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Russians Spend More Time On Social Networks Than The Rest Of World

russia_flagcomScore has aggregated some data based on its World Metrix audience measurement service and put together a study on social networking worldwide. Surprisingly, it appears that the Russians are more engaged with social networking than the rest of the planet (or the biggest slackers at the office, depends on how you look at it). The study found visitors in Russia to spend 6.6 hours and viewing 1,307 pages per visitor per month on average. Full Story : Techcrunch.com….

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Nonprofit Organizations Lead the Way in Social Media Adoption

FacebookThe nation‚Äôs largest nonprofit organizations have outpaced corporations and academic institutions in their adoption of social media, for the second year in a row, according to a new research study, ‚ÄúStill Setting the Pace in Social Media: The First Longitudinal Study of Usage by the Largest US Charities.‚Äù The study was conducted by Dr. Nora Ganim Barnes, Ph.D., Senior Fellow and Research Chair of the Society for New Communications Research and Chancellor Professor of Marketing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Eric Mattson, CEO of Financial Insite Inc., a Seattle-based research firm. Full Story : Newcommreview.com….

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Facebook Offers Vanity URLs for User Profiles and Pages

FacebookStarting this weekend, Facebook is letting each user pick a real name to identify the URL of their profile. Right now, your Facebook profile‚Äôs URL ends in a decidedly inhuman string of numbers. Not so easy for anyone to remember. Starting Friday night, the social networking site will allow users to pick out a profile URL that contains their real name. This will make URLs on the site much cleaner, easier to remember and more appropriate to put on a business card. Full Story : Webmonkey.com….

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Mother finds son after 25 years via Facebook

FacebookA mother who said her son was kidnapped by his Hungarian father more than a quarter of a century ago was reunited with him after he was located on Facebook. Avril Grube, 62, from Poole in Dorset, claimed that in 1982, when her son Gavin Paros was aged three, his father took him to Hungary for what should have been a weekend away. Her marriage had broken down and, after her son failed to return, Grube contacted the authorities and made repeated attempts to locate Gavin. Full Story : Guardian.co.uk…..

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Facebook Rewards ‘trustworthy’ Apps With Review Program

Facebook’s controversial program to charge developers in order to review their applications made its debut on Wednesday. Announced about six months ago, the Facebook Application Verification Program has been criticized by some who fear it will unfairly benefit developers who have the money to pay the annual review fee. Facebook has responded to the criticism saying that the program is optional and that its goal is to help developers who want to stress their applications are trustworthy and to help Facebook members who need extra reassurance before installing an application. Full Story : PCWorld.com…..

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Ahmadinejad denies calling for Facebook ban

ahmadinijad-iranIranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday he did not call for a ban on Facebook during the country’s presidential election. “I should make an inquiry and ask about this,” he said when asked about reports that his government blocked access to the online social networking site. Asked whether he would order that access to Facebook be reinstated, Ahmadinejad responded that he would “see if there is a complaint” that may be presented to the judiciary. Full Story : CNN.com…….

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Iran blocks Facebook Ahead of Elections

iran flagIran has blocked access to Facebook ahead of June presidential polls, allegedly to prevent supporters of the leading opposition candidate from using the site for his campaign, Ilna news agency said on Saturday. An employee of an Internet service provider in Iran, who requested anonymity said the ministry of communications and information technology had announced the decision. Full Story : Ynet.com….

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Facebook Gets A $200 Million Offer At A $10B Valuation

facebookA Russian investment firm has offered to buy $200 million of preferred stock in Facebook at a $10 billion valuation. Facebook has not yet responded to the offer. The Russian firm, Digital Sky Technologies, has also offered to buy an additional $100-$150 million of common stock at a $6.5 billion valuation.Full Story : BusinessInsider.com….

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Facebook is launching support for OpenID

Open IDFacebook is launching support for OpenID and will act as a “relying” party, which means that users will be able to register Facebook accounts and log into the service using an OpenID identity provided by third-party web services such as GMail. OpenID is a distributed authentication system that allows a single login to be used with multiple Web services. Originally developed for LiveJournal in 2005, the system has gained significant traction and is now supported by a growing number of large companies, including Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Yahoo. Full Story : ArsTechnica.com….

