Facebook video adverts incoming?

Facebook could be on the verge of introducing video adverts this summer, according to the latest social network speculation. The usual “sources familiar with the matter” have been talking to the Telegraph, and spilling Facebook’s plans to further monetise its … Continue reading

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Facebook’s popularity slides in UK and US

Facebook is on the wane – at least in developed nations which have had the social network on the go for a long time now, such as the UK and US. Back in September of last year, Facebook hit 1 … Continue reading

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Facebook rejigs news feed

Facebook has made a major alteration to its site layout, and this time the social network is overhauling the news feed. The redesign involves a “fresh look” for stories posted in the feed, with bigger and bolder pictures being the … Continue reading

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Facebook uses Instagram against Twitter?

Instagram has changed its policy regarding images displayed on Twitter, with the tweeting social network’s users no longer able to display those photos as “cards.” Instead, the images now appear cropped, which obviously isn’t ideal from the tweeter’s point of … Continue reading

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Firefox 17 adds social API

Mozilla has pushed out a new Firefox browser which comes with social integration. To achieve this, Mozilla has introduced a new social API which lets social services be fully integrated with the browser – by means of a social sidebar, … Continue reading

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Facebook shares rise

Shares in Facebook have surged upwards, bucking the underlying trend of late, as some better than expected mobile ad numbers perked interest from buyers. In fact, this morning shares in Facebook rose no less than 20 per cent off the … Continue reading

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Facebook hits 1 billion users

Facebook has announced that it now has a billion users worldwide. We knew this milestone was coming, although earlier this year, we’d thought that the social network would reach it late in the summer. In actual fact, it hit the … Continue reading

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Facebook message bug isn’t private messages

Facebook has swiftly responded to the accusation that it has been involved in a privacy faux-pas whereby old private messages (PMs) have been accidentally posted up for all to see on some users’ timelines. Some Facebookers have claimed that PMs … Continue reading

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Social media is bad for you

Spend a lot of time on Facebook or Twitter? That could be detrimental to your life and general state of mental well being, according to a recent survey. Apparently social media promotes both a lack of confidence and anxious feelings, … Continue reading

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Facebook App Centre comes to UK

Just a month ago, Facebook rolled out its App Centre in the States, with the promise that it would open up elsewhere in the world within a matter of weeks. Now it’s officially gone live in English speaking countries, including … Continue reading

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