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Aug. 5 Scheduling Hearing Set For Eminem’s 8 Mile Style Copyright Suit Vs. Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy

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A scheduling conference in the copyright-infringement lawsuit filed by 8 Mile Style, the song publisher for hip-hop superstar Eminem, against Facebook and ad agency Wieden & Kennedy over the music used in the “Airplane” commercial for Facebook’s Home Android overlay, is set for Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. ET at the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit, MLive reported.

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Eminem Publisher Files Suit Vs. Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy Over Music In Home Ad

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Did Facebook’s ad agency, Wieden & Kennedy, lose itself in the music of hip-hop star Eminem while creating “Airplane,” a commercial for Facebook’s recently introduced Home overlay for Android? 8 Mile Style, Eminem’s song publisher, filed suit in federal court in Detroit against the social network and the agency, alleging that the ad used music from the rapper’s 2000 song, “Under the Influence.”

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Facebook For Every Phone Was The Top Page In 2012

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Celebrities had a great year on Facebook in 2012. Rihanna rose up the page charts to be the most popular human-based page on the social network, and several athletes saw their likes go up considerably around the time of the Olympic Games in London. However, Facebook’s popularity among those who don’t have iPhones or Android devices made Facebook for Every Phone the most popular page in 2012, according to Quintly.

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Facebook And CNN Partner For Michael Jackson Memorial

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Following up on the most successful live streaming event for Facebook ever, the Presidential Inauguration, CNN and Facebook have partnered once again, this time it’s for Michael Jackson’s memorial. The two are not the exclusive providers of the streaming event but it will clearly be a big event especially for Facebook users as Michael Jackson is now the most popular person on the site.
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