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Twitter and Facebook ‘addicts’ suffer withdrawal symptoms
www.telegraph.co.uk
In a study by researchers at the University of Winchester, ten self-confessed Facebook “addicts” and ten prolific tweeters were asked to stop using their accounts for four weeks. Many quickly became isolated from friends and family and reported feeling "cut off from the world". One female partic [...]
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Which celebrities would you pay to contact on Facebook?
www.guardian.co.uk
While celebrities quiver at the thought that they might be in the bargain 71p category, the rest of us have to wonder whether we'll really be prepared to pay to contact them. Facebook has started a trial among 10% of its UK users, charging them to send "priority" messages to people outside their fri [...]
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Facebook starts charging users to contact celebrities
www.guardian.co.uk
Facebook has started charging UK users up to £11 to send messages to celebrities and other people outside their circle of friends. It has just launched a test scheme in the UK with fees ranging from as much as £10.68 to contact a celebrity such as Olympic swimmer Tom Daley. It costs a standard 71p [...]
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How to Grow Your Email List With Facebook Promotions
www.socialmediaexaminer.com
re you looking for ways to grow your email list? Can email list-building and Facebook promotions work well together? In this article I’ll outline the potential synergies of email marketing and Facebook promotions. Included will be a dive into example Facebook Page promotions and how companies can [...]
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How to Turn Your Handset Into a Facebook Phone
allthingsd.com
Facebook unveiled “Home” this morning, the company’s modified version of the Android software able to be installed on Android devices. How to get it? On April 12, head on over to Google’s Play store and search for “Facebook Home.” Download the software — it’s apparently a quick insta [...]
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Facebook Tricks To Avoid Unfriending
www.alisonzarrella.com
We’ve all got an annoying friend or two. And unfortunately, Facebook tends to magnify some of our pals’ less desirable traits, whether it be late night game playing (I do not care about your mafia, farm or town), incessant whining, or chronic oversharing. These friends are tolerable in real life [...]
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