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Investors sued Facebook and Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. over problems in trading company shares on May 18, the first day they were publicly available. Some of the suits include claims that investors lost money when Nasdaq failed to process buy orders and directions to cancel orders weren't being processed.
Facebook Exchange will let advertisers reach specific types of users on the social network based on their browsing history. Prices will be based on the cost per thousand viewers and spots will be sold via third-party technology partners.
Facebook marketing and advertising encourages users to buy products in stores and online, the social-networking company say in a joint report with researcher ComScore Inc., countering criticism and research that questioned the impact of promotions on the site.
Apple is deploying more features from Facebook and is booting Google Maps while Google's Android continues to gain smartphone marketshare.
With the next version of Apple Inc.'s software, users will be able to update their Facebook status by talking to their phones. Users will also be able to "Like" movies and apps in Apple's iTunes store, Apple executive Scott Forstall said in San Francisco at Apple's annual developers' conference.
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.
Companies marketing to Facebook users who have signaled they "like" a business or have mentioned a brand in a post can have a "a statistically significant positive lift on people's purchasing," ComScore says in a blog post.
Facebook, seeking to attract more software developers, is looking for new ways for users to find and access applications through its service. Apps, which let users do everything from play games to listen to music, encourage consumers to stay on a site longer and thereby help marketers more easily target them with advertising.
A day after confirming that some accounts were compromised, the company disclosed the number of users affected and said in a blog post Thursday that a small subset of them had their passwords decoded and published. LinkedIn said it hasn't received any verified reports of unauthorized access to member accounts.
The Durham-based social media marketing firm rolls out a new application to track and integrate marketing programs. Argyle also launches a new program to work with Salesforce.com information.
The co-chairmen of the Bi-Partisan Congressional Privacy Caucus sent a letter to Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg on Monday asking him to provide details on the company's plans for allowing access to children under age 13, who fall under stricter regulations around online privacy.
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The social media giant is testing ways to allow younger kids on its site without needing to lie. It would be under parental supervision, such as by connecting children's accounts to their parents' accounts. That would allow Facebook to comply with federal regulations regarding children under 13 online.
The previously announced changes include new sections explaining how it uses people's information. The updates also reflect recently added features such as a new profile format called Timeline.