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Why Facebook Bought Parse
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Thomas Mc
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4/27/2013 | 5:40:35 PM
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Referring to Facebook's Home app as a "platform" is a bit egotistical, don't you think?
Andrew Hornback
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4/27/2013 | 5:30:22 PM
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Somehow figured this was coming with the big push to invade the privacy of Facebook users through the new "Facebook Home" app.

I wonder how long it will be before the back end advertising giants that handle multiple billions of hits per day start using this technology to improve their correlation of audiences to ensure that you are not only followed on your desktop but also on your mobile device.

Of course, I still wonder when people are going to wake up and realize that Facebook is nothing more than an advertising engine that keeps lining pockets in Palo Alto and the surrounding environs.

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The Ken
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4/27/2013 | 5:23:02 PM
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Yea hurray!!, its not bad enough we have Google, and Apple following us around and gathering data on our tablets and cell phone uses, Now add the new and improved Facebook!! and you too can now be followed around 24 hours a day! If you do not get it, thats sarcasm! One big Not Like (thumbs down)!!! to facebook on mobile devices.
James Gilbert
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4/27/2013 | 4:12:06 PM
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All this, and they still have a 5000 like and friend limit. I mean, how many years has facebook been around. Time to stop that.
Dave_Mowers
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4/27/2013 | 2:50:54 PM
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Yeah, since Google is only spending a billion a year on their cloud development and Microsoft is only doing 9.5 billion; Puckerberg's window-dressing for stock sales makes sense I guess.


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