The 2000′s were a simpler era. There was no timeline, MySpace was still the social network of choice, and everything on Facebook wasn’t broadcast to the world. So when people started crying foul that Facebook was publishing private messages, they were misguided. Facebook’s timeline shows wall posts from 2009 and before, when many people used the wall feature to post messages they believed only the recipient would read.
Social statistics tracker ComScore recently released the latest Power of Like report, this one examining how Europeans use Facebook and other social media sites. The paper notes that in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, 32 percent of users’ Facebook time is spent on the news feed page.
Much like Newt Gingrich became the first Republican presidential candidate to upgrade to Facebook timeline, French President Nicolas Sarkozy became the first potential presidential candidate in his country to do so, but not without some controversy.
Who needs the letter “a?” There are plenty of others. At least that’s the premise behind the latest Facebook meme, this one by way of France.
It’s phishing season in France, and the bait is email from Facebook impostor www.frfacebook.fr.
Facebook users in Singapore spend the most time on the social network each time they begin a session, while those in Brazil tend to hang around for much shorter times.
Vive La France! If you can’t make it to Paris for the annual July 14 festivities, Facebook is a good guide to celebrations around the country.
France’s education minister and Facebook have reached an agreement to close the accounts of anyone accused of bullying through Facebook. But how will they enforce it?
Facebook and 20 other companies are filing a complaint to France’s highest court challenging a decree requiring them to retain web users’ personal data for a year.