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Facebook Lets U.S. Users Pay to Promote Posts Facebook Lets U.S. Users Pay to Promote Posts
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Apparently, we’re moving closer to a world where individuals can pay to make sure their friends see their witty status update or cute engagement photo. Today Facebook announced that they are expanding their Promoted Post for People test to the …

Prostate Cancer Study Shows New Test May Reduce Biopsies Prostate Cancer Study Shows New Test May Reduce Biopsies

Prostate cancer check-ups aren’t pleasant, but prostate cancer biopsies are downright horrible, and can lead to infection or urinary troubles. Now, researchers have found a method of detecting prostate cancer that may reduce the number of repeat biopsies performed on …

Facebook Stops That Weird “Is This Your Friend’s Real Name” Survey Facebook Stops That Weird “Is This Your Friend’s Real Name” Survey
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It’s not likely that you’ll receive a message from Facebook asking you to rat on one of your friends, as the company has confirmed that a recent test involving users’ real names has been completed. Last week, Facebook began sending …

Facebook Tests “Like Page” Button on Desktop Facebook Tests “Like Page” Button on Desktop
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Facebook is always trying to come up with ways to promote pages, and they may be testing a feature that was recently added to mobile on desktop. Earlier this summer, Facebook added a giant “Like Page” button to some posts …

Facebook Users Seeing Notifications For Declined Event Invites Facebook Users Seeing Notifications For Declined Event Invites

Facebook has always shied away from features that could possibly prompt a squabble – you know, things that highlight negative actions. That’s why, despite the vocal desire of some users, Facebook has never instituted a “dislike” button. I guess there …

Facebook Suggesting Apps To Users Via Notifications Facebook Suggesting Apps To Users Via Notifications
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Just days after launching their all new App Center, Facebook is apparently testing a fairly direct way to get users playing games on the site. Facebook has always suggested games to users via the “Games you may like” box that …

Facebook Tests Paid “Highlighting” Of Users’ Posts Facebook Tests Paid “Highlighting” Of Users’ Posts

We already know that world of Facebook in some way mirrors the offline world – especially for kids. On Facebook, you can still get that daily dose of embarrassment, rejection, isolation, and inane bickering that has been a part of …

Facebook’s Aggregated Topic Tags Linking To External Sites Facebook’s Aggregated Topic Tags Linking To External Sites

A little while ago, Facebook started grouping posts in your news feed by topic. Any Facebook user probably sees many of these “aggregated tag” stories on their feeds in any given day. When multiple friends (or pages you follow) post …

New Technology: Blood Tests Instead of Biopsies for Tumors New Technology: Blood Tests Instead of Biopsies for Tumors

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Health, and collaborating cancer physicians have successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of an advanced blood test for detecting and analyzing circulating tumor cells (CTCs)—breakaway cells from patients’ solid tumors—from cancer patients. The findings, reported …