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Vulnerability in iPhone Safari browser could automatically place calls to expensive numbers

He found a malicious way to abuse the behavior. He created a Web page containing JavaScript that caused a mobile application to trigger a call after someone merely viewed the page.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Atlantic

Baby Boomers Are Still Playing Words With Friends

These were some of the findings of a new report from the web traffic-monitoring company ComScore , which examines the most popular apps among American smartphone users.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

TBD.com

Facebook Messenger: Is the paranoia justified? Five biggest myths busted

Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms.

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NewsFactor

Five Questions for Facebook's Security Chief

Social networking giant Facebook's chief security officer Joe Sullivan says Facebook's biggest security concern is its ads.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Email Spam, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

TechCrunch

Getting My Brain Back

I can't do it anymore. This has been a summer of social media. I've used it endlessly, made plans on it, chatted, read it religiously, and watched countless friends and friends of friends go on vacation.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

VentureBeat

Why breaking up is hard to do a for social apps like Facebook, Foursquare, and LinkedIn

With sophisticated mobile operating systems came the promise of "desktop-quality" apps.

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The Courier

Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

TrustedReviews

Voice Messaging finally hits Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone

Windows Phone owners rejoice. Facebook Messenger on the Microsoft smartphone platform is finally getting up to speed with its iOS and Android cousins, with a new update letting users send voice messages.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

TechCrunch

Camoji Lets You Create And Send Animated GIFs Via iMessage

An iOS application called Camoji , which lets you create your own animated selfies and other GIFs, will be your new favorite toy.

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WLLR-FM Davenport

You don't HAVE to use 'Facebook Messenger...'

Users of the Facebook mobile app have probably noticed that you can't check your messages anymore, without being bothered to download the new 'Facebook Messenger' app.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Busted: 5 myths about Facebook's Messenger app

Busted: 5 myths about Facebook's Messenger app Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has users up in arms.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Mashable

How to See Messages in the Facebook App Without Downloading Messenger

Good news, Facebook Messenger haters - there's a way to keep your messages in the main app without downloading Messenger.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WKRN

Social media outraged over Facebook Messenger app

The Facebook Messenger app may make chatting with your friends a little easier. However, wording in the Terms of Service Agreement has many worried.

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Boy Genius

Facebook's annoying plan to make everyone use its messaging app sparks a big backlash

Congratulations, Facebook : You may have found a way to annoy your user base even more than Google did with Google+ .

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Switched

Facebook's Switch To Messenger App Going Just As Terribly As You'd Expect

"Terrible app" and "to hell with this" are just some of the things people are saying online about the latest version of the Facebook Messenger app, which will soon take the place of the messages function on Facebook's mobile app.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

5 questions for Facebook's security chief

Facebook's chief security officer is at the DEF CON hackers gathering in Las Vegas this week to talk security threats.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Mashable

Facebook Confirms: the Messenger App Split Has Started

If you're still not using Facebook Messenger, you may not have much time before your messages disappear from the main Facebook app.

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The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

Foursquare 8.0: All things reconsidered

Who was not a happy camper when Foursquare suddenly decided to take their self-named app, rip the fun part -- check-ins -- out of the app , and put it into a new app named Swarm ? Me, that's who.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

WMDT

Creepiness Of Facebook Messenger App Exposed

But wording in the Terms of Service Agreement has many worried. One local expert calling it creepy! FaceBook says the app will be mandatory within the next few days for anyone who wants to message their friends from a smart phone.

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