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Facebook adding security to combat fake news and propaganda

Facebook owner, Mark Zuckerberg took to the company’s earnings call earlier today to announce that it has exceeded $10 billion in quarterly revenue, thanks to its 500 million users. It wasn’t all sunshines and rainbows, however, as Zuckerberg swiftly moved onto the topic of security, discussing the future of the …

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Facebook advertising explosion leads to tripling net income

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Like a real world game of Agar.io, Facebook is swallowing up everything around it as it expands into new fields of advertising and absorbs old ones. With the release of its second quarter financials, we’ve learned that its net income has tripled year on year, thanks to a huge expansion …

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Facebook trumps Apple by winning China court case

Apple ran into some difficulty with the courts in China recently, when it was ruled that its iPhone brand wasn’t “widely known,” enough for it to hold copyright on it. In comparison though, Facebook has fared far better, achieving ownership of its own name against a local Chinese firm, which …

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Oculus digital platform now supports Facebook

Although the specifics of how Oculus VR’s digital store and home-hub platform will work are still mostly unknown, we do know that it can support Facebook. Although unsurprising considering the social network is the parent company of the VR startup, this is something that could really separate Oculus’ Rift headset …

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Gates, Zuckerberg stand with FBI in Apple phone hack case

More tech firms are picking sides in the ongoing battle between Tim Cook’s Apple and the FBI over cracking iPhone security for the handset of one of the San Bernardino attackers. This time around though they’re siding with the FBI, with both Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft founder Bill …

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Facebook expands Internet.org to all developers amid concerns

Although the Facebook backed project, Internet.org, was initially slated as a method for those in under-developed technological areas to access ‘the internet,’ it drew a lot of criticism for limiting those people’s access to certain websites. This prompted many people to suggest that Facebook was hampering the push for net …

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Facebook’s Internet.org branded corrupt, elitist

Mark Zuckberg, much like the social network he founded, has always been a relatively hypocritical figure. Where once he called privacy dead, he later went on to buy the houses around his own, simply so no one could see into his garden. In a similar instance, now he’s being called …

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Winklevoss twins to launch Gemini Bitcoin exchange

The Winklevoss twins, most famously known for their part in helping conceive the idea of Facebook and for receiving a payout from the site’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg because of it, have announced that they will be launching a Bitcoin exchange called Gemini in the near future. As it stands, they are waiting …

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Zuckerberg’s book-club is a bust

One of this year’s big announcements from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg – as well as crowd-sourcing this year’s challenge for the young billionaire – was that he wanted to start his own Facebook book club, much like US talk show host, Oprah has. However unfortunately for the Facebook founder, not …

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What if Star Citizen was sold to Facebook too?

Even though most seem to have come around to the idea, there’s still a few of you that are pissed Oculus VR was bought out by Facebook. But what if other beloved companies, like the one behind Star Citizen was also bought out by the social network? Don’t worry, it won’t. …

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Google nearly bought Whatsapp for over $20 billion

Yesterday the news hit that Facebook was paying almost $20 billion for social messaging app, WhatsApp, which when it goes through will be one of the biggest tech acquisitions ever and certainly the largest one for a startup less than five years old. However the deal could have been even …

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Zuckerberg criticises US stance on NSA PRISM surveillance

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, has spoken out against the way the NSA handled the public reveal of its PRISM surveillance program, saying that it made it very hard for technology companies like his, to assuage public concern and make customers feel protected. Thse revelations were made at the recent TechCrunch …

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Facebook to sell for almost $100 Billion this month

What started off as one man’s vision for bringing the whole college dating experience to a much wider audience will, around 18th May 2012, propel Mark Zuckerberg to around number 33 on the Forbes list of the richest people on the planet. KitGuru spend half an hour editing a pic …

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Gates claims Zuckerberg is engaged

Bill Gates was interviewed recently by the Daily Mail and he let a interesting tidbit of information slip. His friend Mark Zuckerberg has gotten engaged to his long term girlfriend Priscilla Chan. Gates may have revealed his friends secret by referring to Chan as Zuckerberg’s ‘fiancee’. Gates and Zuckerberg have …

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Zuckerberg says Facebook is fine for young kids

Many parents feel that social networking sites such as Facebook aren’t an ideal place for young kids to be spending time. FaceBook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire 27 year old figurehead of the company has a differing opinion on the subject. Zuckerberg told venture capitalist John Doerr that improving education …

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Zuckerberg stalker gets restraining order

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire Facebook founder has managed to get a restraining order against a man who has been stalking him and his family. Zuckerberg got the court ordered ban against 31 year old Pradeep Manukonda after a verbal warning from the police failed to stop the man following Zuckerberg …

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page gets hacked

It was bound to happen, especially after the release of the recent movie, but Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s page was hacked on Tuesday. This is certainly a good indication that the security in place still needs to be improved. The message that the hackers left read “Let the hacking begin: …

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