The Libyan government has cut access to Facebook. The rest of the Internet may soon follow, if it hasn't already.
Emil Protalinski covers Facebook from all angles, closely watching it grow from its $50 billion valuation in 2010 to its internally stated goal of becoming the first trillion dollar company.
Emil is a freelance journalist writing for CNET and ZDNet. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, and TechSpot.
Facebook has launched Requests 2.0: the bookmark counters that alert users of outstanding requests has been simplified, and there are two types of requests: user-generated and app-generated.
Tunisia and Egypt have both launched Facebook Pages to boost their image with the youth who effectively used social networks to organize regime-ending protests.
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Facebook Events have adopted hCalendar and hCard microformats. Unfortunately, Firefox 3+ is the only browser that supports microformats out-of-the-box.
Lil Wayne and Oreo both wanted to get the most Likes on a Facebook Post in 24 Hours. The cookie crumbled.
Facebook has added two new relationship status options, bringing the total number to 11.
Google has integrated Social Search into its search results. Facebook, the world's biggest social network, was not included.
The number of Facebook users in China has septupled from around 100,000 to 700,000. The social network is still blocked by the Great Firewall of China.
Facebook took sixth place in US online video rankings last month, behind Google sites, Vevo, Yahoo sites, Viacom Digital, and AOL.