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Hate goes viral on social network sites

Militants and hate groups increasingly use social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and YouTube as propaganda tools to recruit new members, according to a report by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Examples of what the report calls “digital terrorism and hate” range from a Facebook group named “Death to gays” in Croatian to a YouTube video of a Koran being burned and various Web sites promoting militant groups such as Hezbollah, the Taliban, al Qaeda and Colombia’s FARC. Full Story : MSNBC.com…..

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Facebook Members hit by another Phishing Scam

PhishingIn what’s just the latest Facebook phishing scam, hackers on Thursday broke into accounts and sent e-mails to friends urging them to log on to fake Facebook sites, according to new reports and anecdotes from members. The social-networking site is in the process of cleaning up from the hack and is blocking compromised accounts, Reuters reported. “Victims were directed to log back in to the site, but actually logged into the one controlled by the hackers, unwittingly giving away their passwords,” Reuters said, adding that the fake domains include www.151.im, www.121.im and www.123.im.Full Story : CNet.com…..

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Phishers Target Facebook Again

FacebookPhishing attacks that try to get Facebook users to enter their log-in credentials at a fraudulent site in order to steal them have plagued users for the past two days, with phishing traced back to FBstarter.com, BAction.net and possibly others. The viral phishing infection spreads via Facebook contact lists of victims. Full Story : PCWorld.com……

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US Army enlists Facebook, Twitter

us-armyThe US Army said on Monday it had launched a fan page on Facebook and established an office for online “social media,” despite security rules that limit soldiers’ access to networking sites. Mindful of a changing media landscape, the Army said it wanted to make sure it reached a younger audience that relies heavily on “tweets” and social networking sites, spokeswoman Lindy Kyzer said. Full Story : France24.com……

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Facebook Rejects Funding at $4 Billion Valuation

FacebookFacebook has turned down a funding offer that would have valued the company at $4 billion, VentureBeat reported. Facebook said in late March that its revenue is up 70% from a year ago and that it expects to cross over to cash-flow positive sometime next year. Facebook now has more than 200 million monthly active users. Full Story : Localtechwire.com…..

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Older Americans joining Facebook

FacebookThe online social networking site Facebook is growing in popularity among older Americans, a U.S. researcher says. Industry leaders say seniors account for the fastest growing age group on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. Facebook’s popularity is growing most quickly among women over 55, says Inside Facebook, which tracks Facebook’s growth. Full Story : UPI.com……

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Facebook messes up your GPA

facebook-gpaResearchers at Ohio State University have delved deep into the habit that is Facebook and concluded that those who express their membership regularly do worse in school tests. In fact, they say, the majority of those who Facebook daily do worse by as much as one whole grade. Researchers had suggested that with every hour you spend on Facebook, your GPA sinks proportionately. Full Story : Cnet.com……

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Facebook rolls out Photo storage system

facebook-photosNeeding to better deal with 50 billion files worth of photos, engineers at Facebook are installing a new photo storage system they say is 50% faster than traditional systems. The storage system, dubbed Haystack, has been under development in-house for the past couple of years, and Facebook has been rolling it out in limited test versions to parts of the network for the past few months. Full Story : ComputerWorld.com…..

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Facebook is not for real friends

FacebookSocial networking sites such as Facebook are not about a person’s actual friends, but a lot of weak-tie relationships that give people access to a lot of resources that they wouldn’t otherwise have, says a US researcher. According to the researcher compulsive Facebook use may be a result of the fact that there’s always something new on the social networking site. Full Story : UPI.com

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Facebook condom campaign against Pope

pope-benedictxviCritics took to the social networking site Facebook to voice their fury over Pope Benedict’s remark that condoms do not prevent HIV. A campaign on Facebook has recruited tens of thousands of supporters to bombard the Vatican with condoms to protest against the Pope’s controversial remarks about the spread of HIV. About a dozen Facebook groups have sprang up, criticizing the pontiff.

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Facebook for rich

affluence_betaA new social website has been started which caters to those who have a household net worth of at least US$3 million or an annual household income of US$300,000. Affluence.org has the stated goal of allowing people to find and contact affluent people from around the world. Full Story : Geek.com…..

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