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Lawsuit Filed Over Facebook's Alleged Private Message Scans
2014-01-03 13:10:59

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two individuals in the US District Court in Northern District of California have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Facebook scans private messages in order to serve relevant ads. The lawsuit is based on claims that when users share a URL in a private message, that URL is picked up by Facebook and used to put together a user's profile, BBC News reports. "It alleges that Facebook systematically intercepts messages to mine user...

Facebook Dislike Sticker
2013-12-19 13:17:48

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook has included a thumbs down sticker in its latest sticker pack for Facebook Messenger. The new stickers are available for iOS, Android and the web. The new sticker pack includes the thumbs up icon that is ubiquitous on the social network to symbolize "Like." It also includes a thumbs up with stars, as well as a hand holding a heart, and a hand offering flowers. Details of the new sticker pack were first reported on AllFacebook....

Deleting A Post Before Publishing Won't Stop Facebook From Seeing It
2013-12-18 08:09:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One-third of all Facebook status updates are deleted before being published due to self-censorship, but Facebook can still see these updates and comments even if they are never posted. The discovery was confirmed last week when two Facebook researchers released the results of a self-censorship study, which revealed they had tracked the activity of millions of random Facebook users in the US and Britain over a 17-day period in July...

Donate Button Will Let Facebook Users Show Their Charitable Side
2013-12-17 12:07:00

[ Watch the Video: Facebook Users Will Be Able To Donate From Their News Feed ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook recently tweaked its "Like" button, it said it might add a "Sympathize" button, and now it's about to add a "Donate" button. The social network said it will add a "Donate Now" button that will allow users to easily donate to charitable organizations. The Donate Now button will appear on posts in the News Feed associated with participating...

Awkward Moments On Facebook Can Cause Anxiety For Many
2013-12-10 05:05:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new study finds that embarrassing Facebook posts can cause far more than merely a chuckle, with some people feeling anguish and anxiety months after their awkward post. "Almost every participant in the study could describe something that happened on Facebook in the past six months that was embarrassing or made them feel awkward or uncomfortable,” said study author Jeremy Birnholtz, assistant professor in the department of...

Facebook Users May Soon Begin Sympathizing With Their Online Friends
2013-12-09 15:24:33

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For some Facebook posts, the "Like" button shows support, but doesn’t express the right tone for certain updates. At Facebook's Compassion Research Day, Facebook engineer Dan Muriello said the company is considering a "Sympathize" button, according to HuffPost. The Sympathize button is the result of a recent Facebook hackathon. The company took notice, as such a button might be more fitting for some of the social network's downbeat...

2013-12-04 23:29:21

TopSearch.ca, the best in search engine optimization, explains how its new Search & Social Signals platform can help website owners increase their traffic and sales. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Topsearch.ca is pleased to announce the launch of its new “Search & Social Signals” platform. This sophisticated platform was designed specifically to appeal to the ever-changing algorithms on Google’s search engine rankings, and to help website owners increase their...

2013-12-03 23:29:52

New Automated Service Simplifies Social Media Content Creation, Increases Visibility, Engagement and Sales (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Social Content Curators today announced a content feed service that posts animal-related content to Twitter and Facebook businesses pages. The service solves a common problem many small businesses have when marketing on social media -- the struggle to come up with quality content to post on a regular basis. “Posting regular engaging content is vital if...

More, And Perhaps Less, Coming To Your Facebook News Feed
2013-12-03 14:46:21

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a bid to make the News Feed more relevant, Facebook is making changes to put both more and less in the stream, based on preferences. Facebook will soon change the "Hide All" button to "Unfollow" and has already made tweaks to bring news that is more interesting to the top of feeds. Facebook's plan to replace "Hide All" with an "Unfollow" button was first reported by TechCrunch on Dec 2. The "Unfollow" button is most likely a change...

Facebook App Put Words In Your Mouth - What Would I Say?
2013-11-15 04:17:12

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So I do your Lame Duck session starts and ends with a cover of this year! - BryanBot That’s what appeared on my monitor when I was finally able to gain access to the What Would I Say? app that’s going viral and giving people a fun new way to waste their time. It’s simple (at least on the surface). You simply log into the app with your Facebook credentials. Then you generate a status. Then wait a few seconds for the...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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