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Facebook Inc (FB) says it will show you more video ads if you “like” and watch them

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is going to show you more video ads in your News Feed if you happen to “like” them. Facebook said that video views doubled in the last six months. Facebook will downplay video for users that do not have an interest in them.
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Facebook’s Slingshot app is now available globally

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Facebook has announced that its Slingshot app is now available worldwide on Android and iOS. Facebook launched the app in the U.S. last week and it is now opening up in all markets.
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Facebook Inc (FB): Oculus has acquired Carbon Design

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Oculus VR, the virtual reality headset company acquired by Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), has bought Carbon Design. Carbon Design is the company that is known for designing the Xbox 360 controller and the original Kinect.
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Facebook Inc (FB): More teenagers are using the social network

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Teenagers may not be leaving Facebook after all. During a Q3 2013 earnings report, Facebook CFO David Ebersman acknowledged that the company saw a decrease in daily users among younger teenagers. However, there is a new survey from Forrester Research that shows that youth are starting to increase usage. Of the survey’s 4,517 respondents, around half were between 12 and 17.

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Facebook Inc (FB) responds to Gallup by saying its social media ads work

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The polling firm Gallup questioned whether social media ads actually work in its annual report about consumer behavior. In a section called “The Myth of Social Media,” Gallup reported that 62% of 18,000 Americans surveyed said that ads on Facebook and Twitter do not influence the purchases that they make.

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This thief was caught after logging into his Facebook account while robbing a home

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We put this one in the hall of shame. This 26-year-old man landed in jail after logging into his Facebook account during a home robbery, according to CBS. Nicholas Wig broke into a home in Minnesota where he stole credit cards, cash, and a watch. He logged into Facebook at the home, but forgot to log off. After the owners of the home returned, they found their house was broken into. When the owner of the home opened his computer, he noticed that it was someone else’s profile that was logged in. He left comments on Wig’s Facebook profile. Wig got in touch and promised to return the things he took. When Wig started to walk up to the home to return the items, the homeowner called the police to arrest him. Check out the video coverage of the news below:
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Facebook updates Pages Manager app for iOS with a new design and post editing feature

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Facebook has updated the Pages Manager iOS app, which adds the ability to edit posts directly within the app.

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How this small Michigan business uses Instagram to drive sales

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In Farmington Hills, Michigan, there is a business called Limelight Extensions. Limelight posts photos on Instagram and every time one is posted, the phone rings with potential customers that want to book appointments or ask hair extension questions.
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