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How To Find Out Who Facebook Thinks Your Best Friends Are

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Facebook has never revealed the exact formula it uses to determine who your best friends are--and of course, it's changed over time. But hacker Jacob Mulligan has found a way to figure out who Facebook thinks you're closest to.  As Mulligan writes, Facebook likely does this by analyzing recent social...
How To Find Out Who Facebook Thinks Your Best Friends Are

PhoenixFeather Photo Stories - Rachel Lea Fox - Meet Baby Phoenix, Lorelei Phoenix that is! - Our best friends and awesome neighbors Cyrus and Athena had a baby girl yesterday, the 16th of February! As far as I'm concerened she is my little neice. And the

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PhoenixFeather Photo Stories - Rachel Lea Fox - Meet Baby Phoenix, Lorelei Phoenix that is! - Our best friends and awesome neighbors Cyrus and Athena had a baby girl yesterday, the 16th of February! As far as I'm concerened she is my little neice. And the

Pandemonium Strikes as Twitter Finally Admits to “Unfollow” Bug

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(doingitlocal.com) If you noticed that one of your friends un-followed you on Twitter recently, it might not be that they got fed up with your oversharing, but instead that they were the victim of a new bug Twitter finally admitted to today. The bug makes it look like you're not...
Pandemonium Strikes as Twitter Finally Admits to “Unfollow” Bug

Viddy, tabs, horoscopes, calendars, greetings, Zynga, more on this week’s top 15 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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There was an interesting mix of applications on our list of emerging apps by monthly active users this week. Aside from the usual mix of games, there was a phone video app, a few tabs, horoscopes and calendars, then greeting card apps and a quiz app. The apps grew...
Viddy, tabs, horoscopes, calendars, greetings, Zynga, more on this week’s top 15 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

The Management Team - Guest Post From Phil Sugar

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Continuing our MBA Mondays series on The Managemet Team, we are deep into the guest post phase. This guest post comes from AVC regular Phil Sugar. I've never met Phil, but his comments here at AVC tell me that he's a very experienced entrepreneurial manager. And so I reached out...
The Management Team - Guest Post From Phil Sugar

Some devs in Mexico City see Silicon Valley as “magical”, and it could slow them down

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While I’m attending the Apptualizate hackathon and conference in Mexico City, I’ve been observing how some of the local developers here see the developer ecosystem in the United States, and specifically in Silicon Valley. I’ve heard the word “magical” used a few times and I truly believe that this line...
Some devs in Mexico City see Silicon Valley as “magical”, and it could slow them down

The Fight Between Google And Microsoft Is Getting Ugly And Public (GOOG, MSFT)

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Google and Microsoft have never been best friends, but their battles used to be fought behind closed doors, in board rooms and strategy planning sessions. Not anymore. In the last year or so, the companies have taken to fighting in public on issues ranging from patents to stealing search...
The Fight Between Google And Microsoft Is Getting Ugly And Public (GOOG, MSFT)

A Year After His Death, Steve Jobs' Yacht Is Finally Ready

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Steve Jobs spent years designing his custom yacht. And now, a year after his death, the yacht has been completed, reports Dutch blog, One More Thing. Perhaps the most unique thing about the ship is that it's controlled by a bunch of 27-inch iMacs from the control room, known as...
A Year After His Death, Steve Jobs' Yacht Is Finally Ready
Fighting dirty: Microsoft's mean 'Scroogled' ads are a sign of what's to come

Facebook's head of brand design shares strategies for social apps

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Facebook Global Head of Brand Design Paul Adams offered marketers at Pivot Conference in New York City recommendations for applying Facebook’s product development principles to their own apps and social campaigns on the platform. These include “Build many lightweight interactions” and “Design, build and ship in six weeks.” Adams, who...
Facebook's head of brand design shares strategies for social apps

The Board Of Directors: Board Chemistry

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One of the least discussed elements of a Board of Directors is the chemistry among the Board members. It is critical to a well functioning Board but not always considered in Board construction. Like a well functioning startup or a top flight sports team, the chemistry between the participants on...
The Board Of Directors: Board Chemistry
This Creepy App Isn’t Just Stalking Women Without Their Knowledge, It’s A Wake-Up Call About Facebook Privacy

Stormfall, WeChat, Madden, Movember, The Voice, Fab and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps

