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Facebook extends outreach to mobile developers

Facebook is planning a series of three events that will for the first time give mobile developers a chance to hear directly from the company and interact with its engineers and product managers.

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What you Like on Facebook could reveal more than you think

Before you "like" a friend's or company's post on Facebook, think twice. A new study shows that your Facebook "likes" may be far more revealing than you ever thought.

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At SXSW, techies dish anonymously with GhostPost

Could anonymous chat be the next big thing? At this year's South by Southwest Interactive, the place that helped put Twitter and FourSquare on the map, a fledgling app for anonymous chatting is gaining some traction.

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Facebook turns News Feed into 'personalized newspaper'

As expected on Thursday, Facebook announced a major overhaul to its News Feed that will now offer users customizable feeds that present specialized posts.

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Facebook expected to roll out redesign Thursday

Facebook is slated to hold a press briefing Thursday, where the social networks' news feed is likely to get an overhaul.

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Five ways to job hunt using Facebook

According to the 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey by recruiting and job site Jobvite, Facebook is emerging as a leading social network for job hunting. Here's a look at five Facebook applications that tap into your social network to find you new career opportunities.

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Facebook to fix bug leaking users' phone numbers

Facebook is rolling out a patch to fix a rare bug in its API that had apparently been leaking users' phone numbers to app developers.

Google+ Sign-In goes where Facebook Connect can't

With Google+ Sign-In, Google now has an answer to the ubiquitous Facebook Connect button that lets you easily log in to web sites.

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China's Tencent looking at U.S. opportunities for WeChat app

Chinese Internet giant Tencent is eyeing the U.S. mobile Internet market with its popular WeChat product, a messaging app that lets users send messages, voice recorded notes, and pictures to friends on the service.

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Video: Cyberstalking with LinkedIn

If you leave a networking event without exchanging business cards, don't fret -- you can use the search features in LinkedIn to put a name to a face.

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After Monday Twitter hack, Burger King reigns again

The fast-food chain is tweeting once more, after regaining access to its Twitter account. Burger King fell victim to a hack attack over the weekend -- the latest black eye for Twitter security.

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Yahoo aims to strengthen mobile presence with Alike buy

Yahoo is bidding to strengthen its presence in the increasingly important mobile space with the acquisition of Alike, a location discovery app.

Regulators confirm Facebook deleted all EU facial recognition data

Facebook has deleted all European facial recognition data, the Irish data protection commissioner and a German data protection regulator confirmed independently Thursday after reviewing parts of the social network's source code.

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