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Facebook

(ˈfeɪsˌbʊk)
n
(Communications & Information) a popular social networking website
vb
1. (Communications & Information) (tr; sometimes not capital) to search for (a person's profile) on the Facebook website
2. (Communications & Information) (intr; sometimes not capital) to use the Facebook website
ˈFaceˌbooker n
Translations
facebooker
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And Brooke Johnson, whose Facebook home page includes the phrase "I Love Rocks!", gave a very detailed potential explanation, posting: "Looks like a broken up whale stone or curling stone which are giant carbonate nodules from the Jet Rock, probably weathered from inland and then dumped by a glacier.
Facebook's previous attempt to disrupt Android, Facebook Home, flopped for similar reasons.
To stop the annoying emails from Facebook, this is an adjustment you can do - go to your facebook home screen, select the downwards pointing triangle - next to the padlock, on the top right hand, you will now have your General Account Settings screen up.
When Manju's son returned Accused met live- in partner on Facebook home, he found the body and alerted everyone.
As a result, your Facebook home page has a lot more relevant content compared to your Twitter.
Such programmes are making an impact, but with Facebook home to an estimated 80 percent of Burma's Internet users, its grip is tight.
In 2013, the company unveiled Facebook Home, a launcher for Android phones that, when installed, replaced the default Android homescreen.
A first example of how ICT firms make decisions concerning technological developments in a platformized industry context is the case of Facebook Inc.'s strategy during the introduction of its application Facebook Home. In April 2013, Mark Zuckerberg announced Home, a launcher operating between a phone's OS and application layer, which replaces the usual home screen.
In recent months, Facebook has begun implementing a new mobile strategy, which includes the launch of separate applications in addition to its main application a a move that began with the release a though unsuccessful a of Facebook Home, which enabled users to see their Facebook news feed even when their phone was locked.
It's notable Facebook's last phone - HTC First, which featured Facebook Home software layer on top of Android - didn't succeed.
Facebook Home, a variant of its own content, was also previously launched on the Samsung Galaxy S3, S4 and Note 2, suggesting that Facebook's relationship with Samsung is already healthy, and Zuckerberg will no doubt be looking to capitalize on that.