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Facebook to Add 500 Employees In Cambridge

Cambridge’s booming tech scene is getting another boost. Facebook has announced plans to add 500 employees to its Cambridge office, according to the Boston Globe. […]

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All the Fictional Social Networks Bill Belichick Has Made Up

Bill Belichick doesn’t have time for your selfies, your PSLs, and certainly not your loud music and your Dan Fogelberg. He is a 63-year-old cyborg, […]

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Facebook Wants a Vermont Startup to Drop ‘Book’ from Its Name

Update: Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has waded into the fray, blasting Mark Zucker in a letter to the Facebook cofounder and CEO. “I […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Picks Harvard Professor’s Book for National Reading Challenge

When you have billions of dollars at your disposal, it’s easy to find time to sit back, relax, pick up a new book, and read […]

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Will You Join Mark Zuckerberg’s Book Club?

Following in Her Majesty Oprah Winfrey’s footsteps, King Mark Zuckerberg of Palo Alto, California, just launched the next big book club. The Facebook founder and CEO shared […]

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Happy Tenth Birthday, Facebook

On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg launched thefacebook.com from his dorm room in Cambridge. That makes this the website’s 10th birthday. For the company and […]

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Boston Was One of the Most Buzzed About Topics On Facebook In 2013

The data crunchers at Facebook are winding down 2013 and looking back at the most shared—or as they say “talked about”—stories of 2013, and Boston […]

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Facebook Is Opening an Engineering Office in Kendall Square

Facebook, which Mark Zuckerberg famously started in a dorm at Harvard University, is bringing some of its roots back to the Boston area, citing the […]

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Facebook Sends Cease and Desist to Developer Claiming His Website ‘Infringed’ on Their Trademark

Facebook allegedly threatened to fine a software engineer from Cambridge who created an app that let users cut back on time they spent on the […]

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Phone Calls? People Are Now Using Facebook to Get Bailed Out of Jail

It’s a sign of the times, said Beverly Police Lt. Timothy Hegarty. After a 19-year-old party-goer was arrested at a large gathering last weekend, and […]

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A Guy From Kayak.com Wants You To Stop Using Facebook For One Month

Kayak.com CTO Paul English is taking a break from Facebook—arguably one of the biggest vices for eating up personal time, and he’s asking others to […]

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Okay, That Was Well Played, Poland Spring

Okay, Poland Spring, we have to give you some credit where it’s due. Rubio’s weird lunge for a sip of water in the middle of […]

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Checking Facebook At Work Might Be Illegal

If you’re checking Facebook (or reading this post) at work, and your employer’s computer use policies don’t allow such activity, you might be breaking the […]

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Massachusetts Fines Morgan Stanley Its Lunch Money over Facebook IPO

Massachusetts regulators fined Morgan Stanley $5 million for helping Facebook inform certain investors and analysts that its revenue estimates were too high just before it’s […]

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Police Can Now Check Your Phone When They Arrest You

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled this week that if you’re arrested, the cops can look on your cell phone to see your list of […]