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Since it was discovered yesterday, Facebook has removed a feature that let users find other users near their location, whether they were "friends" or not.
According to one company, the social network stole the idea for the geo-based Find Friends Nearby, which helps people locate new acquaintances. Facebook says it was just a test.
If the social networks don't shut it down first, Ark could become a truly useful independent social network tool.
ZDNet's Larry Dignan says the company formerly known as Penthouse Media Group is filing to go public to pay off almost a half a billion in debt in an equity market that stinks.
A developer--who lists Microsoft among his affiliations on Facebook--says the social-networking site ought to give credit to those who come up with ideas that Facebook eventually implements.
For $3.99 a month, Verizon subscribers will be able to track their friends using a location service from Loopt.
Entrepreneur Marc Bell's resume includes FriendFinder and Penthouse. But judging by his pad, his passion is "Star Trek."
We interrupt your watching of cute cat videos to report that Penthouse is launching an all-3D TV satellite service in Europe tomorrow. No word on what kind of technology it will use.
Facebook has decided to ban Project Playlist and the New York Times' online ad revenue has dropped for the first time.
Under existing law, Web site operators generally aren't legally liable for defamatory or other questionable content that their users post. Two recent court decisions are chipping away at that legal shield.