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Facebook start rolling out a new design to brand pages. Streamlined Timeline always on the left now and new admin tools.

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Some pretty cool science in this article. But don't let that scare you, there's also some pretty pictures showing how memes spread.

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This is a bit concerning. I'm sure Facebook must be scrambling to address it.

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3 years ago, we published a report on 2011 Facebook Demographics & Statistics that covered gender, location, education, and more (US only). Recently we dove into Facebook’s Social Advertising platform to get a refreshed snapshot of the same data points to see what exactly has happened over...
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Facebook ads are featuring photos more than ever. Recommended size is now 1200x627px. https://www.facebook.com/help/www/458369380926902

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At 13, I’ve been noticing something different: Facebook is losing teens lately. And I think I know why.
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Facebook decided to bring conversations to the forefront with their recent rollout of hashtags. But just how hot are hashtags over Facebook and Twitter? We took a look at how fast brands have been adopting them and how they compare to their frequency on Twitter.
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We are sure this will turn out to be illegal in the EU. Not to mention creepy. Come on Facebook, you can do better. http://on.mash.to/18g6wc1

Are shadow profiles real? Do I have one? Are they bad?
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Zuck weighs in on US government spying. http://www.facebook.com/zuck/posts/10100828955847631

Mark Zuckerberg

I want to respond personally to the outrageous press reports about PRISM:

Facebook is not and has never been part of any program to give the US or any other gov...ernment direct access to our servers. We have never received a blanket request or court order from any government agency asking for information or metadata in bulk, like the one Verizon reportedly received. And if we did, we would fight it aggressively. We hadn't even heard of PRISM before yesterday.

When governments ask Facebook for data, we review each request carefully to make sure they always follow the correct processes and all applicable laws, and then only provide the information if is required by law. We will continue fighting aggressively to keep your information safe and secure.

We strongly encourage all governments to be much more transparent about all programs aimed at keeping the public safe. It's the only way to protect everyone's civil liberties and create the safe and free society we all want over the long term.

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Want to learn how to integrate with social networks in China? Come to this month's @SocDevLon http://bit.ly/18adJe9

Come and join Social Developers London in June and find out the latest in the Social Development World! SDL chairman and host for the evening Todd Chaffee will give us a quick update on general Facebook news and developer platform updates, and... NEW SPEAKER ANNOUNCED! MORE TBC SOON! London based Bo...
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Pro tip: check the "Other" folder in your Facebook inbox. Might be all spam, but most people find some important messages there.

What size to make that photo for FB? A great reference page. http://on.fb.me/1335SZn

For more get a quote here http://www.1stclick.gr
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Like this photo if... the scam is explained here. http://bit.ly/12AK4DP

Have you noticed those 'Like if you hate cancer. Ignore if you love cancer' posts appearing a lot lately? Ever wondered why they exist? It's all a money making scam. This post discusses how they work.
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Did you know there are 11 total Facebook Social Plugins? They are all very easy to implement. Take a look to see if any might be a good fit for your website. http://bit.ly/188KkA3

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What do you think? Should a Facebook 'like' be considered free speech? http://bit.ly/161grln

Facebook is appealing a ruling made last year over a dispute regarding a Facebook like as free and protected speech. After a Virginia sheriff's office employee liked the Facebook page of his boss' political opponent, resulting in a post on the News Feed, the man lost his job. Daniel Ray Carter, alon...
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Here's a quick summary of the announcements made at Google I/O. http://bit.ly/13ANpW6

Sign up here to try out the completely redesigned version of Google maps. http://bit.ly/105ukKW

Discover the world with Google Maps. Experience Street View, 3D Mapping, turn-by-turn directions, indoor maps and more across your devices.
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