutorial] How To Add Facebook Status Bar To Every Page In Google Chrome

Using a small extension for Google Chrome you will be able to see new posts and notifications on every page you open inside Google Chrome. In this tutorial I will show you how to use a MyStatusBar, integrate it with Google Chrome and place it at the bottom of your Chrome browser which will appear like a floating social media bar. This extension will also allow you to search or lunch Facebook very quickly.

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Facebook Enters Digital Security Business: Announces Anti-Virus Marketplace

Facebook Enters Digital Security Business: Announces Anti-Virus Marketplace

Yesterday, Facebook announced the opening of the Facebook Anti-Virus Marketplace or The AV Marketplace, in short. The marketplace is developed in collaboration with five industry partners specializing in digital security software. The marketplace is targeted as Facebook users who aren’t using any security solution to protect themselves from cyber crime.

By On April 26, 2012 Respond
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[Tips] How To Customize YouTube Comments Appearance

[Tips] How To Customize YouTube Comments Appearance

In this article I will give you few quite useful tips on how you can customize the appearance and functionality of your YouTube video comments. These tips will help you to protect your children and hide comments, but also integrate your YouTube activity with your Facebook profile.

By On April 25, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Bags Greater Revenue, Lower Profit During Q1 2012

Facebook Bags Greater Revenue, Lower Profit During Q1 2012

It has been revealed through the details divulged to Securities and Exchange Commission by Facebook, that the social network had a very handsome growth of 45 percent in overall revenue during the first quarter. With this growth, the overall revenue of Facebook tipped $1.06 billion. However, it seems that the company’s profits have fell.

By On April 24, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft Sells AOL Patents To Facebook For $550 Million

Microsoft Sells AOL Patents To Facebook For $550 Million

Facebook is gearing up to go public next month, and is trying to bring together all the things it can to help it in that. Now, the social network has struck a deal with Microsoft to buy 650 AOL patents for a massive $550 million. The patents, naturally, are meant to make Facebook secure and enable it to be protected from any prospective litigation once it goes public.

By On April 24, 2012 Respond
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Upgraded ‘Facebook for Android’ With Enhancements

Upgraded ‘Facebook for Android’ With Enhancements

With improved performance along with shortcuts to share photos and messages, new version of Facebook for Android 1.9 has been released; confirms Facebook blogpost. With the new version users will be able to share photos and messages staying at the home screen. Messenger and camera shortcuts are made available in the app tray.

By On April 24, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Amends Statement Of Rights And Responsibilities Over Users’ Feedback

Facebook Amends Statement Of Rights And Responsibilities Over Users’ Feedback

In case you didn’t notice, Facebook had quietly added a clause in its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities which stated that Facebook could bar users in certain geographic regions from using the social network whenever it wanted. Naturally, it reeked of ambitions to censor people legally and officially and after furious responses from thousands of users, Facebook has finally taken back the clause.

By On April 22, 2012 Respond
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Facebook’s Data Center In North Carolina Becomes Functional

Facebook’s Data Center In North Carolina Becomes Functional

Facebook has been ever expanding with a huge user base. Currently with more than 850 million users, the social network naturally requires more data centers to cater to the huge traffic activity. Facebook has been working on a new data center in North Carolina and now, it has been reported that data center is finally functional.

By On April 21, 2012 Respond
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LinkedIn Faces Competition From Startup Firm BranchOut

LinkedIn Faces Competition From Startup Firm BranchOut

BranchOut has been there on Facebook as a Facebook app for quite some time. Whereas it has been lying low till now, it seems that it has plans of taking things to the next level now. According to the CEO of BranchOut, it can beat LinkedIn eventually because it has an exposure to a far greater audience than LinkedIn does.

By On April 20, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Introduces New ‘Listen’ Button On The Pages Of Musicians

Facebook Introduces New ‘Listen’ Button On The Pages Of Musicians

Facebook has been trying to put itself at the heart of online music services. It has been trying to introduce newer ways to engage users and make music-listening a more social experience. Now, the social network has introduced a new ‘Listen’ button the page of music artists.

By On April 19, 2012 Respond
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Sergey Brin Says His Comments On Web Censorship Have Been Distorted

Sergey Brin Says His Comments On Web Censorship Have Been Distorted

Sergey Brin, Google’s co-founder, recently made headlines when he quite frankly remarked that systems like Facebook and Apple are a threat to web freedom, apart from governmental censorships and the craving of content producers to somehow gain the powers to ban websites. Now, Brin has stated that his comments towards Facebook and Apple had rather been distorted by reporting.

By On April 19, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Values Itself At $75 Billion

Facebook Values Itself At $75 Billion

Facebook has plans of going public some time soon. Whereas so far, there is virtually no way to gauge how much the company is worth, it now seems that Facebook itself values the company at $75 billion. How do we know that? Well…from the Instagram deal. The deal closed at $1 billion with Facebook paying 30% of it in cash and 70% in stock.

By On April 19, 2012 Respond
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Zuckerberg Kept Instagram Negotiations Secret From Facebook Board Till The Last Moment

Zuckerberg Kept Instagram Negotiations Secret From Facebook Board Till The Last Moment

Many of us have been quite surprised at the sudden acquisition of Instagram by Facebook. The surprise came from the fact that Kevin Systrom, Instagram’s CEO, had cited in the past that he planned to keep Instagram independent. However, a Wall Street Journal report now suggests that all it took for things to finalize between the companies was a weekend together by the CEOs of both companies at Zuckerberg’s house.

By On April 19, 2012 Respond
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