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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The social site will soon let you auto-publish all your Facebook updates on Twitter, which includes status updates, photos, videos, events, notes and links that you have shared publicly on your Facebook profile.

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When a user clicks on an image, the lightbox appears with a dark background along with the comment box. However, I noticed a different lightbox today, and I guess Facebook is experimenting and will probably change the appearance of the lightbox. The new “expected” lightbox which I noticed today had a white background instead of black, and along with it, the image had a “Like”, “Comment” and “Tag Photo” links embedded on it.

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Two days before the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the NBC News Twitter account (@NBCNews) was hacked and false information has been spread about Ground Zero being attacked by Flight 5736.

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Social media giant Facebook, in collaboration with The National September 11 Memorial & Museum are seeking users on Facebook to post photos or messages dedicating and honoring the 3,000 men, women, and children who perished in the attacks of 9/11 with the help of the app called the 9/11 Memorial.

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According to a source that is claiming to possess knowledge on Facebook’s financial, who Reuters did not reveal the name, stated that Facebook has impressively doubled its revenue to $1.6 billion in the first half of 2011, with a net income of almost $500 million.

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Currently, I’m a senior in high school and this year my Math teacher has started using Facebook Groups to collaborate with students. After making some observations, I’ve come to the conclusion Facebook Groups is a powerful tool for teachers. Here’s why.

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Just three weeks after the launch of the “Bug Bounty Program”, social networking giant Facebook, announced that is has paid out US$40,000 in rewards so far to expert hackers who have successfully identified and reported security loopholes on the site.

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Leading frontend and mobile development for Google Translate Josh Estelle , announced in a post that the Google Translate team have developed and come up with a Chrome extension called Google Translate for Google+, which uses the power of Google Translate, to automatically translate any post into more than 50 languages.

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Facebook has started rolling out the new “Live Ticker” feature to an increasing number of users, and would eventually be making it available to all users. While the new feature is positioned above the chat box on the right side of the page, many users are finding it annoying and disturbing.

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According to The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), users registering on websites like Facebook, which collect information from users, are asked to enter their (real) date of birth at the time of registration. This indicates that users (children) below 13 years of age are restricted from creating the account. The same law is now applied to Google Plus and Google Accounts as well. Google is now requiring new users to enter their real birth date while registering on their social networking site Google Plus, or any other services provided by Google.

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After attaining a solid user base of over 750 million users, the social media giant Facebook, has crossed one trillion page views in just one month, making it the first website to cross the milestone.

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Facebook has released a number of sweeping privacy and sharing changes today. They effect tagging, sharing, and user privacy. This is the largest privacy update Facebook has ever done, and it is full of really good changes.

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Many animal rescue organizations and environmental activists, who depend on Facebook to organize events and rescue animals, were accused of posting spam messages. Hence the automated system that identified the content as “spam”, notified the group members and other activists that they have been banned for 15 days from posting anything at all.

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Mobs and Riots – British Solution is Social Media Censorship?

What’s going to prevent the next London riots? It looks like the impulse to protect people from the Internet (for their own good) is now showing its ugly face in Britain.

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