Jan 31, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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Facebook Timeline is rolling out to all users. A new report indicates that people aren't real excited about the change. Some of that discomfort might stem from the fact that Timeline is becoming mandatory rather than opt-in. And remember the old saying about free services like Facebook: If you're not paying for it, you're not the customer -- you're the product. When it comes to Facebook, it's always useful to look at what's in it for advertisers. Also in this program, Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips releases a new song with backing vocals by Siri.

Facebook Timeline is rolling out to all users. A new report indicates that people aren’t real excited about the change. Some of that discomfort might stem from the fact that Timeline is becoming mandatory rather than opt-in. And remember the old saying about free services like Facebook: If you’re not paying for it, you’re not the customer — you’re the product. When it comes to Facebook, it’s always useful to look at what’s in it for advertisers. Also in this program, Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips releases a new song with backing vocals by Siri.

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