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Your Facebook Friends Are Affecting Your Mood

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March 14, 2014
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A study shows emotions expressed in Facebook posts are contagious, so you might want to take another look at your friends list. Video provided by Newsy


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Facebook May Be Banned in China, But Ad Sales Are Alive

Facebook May Be Banned in China, But Ad Sales Are Alive

TheStreet (May 13, 2014) — Facebook may be banned in China, but that hasn't slowed the social media giant from quietly building its advertising business there. Bloomberg reports that Facebook is looking to lease office space in China, presumably to open an office there. However, the company has already been working with exports on advertising. Facebook has essentially become more of an advertising company than a social media company since the social network went public, and companies have learned that a Facebook page is no good without spending some ad dollars since Facebook cut back on organic reach. Video provided by TheStreet
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Facebook Announces Location-Sharing Feature 'Nearby Friends'

Facebook Announces Location-Sharing Feature 'Nearby Friends'

Newsy (Apr. 18, 2014) — Facebook's pending Nearby Friends feature will give users the option to share their nonspecific or specific locations with certain friends. Video provided by Newsy
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Social Media Memes Can Change Your Opinion

Social Media Memes Can Change Your Opinion

Buzz60 (Apr. 1, 2013) — According to Scientific American, social memes seen on Facebook or Twitter can change your way of thinking. Researchers say that we all have the desire to fit in, and when we see our friends adhering to a certain way of thinking, like changing their Facebook pictures to the red marriage equality symbol, we want to seem like-minded and do so ourselves. Patrick Jones has the rest.
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Is 'Paper' News Reading App Actually a Better Facebook?

Is 'Paper' News Reading App Actually a Better Facebook?

Newsy (Jan. 30, 2014) — Facebook announced Paper, a news reader app, Thursday. It pulls content from your friends and traditional media with less clutter than Facebook's app. Video provided by Newsy
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