Facebook will not open up to users under 13

PARIS- Facebook is not working in the short term to make the largest social network in the world available for users under the age of 13, said its founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday. Facebook, which has more than 500 million active users, allows registration of children under a certain age. This age varies […]
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Bing & Facebook now become a threat to Google

The Internet Search battle has escalated. Bing, the Microsoft search engine, announced it will begin to integrate data from Facebook as part of their central search experience on the site. That means that the links to the pages that our friends recommended when using the “I Like” button will have higher rankings than other results […]
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Facebook and Apple, winners of the Big Brother prize

The latest edition of Big Brother prize, the German association FoeBuD, was granted to these companies for not respecting the privacy information. The social network Facebook and the computer company Apple are the winners, among others, of the latest edition of Big Brother prize awarded annually by the German association for the defense and protection […]
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Facebook can cause teen depression

CHICAGO. – Another potential harmful effect of the social networks could now include “Facebook depression” said a leading U.S. medical group, that claims it can affect teenagers obsessed with the website and that already have some type of affection. The scholars differed as to whether the problem is a variant of depression that already afflicts […]
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Facebook erases 20,000 accounts a day

Just as Facebook, one of the major social networks worldwide, adds many users every day it also loses a large amount daily. The site said that removes 20,000 users every day. The main reason for this activity is that many of these users are under 13 years old, something that infringes Facebook’s terms and conditions. […]
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Bono earns more than $500 million with Facebook

The U2 frontman’s investment in the network has quadrupled since buying the company’s shares last year. Being owner of 1.5% of the shares in a company may not sound very impressive, but that is not the case when it comes to Facebook. Bono is well aware. As managing director of Elevation Partners, the investment firm […]
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20% of all Facebook accounts are infected with malware

BARCELONA .- According to the security company BitDefender, 20% of Facebook profiles include links to malware. In order to obtain this number, the security company analyzed statistical data provided by the application Safego, which offers protection for social network users, reporting security level and identifying personal information that is visible to strangers. In order too […]
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