Motorola is offering a new way to customize your Moto X smartphone — with the help of your Facebook photos.
A new Facebook app launching on Thursday lets you create a custom Moto X based on the colors in photos from your Facebook albums. When you find a combination you like, you can finish the process using Motorola’s Moto Maker and have your smartphone creation sent to your doorstep.
“We wanted to provide [customers] with the opportunity to design a smartphone that is really theirs. It expresses their individual style. It expresses what they love, so they can show that off to the world,” Jennifer Henry, director of global marketing and communication at Motorola, told Mashable. Read more...
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Much has been written regarding Facebook's new "Statement of Rights and Responsibilities" policy — the company announced changes to it a few weeks back in the wake of a class action lawsuit settlement at the end of August
Most alarming to users was the understanding that their profile data, including their profile picture, name, and personal information, could show up as part of a Facebook ad their friends may see on the site. This information was not new, but it was spelled out in more detail for the first time by Facebook.
The advertisements, known as social ads, are tailored in an attempt to provide users with more relevant ads. For example, if you 'Like' Nike's company page, your friends may see a Nike ad alongside their feed, which may include a thumbnail of your profile picture and the fact that you 'Like' the company's page. The belief is that if you like a company or brand, there's a good chance your friends may feel the same way Read more...
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