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Facebook Will Start Testing Internet Drones Later This Year

Feb 22nd 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Facebook Will Start Testing Internet Drones Later This Year

Facebook’s internet drone has been making headlines for some time. Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg told the world that the internet drone will finally be launched later this year. The internet drone is powered by solar energy and can stay aloft for months. The goal of the drone is to provide internet to remote regions of the planet.

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Why You Should Clear Cookies Before Logging Into Google or Facebook

Dec 24th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Why You Should Clear Cookies Before Logging Into Google or Facebook

If you’re like most people, then you log into Facebook or Google a few times per day. Or maybe you’re constantly logged in. Whatever the case may be, a new security report has emphasized the importance of clearing cookies before you log into online services like Google or Facebook. Why is deleting your cookies so important? Let’s find out. Facebook and Google Collect Anonymous Data About

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Top 5 Most Popular Facebook Scams and How to Avoid Them

Sep 1st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Top 5 Most Popular Facebook Scams and How to Avoid Them

Almost everyone has Facebook these days. While Facebook’s popularity among young people is plummeting, it remains a popular platform for people of all ages – and all intelligence levels. That’s why Facebook is one of the biggest targets for online scams. Today, I’m going to show you the most popular Facebook scams out there today and explain exactly how you can avoid those scams: 5)

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Lecpetex” Virus Infects Over 250,000 Facebook Users to Mine Litecoins

Jul 9th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Lecpetex” Virus Infects Over 250,000 Facebook Users to Mine Litecoins

Virtual currency mining has led to a surge in viruses over the past few years. Today’s viruses infect computers and then use the processing power of those computers to mine Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, and other virtual currencies. Facebook’s security team recently discovered a virus called Lecpetex which infected over 250,000 computers around the world. Approximately 50,000 Facebook accoun

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Facebook App Now Listens to Ambient Background Noise When you Post a Status Update

Jun 12th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Mobile | 0 Comment

Facebook App Now Listens to Ambient Background Noise When you Post a Status Update

Facebook is the king of privacy invasion. Every time you log on, Facebook asks you to kindly fill in more personal information. Who is your favorite athlete? Where do you work? What’s your favorite type of food? Facebook, of course, is not satisfied with that information and always wants more. That’s why the company recently updated its apps to listen to ambient background noise whene

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Facebook Quietly Discontinues Email Program After WhatsApp Acquisition

Feb 26th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Facebook Quietly Discontinues Email Program After WhatsApp Acquisition

Even the best companies make products that fail. Such is the case with Facebook’s email system – a feature that was highly touted a few years ago but was rarely used by anyone. Last week, Facebook acquired messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion, and this week, Facebook quietly killed off its email program. Facebook launched that email system four years ago. It gave users an @facebook.com

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Princeton Researchers Claim Facebook Will Lose 80% of Its Users Over Next Few Years

Jan 22nd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Princeton Researchers Claim Facebook Will Lose 80% of Its Users Over Next Few Years

If you’re below the age of 25, then you’ve seen some signs of Facebook dying over the last few years. Personally, very few of my friends make status updates anymore. I see the odd major news announcement or photo upload, but beyond that, people don’t really feel the need to keep their entire social network up-to-date on their personal lives. Princeton researchers decided to take a clos

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You Can Now Email Mark Zuckerberg for $100

Feb 11th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

You Can Now Email Mark Zuckerberg for $100

You know Mark Zuckerberg, right? He’s the billionaire owner of Facebook. Well, normally, talking directly to a billionaire is difficult. You have to sneak past their security guards and disable their alarm system – and to make matters at worse, you have to do this in the middle of the night so nobody sees you. Fortunately for billionaire stalkers, Mark Zuckerberg recently became the world

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New Facebook scam –“Your friend added a new photo”

Aug 29th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

New Facebook scam –“Your friend added a new photo”

Facebook scams come in all shapes and sizes, but usually they’re pretty easy to detect before they infect your computer. However, a recent scam is working on an above average number of Facebook users. So how does it work? Well, Facebook users are sent a message that appears to be from Facebook. This message claims that “One of your friends added a new photo with you to the album.” The des

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Facebook takes preventative measures against phishing

Aug 9th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Facebook takes preventative measures against phishing

Phishing has been a common problem for internet users ever since the World Wide Web was first created (okay, maybe not that early). Hackers use phishing techniques to steal email addresses, user information, and other sensitive data from individuals on the internet. This data can be used to steal money from bank accounts or to replicate somebody’s identity. In any case, phishing is very bad.

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