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Facebook Has Paid $40,000 So Far For Bug Alerts
2011-08-30 12:59:03

  Facebook said on Tuesday that it has spent $40,000 so far on a program that rewards the discovery of security bugs. The program's goal is to encourage security researchers to help harden Facebook against attack. One security researcher has been rewarded with over $7,000 for findings six serious bugs in the social networking site. The program runs alongside Facebook's efforts to police the code it creates to keep the site up and running. Facebook's chief security officer...

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2011-08-24 10:32:23

  Facebook, in an effort to increase privacy in the social networking realm, is making some major changes to its software. These changes will let people quickly know exactly who can see everything that is posted and to block unwanted photos and other tagged items. One of the changes being made is changing the “everyone” option to “public”. Currently the “everyone” setting means everyone on the internet, not everyone on Facebook. This change gives...

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2011-08-10 10:30:00

A Twitter message claiming to be from the shadowy Web hacker group Anonymous says the group is planning to destroy Facebook on November 5th, charging that Facebook has been providing information to governments as well as describing it as "the opposite of the Antisec cause." "Facebook has been selling information to government agencies and giving clandestine access to information security firms so that they can spy on people from all around the world," says the hacktivists in an associated...

2011-08-03 00:00:29

The LunarMods team has launched an App that allows users to sell their products or services directly from their Facebook business pages. The App, named LunarStore, provides users with an easy to use interface that requires no programming or web design knowledge and promotional link-sharing tools optimized for social media. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 With the increasing popularity of the social networking giant Facebook, businesses have been looking for ways to capitalize on the...

2011-07-29 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PageRage, the first web application to allow Facebook users to place graphic Facebook layouts right on top of their existing profile, is pleased to announce all new updates to their popular Facebook layout customization product the "Create Your Own Layout" or CYOL tool. With PageRage's CYOL tool, users can customize their Facebook pages however they want. And now, they can customize even more options. The new updates include the ability to add more...

2011-07-20 09:50:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Privately-held Facebook, Inc. faces flattening user activity, new competitive threat from Google, Inc.'s Google+, and IPO delay, according to new in-depth financial report released today by PrivCo.com, the leading private company financial data provider. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110720/NY38311LOGO) PrivCo's newly released Private Company Financial Report on Facebook, Inc. reveals the following conclusions: Repeat U.S. visits...

2011-07-16 00:00:37

Emineo Media's Facebook fan pages are custom designed and available to any business interested in jump-starting their Facebook presence, building a prospect list and delivering value to existing customers. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Emineo Media launches it new website http://www.iframesfb.com to meet the growing demand for custom Facebook Fan Pages. Facebook iframe apps by Emineo Media enable virtually any business to activate a powerful social media marketing plan. "We customize the...

2011-07-13 05:11:00

LONDON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Web Perspectives has revealed that 80% of Canadian respondents said they use Facebook at the same level of high than they did a year ago. Despite Facebook 'losing' 1.5 million users in Canada over the past 2 months, speculation is rife that this social networking empire is on the decline. With almost 700 million users worldwide, Facebook has revolutionised online social networking. However, the Inside Facebook Gold Data...

2011-07-06 11:33:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Facebook has revised terms for game developers using its "virtual money," Facebook Credits, changing one blatant anticompetitive provision in the wake of an antitrust complaint from Consumer Watchdog, but Federal Trade Commission Intervention is still necessary, the nonpartisan, nonprofit group said today. Facebook's revised terms still require developers to use Facebook Credits exclusively to sell virtual goods in their games...

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2011-06-29 12:30:00

Internet search giant Google is launching a new campaign aimed at taking on Facebook directly. Google+, the company's most aggressive assault on the social networking empire, was unveiled on Tuesday with little fanfare. Google has dealt with a number of flops and failed attempts to carve out a corner of the social networking market and is hoping its new venture will be a turnaround success. It marks the company's biggest jump into social networking since co-founder Larry Page took over as...