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Facebook apologized for censoring a photo of a woman's elbow, after mistaking it for "pornographic" content. In the wake of recent breastfeeding photo controversies , the (NSFW) blog Theories of the deep understanding of things decided to test Facebook's terms of service and censorship policies by posting a photo of a bathing woman to its Facebook page . The grainy photo features a blond woman in a bathtub flashing a single pink elbow, which could look like a breast at first glance. It was posted last Saturday with the caption, "Once again, testing Facebook alertness."
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Pinterest, Silicon Valley’s startup of the moment, is starting to register with mainstream users. The social network for sharing pictures of fancy things finally cracked Comscore’s list of top 50 U.S. websites. All the way down at number 50, with 25.3 million unique visitors, Pinterest.com still ranks behind Myspace, Verizon, and the decidedly old-school Washington Post .
If you want to send Facebook a message, please feel free to use our graphics for your Facebook page This has been brewing since around May. At least that’s when we first started noticing it here at Dangerous Minds and we certainly weren’t the only ones. Spring of 2012 was when bloggers, non-profits, indie bands, George Takei , community theaters, photographers, caterers, artists, mega-churches, high schools, tee-shirt vendors, campus coffee shops, art galleries, museums, charities, food trucks, and a near infinite variety of organizations; individuals from all walks of life; and businesses, both large and small, began to detect—for it was almost imperceptible at first— that the volume was getting turned down on their Facebook reach .
<img class="size-full wp-image-26725" title="facebook-pay-me" src="http://tentblogger.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/facebook-pay-me.png" alt="facebook-pay-me" width="580" height="353" /> Want to reach your fans? Pay Facebook first. Man, the hits keep on coming! Just over a month ago I left my personal Facebook page behind . I cannot tell you how freeing that has been and how that has radically changed my perspective about social networking, social media, and it’s impact and effect on community and relationships as well as human-computer interaction.
Every time you buy that case of beer with a loyalty card or check out the latest magical unicorn mask at Amazon; all your offline shopping and online browsing data creeps back to Facebook (a globally ubiquitous Mothership). They know exactly who you are , what type of toilet paper you buy, how many chicken breasts you ate last week – along with all those secret vices that you think you are hiding… We know how to get your messages to real people, nearly one billion of them, because we know exactly who they are and whom they trust.
When a Facebook Concert ticket giveaway event appears on a friend’s Facebook wall, it might be a scam … When a Facebook Concert ticket giveaway event appears on a friend’s wall, it might be a scam that leads to plenty of wall spam or malware could be downloaded to your computer without your knowledge or consent. This morning’s scam event claimed that the band One Direction (1D), a very popular U.K. band who debuted at #1 on the U.S. billboard 200 was giving away free tickets to loyal fans . Scam Events Don’t hang out out with your messenger waiting for a response from these scammers, because you won’t be receiving the ticket code in this lifetime.
Forget buying an entire company, Facebook on Monday announced the acquisition of a firms entire staff. The team at iOS app developer Pieceable Viewer are moving in to Facebook’s new corporate headquarters. The announcement was revealed via the Pieceable website and notes that Facebook is not buying the company, its technology or its stored customer data, instead choosing to hire all of its workers, integrating them into the Facebook team.
During the past decade social networking sites have become optimal grazing grounds for cybercriminals to easily target large pools of victims. With the free flow of personal information cybercriminals easily digest all this social data and devise targeted attacks that prey on consumers using social engineering tactics and sensationalism. Cybercriminals use social engineering tactics and sensationalism.
This article has been written for those who want to learn how to Spot and Avoid fake video and news scams on Facebook. It's is not made to detail any one specific viral scam, but to give you the basic information needed to avoid most if not all fake video and news scams on Facebook. By today's standards it is considered a bit long, lol, but if you are really serious about avoiding these types of scams and have very little to no experience on Facebook and the web, you should sit back, relax and have a read.. Even if you are savvy there is something in here for you too, I bet. I hope, you find this article helpful to you and your friends. Facebook suffers a constant onslaught of fake celebrity sex-tapes, stories, bogus world news events, viral prank and other questionable video links.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- For Netflix, the hits keep on coming -- the bad kind. The latest thwack: Netflix lost 800,000 U.S. subscribers in the quarter that just ended, which was littered with PR nightmares including a price hike and the Qwikster debacle. It was the first time in years that Netflix's U.S. customer base shrank instead of grew. Netflix spoke bluntly about the recent problems in its third-quarter earnings letter, released late Monday. "The last few months...have been difficult for shareholders, employees, and most unfortunately, many members of Netflix," Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wrote in a letter to shareholders. "We've hurt our hard-earned reputation, and stalled our domestic growth."
Authors: Jordan Lavelle Before you read the latest “news” on Facebook and update your status about how drunk you’re going to get this weekend because of midterms, check this: Have you ever asked yourself, “Do we log into Facebook or does Facebook log into us?” As our virtual identities increasingly become more of an exposé of our personal lives, rather than simply a means to socially network, it’s worth digging deeper to consider who actually wears the pants in this dysfunctional relationship. As many are probably aware, Facebook’s latest modification offers a timeline that chronologically recounts everything the user has done since they joined. Facebook has also stated that third-party applications automatically share every action users take, such as what YouTube video they just watched or what website they recently linked to.
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