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Facebook Argentina fined over fake profiles

Facebook Argentina was ordered to pay a firefighter one million pesos ($177,000) for failing to comply with an order to delete insulting fake profiles of the plaintiff, the Ministry of Justice said Tuesday.

Dec 02, 2014
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'Emotional contagion' sweeps Facebook

When it hasn't been your day – your week, your month, or even your year – it might be time to turn to Facebook friends for a little positive reinforcement. According to a new study by social scientists at Cornell, the ...

Jun 14, 2014
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Vox Media raises capital for global expansion

Vox Media, publisher of online news sites including The Verge and SB Nation, said Monday it raised fresh capital, giving it a reported $380 million value and fueling expansion plans.

Dec 01, 2014
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Facebook adds trending topics to site (Update)

In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook is adding a feature to its service that lets users know the topics of discussion that are trending among the site's 1.2 billion users, whether it's the death of a world ...

Jan 16, 2014
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Study examines viral reach of hashtags on Facebook

(Phys.org) —Facebook analysts EdgeRank Checker have performed analysis of over 35,000 posts to discover the level of viral impact of Facebook's hashtags, The discovery is, well, zero. "We decided to dig ...

Sep 05, 2013 weblog
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China hit by largest-ever algae bloom

The seas off China have been hit by their largest ever growth of algae, ocean officials said, with vast waves of green growth washing onto the shores of the Yellow Sea.

Jul 04, 2013
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