Facebook is enabling public posting for minors, in a move viewed as a means to expand its user base for gathering data for advertisers. Will user privacy be compromised, especially among the young set?
Advertisers take heed: targeting ad campaigns toward iOS might yield better results than targeting Android users. A study reveals that the return on investment on iOS-directed ads is much, much better.
Facebook has agreed to acquire Israel-based mobile analytics and optimization firm Onavo. With this acquisition, Facebook is also establishing a physical presence in one of the startup capitals in Asia.
Facebook is inviting early adopters to join its Facebook for Android Alpha Program, in order to test out new features and interfaces for the Android platform, promising multiple and frequent updates per week.
Facebook has quietly disabled opting out of being visible in Graph Search. As user timelines can now more easily be searched, will this result in big privacy concerns for the social network?
Facebook is rumored to be working on major updates for its iOS apps. The updated apps are expected to release in the near future.
Social media services are as prevalent as mobile devices today that practically everyone has access from anywhere and at any time. Why are TV networks and show producers are scrambling to grab user attention through social media as a new extension of the TV screen?
Twitter has made public its S-1 filing with the SEC, formalizing its planned IPO. The company has opted to be more conservative in its valuation, however, in an effort to ensure investor and consumer confidence.
Instagram announced on its blog earlier today that ads will make their way onto users’ feeds in the coming months.
Facebook is making it easier for users to search posts and status updates through Graph Search, by using natural language cues in defining their search parameters. But will this result in yet another privacy issue for the social network?
Twitter has filed for its IPO in secret, to avoid the intense scrutiny that followed Facebook’s filing in 2012. While the company is following the letter of the law under the JOBS Act its refusal to show the world its S-1 hurts small investors.
Twitter announced via a tweet that it has confidentially submitted a request to the SEC for going public.
Facebook offers new APIs to news organizations for finding trending posts, introducing ads to Instagram
Facebook announced in a blog post today that it is giving news organizations access to search public posts using a keyword, and then broadcast it online or on TV in real-time.
Security researcher Arul Kumar was paid $12,500 by Facebook, after discovering and reporting a bug that would allow any user to delete the photos of other Facebook users, simply by changing parameters in a URL.
After successfully replicating #hashtags, Facebook is directly taking on yet another popular Twitter feature.
Facebook releases first ‘Global Government Requests Report’, summarizing user data requests from governments
In a blog post on Tuesday, Facebook released its first “Global Government Requests Report”, summarizing the percentage of information requests received by Facebook from various governments around the world in the first six months of 2013.
Facebook is in a bit of hot water at the moment since it publicly denied bounty to an outside researcher for discovering and reporting a bug on the company’s social networking platform. In doing so, however, Facebook may have done the Palestinian researcher, Khalil Shreateh a favor.
Tragically jailed League of Legends player Justin Carter just received an anonymous $500,000 donation to help post his bail.
For quite a while now, Google has been trying to invade Facebook’s part of cyberspace, and as it turns out Facebook has been trying to do the same with Google’s space. Call it what you want, but Mark Zuckerberg is leveraging the millions upon millions of Facebook users to create ‘the second coming.’
During her tour of South Korea, Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg met up with Samsung’s VP to discuss mobile matters, which begs us to ask the question: Will there be a Samsung Second with Home?