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Facebook Payments Test Isn’t A PayPal Competitor, It’s A Companion That Fills In Billing Info | TechCrunch
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Facebook is testing a way to make paying with a credit card easier, but it works with PayPal, not against it. The feature pre-fills credit card and billing info for making easier purchases through PayPal, Stripe, Braintree or other payment processors in third-party mobile apps. Let’s say you cl [...]
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Is Facebook search worth its salt?
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On Monday, Facebook began the official rollout of its Graph Search feature, which many Facebook users have been using in beta version since late winter. The new feature allows a person to put together queries such as "friends who like Radiohead" or "friends who have been to Alaska," and brings up re [...]
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Nasdaq seeks dismissal of class-action suits over Facebook IPO
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The Nasdaq stock exchange has requested that a U.S. District Court judge in Manhattan throw out a group of class-action lawsuits charging the organization with violation of securities laws on the Facebook IPO. In a brief filed Monday before U.S. District Court Judge Robert Sweet, Nasdaq said it c [...]
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How Facebook’s IPO Created the Best-Paid County In America
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The average wage in San Mateo County, California, rose an astounding 107% in the fourth quarter of 2012, and Facebook's IPO is the likely cause. That’s where Facebook’s May 2012 IPO comes in. According to the social network’s securities filings, the bulk of restricted stock units that Faceb [...]
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Who Would Recruit On Facebook? Try Pepsi, Gap, AIG And Oracle…
www.forbes.com
Facebook is quickly becoming a legitimate tool for recruiters. It’s easy to make fun of Facebook. The depressed stock, the misguided political comments, the unguarded vanity of high school “friends”—all tend to reinforce the inanity of the social network. But a billion people still use it [...]
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Facebook flooded with sympathy for Ishrat
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Remember the nationwide slogans that hit the streets when people united on the platform, justice for Jessica Lal. Now, it’s time to replace Jessica with Ishrat Jahan, on Facebook, at least as this issue seems to have caught the people’s imagination. With over 1,200 likes on Facebook — Justi [...]
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Facebook Stickers Now Available on the Web
mashable.com
Facebook Stickers, the extra-large emoticons mobile users have been throwing into Facebook chats for a while now, are now also available on the web. Facebook stickers, the extra-large emoticons mobile users have been throwing into Facebook chats for a while now, are now also available on the web [...]
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How two sound geeks created Facebook’s friendly ‘ping’ tone (Wired UK)
www.wired.co.uk
In May a question popped up on Quora asking: "How much research has gone into developing the Facebook 'ping' sound?" The author continued, "The sound is so pleasant sometimes that it makes me wonder how much effort has been put into its development." Turns out the answer to that question is, q [...]
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Facebook flogging police chief targets dumb criminals and other ‘mopes’
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KENT, Ohio — If you’re up to no good in this pocket of northeast Ohio, especially in a witless way, you’re risking not only jail time or a fine but a swifter repercussion with a much larger audience: You’re in for a social media scolding from police Chief David Oliver and some of his small d [...]
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