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Palarium’s canvas game Stormfall: Age of War led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week with 340 percent gain. The mid-core strategy game launched on Nov. 1. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top...
Stormfall, WeChat, Madden, Movember, The Voice, Fab and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps

CBS Just Picked Up A TV Pilot That Takes Place At Groupon

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Brace yourselves: CBS just picked up a TV pilot that's set at Groupon, Entertainment Weekly reports. The synopsis for "Friend Me" is as follows: Twenty-something best friends, Evan and Rob, move from their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana to Los Angeles to begin their exciting new lives working at Groupon....
CBS Just Picked Up A TV Pilot That Takes Place At Groupon
Brad Feld takes on one of the biggest entrepreneur challenges: Relationships
Pair lets your kiss your lover with your thumb, share private moments of love

Star-Crossed Tween Couples Run Away from Home After Budding Xbox Romance

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(Photo: What Culture) Meeting 15-year-olds who will lob every insult gleaned from the Internet is pretty typical for anyone who’s ever dared to break out a headset while playing a game on Xbox Live. Less typical is meeting the love of your life on such a notoriously immature platform. But...
Star-Crossed Tween Couples Run Away from Home After Budding Xbox Romance
Pincus: Both Facebook and Zynga Were Prepared to Break Up

Omaze Raises $1 Million So Regular People Can Experience Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunities For $5

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A few years ago, Matt Pohlson and Ryan Cummins attended a charity event. Magic Johnson was auctioning off a chance to play basketball with him and, even though Pohlson and Cummins are big fans of his, they couldn't participate in the raffle. "It was our dream experience, but it was...
Omaze Raises $1 Million So Regular People Can Experience Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunities For $5

Life Inside the Aaron Swartz Investigation

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Once your life is inside a federal investigation, there is no space outside of it. The only private thing is your thoughts, and even they don't feel safe anymore. Every word you speak or write can be used, manipulated, or played like a card against your future and the future...
Life Inside the Aaron Swartz Investigation

Zynga CEO: Facebook, Zynga wanted to break up in 2010

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Pincus talked to Zuckerberg and the Marks managed to work things out. Now they're best friends! [Read more]...
Zynga CEO: Facebook, Zynga wanted to break up in 2010
Where's my Knight Rider 2000? A MyFord Touch owner's lament

CBS Just Approved A New TV Series Based On Groupon For Next Season

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If you didn't already have enough of Groupon on your computer, now it's coming to your television too. CBS has approved a new sitcom for next season based on the popular daily deal website, starring Christopher Mintz-Plasse from Superbad and Nicholas Braun from Red State, Vanity Fair reports. The new...
CBS Just Approved A New TV Series Based On Groupon For Next Season
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: What Will Mobile Phones Do And Look Like In A Decade?
The Verge Mobile Podcast 016: MWC 2012 - 02.28.2012
Härnu, A Social Network That's Like A Living, Breathing, Transcultural Wikipedia

Just 75 days after launch, MessageMe says it now has 5 million users

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale While messaging app MessageMe just raised $10 million in funding, that announcement was missing key info about the app’s growth. Now the company has come forth with some new stats that are impressive including that the service now...
Just 75 days after launch, MessageMe says it now has 5 million users

How robots could one day become our best friends

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Scientists in Europe are working on a project that could allow children and robots to become ‘friends’. Robots can help children in all sorts of ways, by assisting with everything from school work and cookery to play. While at the moment, children may grow fond of robot companions, the robots themselves...
How robots could one day become our best friends

Twitter Was Just Subpoenaed By New York City In A Case Involving An Occupy Wall Street Activist

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Twitter has been subpoenaed by the Criminal Court of the City of New York as a witness in a case against an account user who is also an Occupy Wall Street activist. [via BetaBeat] The social media site has been asked to bring user information of Malcolm Harris (@destructuremal)...
Twitter Was Just Subpoenaed By New York City In A Case Involving An Occupy Wall Street Activist

Why Apple Won't Be Launching a Search Engine Any Time Soon (GOOG, AAPL)

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It's hard to believe that a year ago, Google and Apple were still best friends. Google CEO Eric Schmidt was on Apple's board. Plenty of Google employees proudly showed off their iPhones. All seemed fine as the two companies took on their common enemy, Microsoft. Today, Eric Schmidt is off...
Why Apple Won't Be Launching a Search Engine Any Time Soon (GOOG, AAPL)
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