Emil Protalinski

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.

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GM to ditch Facebook ads (rumor)

General Motors (GM) plans to keep using its Facebook Pages as a way to market its various brands, but is considering no longer spending money on Facebook ads, according to a recent rumor.

May 15, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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42% of URLs have Facebook Open Graph tags

Embedly says that 42 percent of the URLs it processes have Facebook Open Graph tags. While this number is only based on a sample size of 12 million URLs, Open Graph is only getting more popular.

May 15, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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46% think Facebook is a fad

With Facebook expected to go public this week, one must wonder what Americans think about the hyped up company. A new poll on various Facebook topics shows that there is no general consensus.

May 15, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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Facebook extends censorship ban to a month

If others complain, Facebook can suspend you from commenting on public posts. The initial "punishment" supposedly lasts a week, but it can be extended to a month, with no way to fight back.

May 14, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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