Facebook Inc (FB) News: Security Flaw, ‘The Hack’ & More

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB): Does It Have The Capacity to Make More Profits in Future? (BasicsMedia)
People focus more on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) as a social media network, and forget about the company as a provider of different products meant to satisfy the needs of advertisers, developers and users alike. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has made it possible for developers to come up with different applications which its users can enjoy working with globally. It is some of these apps, and some of them allow websites to be integrated with Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), which make this company such an attractive investment option. The fact that Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has more than 900 million users, who are active every month, means that it is a great platform for advertisers to market their products worldwide.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s account hacked to prove Facebook bug exists (TheHimalayanTimes) In order to prove that social media giant Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has a security flaw that can allow people to post on someone’s wall without being in their friends’ list, a security researcher went a step ahead to prove his point and posted about the bug on the CEO’s wall. Khalil Shreateh from Palestine initially tried to report the bug to Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s security team before posting something to Sarah Goodin’s wall, a friend of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg but he was not taken seriously till then. Shreateh then used the bug and posted a message on Zuckerberg’s wall and explained about the flaw which prompted immediate action and within minutes the site’s security engineer contacted him and asked for the details.

Nine million Aussies use Facebook daily (TheAustralian)
Most of the major social media companies, including Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter, have previously refused to released detailed daily user figures – especially at a national level. But Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) broke rank today in a bid to show off its muscle to potential advertisers. “In Australia, more than nine million people are on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) on the web and more than 7.3 million on mobile every day,” the company said. The Australian figures are similar, on a population ratio, to Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s user figures in the US and UK. There are more than 128 million daily Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) users in America, from a population of 316 million. And the UK has 24 million daily Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) users, from a population of just over 63 million.

Is Facebook the Future of Account Opening? (TheFinancialBrand)
GT Bank has rolled out a new Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) app that allows prospective customers to open new accounts and immediately get their account numbers. Is this the wave of the future? Any Nigerian that wants to open a new bank account can now do so on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Well… sort of. They can at least get the process started on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). To open a new account with GT Bank’s new Facebook app, all users have to do is complete a remarkably simply three-question form. Tell them which type of account you want, give them your email address and specify which state you’re from, and you will be issued an “account number” instantly.

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