"Facebook Rumors" Category

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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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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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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Two Brits get 4 years prison for organizing riots using Facebook

uk_facebook_arrestOn Tuesday, two men from the north-west England – Jordan Blackshaw and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan – got four years prison for organizing and managing the recent riots through Facebook.

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Australia can close Facebook for Teenagers

facebook-age-restrictionAustralia may increase age limits for signing up to Facebook. If a positive decision on this matter is accepted, then sign up to Facebook in Australia can only begin at the age of 18.

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Facebook Banned User Account for Inviting People to Google Plus

facebook-invite-to google-plusThe social networks War between Facebook and Google Plus has reached next level. The administration of Facebook has already blocked special Chrome extension for exporting contact data of Facebook friends to Google Plus, and now Facebook banned ads related to Google Plus.

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Facebook creates new Music Service

facebook-music-vibesIn the source code of Facebook was found mention of a product called Vibes. Perhaps this is a new music service on Facebook, which is rumored.

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Mark Zuckerberg has registered on Google Plus

zuckerberg-on-googleplusFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg already have an account on the new social network Google +. There are 39 people in his circle at this moment, including technical director of Facebook Bret Taylor, and over 20 thousands of users added Zuckerberg to their circles.

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Possible Professions for Facebook Addicts

There is a chance for every Facebook user not just to use the social networking site for fun but also to make money out of it. And this is especially great for those account holders who can’t live without their favourite Facebook but want to earn something taking into account that employers usually don’t allow to visit social sites like that at the working place. Read more