Posts Tagged 'Mark Zuckerberg'

Celebrities And Their Much Older Doppelgangers

Old historical figures sometimes bear an uncanny resemblance to current celebrities. BuzzFeed collected 19 of them. My favorite is Charles Darwin and George Carlin.

Check out all 19 couples HERE

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Facebook Offers Fame And Fortune For $7

According to Cnet –

Today’s tech news roundup begins with a look at Facebook. The network is testing a feature that lets you pay to get your posts seen by more friends. Facebook first began testing this concept in May and it’s already in 20 other countries. But it’s rolling out to some U.S. users now, and the idea is to pay to show off big news or get more attention to an event. Facebook hasn’t set an official price for this, but CNET staffers with the feature are asked to pay $7.

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Is Facebook Censoring Your Comments?

ZDnet reports –

Facebook has apparently started blocking comments it deems “irrelevant or inappropriate.” The social networking appears to be analyzing comments before letting you post them. Technical evangelist Robert Scoble today wanted to respond to a Facebook post by Carnegie Mellon student Max Woolf about PandoDaily,  but Facebook blocked him from posting his comment. The social networking giant’s algorithms detected the comment as negative and gave the following error (pictured below).

Facebook claims a false positive from their spam filter caused this issue.

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The Sad Truth About Our Society In 1 Image [pic]

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The Onion on The CIA’s “Facebook” – Very Funny [video]

Facebook ‘Like’ Button Declared Illegal In Germany

TheLocal reports –

Facebook’s ubiquitous ‘like’ button found on countless websites accessible in Germany was declared in violation of the country’s strict privacy laws by a state data protection official on Friday. Thilo Weichert, who works for the data protection centre of the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, said the social network’s application allowing internet users to express their appreciation of something online, illegally cobbled together a profile of their web habits. “Facebook can trace every click on a website, how long I’m on it, what I’m interested in,” he said. According to Weichert, all the information was sent to the US company even if someone was not a Facebook member. Saying this contravened both German and EU privacy laws, Weichert demanded websites in Schleswig-Holstein remove the ‘like’ button from their offerings by the end of September or face a fine of up to €50,000. He said Facebook probably used the data for advertising purposes and provided website operators an analysis of user traffic.

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