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Facebook share and like buttons are merging

Feb 28, 2011
Okay, so here we have a seemingly minor Facebook design change that could be of no significance whatsoever BUT what have we learned about tech...
Posted In: business, Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns

Feb 24, 2011
As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...
Posted In: aid, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, Facebook, healthcare, Libya, mid-day update, mortgage, robo-signing, social media, state budgets, Wall Street Journal, white house

Disney acquires Togetherville

Feb 24, 2011
Get 'em young! Kids who are not yet old enough to come by social networking in a traditional way have options beyond Facebook. And now Disney has...
Posted In: business, disney, Facebook, social media

MID-DAY UPDATE: stock exchange merger, Egypt, workers' union, and Civil War tourism

Feb 18, 2011
Now that the German and New York stock exchanges have tied the knot, it's time to discuss which entity is going to take a new name. Germans think...
Posted In: Civil War, Egypt, Facebook, Germany, Hosni Mubarak, Mergers and Acquisitions, mid-day update, National Park Service, New York, NYSE, stock market, stocks, tourism

Facebook adds new relationship statuses

Feb 18, 2011
Soon, Facebookers will be able to designate themselves as "in a civil union" or "in a domestic partnership". This in addition to "married", "single...
Posted In: Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture

NBA takes a cue from Farmville

Feb 14, 2011
This week, the NBA is introducing a new game on Facebook called NBA Legend. It lets you create a player avatar, join a team, and then have a...
Posted In: business, Facebook, farmville, jackie moon, NBA, social media, Web Culture

Facebook, not Craig's List, is the red light district of the web

Feb 8, 2011
Craig's List shut off its "adult services" section a while ago, amid loads of complaints that it was basically a prostitution marketplace. There...
Posted In: business, craig's list, Facebook, social media, Web Culture

Syria unblocks Facebook

Feb 8, 2011
The protests around the Middle East have apparently forced some concessions on internet openness in Syria. Recent planned protests in Syria failed...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, syria, world

The Oregon Trail: now available for Facebook

Feb 3, 2011
If you're of a certain age, you likely played Oregon Trail in elementary school on an old Apple computer. You and your family set out with your...
Posted In: Facebook, games

Markey and Barton poke Facebook again

Feb 2, 2011
Politico reports Congressmen Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) are sending another letter to Facebook today concerned about privacy...
Posted In: business, Facebook, government, privacy, social media

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