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Facebook Mobile gets “share” button

Facebook Mobile gets “share” button

Facebook Mobile is finally, after countless requests and far too long, getting a Share button. This feature has been available on the desktop version of Facebook, allowing users to share statuses and images from other users on their own walls. Until now, the feature has been missing from Facebook mobile, however, a serious lack in an otherwise pretty decent app.

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Facebook testing nested comments, makes conversations easier

Facebook testing nested comments, makes conversations easier

If you've spent any decent amount of time on Facebook, you've no doubt noticed the inefficient means by which people are forced to carry on conversations in the comments section. Namely, if there are more than a handful of comments, users are forced to respond by tagging the user's name, or using the clunky "@Name" for those not on their friends list. Now Facebook is testing nested comments that will solve this issue, but it's only available for some users.

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Facebook downtime had nothing to do with Anonymous

Facebook downtime had nothing to do with Anonymous

Yesterday we talked about downtime at a Facebook that was originally thought to be the result of hackers. The rumor that Facebook was down due to hackers attacking their DNS servers stemmed from a twitter account called Anonymous Own3r the tweeted "I'm attacking Facebook rigth now." Facebook later admitted that the downtime and nothing to do with hackers.

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Facebook’s native Android app release tipped imminent

Facebook’s native Android app release tipped imminent

Facebook's native Android app is in final testing, insiders claim, with the software - a replacement for the little-loved HTML5 app currently available for Google's platform - nearly ready for primetime. Specific details of the new app weren't revealed, but according to Engadget's tipster it's being trialled internally with a full launch imminent. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had already conceded that the social site's HTML5 apps were woefully unsuitable.

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Facebook terminates fake accounts with extreme prejudice

Facebook terminates fake accounts with extreme prejudice

If you've got a business that has an extraordinary amount of likes on Facebook and have suddenly felt a bit lighter today, you're not alone: the social network has brought out the axe. This week Facebook has begun implementing many of the changes and rules they outlined in a very basic way several weeks ago regarding fake accounts and likes. If you've payed for likes from odd sources or are the sort of person who makes large amounts of fake accounts just to like your own products, you might be in for a wakeup call.

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Samsung’s latest Facebook marketing campaign overrun by Apple fans

Samsung’s latest Facebook marketing campaign overrun by Apple fans

Social networks can be a great tool for getting word of a new product out to your fans quickly, but as we've seen time and time again, using social networks as a marketing tool has a way of backfiring at the worst times. The latest example of this is Samsung, which thought it would be a good idea to ask the question, "If you could only take one electronic device on to a deserted island, what would it be?" on its Facebook page. The company posted an image of the Galaxy S III in a deserted island-like setting, obviously hoping that the majority of commenters would lean in that direction, or at least claim they would prefer to be stranded with a Samsung device.

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Facebook employees forced to use Android app until it’s better

Facebook employees forced to use Android app until it’s better

Most Android users will tell you in a heartbeat that the Facebook app for their OS of choice isn't quite up to par. In fact, it can pretty much be classified as terrible, while the iOS version provides an example of what the Android app should be. Facebook knows this, and as a result, it has started forcing its employees to use the Android app in an attempt to bring it up to snuff.

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Facebook stumped on 80% fake ad click accusations

Facebook stumped on 80% fake ad click accusations

Facebook has pleaded ignorance to accusations of widespread fake advert clicks, saying that it is unable to replicate what one company claimed amounted to a 5:1 ratio of bot action to real users. Music platform startup Limited Run came to attention earlier this week after revealing that its own analytics suggested the bulk of advert action was fake. However, Facebook is struggling to find the same evidence.

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Facebook Advertising expands to greater web

Facebook Advertising expands to greater web

It began with Zynga, or that's what they'll say, when the advertising world saw Facebook expand this day. Facebook spokesperson Tucker Bounds has been charged with letting the world know that Zynga is the first place where Facebook's advertising program will be expanding to - and you'll likely be seeing yourself happening upon these ads starting today should you head there. Zynga.com is where they're appearing, and not Zynga nor Facebook is commenting today beyond that.

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