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Facebook, Warner Bros. team up for in-network movie rentals

"The Dark Knight" may be a few years old now, but it's getting new life as the first title offered up for rent through a partnership between Warner Bros. and Facebook. For 30 Facebook credits, which converts to about $3, you can watch the movie in your browser. Warner Bros. plans to expand the titles available for rent and purchase in the coming months.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 8, 2011; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Facebook, Internet TV, Privacy, Security, Social media  
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Talking to Twitter about spam, marketing, memory and more

SAN FRANCISCO -- I wrapped up a busy day here Wednesday by stopping by Twitter's offices, all of two blocks from the stage occupied by Apple earlier at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. I wanted to ask the management about a few issues I've been curious about and...

By Rob Pegoraro  | March 3, 2011; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Digital culture, Mobile, Social media  
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Report: JP Morgan in investment talks with Twitter

JP Morgan is reportedly in talks with Twitter to buy a minority stake in the micro-blogging site.

By Ariana Eunjung Cha  | February 28, 2011; 2:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Social media  
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New Zealand quake search effort launched over social media

As workers toil to free those still trapped by the earthquake in New Zealand, social media sites have sprung into action to help the rescue effort.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 22, 2011; 11:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Digital culture, Social media  
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Facebook Breakup Notifier takes Facebook stalking to new levels

A new app for Facebookwill tell you when the Facebook friends you select have changed their relationship status on the social networking site. Why? The tagline from the app's Web site pretty much says it all: "You like someone. They're in a relationship. Be the first to know when they're out of it."

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 22, 2011; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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Twitter apps restored over the weekend

Twydroid and UberTwitter -- now called UberSocial -- are back in the Android and BlackBerry stores.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 21, 2011; 9:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Facebook: Obama girls too young for Facebook, anyway, Hayley Tsukayama , February 10, 2011
OnStar reads your Facebook feed to you, Hayley Tsukayama , February 8, 2011
Facebook Deals makes its European debut, Hayley Tsukayama , January 31, 2011
Facebook 'Sponsored Stories' turn you into the ad, Rob Pegoraro , January 27, 2011
Facebook offering site-wide 'HTTPS' security, Rob Pegoraro , January 26, 2011
Apple Media Stream unearthed in new iOS beta , Hayley Tsukayama , January 20, 2011
Don't Panic: Facebook is not shutting down, Hayley Tsukayama , January 10, 2011
Facebook status update: We're worth $50 billion!, Rob Pegoraro , January 3, 2011
Skype outage explained, now how to move forward?, Hayley Tsukayama , December 30, 2010
Zuckerberg visits Baidu search engine chief in Beijing, Hayley Tsukayama , December 20, 2010
Mark Zuckerberg: Time's Person of the Year 2010, Hayley Tsukayama , December 15, 2010
Another top ten: The Twitter year in review, Hayley Tsukayama , December 13, 2010
Facebook gives user profiles a facelift, Rob Pegoraro , December 6, 2010
Facebook rumor of the week: A Web-mail app?, Rob Pegoraro , November 12, 2010
Newest Twitter annoyance: iTunes Ping updates?, Rob Pegoraro , November 11, 2010
Latest Facebook privacy scare isn't so new, Rob Pegoraro , October 18, 2010
Bing brings Facebook-fueled search results, Rob Pegoraro , October 13, 2010
Facebook adds one-time passwords, remote logout, Rob Pegoraro , October 12, 2010
Facebook event: Fact-free speculation? , Rob Pegoraro , October 6, 2010
Foursquare latest social-media site to stumble, Rob Pegoraro , October 6, 2010
Facebook is down. No, it's up. Yes, it's down again., Rob Pegoraro , September 23, 2010
Twitter users hit with 'mouse over' hack, Rob Pegoraro , September 21, 2010
Latest oddball tech rumor: The 'Facebook phone', Rob Pegoraro , September 20, 2010
Latest Facebook frontier: Your dashboard?, Rob Pegoraro , September 10, 2010
Twitter shares some numbers, Rob Pegoraro , September 3, 2010
Rob Pegoraro blog post mentions Lady Gaga, Rob Pegoraro , August 24, 2010
Checking into your own home? Count me out, Rob Pegoraro , August 23, 2010
Video: Facebook Places privacy settings, Rob Pegoraro , August 19, 2010
Facebook adds 'Places' check-in feature, Rob Pegoraro , August 18, 2010
Facebook hangs up '500 million served' sign, Rob Pegoraro , July 21, 2010
A lunch date with Yelp, Rob Pegoraro , July 21, 2010
World Cup traffic runs over Twitter, Rob Pegoraro , June 23, 2010
Yelp ups ante on Foursquare check-ins, Rob Pegoraro , June 14, 2010
Facebook launches simpler privacy settings, Rob Pegoraro , May 26, 2010
Facebook meets the "Unlike" button, Rob Pegoraro , May 17, 2010
Twitter adds ads, Rob Pegoraro , April 13, 2010
Facebook walks into a privacy problem, Rob Pegoraro , April 2, 2010
Foursquare: Social media as cooperative game, Rob Pegoraro , February 26, 2010
My incredible shrinking address book, Rob Pegoraro , February 22, 2010
Google backpedals on Buzz, Rob Pegoraro , February 16, 2010
Social networks in the snowpocalypse, Rob Pegoraro , February 12, 2010
Thoughts on trying out Google Buzz, Rob Pegoraro , February 11, 2010
 
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