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By Brian Fung As many as 90 million Facebook users will have to log back into their accounts after the social network admitted on Friday that hackers had stolen the security tokens associated with 50 million user profiles. As a precaution, Facebook has reset the security tokens for the 50 million accounts as well as for 40 million others. The attackers exploited F…

Facebook will partner with Erie Community College to create a digital marketing certificate program. The 30-hour program will be available through ECC's workforce development department. A start date has not been set. ECC described the program as a noncredit workforce certificate, rather than an academic program. Participants can receive continuing education credits. …

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It's showtime for a three-day event designed to help small businesses improve their digital skills and grow. Facebook Community Boost kicks off Monday at Erie Community College's downtown campus, at 121 Ellicott St. Registration, which is free, is available through the event's website. Facebook is holding similar Community Boost events in cities around the country. …

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Small businesses have only a short time left to apply for grants, worth a total of $1 million, under the new "Ignite Buffalo" program. The application deadline for the 27 grants is noon on Wednesday. The grants, using funds supplied by Facebook, will be worth between $25,000 and $100,000. Ignite Buffalo was launched by a partnership that includes 43North, Facebook an…

Here are some highlights of my work from this past year (click to view larger), and look for the page in print on the back of Sunday's Viewpoints. Click here for a larger photo gallery of my work. Cheers!