Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook sets a new Photo upload record

January 5, 2011
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Randi Zuckerberg (Mark’s sister) who leads Facebook’s consumer marketing team, wrote in a tweet that 750 million photos were uploaded to Facebook during the New Years Eve weekend. The previous record was during Halloween 2010. In July 2010, Facebook said more than 100 million photos are uploaded to their site – each day! It’s unknown […]

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Facebook launches “e-mail” service: Facebook Messages

November 16, 2010
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As rumored yesterday, Facebook would be announcing a new web based “e-mail” service soon – and now they have. They call it Facebook Messages. Actually, it’s not really like the e-mail we know and use every day. Here’s how Facebook put it on their blog: We are also providing an @facebook.com email address to every […]

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Open Source Facebook Competitor, Diaspora*, Launches in Two Weeks

August 30, 2010

Diaspora* is an open source project that was launched a few months ago where they initially tried to raise just $10,000 via Kickstarter.com so that these four guys could develop their Facebook competitor. They ended up getting around $180,000 instead – including some money (apparently) from Facebook’s own Mark Zuckerberg. The deal with Diaspora is […]

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Facebook Makes Another Move Into the Search Engine Market

August 3, 2010
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Facebok has begun testing a new feature, Questions, where you can ask questions to the 500 million users of Facebook. At first, Questions is only available to a small group of users but Facebook plans on releasing it to all their users at a later time. Questions is supposed to be a competitor to services […]

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Facebook Simplifies Privacy Settings [Video]

May 30, 2010
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A good move by Facebook, I think. They have been through a lot with their privacy settings over recent years, both because they forced you to share your “Pages” with everyone, no way of hiding it to the public, and because the privacy settings were just too advanced and too many. Now, a few days […]

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