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Facebook is trying to steal TV networks’ attention from Twitter with new data

Facebook continues its push to become a place for real-time cultural conversation as it attempts to tighten relationships with TV broadcasters.
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WTF, Internet? We don’t need B.S. surveys to typecast women as Facebook-obsessed divas

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of a 'survey' saying women buy more clothes because of Instagram and Facebook photos. Except there's no information backing it up. Also, the survey cannot be located at this time…
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The last useful thing on Facebook, notifications, are now getting ads for games

Your Facebook notifications hub - the last sacred place - is not immune to ads. One user noticed a notification pushing him to check out a Facebook sponsored game. Could this be hitting your profile soon? Where does it end?!
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Facebook finally lets you edit your posts everywhere and look like less of an idiot

Finally, you may now go through your Facebook Timeline and correct all the grammatical and typographical errors in your posts.
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Facebook’s redefined control over user data steamrolls teen privacy

Various advocacy groups call shenanigans on Facebook's proposed policy changes, claiming that the new language blatantly steps on teens' rights to privacy.
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[UPDATE] Facebook says it remains blocked in China’s Free Trade Zone

China has made a giant leap into the 21st century with its plan to launch a free-trade zone in Shanghai, allowing access to sites like Facebook and Twitter.
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Nobody panic! Facebook’s artificial intelligence just wants to know how you’re feeling

Facebook is undertaking an ambitious artificial intelligence project, one that could improve the hated News Feed as well as learn your feelings better. Should we be scared? Here's everything you need to know.
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You may soon be able to pay Facebook to show off your News Feed posts

A journalist took a screenshot of what appears to be a new feature Facebook is testing to allow individuals to pay to promote posts. Could this mean complete death of News Feed usability?
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These are the sites you’re wasting time on while at work

In the world's least surprising survey, it turns out people waste time at work looking at the Internet. So which social network is the biggest time-suck?
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Want to know what data Facebook has on you? A primer on what you get and how to get it

Want to know exactly what Facebook knows about you? We'll run you through everything you need to know about your data, as well as how to request and download it. The therapy you'll need after actually reading all this is totally on you…
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Facebook ‘Likes’ are protected by the First Amendment

A judge ruled that Facebook "likes" constitute protected speech. We still don't advise you to "like" that page advertising where you can totally buy drugs online.
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Consider yourselves warned: I found out exactly how annoying Facebook Shared Albums can be

I created a Facebook Shared Album so that my friends and I can share photos from our annual Jason Mraz concert pilgrimage. The issues I ran into make me sort of regret it.