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Facebook testing new Timeline layout

Facebook testing new Timeline layout

One of the things that angered many Facebook users recently was the force moved to Timeline for many people. Many users felt that the Timeline layout was too busy and made it difficult to follow things on the profile of users. While Facebook hasn't ditched Timeline altogether, the social network is apparently testing a new layout.

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Facebook embracing pseudonyms, verified accounts and Timeline brands

Facebook embracing pseudonyms, verified accounts and Timeline brands

Facebook is rolling out a new system to verify user accounts that will allow some users to use nicknames. Since Facebook at its core is looking for your personal information, it has always wanted you to use your real name unless you're a big star such as Lady Gaga. Facebook is positioning this account verification as a way to ensure that people don't subscribe to an imposter who might be trying to impersonate someone on Facebook.

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Angry Birds heads to Facebook, won’t make up for Timeline

Angry Birds heads to Facebook, won’t make up for Timeline

The insanely popular video game on mobile devices called Angry Birds is set to come to the Internet via Facebook. The giant social network has had some very popular video games in the past, such as the irritatingly popular game Farmville and others. You need to get ready to be hit with another onslaught of your Facebook friends asking for help in video games with Angry Birds headed to Facebook on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2012.

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Facebook’s Timeline now available on Android and mobile web

Facebook’s Timeline now available on Android and mobile web

Coming off the release of Timeline worldwide this morning, Facebook has also announced Timeline's launch on both the mobile web (at m.facebook.com) and the Android Facebook app, downloadable from the Android Market here. This ties in to Facebook's strategy to permeate not just the desktop environment, but also the ever-expanding mobile market with their new user interface for profiles, which was originally announced this early fall in September.

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Facebook for Android gets Timeline, real-time alerts

Facebook for Android gets Timeline, real-time alerts

If you are an Android user that hasn't hit the update approval for Facebook yet, you might want to. The Facebook app for Android users has been updated with some new changes that are interesting and many folks will like it. The update brings a lot of changes and one of the most notable is that the old home screen is completely gone. It is replaced with a new side bar that offers access.

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Zuckerberg reveals Timeline, a whole new Facebook at f8 2011 [Video]

Zuckerberg reveals Timeline, a whole new Facebook at f8 2011 [Video]

This year at the Facebook developer conference, Andy Sandberg introduced himself as Mark Zuckerberg and showed off their newest feature - the Slow Poke, a poke that takes 24 hours to reach the person being poked, plenty of time to be cancelled by the obviously drunk sender. Zuckerberg replaced him about 5 minutes into his mindless rant to mild applause and Mark himself continued on with the usual milestone listing. Half a billion people signing on in one day, for example. Then he went on to note that apps and depth of engagement were the next "way of the future," this future having very much to do with the way you present yourself with Facebook - the new way being Timeline.

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Facebook Memories timeline gets accidental preview

Facebook Memories timeline gets accidental preview

Facebook has prematurely previewed an upcoming feature, with the social networking site forced to go offline as engineers scrabbled to put the "internal prototype" back in its box. Facebook Memories introduces a timeline to users' profiles, showing how many statuses were written each year and how many friends were added, along with a sprinkling of photos to illustrate those changes.

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Facebook details new effort to stop video piracy

Facebook details new effort to stop video piracy

Facebook is ramping up its video efforts, and part of any effort is adequate management — in the case of videos, it’s rights management. Today in a statement, the social network said that some of its content partners have complained of third-party users swiping their videos and uploading them without permission, among other things. This has prompted Facebook to take a look at its rights management for videos and ways it can be improved. That work has been ongoing, and leads to today’s statement: the social network says that it has established the foundation of that rights management, and it’ll be using audio fingerprinting to help put the squeeze on unauthorized video uploading, as well as video matching technology and more.

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Facebook reaches 1-billion users milestone

Facebook reaches 1-billion users milestone

This week Facebook reached a milestone, one that includes 1-billion people having used the social network in a single day. This isn't an average number - as Mark Zuckerberg said in an announcement today - but it is rather important. Facebook has millions of users log in every day, and billions of people using the social network every month, but here for the first time in the website's history 1-billion people used Facebook in a single day.

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Facebook Moments update makes videos from photos

Facebook Moments update makes videos from photos

Following its June launch, Facebook Moments has received its first big update, which has been pushed out to both the iOS and the Android version. The service is available in many more languages and countries, but the big feature revolves around videos -- namely, the app will select half a dozen or more pictures from Moments and transform them into a video that users can edit and, after finalizing it, share with friends and family on the service.

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Facebook ‘Spam King’ pleads guilty, faces 3 years in jail

Facebook ‘Spam King’ pleads guilty, faces 3 years in jail

Sanford Wallace, the so-called ‘Spam King’ of Facebook, has plead guilty to sending in excess of 27 million spam messages using the social network. This is a legal matter that stretches back years, and involves approximately 500,000 Facebook accounts that were compromised. Wallace, now 47, plead guilty yesterday to using Facebook for mass spamming in 2008 and 2009. Wallace plead guilty to both fraud and criminal contempt — he is said to have violated a court order that had barred him from accessing Facebook. Sentencing will not take place until this upcoming December.

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