Facebook has more than 10% of the USA Web Traffic

facebook_trafficAccording to the Experian Hitwise report made ??on the basis of all USA search engines, Facebook was the most frequently used word in search queries and the most visited site in 2011.
In addition, 4 search queries out of top 10 are connected with Facebook. This is the third year in a row,when the largest social network leads in search queries worldwide. In 2011 it has 3.1% of web search queries.

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Facebook Android App Beats iPhone Version

android_vs_iphoneAccording to AppData analysts, the number of daily active users of Facebook application for Android exceeded the iPhone one. Nevertheless, Facebook application for iPhone still has more monthly active users.

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Facebook Android App New Update

facebook_android_appFacebook application for Android was updated, now user interface looks similar to the iOS mobile app. Announced version of the application should be much faster.

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Facebook has bought geo-social service Gowalla

gowalla_logoThe Social network Facebook has bought geo-social service Gowalla, which is considered to be one of the main competitors of Foursquare. CNN Money reported this with the reference to an anonymous source. It is assumed that Gowalla developers will join Facebook staff and will work on the “Timeline” feature, which was announced in September. The deal amount is unknown.

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Facebook Develops New Smartphone

facebook_phoneThe social network, according to information agencies, selected Taiwan-based HTC as the manufacturer for the development of their new smartphone device.

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Recover Your Facebook Password with the Help of Friends

facebook_trusted_friendsSocial network Facebook has introduced two new features to its own security system. This is reported on Facebook Security page.

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Mark Zuckerberg is the Best Young Businessmen in the World

mark_zuckerbergFacebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in the top of the list of 40 best young businessmen in the world by the Fortune magazine. The “Fortune 40 under 40″ rating includes only the businessmen younger than 40 years.

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24 Years Old Student Started War Against Facebook

facebook_max_Schrems24 years old student of the University of Vienna Max Schrems is fighting with the Facebook company for several months. It all started with the fact that Max posted a few well-composed letters to the Facebook, and made the California’s office to sent him a CD-ROM with all the personal data collected over three years of activity on the site.

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Facebook Application for iPad

facebook-ipadOn Monday, the social network Facebook has released an application for the iPad. The company reported on the official blog: “Today, it’s finally here. With the iPad app, you get the full Facebook experience, right at your fingertips.”.

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Facebook Inline Translation Feature

facebook-translateRecently, Facebook released a note saying that began its work on a new translation feature. This function allows to translate user pages’s posts, as well as comments by pressing a single button “Translate”. New features have been announced previously, but started to work only today.

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