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Facebook Found To Cause Android & iOS Batteries To Drain Fast

By Jenn Loro - Feb 11, 2016 09:21 AM EST

Facebook reportedly drains 15% off iOS phone batteries and saps 20% off Android battery life.

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Facebook’s Net Neutrality Stumble in India May Threaten Free Basics Elsewhere

By Jenn Loro - Feb 10, 2016 09:58 AM EST

Facebook fears that it’s Free Basics Program might be resisted by regulators elsewhere given its recent failure in India over net neutrality concerns.

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French Authorities Order Facebook To Stop Tracking Non-Users

By Peter R - Feb 10, 2016 09:54 AM EST

In its order CNIL noted that Facebook was tracking non-user info without letting them know. The social medial company has also been asked to stop sending user information to US. The compliance to norms has been demanded within three months.

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Facebook's Basic Services Prohibited In India

By Jenn Loro - Feb 09, 2016 11:44 AM EST

Facebook’s Free Basics Program has been recently banned in India by the country’s telecom regulator for violating net neutrality.

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Facebook Makes The World Lose 55 Million Years of Productivity

By Jenn Loro - Feb 06, 2016 05:46 PM EST

A CNBC report claimed that Facebook users wasted 55 million labor years or $3.5 trillion of lost productivity that could have been better spent making money.

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Facebook Celebrates 12th Year With Friend's Day Videos

By Jenn Loro - Feb 05, 2016 10:49 AM EST

As Facebook enters its twelfth year of existence, the social networking giant celebrates the occasion with “Friends Day Videos”- a friendship enriching exhibit of past photos and timeline events.

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WhatsApp Has Now One Billion Active Users!

By Jenn Loro - Feb 03, 2016 10:06 AM EST

Facebook-acquired messaging service WhatsApp has just reached the 1-billion-strong users milestone.

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Users Tell Facebook How Their News Feeds Be Tweaked

By Peter R - Feb 02, 2016 05:09 PM EST

Facebook is asking users what they want to see on top of their News Feed. This metric besides engagement, will determine stories in the feeds.

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Facebook Bans Advertising On Selling Guns

By Jenn Loro - Feb 02, 2016 08:08 AM EST

Social media giant Facebook along with its photo-sharing app Instagram now bans users from using the social networking site as a platform for facilitating online gun trade between or among individuals.

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Facebook's Sales Soar With Mobile Advertising

By Jenn Loro - Jan 29, 2016 10:20 AM EST

Recent quarterly results yielded hefty profits for Facebook with 80% of its revenue coming from mobile advertising.

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Facebook's Stadium To Take On Twitter During Sporting Events

By Peter R - Jan 21, 2016 01:16 PM EST

Facebook's Stadium will aggregate conservations about games. The feature was rolled out for American football.

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Fugitive Man Sends Police a Selfie to Replace his Mug Shot

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 12, 2016 05:08 PM EST

A man on the run sent the police a selfie so that they can replace his mug shots.

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Taylor Swift Visits Cancer-Stricken Fan

By Jenn Loro - Dec 21, 2015 12:27 PM EST

Taylor Swift surprises another fan in, probably, the last days of her life.

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After Ban WhatsApp Restored In Brazil

By Peter R - Dec 17, 2015 03:36 PM EST

The ban was imposed for non-compliance with investigations against the country's largest criminal organization.

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Ed Sheeran Quitting Social Media But Promises To Be Back In Autumn

By Jenn Loro - Dec 15, 2015 09:08 AM EST

Ed Sheeran would not be in social media for the next months making some of his fans sad.

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