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Windows Phone Twitter and Facebook pages to be renamed Microsoft Lumia Nov. 7

Microsoft will officially rename its official Windows Phone Twitter and Facebook accounts to the new Microsoft Lumia brand on Friday, November 7 as part of the company's efforts to ditch the Nokia name, and ultimately the Windows Phone brand, from its smartphones. Microsoft had already...
Facebook no longer shows Bing search results

Facebook no longer shows Bing search results

Now, when users search Facebook, results from Microsoft's Bing search engine will no longer display alongside results from within the social network. Facebook has confirmed the change as it is revamping its own search to allow users to find content hosted by the social network. Retuers...
Facebook completes acquisition of WhatsApp

Facebook completes $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp

Facebook has completed its $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp. The deal was swiftly finalized following the approval by the European Union on Friday. WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum will sit on the Facebook Board of Directors. Facebook's acquisition of the messaging company was...

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Facebook revamps community guidelines, shows what the social network will take down

Facebook has revamped the social network's community standards and guidelines to show what registered accounts can (and more importantly, cannot) share on the service. Changes made to the guidelines also clarify the company's position on bullying, threats of violence and even hate speech. In a...
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Facebook now lets you choose what happens to your account after you die

Facebook has introduced a new feature today that allows users to select a legacy contact, who will be able to manage their account after they pass away. Once Facebook has been notified of a user passing away, the social network will 'memorialize' the account and enable access to the legacy...
Internet.org in India

Facebook's Internet.org lets Indian residents access basic internet services for free

At a media event in Mumbai, Facebook announced that it is teaming up with Indian carrier Reliance in launching the Internet.org initiative in the country. The project, which aims to provide free access to basic internet services on mobile, will be available exclusively to Reliance subscribers in...
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Facebook for Windows Phone updated with Top Stories in News Feed and more

The non-beta version of the official Windows Phone Facebook app received an update today, adding a number of features that have been included in the beta version, including the Top Stories option for News Feed and more. The change log for the new 8.3.5.0 version of the app is as follows: "Top...
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Facebook and Instagram experience denial of service attack, outage [Update: Restored!]

Update: Both social networks are now functional again. If you can't access them in your region just yet, hold tight. Services are being restored. Facebook and Instagram, the popular social network and it's photo-centric sub-division, are currently experiencing a denial of service attack that's...
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Facebook wants to cut down the number of hoaxes in your News Feed

Facebook is making yet another change in its News Feed today, designed to reduce the number of stories that could offer false information or be deliberate hoaxes. This new feature comes a few months after Facebook announced it would give less relevance to News Feed posts that have what it...
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Try JDB for Facebook if you don't like the new Facebook Beta for Windows Phone

We've noticed plenty of readers did not like the new update for Facebook Beta, which features a "Top Stories" newsfeed by default. We've heard your complaints, and it seems many of you like a more traditional "Most Recent" newsfeed. As Daniel explained, the change to "Top Stories" is a Facebook...
Facebook no longer shows Bing search results

Facebook no longer shows Bing search results

Now, when users search Facebook, results from Microsoft's Bing search engine will no longer display alongside results from within the social network. Facebook has confirmed the change as it is revamping its own search to allow users to find content hosted by the social network. Retuers...
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Facebook app gets updated for Windows Phone with sticker comments

The non-beta version of the Windows Phone Facebook app received an update today, adding a way to view sticker comments that was included in a recent update to the beta version of the same app. The change log for the new 8.3.4.0 version of the app is as follows: View sticker comments Fixes...
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Facebook now lets you better customize what's in your News Feed

Today Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will give you more control over what you posts you see in your News Feed. You'll now see a list of the top people and pages in your feed, and you'll be given a one-click option to unfollow them if you chose to do so. You can also choose a filtered...

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