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Posts tagged “Facebook”

Updated December 4, 2012

Premium Lock NC State Archives now tracks government officials in social media

The State Archives of North Carolina, working with Durham-based ArchiveSocial, has launched a searchable data base that tracks what's being said by some government officials - and what's being said about them through the state's new "Social Archive."

Tracking Gov. Bev Perdue through social media Tracking Gov. Bev Perdue through social media

December 4, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook wins tentative OK for $20M 'sponsored stories' settlement

Facebook Facebook Inc. has persuaded a judge to grant preliminary approval of a $20 million settlement of a lawsuit claiming it used subscribers' names without their permission to advertise products in its "Sponsored Stories."

December 3, 2012

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From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

November 30, 2012

Premium Lock New Facebook-Zynga deal could alter social media game landscape

Facebook Facebook Inc. and Zynga Inc. have loosened terms of their longstanding alliance, making it easier for competing game developers to vie for users on the world's largest social-networking service.

November 27, 2012

Premium Lock Man who claimed big share in Facebook indicted for fraud

Facebook A New York man has been indicted on charges he faked evidence to support his claims that he signed a contract with Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg giving him a multibillion-dollar share in the world's biggest social network,

November 26, 2012

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November 23, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook policy changes alarm privacy watchdogs

Facebook Facebook, which is overseen by Irish data protection regulators in the European Union, has proposed changes to its data-use policy and its statement of rights and responsibilities. The changes give users more detailed information about shared data including "reminders about what's visible to other people on Facebook."

November 19, 2012

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November 16, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook adds more retail partners to gift giving feature

ecommerce         Facebook is expanding the number of retailers for its gift-giving feature that lets users buy and send items without leaving the website, part of the company's efforts to add new revenue.

November 14, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook stock surges 10% even as more shares could hit market

Facebook Facebook shares surge as investors seized on the opportunity created by the biggest increase in the number of shares freed for trading since the company went public in May, anticipating growth in advertising revenue.

November 12, 2012

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Updated November 9, 2012

Premium Lock Congress: Mining of Facebook, LinkedIn data poses threat

Social media  People who use social-media websites such as Facebook and LinkedIn may have their information harvested by companies that collect, analyze or sell consumer data, a group of U.S. lawmakers including N.C.'s G.K. Butterfield say.

November 5, 2012

Premium Lock Photo-sharing app Instagram expands to Web

Instagram was once iPhone-only The Instagram service, which is owned by Facebook, said in a blog post Monday that it will be launching Instagram profiles on the Web over the next few days.

November 5, 2012

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Updated October 31, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook takes near 4% hit as 'lockups' on 229M employee shares expire

Facebook Facebook shares declined the most in more than five weeks Wednesday on concern that employees will start selling their shares now that prohibitions on insider sales have ended.

October 31, 2012

Premium Lock Social media - especially Facebook, Twitter - help people track Sandy

Tracking weather Facebook, which has more than 1 billion users worldwide, and Twitter, with more than 140 million, usually see increased traffic around storms and major news events, including Hurricane Irene in 2011, the presidential debates and the London Olympics. The rise of social media is giving users more information and points of view than television news, where Americans have typically turned during such events, an analyst says.

October 29, 2012

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October 26, 2012

Premium Lock Citigroup settles Facebook IPO case; analyst reportedly fired

Facebook Citigroup agrees to pay a $2 million fine after a junior analyst e-mailed two employees at website TechCrunch.com seeking feedback on a Facebook document that contained a senior analyst's view of investment risks and revenue estimates.

Updated October 24, 2012

Premium Lock Surge in sales, mobile ads gives big boost to Facebook stock

Facebook Facebook, the biggest social networking site, posted a record surge after reporting sales that topped analysts' estimates, allaying concerns over its ability to make money from mobile ads.

October 23, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook beats Wall Street expectations on revenue, profits

Facebook Facebook's third-quarter sales rose 32 percent to $1.26 billion, the social media giant said today in a statement. That compares with the average estimate of $1.23 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Profit excluding certain items also exceeded projections by a penny.

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