The social networking giant, Facebook, announced in a message (posted above the timeline) stating that the feature which automatically allowed users to import content from their website/blog into their Facebook notes will no longer be functional from November 22 as the social networking giant is pretty much focused on creating Facebook Pages “even better.”

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Now travel back in time, even before the inception of Facebook. The new feature rolled out by Facebook, allows you to add a timestamp with a past date to your status updates and photos. This is mainly done to fill in those blank spaces on your Timeline as you update status messages about your events and occasions in the past.

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Uploading .exe files is generally not allowed on most online services like Gmail and Facebook. However, a vulnerability found in Facebook lets you attach .exe files and send them across to your friends and other people. This could be misused by hackers/spammers to send malicious files to any user on Facebook.

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With more than 800 million users, Facebook is taking security seriously, and in an aim to help users protect their accounts, the social networking giant has announced two new security improvements – Trusted Friends, and Application Passwords.

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The social networking giant, Facebook is planning to build a new multi-million ‘mini town’ data center in the northern Swedish town of Lulea – the first outside the US, in order to improve the performance of the European users. It is said to be the largest of its kind in Europe.

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Twitter Testing New Timeline Features

After Google, which redesigned most of its services, the next on the list is the micro-blogging site Twitter, which has been quietly testing some new changes to its timeline. The new timeline brings contextual information right into your stream. This allows users to see in-line tweets, expand other tweets in conversation and view embedded media.

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In an apt move, Facebook has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), Direct Employers Association (DE) and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) to help students, job seekers and employers get a suitable job by using the power of social networks.

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Entrepreneur and investor Bill Gross, the CEO of UberMedia, a social media company that specialized in creating social networking apps like Echofon and UberSocial/Twidroyid, has officially launched a new social networking site, which is supposedly the clone of – Twitter, Facebook, Digg and Reddit – called Chime.in

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Beware a new scam making its way around Facebook masquerading as a service that helps people find FREE government grants.

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After Google integrated the “translate” feature into its social network, which allows users to translate posts and comments into 50 different languages, Facebook, as usual has followed the footprints of Google+, and quietly announced the launch of “translate” button – powered by Microsoft’s Bing.

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Facebook Adds Security Feature to Identify Malware URLs

Facebook has partnered with WebSense and has updated its security feature that will its prevent users from clicking malware and phishing links. WebSense will analyze URLs clicked on Facebook and will display a warning message if the website is found unsafe to visit.

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Recently Facebook made some changes to the appearance of profiles and added some new features, which the users found it too annoying. However, despite the changes being rolled out to most of the users, there have been updates and messages posted by users indicating that Facebook will be charging a monthly fee to all users for the new revamped profile.

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Facebook announced some new features to the site along with the introduction of the revamped newsfeed, Ticker and Lists. During the f8 conference yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg and his team announced a new feature called the Timeline – which is a visual representation of your life and the events surrounding it.

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You might have come across blogs indicating the trick to get back the old Facebook UI by changing the preferred language to English (UK), and indeed the trick stopped working as Facebook fixed the issue. However, there is still a way to get back the old UI, and interestingly it works in a similar fashion by changing the preferred language.

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Facebook rolled out some major changes to the news feed, which breaks it down into two columns – top stories and recent posts, and also included a new ticker-like column with live updates from friends on the right-had side of the page. People are annoyed with the new features, and are expressing their annoyance by posting hate message.

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