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Mar 26, 2014

Facebook Oculus Deal is Worth $2B in Cash and Stocks

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Facebook Oculus deal Credit: log.com.tr Facebook is expected to acquire virtual reality company Oculus VR for $2 billion in cash and stock. Oculus has gotten the attention of Facebook with its Oculus Rift virtual reality platform. Read the complete statement of Facebook regarding its Oculus acquisition. The Facebook Oculus deal is expected consummate by the […]


Jun 14, 2013

Facebook hashtags introduced, intended for “public conversation” use

Facebook hashtags introduced, intended for "public conversation" use
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Facebook hashtags is now live, with the same hashtag principle that Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest have been implementing. This means Facebook is now allowing a public conversation or forum within their pages. Facebook users can now share their views on a hot topic around the world and can be seen publicly. Facebook hashtags sample […]


Mar 5, 2013

Forbes list of billionaires 2013: Number of world’s billionaires increased by 210

World's Billionaires Forbes 2013 List
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Forbes richest list 2013 Credit: Forbes The Forbes 2013 list of billionaires has increased to 1,426 individuals, about 210 more than last year’s lineup. About 30 percent of the world’s billionaires are from the US with 442. Other top sources of billionaires were from the Asia-Pacific and Europe with 386 and 366 respectively. Mexico‘s telecom […]


Feb 21, 2013

Woman, 104, lies about age due to Facebook maximum age of 99

Woman 104 lies about age
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Marguerite Joseph: Woman, 104, Lies About Age Credit: Facebook A 104-year-old woman lies about her age on Facebook due to the social networking site’s limitation. As of posting, Facebook‘s age field can only accept up to 99. Marguerite Joseph, from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, revealed that she cannot published her actual age because it exceeds the […]


Feb 18, 2013

Facebook pays no tax for 2012, but rather to receive $429 million tax refund, research group says

Facebook pays no tax for 2012, but rather to receive $429 million tax refund, research group says
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Facebook pays no tax for 2012, and will instead receive a tax refund from the US federal government amounting to $429 million. This is despite the fact that the social networking site had a profit of almost $1 billion that year, according to a report by Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ) on Thursday, February 14, […]


Feb 14, 2013

Newborn 13-Year-Old Photos Of Latrell Higgins Went Viral

Newborn 13-year-old photos
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“Newborn” photos of a 13-year-old boy have gone viral after they were posted on Facebook. The photos, as shown below, are not actually photos of a newborn baby, and the 13-year old boy, is not actually newly born. The newborn 13-year-old photos Credit: Kelli Higgins Photography Facebook Page The boy in the photo is 13-year-old […]


Feb 7, 2013

$200 to quit Facebook: Father pays teen daughter to leave Facebook for 5 months, with signed contract (Photo)

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Who among us will agree to be paid $200 to quit Facebook? Well, this is what a teenage girl recently did, after she entered into an agreement with her father, that she will leave the social site for five months in exchange of money. In fact, they put it into paper and signed them, as […]


Feb 1, 2013

Oprah injured: Lifting Tyler Perry’s birtday gift strains Winfrey’s back (Video)

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Oprah Winfrey injured her back muscle after she lifted a birthday gift from Tyler Perry on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. The celebrity talk show host confirmed on Twitter that she got injured by the bunch of flower from Perry, that was delivered at her mansion in Montecito, California. Oprah tweeted that she is “In bed […]


Feb 1, 2013

Marlin sinks boat: Fishing boat capsizes after getting hooked with black Marlin (Video)

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A black marlin sinks a fishing boat off the coast of Panama, according to initial reports on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Several images of the partially capsized sport-fishing boat were posted on Facebook and immediately went viral. There were no reported injuries related to the sinking incident. Some clarifications about the incident, however, were made […]


Jan 29, 2013

Facebook might pay users for Sponsored Stories settlement on Angel Fraley vs Facebook case

Facebook might pay users for Sponsored Stories settlement on Angel Fraley vs Facebook case
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Facebook might pay some of its users to up to $10 each, as part of its settlement over the Sponsored Stories advertising class action lawsuit filed against them back in April 2011. This is after the giant social networking site recently agreed to pay and sent a legal notice to affected users. But then, it […]