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Evidence Facebook's revenue is based on fake likes

  • 03 Feb 2015

Facebook fake likes explanation

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Google Recently Made A Silent Shift To A New Search Algorithm, “Hummingbird”

  • 20 Jan 2015

Have you noticed recently that Google has gotten a bit better at offering up direct answers to questions? If so, there’s a reason for it: they recently flipped the switch on a new search algorithm they call “Hummingbird”, which focuses on parsing searches as complex questions.

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Facebook update prompts massive upswing in organ donor registrations

  • 20 Jan 2015

A Facebook initiative which allowed users to say whether they were an organ donor on their timeline saw organ donor registration increase 21-fold in just one day. Research into the effects of the social media tool was conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers. The team noted that the day the service rolled out, 13,012 organ donors registered online in contrast with the average daily rate of just 616.

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Google Hangouts Offers Free One-Minute International Calls

  • 19 Nov 2014

“For the rest of 2014, the first minute of most calls to 25 countries are free, and you’ll be charged for each minute after. Calls where the first minute are free will say, ‘First minute free’ on the call screen. If you don’t see this message, you’ll be charged for the first minute,” wrote Google in a Hangouts support page.

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What makes Instagram such a steal for Facebook

  • 19 Nov 2014

When Facebook decided that it would spend a billion dollars to buy Instagram, a San Francisco-based photo-sharing network, it was a decision that was met with raised eyebrows, some tears and a lot of anger.

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Google to prioritise secure websites

  • 19 Nov 2014

Google has said it will give preference to more secure websites in its search rankings from now on.

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