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Pete Seeger’s Family Attends Memorial Service

Pete Seeger’s Family Attends Memorial Service

By Alexandria Sardam February 4, 2014

Legendary folk singer, Pete Seeger’s legacy lives on. The musician passed on Jan. 27, leaving behind family, friends and fans alike. While no services had been planned, Libby Funeral Home in Beacon held a reception on Sunday. According to reports, …

Facebook Brings Home the Beacon
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Facebook had its share of controversy late last year as a result of its Beacon advertising model. Basically what Beacon did was show you when your Facebook friends made a transaction on one of its partners’ websites. For example, if I bought a copy of "Mom and Dad Save the World" on Blu-Ray (if there is such a thing) on eBay, all of my Facebook Friends would know about it.

What Did YOU Think of Zuckerberg on 60 Minutes?

I didn’t watch Mark Zuckerberg’s 60 Minutes interview.

Facebook Ignoring Consumer Perspective
MediaPost reports:

In an interview set to air Sunday night, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg told “60 Minutes” that Facebook’s controversial Beacon program “is going to be a really good thing.”

Experts Discuss Facebook Advertising

A firestorm of explosive debate erupted on this blog recently as a record number of comments were posted to a discussion on new abuses from Facebook relating to its Social Ads and Beacon advertising offerings.

Facebook’s Growth Unaffected By Beacon

Skeptical investors have decided that Facebook does not abide by the “another day, another dollar” rule.  It does, however, follow an “another month, more traffic” guideline, and the latest Compete stats prove the social network’s adherence to this trend.

Facebook CEO on Beacon

For the first time in over a year, there’s a serious enough issue with Facebook that CEO Mark Zuckerberg was compelled to write on the company blog (normally handled by lesser underlings developers and directors).

Ad Frequency: MySpace vs Facebook

comScore Ad Metrix is reporting today on the relative frequency of ads appearing on MySpace pages versus the relative frequency of ads appearing on Facebook.

Zuckerberg Lives, Is Sorry For Beacon

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has finally come out from hiding after the two-week privacy donnybrook that ensued over the company’s marketing program Beacon. Zuckerberg posted his response on the Facebook blog. In short, he’s sorry.

Social Networks and the Importance of Trust
2008 will be the year of business networking, says Bernard Lunn, who offers six predictions about some of the social networks that are getting a lot of attention at the moment – Facebook, LinkedIn, Xing and Plaxo.

Facebook’s Bad Beacon PR

It’s just totally amazing to me how badly Facebook is handling the PR around its new Beacon system.

Facebook Responds To Silent Data Report

Security researchers at CA found the Facebook Beacon keeps Facebook abreast of one’s activities on an advertiser’s site, whether the Facebook user opted out of that instance or not.

Facebook Loses Advertisers As Concerns Deepen

Things just keep looking worse for Facebook’s Beacon: Coca-Cola and other advertisers are opting out of the program; there may be legal troubles ahead; and some investigative security work shows that Beacon sends information about user activity even when logged out of Facebook.

Facebook Facing CEO Woes

Mark Zuckerberg’s foray into being the top executive at a company with a $15 billion valuation has been dismaying to Facebook users and advertisers.

Facebook’s Revamped Beacon

So Facebook has revamped the workings of their Beacon. To all you bloggerati and digital doomsayers (like me) who raised a stink about this, looks like your sense of smell wasn’t wrong.

Some things need to be opt-in, not opt-out. Looks like "Charlene Li just bought a table" showing up in a newsfeed is in the former category.

Facebook Signals Changes With Beacon

The ringing outcry against Facebook Beacon, which posted people’s online purchases to their friends’ News Feeds, led to Facebook altering the program.

Facebook To Cry Uncle Over Beacon

Sources say Facebook is near to announcing changes to its Beacon marketing platform after pressure from privacy advocates over the last week.