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Facebook versus The Pirate Bay: 1-0

Facebook versus The Pirate Bay: 1-0

On March 29th, The Pirate Bay launched a new feature allowing its visitors to share Torrents via their Facebook profiles. On April 8th, Facebook started blocking all links to The Pirate Bay’s torrents with the following message: “Warning: This Message Contains Blocked Content – Some content in this message has been reported as abusive by Facebook users.”

Facebook welcomes 200 millionth user

Facebook welcomes 200 millionth user

Since yesterday, the global Facebook userbase is 200 million active users strong. Mark Zuckerberg personally commented on this major achievement through a blog post. What does 200 million people mean to him?

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Facebook user numbers per country

Facebook user numbers per country

Web technologist and blogger, Niall Kennedy, made an overview of Facebook’s penetration in its top 28 countries across the world. Where I’m from, nearly 2 out of every 5 Internet users have a Facebook account (39.1 percent). What about your country?

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Reface.me featured on FOX News Mobile’s Point Click and Go

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How far are you willing to go to check your Facebook?

How far are you willing to go to check your Facebook?

Manatee County Sheriff’s officers say a 19-year-old man snatched a Starbucks customer’s laptop after being told he could not use it to check his Facebook account. According to officers, Corey Kinney then grabbed the customer’s laptop and ran out of the coffee shop, located in an outlet mall.

Facebook Home Page goes real time

Facebook Home Page goes real time

Facebook is offering a preview of the homepage redesign expected to go live next week. The new design will give users the ability to easily feed the news stream by friend type and network, and gives users a much easier way to post links, photos and videos. The news feed will also begin updating in real time without page refreshes.

Facebook not a social network, but a broadcasting channel?

Facebook not a social network, but a broadcasting channel?

Dr. Cameron Marlow, the in-house sociologist at Facebook, recently shared some interesting statistics about the social network’s users. The average male Facebook user with 120 friends comments on 7 of his friends’ photos, status updates, or wall, and messages or chats with just 4 of his friends…

Facebook Groups can now be renamed. Verify your memberships!

Facebook Groups can now be renamed. Verify your memberships!

Facebook recently enabled group admins to change the names of their Groups. This can now be done directly in the Group Name field from the Group Info tab in the Edit Group menu.

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