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Germany asks Facebook to back off

Aug 4, 2011
A German regulator has asked Facebook to disable its photo tagging software, warning it could violate European privacy laws. The New York Times...
Posted In: Facebook, Germany, privacy

Another way to waste time on Facebook

Aug 3, 2011
Scrabble knock-off Words with Friends is coming to Facebook today. Words with Friends is made by Zynga, the company behind Farmville, CityVille, ...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, words with friends

Teachers and students shall not be friends--at least on Facebook, in Missouri.

Aug 1, 2011
In an effort to protect kids from predatory teachers, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon just signed a bill that'll outlaw social networking between...
Posted In: Education, Facebook, social media

No anonymity on social networks! Why the hell not?!

Jul 26, 2011
Over the weekend Google+ let loose a tempest in its shiny new teapot when the company expelled folks using fake names on the social network. By all...
Posted In: advertising, Facebook, google +, search, social media, Web Culture, world

Google+ has 20 million users

Jul 22, 2011
We had heard estimates that G+ (those of us really in the know call it G+, also those of us who are lazy and don't like to type much) would hit 20...
Posted In: Facebook, Google, google+

G+ on the iPhone

Jul 20, 2011
Google+ is now available as an app on the iPhone. It had already been around for Android but it's a little surprising that Apple and Google got it...
Posted In: android, apps, Facebook, Google, google+, iPhone, social networking, Twitter

Anonymous says its starting its own social network

Jul 18, 2011
Well, good luck with that. AnonPlus will, we are told, be a rival to Google+ and Facebook but without any censorship and without any need to reveal...
Posted In: anonymous, Facebook, Google, google+, hacktivists, social networks

Happy Oasis

Jul 14, 2011
The new Facebook game, "Happy Oasis" aims to fight Arab extremism. Suleiman Bakhit was living in Minnesota where, shortly after the 9/11 attacks,...
Posted In: apps, Facebook, games

Facebook for every phone

Jul 13, 2011
Chicken in every pot, Facebook on every phone. Facebook is now offering an app called Facebook For Every Phone (catchy!) for feature phones (i.e.,...
Posted In: apps, cell phones, Facebook, phone

I fought the law and the law searched my Facebook info

Jul 13, 2011
Reuters reports on the increasing instances of U.S. law-enforcement agencies like the FBI, DEA and ICE getting warrants to search for info on...
Posted In: Facebook, FBI, reuters, young satanists

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