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Facebook Introduces Group Buying for Credits

Today, Facebook introducing two features for developers that use Facebook Credits as the primary virtual currency within their games: buy with friends and frictionless payments. These features enhance the user experience when credits are integrated as the in-game currency and premium virtual goods are priced in credits. Buy with friends Buy with

Facebook Sliceing Out of Google’s Ad Revenue

As the social network steams past 650 million global users, its business is looking more like Google’s in that the majority of its ad sales now come from small- and medium-size companies that make use of its self-serve ad system, a model that turned Google into a $200 billion behemoth during the

Rogue Facebook apps can now access your home address and mobile phone number

A security expert has warned that users should remove their home addresses and phone numbers from their Facebook accounts. According to Graham Cluley said the website now gives third parties access to that information. The website said in a blog post at the weekend that it would give developers of applications access

A Snapshot of Facebook in 2010

Democracy UK, a UK-focused political campaigning initiative by Facebook, has just released a number of mind-blowing stats on the massive usage of the network by its 500-plus million members in 2010. Over the course of the year, Facebook reports that 43,869,800 members changed their status to single, 3,025,791 changed their status to

Social Media Update Last Week

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New News Feed Filters Facebook has started rolling out new News Feed filters, allowing users to quickly navigate between recent stories related to games, status updates, photos, links and Pages. Users can also filter stories by Group and adjust the amount of news they receive from individual friends.

Facebook Is the Top Search Term of the Year

New York, N.Y., Dec. 29, 2010 – Experian® Hitwise®, a part of Experian Marketing Services, has analyzed the top 1000 search terms for 20101 and Facebook was the top-searched term overall. This is the second year that the social networking website has been the top search term overall, accounting for 2.11 percent

Canadians are YouTube and Facebook’s Biggest Users

Canadians spend more time online than users in any of the countries tracked by measurement company comScore, which also said Canada had the highest penetration of Internet access. About 68 per cent of the Canadian population is online, comScore estimated in April, compared to 62 per cent in France and the United

Facebook Introduces Face Recognition for Photo Tagging

Every day, people add more than 100 million tags to photos on Facebook. They do it because it’s an easy way to share photos and memories. Unlike photos that get forgotten in a camera or an unshared album, tagged photos help you and your friends relive everything from that life-altering skydiving trip

Many OMG Scams on Facebook During Thanksgiving

Security researchers from Finnish antivirus vendor F-Secure warn that survey scammers have targeted Facebook users during Thanksgiving using a variety of successful lures. The security company has detected several type of spam messages that used the OMG theme to trick users into visiting rogue application pages and participating in deceptive surveys. One

Download Yahoo Messenger 11 Beta with Games, Facebook and Simultaneous Sign-ins

Yahoo has just announced the first beta of the upcoming Yahoo Messenger 11. The future version of the popular instant messaging client comes with a couple of big new features, social games and the possibility to keep up and chat with Twitter and Facebook friends, but also a few additions and updates