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like us on facebook button1 300x114 Facebook Relaxes Rules For On Page Competitions: Big News For Brands And BusinessSaves the hassle associated to creating custom tabs on pages to run competition, especially those that required users to only comment or like to participate. We are talking about quick turn around time, leveraging key events on the go and removing the need to spend time exploring what new app to use. Thank you Facebook for being a bit lenient with the introduction of the change in policy.

Facebook rolled out an update on the Page terms and conditions to enable businesses and brands to readily conduct quick promotions. There are however some restrictions associated to using native Facebook functionality to conduct any such competitions or promotions. These include: Read More »

Official Facebook iPad App

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What had been in talks for almost a month now has finally turned to reality as the Facebook app for the iPad was released. This comes as the social network opened its arms to the mobile world by bringing the Facebook Platform to Mobile, bringing its third party app developers more tools to play with.

There are over 350 million users accessing Facebook each month via mobile devices that is a mammoth number for Facebook to completely leverage. Facebook Engineer Luke Shephard, stated that the development is still far from over and that they have only launched the Official iPad App. We will be seeing a lot of updates, especially with a closer integration of the virtual currency called the Facebook Credits. It will be interesting to see how this shapes up and how much usability does the entire tap to go experience brings to the iPad/iOS users.

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screen shot 2011 09 28 at 10 06 31 pm Is Facebook Charging To Be The Future Spartan?

Facebook only recently announced the Timeline a feature that many are hating only to love later and while we have been reporting about Facebook and the iOS 5 integration, something broke out. Facebook is planning to be all ancient, in the name only. The social network had its Project Spartan circling the blogosphere as the new app for the iOS devices. Of course the iPhone and the iPad.

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Looking forward to participate in the ongoing Facebook F8 Developers conference we have brought it right to the heart of Startup Meme. You can enjoy it right here and leave comments, while we watch it ourselves and share your thoughts as well.

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12 Facebook App For iPhone Comes With A Major Update

There has been an update to the Facebook app for the iPhone, officially. The Facebook 3.5 brings with it a new design for the Profile Page and the Group Walls and the changes are in sync with those that have been made on the main site for the social network. While that’s just for the design bit, there are some additional and more useful features that come with it.

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Music on Facebook facebook music drum kit ShopTab Facebook Set To Launch Its Own Music Service In September

We might be in for a kick and a shake as the largest social network, aka Facebook is set to make waves with what could be its very own Music Service. Improvements, improvements all the way and Facebook for sure is speeding up to be the most dominant force on the Web.

The reports come in from CNBC that predict the date for the launch of the Service on September 22, this is the same time when the social network will also be hosting the f8 Developers conference. The reports have been in round for quite a long time, beginning with what could have been Facebook’s partnership with leading music streaming service, Spotify. Apparently that didn’t happen, but we had sniffed the interest of Facebook in the same and it was only a matter of time before it would materialize into something real.

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image thumb11 Facebook Messenger For Android Arrives To Kill SMS.. Well Maybe In Time

Goodbye SMS, BlackBerry Messenger and everything else as Facebook launches its Facebook Messenger [download]. That is exactly what the hype is all around though I doubt this messenger ousting any of the existing instant messaging apps on a mobile device. Had it been that way, many other apps would have already got  a better chance to oust these mobile applications.

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image thumb2 Facebook Tag Suggestions Goes Global, Sort Of…

We had been anticipating a global launch of the Facebook Tag Suggestion feature for quite some time, given that it had been sporadically available to a handful of its users already. The feature simply helps ease the task of tagging friends in pictures. This is done simply matching the existing tagged photos in your albums or those of your friends to detect faces and suggest tags.

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image thumb32 Facebook And PR Propaganda Against Google–You Get Desperate When You See Competition

In what I consider to be the ugliest of maneuvers in social media, Facebook seems to have gone beyond all my imaginations. It will be an understatement to say it exceeds expectations of anyone online or offline. Its very political, very dirty and utterly lame to get your PR firm gaming in on the propagation of anti Google sentiments.

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WOT LOGO Facebook Partners With WOT– For A More Secure Social Networking Experience

The Web Of Trust (WOT), the world’s leading crowd sourced reputation rating service with its global community reporting over 5 million sites reported of being malicious and untrustworthy, has gained a massive popularity over time.  It’s community is comprised of over 20 million people who have rated 30 million plus sites to date. The idea to protect users from such sites is a must need but the job is impossible to be undertaken by a few individuals, especially for the fact the Web continues to grow exponentially. We have social networks like Twitter and Facebook where loads of links are shared, countless applications requesting to access your personal information and the tragedy is they all prove to be havens for scammers and malware. Call it lack of awareness, but this grows for one reason or another.trans Facebook Partners With WOT– For A More Secure Social Networking Experience

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