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Facebook Is Urging Users to Talk About Hot Topics

Facebook Is Urging Users to Talk About Hot Topics

Ever want to post something to Facebook but can’t think of anything to say? Do you crave inclusion in the social dialogue but often find yourself without anything to say? Wouldn’t it be easier for Facebook to just tell you what to talk about? Of course it would. And Facebook may be testing a way to force conversation about certain, …

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Facebook’s ‘Feeling Fat’ Status Draws Ire, Petition

Last year, Facebook added the ability to supplement your normal status updates with emojis linked to certain feelings and activities. There are now hundreds of options. But a couple of the “feeling” emoji options are rubbing some activists the wrong way – and they want Facebook to remove them. A Change.org petition demanding Facebook remove the “feeling fat” emoji is …

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Facebook Tests Private Messages From Status Box

Facebook is reportedly getting ready to test a feature that will let you start private messages to friends from the main status update box on the homepage. Josh Constine at TechCrunch says he has confirmed with multiple sources that this is going to happen, starting with a small percentage of users. He writes: Users will be able to switch between …

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Facebook Gives Users Halloween Status Update Prompts

Facebook is showing some users Halloween-themed messages in their status update boxes, replacing the usual “What’s on your mind?” Not everybody is seeing it, and it’s unclear why Facebook is not showing it to all users. It doesn’t really seem like the kind of thing where a gradual roll-out or a limited test would be appropriate. Anyway, here are the …

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Facebook Now Makes You Feel Bad About Not Updating Your Status

Facebook has never been shy about throwing up a banner across your news feed or dropping in a suggestion box that tells you how you shoudl be using the service. Maybe Facebook thinks you’re not following your friends closely enough, they might suggest you star them. Maybe you haven’t updated your password or you need to tweak your privacy settings …

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Facebook Making Premium Ads More Personal

For those that felt Facebook ads and sponsored posts just weren’t cutting it, some new leaked documents from the social network detail their plans to change how premium ads are displayed starting February 29. In leaked documents obtained by Gigaom, Facebook will reportedly be upgrading its premium ads. Facebook claims that the new ads will have a much larger reach …

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Facebook: How Self-Esteem Correlates With Comments

A recently released study by Forest and Wood reveals that your self-esteem can effect what type of comments you make on Facebook. Participants from both high and low self-esteem categories were selected. Then each participant was paired with a coder. The coder made made regular status update posts and the participants commented on their posts. After ten updates the posts …

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