All Your Facebook Searches Are Being Recorded

Ashley Feinberg, of Gizmodo fame, was horrified by her Facebook search history. If you’ll recall way back in September, Facebook started keeping track of every single time you compulsively searched for that one (or two, or three, or eight) special person you just can’t get off your mind. But almost as quickly as Facebook search history emerged from the darkest recesses of hell to remind us all of how neurotic we really...

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Smartphone Users Check Facebook Within 15 Minutes of Waking Up… and More

In a research report by IDC released Wednesday. The study tapped 7,446 iPhone and Android users in the U.S. between 18 and 44 — representative of the 50% of the population that uses smartphones — and asked them questions about their phone usage across one week in March. Depending on your perspective, many of the results are either depressing or confirm what you knew all along. For example, it seems that 79% of smartphone users reach...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Childhood Web Site

It’s embarrassing, as most things are when we were awkward 15-year-old teenagers finishing freshman year of high school. He calls himself Slim Shady! He made something called the Vader Fader! A blinking dinosaur eye welcomes you to his website! But the Angelfire page is also fascinating considering what we know now about Zuckerberg. He describes a Java app called “The Web“, which connected people to one another over...

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Will Facebook Win the Google War?

The winner-takes-almost-all battle between giants is entering phase two as Google begins to compete directly against Facebook and as Facebook is rumored to be starting a new email service.  Both companies have completely different methods, but share the same ultimate goal of taking over the online world. Google wants to be the ultimate container and search engine for all knowledge in the world.  They’ve been indexing the online...

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