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Facebook Gets Group Chat and Video Calling Thanks to Skype
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 2:23 PM
When Google announced Google+ Facebook was quick to fire back with some news of their own. Facebook announced today two new features, group IM chat and video calls. The video calling feature is thanks to a little company by the name of Skype, perhaps you have heard of them. The video chat feature is integrated right into the chat list. You simply select someone... Read More...
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OnStar gets a Taste of Facebook
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:21 PM
The news broke sometime last week that OnStar was working with Facebook to implement the popular social network into their OnStar system. Officially, however, General Motors and OnStar announced that other than a new logo the re-launch of the brand will include the ability to record audio Facebook updates through the OnStar system. You can also have OnStar read... Read More...
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Lady Caught Putting a Cat in a Trash Can Now in Protective Custody
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 12:26 PM
You may or may not be aware that a recent YouTube video that is causing quite a stir. The video comes from a closed circuit surveillance camera in England that shows a lady throwing the owner of the camera's cat into a close by garbage can. The cat was trapped in the garbage can for over 15 hours and luckily the owners found it and the cat seems to be just... Read More...
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Why Foursquare has nothing to worry about concerning Facebook Places
Friday, August 20, 2010 10:05 AM
Facebook announced and rolled out a new feature on Wednesday called Facebook Places. It's a location based check-in system that works just like foursquare, google buzz, Yelp, and others. People are of course freaking out about this for several reasons. First of all people are freaking out because once again it's a default feature and forces you to opt... Read More...
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Instant Jam – Facebook Game like Guitar Hero But you Can Play Your Own Music
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 2:18 PM
Instant Jam is a new Facebook game by the people over at InstantAction. It's a Guitar Hero like game but it lets you play your own music right out of your collection. The game allows you to play the game like a full PC game using a Java Applet. You can even use USB controllers from your Guitar Hero and Rock Band sets, as well as Wiimotes, PS2 controller,... Read More...
Facebook Privacy – An Easy way to fix your Privacy Settings.
Monday, June 7, 2010 3:16 PM
There has been a lot of talk about Facebook and their privacy settings. After Facebook CEO promised simpler privacy setting and tools they are still a bit confusing. With PrivacyDefender you can make two clicks and have your Facebook page private again. To have PrivacyDefend evaluate your privacy controls you have to go to their Facebook Page and allow their... Read More...
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Facebook “Likejacking” Tricks you into spreading Facebook Spam
Thursday, June 3, 2010 11:21 AM
There's a little Facebook spam worm going around Facebook. It's starts as a Facebook post by someone featuring a link. When you click the clink it goes to a page that just says “click here to continue” when you click the site will post something on your Facebook page getting other people to click it. It doesn't seem to have any ill effects other than... Read More...
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Facebook Privacy Scanner – Shows you your Facebook Security Weaknesses
Monday, May 17, 2010 11:27 AM
Facebook's privacy settings are confusing and hard to actually figure out how secure your information is. There are some many controls and they keep changing the layout and features that it's hard to keep track of what you can and can't do. Enter the Facebook privacy scanner booklet. has a little booklet that you drag onto your... Read More...
Payvment – Could Facebook be the New Web Market Place
Monday, April 26, 2010 1:19 PM
It's interesting to see web commerce sites start to include social networking elements and other social networking sites, like Twitter and Facebook, to their web stores. Their hope is that the connection will engage their customers and bring in new customers as well. Well what about bringing web commerce to social networking sites. It's an interesting... Read More...
How to Silence the Facebook Screaming - Hide unwanted posts and applications on Facebook
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 3:26 PM
My wife is always complaining to me “I can't stand reading this person's updates on Facebook”, or “I am so tired of people asking for help in Farmville”. So I thought that perhaps other people might find it useful to block those annoying post in the news stream, which is quite simple and I will show you how. There are several things you can do in the... Read More...
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Chat with your Facebook Friends in iChat
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 2:51 PM
Facebook has opened it's doors to AIM and now you can add Facebook chat to iChat. iChat has not officially added support but you can make ichat provide that support by creating a custom account. I am a big fan of using Adium, a multi-client chat program, that has had Facebook integration for a while. I think you should go and checkout Adium specially if your... Read More...
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Put Facebook into your Gmail Account
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 2:17 PM
It became apparent that Facebook was not going to be integrated into Google Buzz, but with a Google Chrome plugin you can put your Facebook news feed right under Buzz in your inbox. Google might at some point add Facebook integration into Google Buzz, but who knows when that will be. If you don't want to wait to have Facebook in your Google inbox and you... Read More...
Defriended – Find out who has defriended you on Facebook using your iPhone!
Thursday, January 14, 2010 12:03 PM
Ever wonder which of your so called friends are unfriending or defriending you on facebook? I know I have and I have thing about rejection, I don't like it. Facebook doesn't inform you when someone defriends you because they don't want people to get frustrated and upset when it happens. Well thats just hogwash I want to know when someone defriends... Read More...
Facebook iPhone App gets Push Notifications and Address Book Sync
Thursday, January 7, 2010 11:40 AM
The Facebook app for the iPhone keeps getting better with the newest update that hit the app store this morning. The Facebook update brings push notifications and contact syncing to the already great iPhone app. The push notifications allow you to get notifications of new messages, wall posts, friend requests, friend confirmations, photo tag, events, and comments... Read More...
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Facebook Lite is here it's faster and less cluttered
Friday, September 11, 2009 1:22 PM
Facebook has been developing a lite version of Facebook for some time now. The lite version of Facebook has less features and runs a lot faster. It doesn't have any application or the chat features. This is something that I like because I get tired off all the application requests and just want to see what people are posting. They are also adding a tag feature... Read More...
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