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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...

2011-06-28 00:00:32

Free online dating website GroupeeLove.com which lets users create their own custom niches using various inclusion criteria recently enhanced its service by integrating Facebook Connect, allowing Facebook users to go through a quick sign-up process and to either auto-login or sign-in with a single click on subsequent visits to the site. South Plainfield, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 On a playing field flooded by look-alikes and also-rans, GroupeeLove.com pushes the envelope in online dating in...

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2011-06-24 13:05:00

The Winklevoss twins, who are best known for the controversial role they may have played in inspiring the world's most popular social network, are trying out another suit against Facebook just a day after they decided not to appeal a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The twins and their business partner, Divya Narendra, said in a status report filed on Thursday with the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts that they would move the court for discovery on whether Facebook "intentionally or...

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2011-06-23 09:10:00

The Winklevoss twins, the brothers who reached a $65 million cash/stock settlement with Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook in 2008, after filing charges that Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social network in 2003, have ended their legal battle with the social network, reports Reuters. After winning their case and reaching the settlement, the Winklevoss twins (Tyler and Cameron) later filed an appeal stating that Zuckerberg undervalued the stock, that was worth more than twice their initial stock...

2011-06-16 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PageRage, the first web application to allow Facebook users to place graphic Facebook layouts right on top of their existing profile, and the most popular Facebook customization product in the world, has released a new version of PageRage: PageRage Premium. The original version of PageRage shows minimal ads to help keep PageRage 100% free to more than 6 million active users from more than 200 countries around the world. But now, for a limited time...

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2011-06-14 06:00:43

Valuation Could Exceed $100 Billion Facebook is preparing to file for an initial public offering by the first quarter of 2012 at a valuation that could exceed $100 billion, CNBC reported on Monday. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has long maintained he is in no rush to take his company public, but he may be forced to do so by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations that require companies with more than 500 private investors to disclose financial information, CNBC said. Citing...

2011-06-11 00:00:29

SimpliSafe Home Security provides these 7 Golden Rules for Social Media Security to help users prevent their personal information from being compromised, and also, to prevent online embarrassments. (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Facebook and Twitter have over half a billion users. If Weinergate has taught us anything, it's that even top politicians don't fully understand the privacy settings on social media sites. The truth is all users of social sites are vulnerable to having their private...

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2011-06-08 09:15:00

John Neumann for RedOrbit.com Once again, Facebook appears to be out of step with its fans when it comes to privacy settings for individuals on the ever-popular social network, according to several media reports. Facebook has switched on a new photo feature that automatically identifies people in photos. The quietly rolled-out "Tag Suggestions" system uses facial recognition software to identify individuals as photos are uploaded and encourages their friends to tag them so that others...

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2011-05-27 09:25:00

A suit filed last June claims that at least 50 percent of Facebook is owned by the plaintiff, Paul Ceglia of Wellsville, New York, after he signed a contract with Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg in April 2003 to design a website called "The Face Book" or "The Page Book," AFP is reporting. Facebook Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, in 23-page response to Ceglia's claims, denounced his suit as a "brazen and outrageous fraud on the court" based on a "doctored contract and fabricated evidence."...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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