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Facebook Building A Server Farm At The Edge Of The Arctic Circle


Facebook is preparing to build a farm facility in Luleå, northern Sweden. This is the first time that Facebook is building a server farm outside of the U.S. “The climate will allow them to just use only air for cooling the servers,” stated Aurorum Science Park CEO Mats Engman. Aurorum is on a mission to convince other large computing companies. “If you take the statistics, the temperature has not been above 30C [86F] for more than 24 hours since 1961. If you take the average temperature, it’s around 2C [35.6F].”
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Paul Ceglia Now Interested In Talking To Winklevoss Twins


Paul Ceglia is best known for filing a lawsuit against Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg.  Ceglia said he had a document that shows that Zuckerberg promised him equity in Facebook that would be worth over half of the company.  Interestingly Paul Ceglia has decided to contact the Winklevoss twins via Twitter.
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Paul Ceglia Tells Lawyer Not To Turn Over E-Mail Data


Paul Ceglia, the man that claims to own over half of Facebook, has told his lawyers not to comply with a court order to turn in e-mail data. Facebook had asked U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio in Buffalo, New York to request Paul Ceglia and his lawyers to turn over e-mail accounts and passwords.
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Winklevoss Twins Expected To Pay $13 Million To Facebook Settlement Lawyers


An appellate court in New York has decided not to hear any further arguments about why Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss should not have to pay $13 million to a law firm that helped them draft a settlement agreement with Facebook. The Winklevoss twins sued Facebook several years ago and eventually agreed to a $65 million settlement.
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Facebook Releases App For iPad


Facebook has finally launched an app for the Apple iPad. The app for the iPad looks similar to the new app for the Apple iPhone. Facebook for iPad allows you to view the news feed, pinch a picture to zoom in, swipe the screen to page through albums, and navigate seamlessly from the left pane. You can play with Facebook games and apps in full-screen mode. The Facebook app for iPad also lets you record HD video and stream to Airplay devices. It is available for download now. [iTunes link]

How To Turn Off and Stop Spotify From Posting To Your Facebook Ticker


Facebook’s integration with Spotify has really been pissing a lot of people off. A lot of people have been asking me how to disable Spotify from automatically posting to your Facebook ticker. Here is how you do it:
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The Wall Street Journal Launches A Facebook App Called WSJ Social


The Wall Street Journal has launched a Facebook application today which allows people to read content from The Wall Street Journal exclusively from within the social network. The content is ad-supported. The application is called WSJ Social and it filters through content from the publication through Facebook’s social graph to provide a tailored experience for different users.
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Facebook Added Over 200,000 Jobs and $15 Billion To U.S. Economy [RESEARCH]


A new study has been released from social media research coming out of University of Maryland. The Facebook App Economy added at least 235,644 jobs and has contributed $15.17 billion in wages and benefits to the U.S. economy in 2011. This study included jobs created in other sectors of the economy that includes indirect employment from the Facebook ecosystem. It also includes the economic value of jobs in salary and benefits. [TechCrunch]