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Washington Facebook Voter Registration


The state is rolling out a Facebook application later this week that will allow eligible state residents to register to vote from their Facebook page. Designed by Microsoft, the application or API (application programming interface) will put a screen from the official state website into a user’s Facebook page, and will automatically add some of the information already in a Facebook profile, including name and date of birth.


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Facebook Settlement


Facebook reported in mid-June that it would be settling the lawsuit. However, initial reports did not detail which charities would be getting the $10 million.


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Timeline Facebook Mobile


The Timeline view has been available for personal profile pages for quite some time, and was made available via mobile around the same time as it was on the web. Timeline for Pages on mobile devices, however, has taken a bit longer to hit the scene.


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Facebook groups read reciepts


Members will soon be able to see exactly who has viewed each update posted to a Group, Facebook announced Wednesday. Below each post appears “Seen by” followed by a number; users can hover over the text to see who read each message and when they read it. The feature, which Facebooks calls “read receipts,” also work on mobile.


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Facebook delete posts about syrias


Facebook has apologized for accidentally deleting a post by British non-profit Article 19 that linked to a Human Rights Watch report about Syrian torture centers.


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Let you play games in google hangouts video


Tabletop Forge is a Google+ application that allows you to play online board games inside a Google+ Hangout. It allows users to play a variety of dice games and strategy games with players around the world, while using the video chat feature. Users can also create and play on user-generated boards, or load maps and monsters to play within the app.


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Facebook mobile ad apps


Facebook engineers are said to have created software that can track what apps a user has downloaded. By using this information, Facebook can determine other apps that may appeal to them, serving up ads for those apps in the news feeds on their phones or tablets. Typically, Facebook users only see ads in the news feed from brands they’ve “Liked,” but this system would serve app ads whether they’ve liked the brand or not.


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Facebook Tab Engagement down


Facebook’s Timeline redesign profoundly altered the appearance and the function of brand Pages.

It’s also significantly affected the degree to which fans interact with tabs, which point you to different content at the top of the Page.


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Euro 2012 Who won on Twitter


Europe’s once-every-four-years spectacle was full of memorable moments on the pitch — brilliance from Cristiano Ronaldo, the stellar play of Italian wildcard Mario Balotelli and the passion of his Azzurri teammate Gianluigi Buffon, just to scratch the surface.


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Mormons using Facebook


Members of Jesus Christ’s Church of Latter Day Saints have begun leveraging their evangelizing networks through smartphone apps to help draw support for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. By employing specialized apps like LDS Tools to gather phone numbers and addresses of Mormon church members, political supporters can cross-check the contact info with voter registration data to contact other Romney backers.


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