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CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg speaks during his keynote conference as part of the first day of the Mobile World Congress 2014 at the Fira Gran Via complex on Feb. 24, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg-Affiliated Advocacy Group Launches Nationwide Ad Imploring House GOP To Act On Immigration

An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad on Monday that implores House Republicans to act this election year on legislation overhauling the nation’s immigration system.

03/04/2014

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act -- but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his opinion to himself.  (Via Facebook)

Will Ferrell Blasted With Negative Comments For Facebook Health Care Pitch

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act — but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his political opinion to himself.

02/26/2014

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Facebook Buying Messaging App WhatsApp For $19B

Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition and bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have ever done.

02/19/2014

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New Gender Options for Facebook Users

You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.

02/13/2014

A Thursday blog post from the social media company’s global legal policy chief, Jeremy Kessel, states that privacy and transparency with Twitter customers is eroded by restrictions put on how much information they can disclose on government requests for information. (Photo Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov’t Surveillance Requests

Twitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.

02/06/2014

File photo of a person using Facebook. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Robbery Suspect Identified From Facebook Photo

Anne Arundel County police say they have charged a man with armed robbery after the victim recognized him from his Facebook photo.

02/04/2014

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Facebook: More People Check Their Profiles Each Day Than Read The Bible

Facebook’s numbers are epic. More Americans check Facebook daily than read the Bible and it has more monthly users worldwide than most continents have people.

02/04/2014

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Facebook Turns 10: Is The Bloom Off The Rose?

It’s hard to believe that Facebook has only been around for a decade. It’s even harder to imagine life without the social media giant.

02/04/2014

File photo of a person using Facebook. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Selling Social Media Clicks Becomes Big Business

Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore “click farms.”

01/05/2014

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Big Tech Companies Lash Out at Government Snooping

Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry’s financial livelihood.

12/09/2013

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