Obama’s Victory Hug Image Breaks the Record for Most-Liked Facebook Photo Ever


On a day when President Obama is celebrating his handily-won upcoming second term in office, Facebook + Journalists has declared him a winner in another area as well: His campaign has broken a Facebook record by having the most-liked photo of all time. The photo, posted hours after his re-election victory, shows Obama embracing his […]

Facebook Tracks Election Day With ‘America Votes 2012′ Counter


FacebookStories.com is live-tracking the presidential election with their “America Votes 2012” counter and interactive map, which counts the people who clicked the Election Day prompt in the Facebook news feed. The description on their “America Votes 2012” counter states that it is a “representation of people on Facebook who clicked an Election Day prompt to […]

Privacy is Like Your Naked Body — Overrated!


Two Verizon employees recently got arrested for stealing nude photos off a woman’s smartphone when they transferred her data. Almost daily, we hear about some major corporation’s security that has been compromised, or how some Bulgarian hacker is selling off millions of Facebook passwords. “80% of online photos of kids end up hacked and on child […]

Anonymous Threatens to Shut Down Facebook, Zynga on ‘Guy Fawkes Day’


“Remember, remember the 5th of November…” so begins the classic poem detailing Guy Fawkes attempt to blow up the House of Parliament on November 5th, 1605. It is also doubtlessly the beginning to numerous articles, all scribed by hack writers (yup), regarding Anonymous’ reputed plans to engage in cyber attacks against Facebook and online games […]

Will Facebook’s Revamped Marketplace End Craigslist’s Classifieds Domination?


Facebook’s Marketplace classified section may be an afterthought to users who cull through Craigslist on a regular basis, but Facebook’s plan may make their classifieds useful once again. According to company sources as reported by The Daily and VentureBeat, Facebook is once again trying to make its mark in online classifieds after outsourcing Marketplace to […]

Bulgarian Blogger Claims To Have Bought 1 Million Facebook Users’ Data For $5


Reddit has been abuzz lately after a man claimed that he bought the Facebook information of 1 million users for $5. Blogger Bogomil “Bogo” Shopov claimed that he found an offer where he could buy 12 Excel spreadsheets of sensitive Facebook data for a very low price. Once he bought the info, he wrote in […]

Big Bird, Binders and Bayonets: The Presidential Debates’ Biggest Memes [GALLERY]


Big Bird. Binders. Bayonets. What do these three things have in common? These are the three most viral phrases from the three Presidential debates. The 2012 Presidential debates may be remembered more for the exponential spawning of user-generated memes and tweets than the pressing issues facing voters before Election Day like the economy and taxes. […]

Blogger Hires Slapper To Lessen His Time on Facebook, Increase Productivity


If there’s anything hurting productivity these days, it’s the amount of time we spend on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. You can bet that many bosses just wish they could slap their employees silly to stop them from wasting valuable work time. Maneesh Sethi, however, doesn’t mind getting slapped for wasting his time […]

Peter Gabriel Crowdsources ‘Sledgehammer’ Video in Facebook Contest


Peter Gabriel wants to give you a boombox so you’ll like him. If the only phrase you recognized in that previous sentence is “like,” congratulations, you are completely of the Facebook generation. For the rest of you, Peter Gabriel wants to give you a boombox so you’ll like him. The “Sledgehammer” singer is promoting the […]

Paying For Promotion: Facebook Sponsored Posts Are Killing Bloggers’ Traffic


A lot of people are feeling screwed by Facebook right now. If you haven’t noticed, Facebook has recently changed their algorithm to dramatically decrease the overall reach of posts. The hard numbers haven’t been officially released yet, but some creators have reported at least a 30% decrease in their overall fan page interactions. At the […]

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