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T-Mobile's budget subsidiary is offering free Facebook access--without a data plan

GoSmart users will be able to access Facebook and Facebook messenger without any monthly data plan.

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Tech talks to Obama: Lighten up with the NSA

President Obama met with top tech executives to discuss issues with the healthcare website but NSA concerns dominated the discussions.

Clockwise Podcast: 2014 anticipation, 2013 favorites, and a blue Power Mac

As the year ends, our podcast panel looks forward to the tech of 2014 and imagines our 2003 selves reacting to 2013 tech. Plus Apple's new Mac Pro, Facebook's video ads, and where we'll be celebrating New Year's Eve.

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Facebook Misery Index: Quantifying exactly how bad Facebook makes you feel

Admit it. Zuck's take on social media evokes more crappiness than happiness. Here's exactly why Facebook makes you blue.

Facebook’s auto-playing video ads may be a tough sell to users

Scroll and you might miss it: a video ad in your News Feed.

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Facebook takes a look back at 2013's biggest moments

From Nelson Mandela to the Harlem Shake, Facebook recaps the year's most-discussed topics around the world.

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Should Facebook, Yahoo, and Twitter really judge what's news?

Some new features show a growing interest in keeping users informed

Facebook pushes news to the top -- literally

So long, Lil Bub: A Monday News Feed update will feature news articles more prominently than memes.

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Teens are still poking around on Facebook, COO Sandberg says

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg said rumors that the social media company is falling out of favor with teenagers have been greatly exaggerated.

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Facebook tests switch specs for Open Compute Project

The Open Compute Project this week announced that it is considering four contributions for development of an open, operating system-agnostic data center switch it announced six months ago.