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Facebook closing @facebook.com messaging service after small usage

Facebook closing @facebook.com messaging service after small usage

By 24 February 2014

Facebook is closing its @facebook.com messaging/email service, which has been available since 2010. "We’re notifying people who use their @facbook.com email that the feature is changing," a spokesman told Pocket-lint. "When someone sends you an email... >>

10 reasons why Facebook has lasted 10 years

10 reasons why Facebook has lasted 10 years

By 4 February 2014

It's been an entire decade since a fresh-faced, wide-eyed Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm on 4 February 2004. Little did Zuckerberg know that at just 19 years old he had changed the world - and the internet - forever. Within... >>

Code.org's Hour of Code campaign kicks off: Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg will teach you to write basic lines of code

Code.org's Hour of Code campaign kicks off: Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg will teach you to write basic lines of code

By 9 December 2013

Code.org's Hour of Code campaign has officially begun. The website, a non-profit company hoping to make computer science education available in more US schools, has called upon every K-12 student in the US to join the "Hour of Code" campaign during Computer... >>

Facebook launches its own search engine: Graph Search

Facebook launches its own search engine: Graph Search

By 15 January 2013

As Pocket-lint was told by our trusted sources yesterday, Facebook has launched its own search engine. However, rather than offer the ability to search the web, it is a feature that allows you to search the Facebook "graph". According to CEO and co-founder... >>

Facebook on the wane? Don't you believe it as shares soar following Q3 results

Facebook on the wane? Don't you believe it as shares soar following Q3 results

By 24 October 2012

Despite reports to the contrary, all seems rosy in the Facebook garden after the social networking giant posted its Q3 financial results, which in turn saw its shares rise by 9.8 per cent on Wall Street.  Revenue for the company is now at $1.26 billion,... >>

Facebook working on native Android app, HTML5 development has wasted years

Facebook working on native Android app, HTML5 development has wasted years

By 12 September 2012

Mark Zuckerberg believes the only way forward for Facebook on mobile devices is by launching native apps for each platform, rather that a HTML5 solution that works on all. He also claims that the social networking company has wasted years of vital development... >>

Zuckerberg: Facebook phone is no go, but I've greenlit search engine

Zuckerberg: Facebook phone is no go, but I've greenlit search engine

By 12 September 2012

Mark Zuckerberg has put paid to rumours that his company is looking to launch a Facebook phone, claiming that it doesn't make any sense. He has, however, admitted that there are ambitions to take on Google head-to-head with a Facebook search engine. Speaking... >>

Facebook working on its own smartphone - out next year claims NY Times

Facebook working on its own smartphone - out next year claims NY Times

By 28 May 2012

Facebook has hired a number of former Apple employees to work on a new Facebook phone codenamed “Buffy”. The New York Times says “more than half a dozen former Apple software and hardware engineers who worked on the iPhone, and one who worked on... >>

Facebook trialling 'pay to promote posts' in New Zealand

Facebook trialling 'pay to promote posts' in New Zealand

By 11 May 2012

Facebook users in New Zealand are being given the option of paying to highlight particular wall posts and updates. Payments of 25p, 50p and even £1.25 have already been paid to the social network via credit card and PayPal. In return Facebook will promote... >>

Facebook dials in Skype video calling

Facebook dials in Skype video calling

By 6 July 2011

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced the arrival of video chat, powered by Skype, into the social network. Speaking via a stream that was broadcast on the Facebook Live channel, Zuckerberg's announcement was actually later than Facebook and Skype... >>