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    Facebook IM Client Coming Soon

    Sam Sethi at Blognation UK has a scoop: apparently, he got a preview of a new instant messaging app for Facebook “” and according to his description, it doesn‘t require you to download or install anything, or to register, as many Facebook apps do. You just sign in and use […]

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    Facebook costing companies billions daily

    According to employment law firm Peninsula, social networking is eating up employee time and once again the numbers are huge. Facebook being the main culprit, the firm believes that workers are costing their companies more than about $260M USD (R1.7bil) daily as a result of using Facebook for an estimated […]

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    Facebook to raise more cash

    Facebook is looking to raise yet more money to support growth and possibly acquisitions. Existing investors include Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and Meritech Capital Partners, and Microsoft could potentially be part of the next round based on the existing deal they have with Facebook to serve ads. The investment would […]

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    Facebook diaries

    Facebook

    Facebook will be launching its joint project with Comcast‘s Ziddio, Diaries, at about 9 p.m. tonight. The eight-episode weekly series spotlights topics like heartbreak, road trip, and wild nights, with pilot episode “œWho Am I“ already queued up at http://www.facebook.com/diaries. The site has been playing around with the project for a while […]

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    Facebook code leaked

    Facebook

    Part of the source code of the world’s most popular social media site has been leaked. This means people might have your password and information… Now how secure is the site? How much damage will it bring to the “œcompany“ that was just starting to get extremely popular? They posted a […]

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    Facebook acquires Web OS

    Facebook

    Facebook has officially acquired Web OS, and directors Ross and Hewitt are set to join the social network’s team effective immediately. Facebook announced its first acquisition today ““ a low-profile and unlaunched Web OS startup by Firefox founders‘ Blake Ross and Joe Hewitt called Parakey ““ for an undisclosed sum […]

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    Facebook reaches 30 million users

    Facebook

    Facebook, the world’s largest social media site,  is now home to over 30 million users across the web, from different countries and continents. A new source says there are now 30 million users. Take a look at the active users chart (Unlike MySpace, Facebook doesn‘t pad its numbers with dead […]

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