Facebook 420 Character Limit

Facebook limits status updates to 420 characters unlike Twitter which has a 140 character status update limit.

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Facebook is reportedly launching a location-sharing feature soon. Telling the world where you are can have a lot of implications.

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Google Facebook Friends in Results

Google now displays snippets containing Facebook Friends and LinkedIN Profile details while search for a name in the Google Search results.

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Free Apple iPad Beta Test on Facebook Is A Scam

A new scam on Facebook entices users by saying that they would give away a Free Apple iPad if users register to beta-test the iPad, however, this is a new Facebook scam in order to get cellphone information from users.

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Facebook has quietly made a small acquisition buying a Malaysian startup Octazen. Octazen developed technologies allowing users to import contacts from other services.

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Facebook vs Yahoo, Jan 2010 Traffic

A new update from Compete says that Facebook has toppled Yahoo as the 2nd larges website in the United States. According to the compete stats for January 2010, Facebook had around 134 million page views as compare to the 132 million by Yahoo. Also 11.6% of all online time in US was spent on Facebook as compared to 4.25% for Yahoo and 4.1% for Google.

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Unfuck Facebook Layout

Facebook recently rolled out a new design to users, some of them liked it, some did not. If you do not like the new Facebook design layout, here are some Greasemonkey scripts which will help you get some of the old Facebook layout back. The Greasemonkey scripts should work in most of the browsers, including Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, IE and Safari.

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Facebook Global Chat

Quite recently, Google released Google Buzz, a direct competitor to sites like Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed. However, it looks like Facebook has given a tit for tat to Google with the launch of a Global Facebook Chat with support for the Jabber protocol and XMPP protocol.

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Facebook-Redesign

Facebook has unveiled yet another home page redesign and are getting ready to launch a new email service for all Facebook users.

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The new Facebook Toolbar is available for Firefox and Internet Explorer in 16 International languages and some rich features. It can be used to quickly visit the common sections of your profile, share links, upload photos and much more.

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Facebook is the newest to join the list of Apache Software Foundation sponsors. These sponsors offer extensive help in organising events, expanding to a wider reach and facilitate daily running of the foundation smoothly.

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Facebook’s scandalous handling of privacy issues has just escalated in the light of an employee stating that there was a master password in employ which could be (and was) used to log in as anyone. Not only that, Facebook’s servers track the user’s every move, right down to the messages sent and received and their contents – all accessible to the engineers. Read on to find more about the amount of privacy misuse from within Facebook.

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Facebook is reported to serve around 260 Billion page views per month, a number which is 11 times more than MySpace and 59 times more than Twitter.

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Craig ‘Lazie’ Lynch has been on the run since September. In the meantime, he has managed to build a fan base, attract media attention and embarrass the establishment by using Facebook.

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Pixable is a great web app to create custom photo albums by combining photos from Facebook, Flickr, Picasa and your hard drive.

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