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Facebook updated privacy policy likely next week

Facebook has closed the notice and comments period on the proposed changes to its privacy policy, and expects to decide by next week whether it needs to further update the policy in the wake of user feedback.

Ease your guilty conscience with GiveGab, a social network for volunteers

GiveGab aims to do for charities what Waze has done for traffic reports.

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Zuckerberg: Facebook wants to take the pain out of building apps

By getting into the business of selling application development tools, Facebook wants to support an even tighter bond between apps and the site.

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Facebook tells employees, 'build something' -- with a table saw

Facebook hopes a large wood working shop installed in one of its buildings on the Facebook campus will inspire some of its employees to apply some new thinking to the jobs they were hired to do.

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Facebook employees gain woodshop, creative outlet

With its new woodshop, Facebook hopes employees will chomp at the bit to build things that won't crash.

Facebook’s data policy changes put your face front and center

The social network clarifies its data use policies in the wake of a class-action lawsuit settlement.

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How to see what your Facebook profile looks like to others

Wondering if your private pictures and posts are public? It's easy to find out!

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Unity adds 2D game development and works with Facebook

Unity Technologies is working on adding the ability to simplify 2D game creation using its cross-platform development tools, and has also worked with Facebook to make it easier for users to integrate Facebook in their games, the company announced at its Unite conference.

Privacy campaigners want review of Irish Facebook, Prism decisions

The privacy campaign group Europe-v-Facebook said Wednesday it will ask the Irish High Court to review decisions made by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner not to investigate Facebook and the U.S. government surveillance program Prism.

Facebook does Prism damage control with first government request report

The U.S., of course, led the list of countries fighting for access to Facebook’s user account data.

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Facebook got 25,000 government requests about users in the first half of 2013

Facebook's general counsel says that the vast majority of requests relate to criminal cases.