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Facebook Claims Ceglia’s Evidence Is “Doctored” and “Fabricated.”

In July 2010 Paul Ceglia had filed a lawsuit against Facebook claiming that he owns about 84% of the company. Last month some of the evidence he had was scanned and was posted on the Internet. The alarming part of the case is that the prestigious law firm DLA Piper agreed to represent Ceglia in the case, indicating that the evidence may have some merit. Facebook has fired back against Ceglia today.
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Mark Zuckerberg Faces Controversy Over His-Eat-Only-What-He-Kills-Diet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in the middle of controversy for posting information about his diet on his personal profile. Last year Zuckerberg’s personal goal was to learn Chinese and this year he says “the only meat I’m eating is from animals I’ve killed myself.”
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Former MySpace Music CTO Dmitry Shapiro Raises Funding To Launch A Facebook Alternative

Dmitry Shapiro is the former MySpace Music CTO. Shapiro has raised funding from investors that include Draper Fisher Jurvetson to launch an alternative to Facebook called Altly. Altly will be a social network that has strong privacy controls and data ownership.
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Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook IPO Is “Inevitable”

As LinkedIn went public this past week on the New York Stock Exchange, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was at the Reuters Global Technology Summit. She briefly talked about the possibility of Facebook having an IPO. Sandberg said that a public offering of Facebook shares is “inevitable.”
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Facebook Like Button Knows What Websites You Are Visiting

When you are logged into Twitter and Facebook and surf the web, you are essentially handing out data to the two social media companies about your browsing habits. For example, when you visit Pulse2.com and other news websites, the social widgets placed in the articles sends data to Facebook and Twitter that you are reading that specific website.
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Zynga Acquires Social Game Studio DNA Games

Social gaming company Zynga is acquiring DNA Games. This is Zynga’s 14th acquisition since the last year. Zynga is interested in both the talent and the company. DNA Games developed several hit social games such as Casino City, Slot City, and Bar World. DNA reaches about 2.4 million monthly active users on Facebook. Casino City has about 1.5 million monthly active users, Slot City has about 438,000 actives, and Bar World has about 382,000 actives.
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Israeli Couple Lior and Vardit Adler Names Their Baby “Like” After The Facebook Button

Lior and Vardit Adler has practically guaranteed a traumatic childhood for their recently born baby. They have named their baby “Like” after the Facebook button that indicates you approve of websites, videos, images, etc. “I wanted something unique. At first I was looking at Chinese names, and considered the name ‘Qing Yu Lang.’ But in the end, my wife responded to ‘Like,’” stated Lior. Lior and Vardit’s other kids have unusual names too: Dvash and Pie. [Social Times]

Winklevoss Twins Taking Facebook Case To The Supreme Court

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss’ request for rehearing their high-profile lawsuit against Facebook and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Howard Rice, the lawyer for the twins, said that they intend to petition the lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court. Rice, the Winklevoss twins, and Divya Narenda want to invalidate a previous multi-million settlement due to suspicion for not receiving the true valuation of the social networking company at the time of the settlement. Below is a press release about the lawsuit:
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