Category Archives: Social

Microsoft Socl: inside the company’s secret social network

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The Verge has an exclusive on Microsoft Socl which earlier this summer had a teaser page appear at Socl.com revealing Tulalip, an oddly named service from Microsoft promising a new way to “Find what you need and Share what you …

Facebook porn and gore exploit a real issue effecting users

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Facebook users’ outrage is mounting toward the social network for an exploit that is currently turning unsuspecting users’ newsfeeds into unstoppable torrents of hardcore pornography and gory, violent pictures. It started a few days ago, and right now is becoming …

Facebook testing ‘trusted friends’ password security

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Here’s a situation: you create a Facebook account. You fall in love with said account. You’re on it all day, every single day. And then, your computer explodes. You go to login on a new machine, and you realize that …

Facebook to move servers to near Arctic Circle in Sweden

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When you have a giant server farm that handles tons of traffic like the ones Facebook operates, the cost of keeping all that hardware cool is massive. Facebook has plans to build its latest massive server farm a mere 62 …

Facebook for iPad finally launched

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Back in July there was a hidden Facebook app for iPad using the full screen all ready and working if you had a bit of hacking knowledge then you could enjoy it. But then Facebook realised that someone had found …

Facebook iPad app was finished in May so where is it now?

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Two months ago TechCrunch found and leaked Facebook’s iPad app. What was especially awesome is that the entire app was buried in the code for Facebook’s iPhone app, you just had to do a few tricks to enable it. Once …

How to activate the new Facebook timeline profile now

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  There is a way to get yourself aboard an early developers look at Facebook’s new layout, that being the one called timeline that we were introduced to just yesterday. The process is relatively simple, though you must be warned: its …

Spotify now free for 6 months if you use Facebook

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Our favourite music service is now free for six months with unlimited streaming if you sign up using Facebook. Just head to: Spotify UK free sign up Spotify US free sign up Alternatively you can log into Facebook and hit …

Why Yahoo is not embedding content on Facebook

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Facebook today just made it easier for media companies to help users discover new music, articles, and books by seeing what their friends are reading, watching, and listening too. As a result, some companies are putting versions of their products–called …

Facebook launches Social News apps, partners with newspapers

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Along with the movies and music integration, Facebook’s also adding some unique social reading capabilities to the platform with what it’s calling Social News apps. Lots of news publications — including The Guardian, Independent, Daily Mirror, The Washington Post, The …

Facebook Music launches with Spotify, Rdio, MOG, Deezer and Rhapsody

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Facebook Music has been announced at the Facebook D8 conference. You will now be able to listen to whatever your friends are listening to using the new timeline and in addition Facebook have also added streaming TV and films through …

Everything you need to know about the Facebook update

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You might have noticed that Facebook changed last night. Inline photos are a little bigger, the top bar a little blockier, and a news ticker now rests in the upper-righthand corner for real-time updates. This latest flurry of updates caps …