HUGE: Facebook App Center

facebook_app_centerFacebook launches online apps store with games and other applications intended for use in the social network.
Facebook users can access the Facebook App Center through the Internet and Facebook application for iOS and Android. This should help Facebook to monetize its mobile audience. Now it will be hard to say about Google-Apple monopoly in selling mobile apps.

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Warren Buffett said: I will not buy Facebook shares

facebook_warren_buffett81 year old billionaire Warren Buffett said that he is not going to buy shares in Facebook but also mentioned that he doesn’t consider Facebook as a second dotcom bubble. “People get excited about companies that have done that well.”

The Daily Telegraph reported Mr Buffett saying: “It is not a bubble… this is not what we were seeing in late 1999 all the way into 2001. We aren’t in any bubble phase of anything.”

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Facebook Action Links: Interact with Timeline Apps

facebook_timeline_iconYesterday, Facebook introduced the new function, which is called “Action Link”. This link will appear next to the Like and Comment ones, but its main purpose will be to “interact with your timeline app directly from Facebook.”

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Facebook Supports Organ Donation Campaign?

facebook_donorIn the U.S. about 7 thousand people die each year while waiting for organ transplants. Facebook hopes to reduce that number by creating a special application which allows users to become donors, without leaving the social network, reports The New York Times.

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Facebook IPO set for May 18

facebook_ipo_18_mayFacebook decided to start the initial public offering (IPO) on 18 May, according to the Associated Press. This is considered to be the most anticipated financial event after the Google’s entering the stock market in August 2004.

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New Facebook Security initiative: Free Antivirus Protection?

facebook_antivirusThe founders of Facebook have signed an agreement with a number of antivirus software companies. After that, users of the social network can have access to the free versions of the antivirus programs and install some other security tools.

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When will Facebook have 1 Billion Users?

facebook_crowdFacebook reported 900 million registered users, so we’ve got a question: when will Facebook have Billion Users? Back in February, some analysts attempted to predict the month of this billion user registration, and perhaps they were very close to the truth, but maybe not.

Yesterday we got new information provided by the Irish bookmaking agency Paddy Power: August or September.

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TOP 7 Mistakes on Facebook

facebook_security_logoAs in any social network, Facebook is full of people who are not completely familiar with the privacy settings. If a person is engaged in serious business, and uses the Facebook page to attract customers, then open page is good, however, if the personal page is open to the public, it can lead to some problems, including hacking the page.

Let’s have a look at 7 common mistakes of the average user:

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Facebook Android Application Update: V1.9

facebook_android_logo4 months ago we already had an overview of updated Facebook App for Android, yesterday Facebook released new version 1.9 of the application.

According to official blog post, Facebook for Android 1.9 includes:

  • Performance improvements.
  • New messenger features, like adding adding people on the fly to the group conversation.
  • Shortcuts to share photos and messages faster.

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Facebook Ads Become More Popular

facebook_adsOn comparing first quarters of 2011 and 2012, the average Cost per Thousand(CPM) of ads increased by 41%. In other words, Facebook earns almost half more now. At the same time, the average CPM in the last quarter grew 15% in the U.S. and 13% in the UK.

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