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Facebook 'Like' Button Draws Criticism And Lawsuit
2013-02-12 04:40:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a non-surprising turn of events, one group doesn't quite like the idea of Facebook using a "Like" button, so much so they are suing the world's largest social network over it. According to the lawsuit, a patent-holding company is suing Facebook, acting on behalf of a dead Dutch programmer known as Joannes Jozef Everardus van Der Meer, reports BBC News. Facebook has been sued numerous times for its mere existence, including the...

2013-02-01 23:03:59

Career Confidential offers new tool for making Facebook the job seeker´s friend. The Facebook Tutorial shows job seekers how to land a job using Facebook. (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Most job seekers know all about using LinkedIn for networking and job opportunities. Most, however, don´t know about the untapped potential of Facebook. Career Confidential aims to change the perception of Facebook with their newest product: the Facebook Profile Tutorial. The Facebook Tutorial is...

Facebook Mobile Thrives 013113
2013-01-31 12:39:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last night, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and friends gave an earnings call to their investors, bragging on their transition into true mobile players while also dashing hopes that their profits may grow in the coming year. “More people are starting to understand that mobile is a great opportunity for us,” Zuckerberg said in his 7-and-a-half-minute opening statement. “Today, there is no argument. Facebook is a...

Facebook Is Putting A Price On Your Voice
2013-01-12 09:16:41

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There was a lot buzz today about how the site Mashable.com´s Chris Tayler broke the story that it would cost you a cool $100 if you wanted to put a message into Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg´s inbox, rather than having it sent to the less recognizable and oft-forgotten “other” box. Apparently, Facebook has been testing this new pay-to-message model since last year. The goal of the program is to...

Einstein And Hawking Are Not Reality Stars
2012-11-07 15:35:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study out of the UK suggests that maybe parents should educate their children a little more about facts, and a little less about reality stars and fictional characters. According to the new study, a third of primary school children in the UK believe that Albert Einstein is a reality television star. The UK school children polled in the study believe that they had seen Einstein on shows like The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent....

Facebook Fraudster Arrested For Fabricating Evidence
2012-10-27 06:10:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The man who sued Facebook and its CEO, claiming ownership of 50% of the world's most popular social media website, has been arrested on federal fraud charges, various media outlets reported Friday. According to Bloomberg's Bob Van Voris, Paul Ceglia was arrested by federal agents at his Wellsville, New York home and charged with fabricating evidence related to his ownership claims. US prosecutors told Van Voris that Ceglia had...

2012-10-07 23:00:28

fishbat, Inc. comments on Mashable´s report of Facebook´s one billion active users. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 On October 7, 2012, social media agency fishbat, Inc. comments on the announcement made on Mashable that Facebook has attained one billion active users. According to Mashable, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a blog post that Facebook had finally attained the billion user milestone. The article reports that Facebook had accrued over 955 million active...

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Mark Zuckerberg
2013-08-21 06:38:05

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. As of April 2013, Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc., and in 2013 his personal wealth was estimated to be US $16.8 billion. Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes,...

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