The 20 Most Popular Twitter Users, According to the “Accept” Bug

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If the “accept” bug we encountered this week taught us anything about Twitter, it showed us who users are most desperate to have follow them back. As a refresher, yesterday’s bug allowed users to tweet, for example, “accept mashable.” This would then make the account @mashable automatically follow the user who sent out that tweet. While many users saw that …

Facebook Chat Down for Maintenance Following Privacy Lapse

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Facebook Chat is now down for maintenance. The feature was presumably disabled following a report that exposed a Facebook security bug that allowed users to access and view friends’ live chats, friend requests and friends in common. The report indicates that access to this personal information was accessible via Facebook’s privacy settings, with the Preview My Profile feature creating the …

Facebook “Likes” World Domination

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Facebook will host its F8 developer conference this Wednesday, announcing plans to spread its roots through the web. Those plans include a web-wide “Like” button and a social toolbar to be placed at the bottom of your website, reports the NYTimes. It’s all part of Facebook’s plan to follow you around the web, and perhaps avoid the same fate as …