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How much is a Facebook 'like' worth to your business?

Feb 28, 2013
What online activity actually leads to sales? An digital data cruncher breaks down the value of Facebook 'likes', Instragram photos, and online posts.
Posted In: social media, advertising, Facebook, Google

Connecticut elected officials vs. Facebook on protecting Newton families

Feb 27, 2013
Elected officials in Connecticut want Facebook to take Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist pages down; Facebook says no -- but points out that it has been dealing with the issue and is in constant contact with families affected by the tragedy.
Posted In: Facebook, Newtown, gun control, Obama

Yahoo's homepage gets help from Facebook

Feb 21, 2013
Yahoo launches a new website this week, with a Facebook partnership. It's the latest tech connection involving Yahoo, as new CEO Marissa Mayer retools the web company.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Facebook, media, Tech

Facebook privacy issues: Not the only reason I'm 'unfriending' you

Feb 15, 2013
Commentator Julia Angwin says erosion of privacy on Facebook left her little choice.
Posted In: Facebook, social media

EU data protection law could trigger trade war

Feb 11, 2013
The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.
Posted In: Facebook, Google, data security, Europe, Tech

Blackberry's Back, and Facebook Works Toward Suicide Prevention

Jan 31, 2013
Blackberry is back, with the launch of two new phones it hopes will revive the struggling smartphone company formerly known as Research in Motion. Facebook is working on best practices in an emerging area of social media -- suicide prevention. And, the military is using brain scans on new recruits -- canine recruits.
Posted In: Blackberry, Research in Motion, Facebook, suicide

Facebook earnings expected to show mobile ad growth

Jan 30, 2013
As more users check Facebook on their smart phones, its mobile advertising strategy is critical to success.
Posted In: Facebook, quarterly report, mobile apps, facebook social media privacy advertising, advertising

Facebook's new search; The hunt for 'Red October'

Jan 16, 2013
Facebook's new Graph Search feature has rivals like Google and Yelp paying attention to the social media giant. And, a look at a piece of mysterious malware called "Red October" that has been secretly attacking government computer systems for five years.
Posted In: Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, Graph Search, malware

Facebook takes on Google and Yelp with 'Graph Search'

Jan 16, 2013
Facebook is getting into the search business. On Tuesday, the social media giant had a press event where it demonstrated its new product, Graph Search. While the feature is still in its infancy, Facebook's announcement has a lot of companies has watching their backs.
Posted In: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Graph Search, search engines, Google

Facebook launches search for people, photos, places and interests

Jan 15, 2013
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the rollout of a new, seemingly obvious feature: search. With one billion users and a lot of data, Facebook has a private trove to mine.
Posted In: Facebook, online privacy, Graph Search, search

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