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People getting over Facebook
zeenews.india.com
Melbourne: 'Facebook fatigue' has reached Australia, as new data revealed that almost 400,000 users have drifted away from the social network since December. The data collected by social media monitoring firm Social Bakers showed that the network's monthly active Australian users fell from about [...]
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How Twitter and Facebook Are Changing Democracy
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These are just a few examples of how nations are applying the latest technologies to improve citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. We had a lively discussion about it at the National Democratic Institute’s gathering on the Stanford University campus. Former U.S. Secr [...]
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The Many, Sometimes Conflicting, Problems With Facebook Home
www.wired.com
Facebook Home has reached more than half a million downloads in the little more than a week since its release. Sounds like great news, but most of the Android users trying Zuck’s apperating system aren’t too happy with the experience. With nearly 12,000 reviews, Facebook Home has scored an absol [...]
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4 Tips for Using Facebook’s Redesigned News Feed
www.entrepreneur.com
The look and feel of Facebook's News Feed is getting a major overhaul. The social networking giant said the new design will emphasize content from your friends and the brands you've liked with larger and more vibrant photos, articles, videos, events and maps. Additional updates include a left-han [...]
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Should Your Doctor Friend You on Facebook?
mashable.com
You may want to be Facebook friends with your doctor, so you can ping him or her a quick question or maybe an image of a bug bite for an online diagnosis. But the question being asked by the medical community is, should your doctor be Facebook friends with you? The American College of Physicians (A [...]
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The Value of a Facebook Fan to Consumer Brands Increased 28%
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In addition to a 28% increase in value, Fan counts have doubled or even tripled since the first study so even a slight increase in the value of an average Fan is magnified. In 2010, these brand pages typically had a few million Fans each. Top brands in the 2013 study have well over 15 million Fans, [...]
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