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Anonymous Disowns Operation Facebook, Attack Talks Continue

Anonymous Disowns Operation Facebook, Attack Talks Continue

It appears very likely now that the original call to action for what was (and still possibly is) called "Operation Facebook" is now being disowned by a large number of members of the famous hacker group. If you'll take a look at the monstrously popular Anonymous Vows Facebook Destruction post from late night Tuesday, you'll find the original release as created by a very real member of the collective, but this newest set of information confirms that the entirety of the Anonymous collective may not agree with the proposed action.

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Anonymous Vows Facebook Destruction on November 5th 2011 [UPDATED]

Anonymous Vows Facebook Destruction on November 5th 2011 [UPDATED]

It's time again for us to hear from Anonymous, that rather well-known yet hacker group whose members remain largely, well, anonymous. The announcement made today makes clear that whichever member(s) of the hacktivist group have created said call to action are preparing to take down Facebook, one of the most popular and well-traveled social networks and indeed websites on the internet. Of course, as with all "Anonymous" messages, only time will tell if this announcement is "real", "fake", or just a message made by a single "member" of Anonymous to rally the rest of the "real" Anonymous troops. This message makes reference to several past news releases tying Facebook to the sharing of "private" user information and notes that Facebook is the antithesis of the AntiSec cause.

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Fetus Facebook: Social network adds your unborn child

Fetus Facebook: Social network adds your unborn child

Facebook has added an option to include unborn children on a user's profile page, allowing expectant parents to namecheck their fetus and specify when, exactly, the little bundle of joy is expected. "For years, people have been using Facebook to share the joyous news of expecting a child" a company spokesperson told The Telegraph, "and, a few months ago, we began testing a feature designed to make that process easier."

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Facebook for Business launch highlights Google+ shortcomings

Facebook for Business launch highlights Google+ shortcomings

Facebook has taken advantage of Google's tardiness over business profiles on Google+ and launched its own Facebook for Business subsite. While not actually delivering any new features, Facebook for Business instead pulls together into a single place all of the social networking elements a brand might need to know to launch and run a fan page, including advice on dealing with customer feedback and how to create customized adverts.

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Spotify Will Not Be Exclusive Partner To Facebook Music

Spotify Will Not Be Exclusive Partner To Facebook Music

The popular European music streaming service, Spotify, is ready to make a splash with its U.S. launch this week. A recently leaked internal document of Spotify's marketing plan along with rumors of deep Spotify integration into Facebook suggested a tight partnership between the two companies. However, new reports reveal that Spotify does not have an exclusive deal with Facebook for the social network's upcoming music service.

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Android flaw could see Google & Facebook accounts snatched over WiFi

Android flaw could see Google & Facebook accounts snatched over WiFi

Google has admitted that it is working on a second attempt to fix an Android security hole that could see usernames and passwords for Google Calendar, Facebook, Twitter, Picasa and other services stolen and used by third-parties. Researchers from the University of Ulm in Germany discovered that Android has been using cleartext authentication tokens containing login credentials valid for up to fourteen days; they could be intercepted if the Android device was connected via an unencrypted WiFi network, and the details extracted and used to gain unofficial access to the accounts.

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Facebook denies HTC phone rumors

Facebook denies HTC phone rumors

Facebook has denied reports that HTC is making a Facebook-branded smartphone, with a spokesperson suggesting "the rumors around there being something more to this HTC device are overblown." According to Dan Rose, Facebook's head of business development, the speculation is simply over-assumption based on "just another example of a manufacturer who has taken our public APIs and integrated them into their device in an interesting way."

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