Facebook Hacker Cup again Goes to Russia

fb_hacker_cup_logo18 March at the headquarters of Facebook in Menlo Park the final round of the annual competition Facebook Hacker Cup was held.

The winner of the contest, which lasted for three hours, became Roman Andreev from Russia. He was awarded a check for $ 5000, and his name will be engraved on the Hacker Cup. Last year’s winner of the Facebook Hacker Cup competition also was programmer from Russia – Peter Mitrichev.

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HUGE: Facebook Pages Timeline

facebook_pages_timelineThe world’s largest social networking site Facebook launched a new type of accounts for the public pages of brands, companies and celebrities. The new tool will allow Facebook Pages to submit information about themselves in a dynamic manner.

Administrators of Facebook Pages now can add a main head image, which is considerably larger then profile photo. In addition, starting from Wednesday, Facebook Pages will be able to place information in the form of timeline, which allows to highlight significant events or hide some of the posts.

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Facebook is Gonna Check Up Profiles of Famous people

facebook_celebrity_profileIn the social network Facebook profiles of popular users will be checked up in the nearest future. Owners of these accounts will have to confirm that they are real people. It was reported by TechCrunch.

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Angry Birds on Facebook!

angry_birds_facebookThe Rovio company launched Angry Birds App for Faceboook. It was reported by CNN.
In general, according to developers, this application for Facebook is a bit different comparing to its mobile version. Users can play on the standard levels with some advanced features: additional accuracy, more powerful birds, and much more.
However, users will have to pay for these bonuses. Representatives of the Rovio hope that users of Angry Birds Facebook will pay more gladly for bonus options then in similar applications like “FarmVille” or “Mafia Wars”.

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Facebook Mobile Advertising is Coming

facebook_mobileThe social network is planning to run ads for a mobile version of the service before the initial public offering (IPO). This was reported by Financial Times with reference to anonymous sources.
Thus the company is going to get another source of income. Facebook noted in the application for IPO that more than half of the users used service on mobile devices.

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Facebook Search Android Application

Feature_GraphicToday our site www.social-searcher.com released Android Application “Social Searcher“, which allows to Search on Facebook Without Logging in! Make your keyword search around Facebook and find out what people are talking about now.
Social Searcher is Your Compass in the Facebook ocean.

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Facebook IPO

facebook_ipoAs reported by the business newspaper The Wall Street Journal, social network Facebook will have an IPO on February 1 supported by the world’s largest bank Goldman Sachs.

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Facebook Timeline Apps Platform

facebook_time_line1The social network has finally launched its Timeline Apps platform, which includes a variety of applications based on Open Graph API.
This platform, which was announced last September on the F8 conference, allows third party developers and companies to build Facebook applications that can post information about any events in the life of the user, his interests, habits and preferences. What exactly should see other Facebook users, you can configure using applications settings.

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New Facebook Feature: Listen to Music With Your Friends

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Facebook offered users listening to music together with friends. A new feature was presented in an official blog of the social network.
Now any Facebok user, who see that some of his friends listening to music, will be able to click “Listen With” button and listen the same track.

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Facebook blamed for a 30% of divorces in UK

divorce_facebookAbout 30% of divorce cases in the UK in 2011 had references to the partner’s activity on Facebook. It was reported by PCR with reference to the website Divorce-Online.co.uk, specializing in divorce cases help.

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