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Deleted Facebook pics still available after three years in some cases

Deleted Facebook pics still available after three years in some cases

I think many people understand today that the photos they put on Facebook and other social networking sites can be used against them by employers when searching for a new job. I'm sure a lot of people posting pictures to Facebook have thought better of it after a few hours, days, or weeks and then went back and deleted the photo. The catch is that the photo may be deleted from your profile and as it turns out, often the photos are still the Facebook servers and accessible.

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Facebook mobile ads incoming: Video and coupons tipped [Update: Denied]

Facebook mobile ads incoming: Video and coupons tipped [Update: Denied]

Facebook's mobile advertising push is incoming, marketing agencies suggest, as the social network attempts to close off one of its weak spots ahead of the much-anticipated IPO. The dramatic rise in mobile users who, currently, don't see any adverts whatsoever was cited in Facebook's IPO documentation as one of the company's key weaknesses, meaning paradoxically that even as membership increased, revenues could dip. Not for much longer, though, with agency Razorfish confirming to Digiday that it was involved in Facebook ad pilots for mobile.

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Facebook Premium Accounts coming says Telsyte

Facebook Premium Accounts coming says Telsyte

A subscription service may be in Facebook's cash-grabbing future if Australian analyst group Telsyte are to be believed. Speaking with News.com.au, the group via analyst Foad Fadaghi noted changes that may well be coming soon to the group that this week posted its Initial Public Offering looking for a bump in the money market in more ways than one. Better mobile apps, more invasive advertising, and "Facebook Premium" may all be on the plate for you social networkers out there inside the coming months or years.

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Harmonix game in the works for Xbox Live, PSN, and Facebook?

Harmonix game in the works for Xbox Live, PSN, and Facebook?

The guys at Harmonix are fairly occupied working on continuous downloadable content for Dance Central, but apparently there is something else in the works for the music game moguls. Brian Chan, who was the senior designer for Rock Band 3, has mentioned on his own public resume that he has begun working on a new Harmonix project, but nothing matching his description has yet been announced by the video game company.

Facebook games are repetitive says Nintendo president

Facebook games are repetitive says Nintendo president

Nintendo North America president Reggie Fils-Aime has again dismissed speculation that the company will release versions of its titles for other platforms, including Facebook, though the chief exec does admit that Nintendo is experimenting with "other forms of monetization." Ever outspoken, Fils-Aime argues social gaming platforms like Zynga "deliver the same experience all the time"; "doing the same thing over and over again is no longer fine" he told AllThingsD.

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Beware Facebook Timeline: There’s no going back

Beware Facebook Timeline: There’s no going back

Facebook's Timeline feature went live worldwide earlier this week, in both your regular browser and in the Android and mobile web versions, but beware, once you activate the stream of memories, there's no going back. The new version turns your Facebook profile into a history lesson spanning all the years you've been active on the site, and while the social network has been at pains to point out the range of privacy settings, one big option is conspicuously absent: the ability to turn it all off.

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The Facebook Phone may be finally coming

The Facebook Phone may be finally coming

Earlier this year, you may still remember the HTC Status and HTC Salsa from AT&T, the pair of "Facebook phones" that weren't exactly up to their titular status. But just hours ago, reporters over at All Things Digital claim that social-networking company itself is working with a cell phone manufacturer to build, yes, a very Facebook phone, code-named Buffy (from the vampire-killer television series, for some reason). And most likely not one with just a tiny little Facebook button on the front.

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Facebook: We’ve ID’d porn hackers

Facebook: We’ve ID’d porn hackers

Facebook claims it has discovered the identity of the spam hackers that swamped the social network with a pornographic deluge in recent days, promising "appropriate consequences" to come. "In addition to the engineering teams that build tools to block spam" a Facebook spokesperson told PCMag, "we also have a dedicated enforcement team that has already identified those responsible and is working with our legal team to ensure appropriate consequences follow."

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Sheriff uses Facebook to deputize entire county

Sheriff uses Facebook to deputize entire county

While Sheriff Al Lamberti's 10,000+ Facebook fans don't technically have any power to do anything like making an arrest, it's been with their help that he's brought justice to a collection of crimes that might otherwise have never been solved. Lamberti's beat is Broward County, Florida, and he's been on the force in that sector for 34 years. A crime solved in this vein recently was an air conditioning theft and resale group whose description and car make were posted by Lamberti and thusly seen by his 10k fans. Inside 2 days of the post, a homeowner called 911 and said "I think they're at the house next door," this resulting in four arrests. Lamberti for the win?

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BMW grabs Nuance TTS for in-car email, Facebook, more

BMW grabs Nuance TTS for in-car email, Facebook, more

BMW drivers will soon be able to have their iDrive ICE systems read out messages, social network updates and RSS feeds, using the same voice control system as is expected to feature in the iPhone 5. A new deal with Nuance will see iDrive gain complex text-to-speech functionality in addition to its existing voice-dialing and music search, able to read SMS and emails - among other content - in a choice of 14 different languages.

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