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The two North Carolina markets are among 30 new targets for the online discount service. AmazonLocal is a new competitor for sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial.
Pre-approving photo tags has been the most requested change, said Kate O'Neill, product manager for Facebook. The pre-approval process will also apply to written posts that others tag you in. In addition, you have the option of pre-approving what others tag on your own photos and posts.
Some environmentalist activists were flagged by an anti-spam program and told they couldn't post for 15 days. Other users, including an animal rescue activist, reported the problem, too. Some have even created new Facebook pages where people who've been blocked can commiserate.
Foursquare said it is working with ESPN, movietickets.com and concert tracking site Songkick to add event details to venues. Now, if you check in to a movie theatre, for example, you will see a list of movies playing
E-commerce services provider Channel Advisor's latest review of Facebook Commerce shows the addition of another 13.8 million "fans."
Opinion: What is tomorrow's game when it comes to marketing? It's faster, more targeted, more data-driven, and less fluffy. Most importantly, it's accountable.
"With the Google+ project, we want to bring the nuance and richness of real-life sharing to the web," Google says. "But sharing is about more than just conversations. The experiences we have together are just as important to our relationships. We want to make playing games online just as fun, and just as meaningful, as playing in real life."
A spokesperson says that, generally, the technology would only be used to help identify those suspected of serious crimes, such as assault, and that in most cases disseminating photographs to the general public remains a far cheaper and more effective way of identifying people.
Started in late June, Google+ is growing faster than Facebook and MySpace Inc. did in their early days. The service, which lets people connect with and manage groups of friends on a website, gained about 25 million users worldwide in less than a month, estimates market researcher ComScore Inc.
LinkedIn's performance served as a reminder that there is at least one significant difference in the latest Internet frenzy: Some of today's online companies are making money, unlike the ones hatched in the Web's early days.
Spoonflower, which enables customers to design and print fabrics, finished in the top five of an American Express Facebook contest. That means some cash and a "makeover" plus a trip to Facebook headquarters.