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Facebook smartphone to be ‘released next year’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s biggest social networking site, Facebook is planning to launch its own smartphone model by next year. Various reports have suggested that the company has ... Read more...

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Facebook buys Instagram for $1 bn (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook is purchasing Instagram, the very popular photo sharing company, for $1 billion in a combination of cash and stock, the social networking giant's founder ... Read more...

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Cisco to invest $545 mn in Brazil


April 4th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 4 (IANS/EFE) US-based Cisco Systems, the world's largest maker of networking equipment, said it planned to invest 1 billion reais (about $545 million) in Brazil over ... Read more...

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US stocks edge higher on Greece hopes (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) US stocks edged higher Wednesday as investors were still hoping the debt talks in Greece will be resolved, Xinhua reported.Despite the hopes, some investors were ... Read more...

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Facebook buys digital publishing company


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook has bought a digital publishing company Push Pop Press that develops technology to help make interactive books optimised for iPad ... Read more...

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Facebook admits Google smear campaign


May 13th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Social networking giant Facebook has admitted it hired a public relations agency to encourage investigations into rival Google's operations, Facebook's press service said ... Read more...

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Facebook’s early investors likely to sell shares worth billion dollars


April 28th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): A group of Facebook shareholders reportedly want to sell the company's private stock worth a billion dollars with a valuation of over 70 billion dollars.According to The Daily ... Read more...

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Facebook testing instant ads feature based on user status updates


March 25th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): Facebook has confirmed it was testing a new programme that will instantly display ads based on users' status updates.According to the New York Post, the social networking ... Read more...

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Facebook bans 20,000 underage users a day


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 22 (ANI): Facebook has revealed that about 20,000 children are kicked off the social networking site every day for lying about their age to join the site.The social networking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New service would let you watch Warner Bros movies on Facebook


March 10th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): American producer of film and television entertainment, Warner Bros, has announced that it will stream some of its movies on Facebook.It's the first major Hollywood studio to ... Read more...

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Despite high popularity, Facebook pulls the plug on ‘Breakup Notifier’


February 24th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 24 (ANI): It seems the idea of 'stalking' their crush on Facebook had appealed to millions but the company has shut down the application.The social networking giant pulled ... Read more...

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‘Facebook plays critical role in Arab world’s social movements’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) Networking sites like Facebook and Twitter will continue to play a critical role in organising social and civil movements in the Arab world, a new report ... Read more...

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Kent’s Kate Middleton banned from using Facebook


January 25th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A woman from Kent has been barred from using her Facebook account simply because she shared the same name as Prince William's fiancee Kate Middleton.Middleton, who has ... Read more...

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Facebook’s Amber Alerts to help locate missing children


January 13th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Facebook is teaming up with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to launch a new system called Amber alerts to issue bulletins about child abductions.Each ... Read more...

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Facebook sparks row after deleting breastfeeding support group page


January 9th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Social networking giant Facebook has stirred up a new controversy with nursing mothers after deleting a page, dedicated to breastfeeding and followed by thousands, over the weekend ... Read more...

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Map of Facebook friendships shows connections across the globe


December 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 15 (ANI): Ever wondered how the world would look like through Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook eyes? Well, an intern with the social networking giant has created a map of the ... Read more...

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Facebook won’t block Wikileaks page for now


December 7th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Facebook, the social networking giant, has no plans to ban content from a 'fan page' associated with Wikileaks-at least, as of now, say bosses."The Wikileaks Facebook Page ... Read more...

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Cartoon Profile Pics On Facebook Takes Web By Storm


December 5th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you have been to Facebook lately and wondering why all your friends are posting popular cartoon characters as their profile pics, it is a unique ... Read more...

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Pastor who banned ‘infidelity’ Facebook had threesome with wife, church aide


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A pastor who claimed that Facebook was a 'portal to infidelity' has revealed that he had threesome sex with his wife and a male church assistant.The Rev. ... Read more...

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Facebook’s new messaging service promises ‘death of email’


November 16th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Mark Zuckerberg, founder of social networking giant Facebook, has said that email would fade out, just like the letter did, as it is slow and informal.The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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10 commandments of Facebook


November 8th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Wonder how much of personal information is fine on Facebook? Well, an expert tells you the dos and don'ts of being a part of the social networking ... Read more...

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Facebook keeps ‘deleted’ user photos for up to 30 months


October 14th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 14 (ANI): Social networking giant Facebook has been slammed for keeping deleted pictures of a profile up to 30 months after removing them.It has admitted it had been keeping ... Read more...

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Facebook says iPhone app doesn’t leak users’ phone numbers


October 7th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Amid increasing allegations over users' privacy, Facebook has denied claims that private phone numbers could be seen by anyone thanks to its iPhone app.Bloggers said that ... Read more...

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After Swallowing Hot Potato, Facebook Is Looking For More Acquisitions


August 24th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is apparently on an acquisition spree and just a few days after launching its Places service it has acquired a Brooklyn based company named Hot ... Read more...

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Now, Facebook mobile users can control privacy while on the move


August 5th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): From now on, people using Facebook on their mobiles will be able to select whether their friends, or friends of friends, or everyone can see any new ... Read more...

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Facebook asked to ban teens from setting up tribute pages


June 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 05 (ANI): Australian police wants Facebook to prohibit teens from setting up tribute pages after a Brisbane man was accused of posting pornography on online memorials to murdered children.Bradley ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook CEO admits mistakes, plans changes


May 25th, 2010 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 25 (DPA) Social networking giant Facebook admitted Monday that it had made mistakes in its privacy policies and promised to roll out new tools that would make it ... Read more...

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Facebook gives more control of privacy to users


December 10th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 10 (ANI): Facebook has launched new privacy settings, giving its users more control of privacy.The social networking giant, that boasts of nearly 350 million members, added a new feature ... Read more...

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Cisco raises Tandberg offer to $3.41 bn


November 17th, 2009 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 17 (DPA) Networking giant Cisco Systems Monday raised its offer to buy Norwegian video communications company Tandberg by 11 percent - to $3.41 billion - after the company's previous ... Read more...

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94pc of Facebookers hate its latest makeover


March 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 21 (ANI): Facebook has left 94 per cent of its users, participating in a new poll, facing disappointment after making changes to its services.The social-networking giant received the green ... Read more...

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Facebooks latest makeover gathers mixed reviews


March 14th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 14 (ANI): Facebook has managed to gather mixed reviews after rolling out changes to its home and profile pages from March 11.The social-networking giant had previously announced the makeover ... Read more...

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Cyber criminals target Facebookers


March 3rd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): Social networking giant Facebook has been hit by hackers looking to paw upon users valuable information.According to security experts, the site has faced five different security threats ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook to provide users full control over data


February 27th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): In response to the furore over Facebook''s revision of user Terms of Service (TOS), the company''s founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the member of the social ... Read more...

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Facebook users still lack data-control despite site going back to original policies


February 20th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Although Facebook has announced that it will drop the controversial revisions to its user Terms of Service (TOS), experts have claimed that the reversal of policies would ... Read more...

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Facebook pleads users not to leave over terms of use change


February 19th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, February 19 (ANI): Facebook is trying to woo back abandoning members after it made changes to its user Terms of Service (TOS) that have now been reversed. The social-networking giant had ... Read more...

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