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Facebook’s News Feed gets a facelift today

At a live press event today, Facebook announced a major overhaul of News Feed, the front page of Facebook. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg started off the announcement by saying that “we’re trying to give everyone in the world the best personalized newspaper we can.” His statement sums up the goal of the redesign: […]

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Promote someone else’s posts? New Facebook feature sparks privacy concerns

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that allows your friends to promote any post you have shared from your News Feed, profile, or Page, for a fee of about $7. The feature is still in the testing phase and ranges in price based on your location. The new revenue-generating feature will help to make […]

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Valentine’s Day privacy tips: 5 ways to make your online love life less public

Happy Valentine’s Day! Yesterday we posted the results of a 1,000-person survey on social networks, online dating, and privacy. Today we present 5 easy ways for people to keep their relationships more private. Feel free to spread the tips (and the love). Keep your passwords and usernames to yourself. Relationships are all about sharing, but […]

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Is Facebook the third wheel in your relationship? Our survey results say yes.

We polled 1,000 people about their online sharing habits and views on privacy surrounding Valentine’s Day, and the results show just how entangled Facebook and other sites have become in people’s romantic relationships. Some of the juiciest findings are below. Respondents could also optionally comment on how the Internet and online privacy has affected their […]

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What happens at Mardi Gras parties…ends up on Facebook

Today is Fat Tuesday, the height of Mardi Gras celebrations everywhere. It’s a great day for having fun with friends, wearing costumes, and escaping from everyday reality . . . unless your escapades catch up with you online. We’ve got 9 tips to help you avoid a privacy hangover. What happens in New Orleans doesn’t […]

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