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As severe storms spread across much of the southeast and Atlantic coastline, Facebook announced the release of Safety Check, an application that instantly allows user to notify family and friends they are safe following a natural disaster.
The day Facebook hit 1 billion users coincided with another session of the market looking at Facebook revenue and demanding to see more revenue. This has become a more or less daily chant. Ever since the IPO, the market has been howling for returns.
Facebook friends got you down? Can you barely drag yourself to your laptop and open your Facebook page lately? Do you have an overabundant amount of friends who you don’t know posting senseless unwanted junk all over your newsfeed?
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Too often, online dating can feel like taking on a second job –– without the pay. Not any more. Meet Coffee Meets Bagel, the first online dating service where members are privately paired to a potential match each day at noon.
Facebook user Saneh Badwal remembers when the popular social networking site was exclusive to university and college students, back in 2005. But six years later and after earning two university degrees, Badwal says her perceptions have changed.
The Wall Street Journal investigated the privacy of Facebook users, finding that popular applications, such as FarmVille, send a user's personal information to marketing companies in a violation of Facebook privacy rules.