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Facebook Friends Checker: Track those who drop you as a friend and those who ignore your friend requests

Chicago Tribune – “More than 24,000 people have installed the “Facebook Friends Checker,” a Greasemonkey script that scans your friend list periodically and sends you a message if anyone has deserted you, then offers a link to that person’s profile page.”

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California users file civil suit against Facebook

Associated Press – “Five Facebook users filed a civil lawsuit Monday alleging that the social networking site is violating California’s privacy laws and misleading members about how their personal information is used. The lawsuit, filed in Orange County Superior Court, asks for damages and attorney’s fees and includes a request for a jury trial.”

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How Facebook Is Affecting School Reunions

TIME – “For decades, the routine has remained the same: a bunch of old classmates get together and catch up, settle (or renew) grievances, and swap glory-days stories. Yet the ability to locate former classmates through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and, well, the Internet itself, has alumni organizations and other such groups wondering if the sun is setting on the traditionally organized reunion.”

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Coming Soon: Facebook Usernames

Facebook Blog – “We're planning to offer Facebook usernames to make it easier for people to find and connect with you. When your friends, family members or co-workers visit your profile or Pages on Facebook, they will be able to enter your username as part of the URL in their browser. This way people will have an easy-to-remember way to find you. We expect to offer even more ways to use your Facebook username in the future.”

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Facebook scarred over bid to keep clean breast

Sydney Morning Herald – “Facebook has apologised after it banned images of a British woman's mastectomy scars, published on the social networking site to raise awareness of breast cancer.”

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