Earlier this month Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted a public Q&A. Attendees and those online could submit questions and the CEO would do his best to answer queries about the Messenger app, how he felt about the Social Network movie, and his favorite unreleased Facebook feature. Show More Summary
Facebook’s campaign to grow its artificial intelligence talent pool has announced a new victory. The social networking company’s AI lab today revealed — in a Facebook post, naturally — its latest high-profile hire: Vladimir Vapnik. He’s credited with coming up with the first support vector machine (SVM) algorithm. SVMs are widely used today for machine learning […]
Facebook pushed a rare service notification to users on Tuesday, reminding millions of the social network's members of updates to its terms, data and cookies policies, advertising systems, and new privacy controls.
On Monday, Anthony Noto, Twitter's chief financial officer, appeared to accidentally disclose some confidential corporate strategy plans on the social network itself.
A new study using data from the social networking site LinkedIn showed a sharp drop-off in the proportional number of skilled workers migrating to the United States. The study is believed to be the first ever to measure global migration of professionals to the U.S.
Hello Friday followers, it’s time for another quick look at all those stories that were too small to print. The social networks keep tweaking their features and everyone is in the holiday spirit but whether it’ll be a good year or a so-so year depends on who you ask. Let’s get to it starting with […]
Let's face it, Facebook is a social media leviathan. With more users per day than some countries have people, the social networking phenomenon is beginning to run into a problem: it's become too popular. In fact, even President Obama...Show More Summary
In the early days of Facebook, a universal password reportedly gave the social network’s employees access to user accounts. Seven years later, Uber, another startup growing at lightning speed and writing the rules as it goes, faces a firestorm over its use of detailed data on its customers’ comings and goings.
Around this time last year, the big question about Twitter was how much would the social network and the company's culture change after going public. The answer, as we now know, is that it would change quite a bit Twitter enjoyed a honeymoon...Show More Summary
Last week, Twitter announced a list of improvements coming to the service including enhancements to Direct Messages and video capabilities slated for next year, and today the social network started rolling out its new features as promised. Show More Summary
Most leaders of traditional organizations are missing enormous opportunities to tap into the social networks, ingenuity, and good will of their own constituents.
LinkedIn — the social network for the working world — has been working on launching various tools to increase the usefulness and engagement of its platform to its 300m+ users. Today sees the launch of the latest of these. LinkedIn is...Show More Summary
Facebook's shuttle bus drivers have voted to unionize, reports USA Today. The vote was 43-28. Facebook's shuttle bus drivers, which are contracted through Loop Transportation, earn about $20 an hour for driving the social network's employees around. Show More Summary
I finally got my Ello invitation last week, just after everyone stopped using it, it seems. Hey, remember Ello? — Mathew Ingram (@mathewi) November 14, 2014 But the social network is still making moves. This week, they’ve launched Ello...Show More Summary
Taner Halicioglu, who was Facebook’s first full-time employee outside of the social network’s founders, has thrown some of his weight behind listing search app fypio, marking the latest vote of confidence in lifestyle-based real estate search technology. San Diego-based Fypio helps...
According to a report Sunday in the Financial Times, Facebook is developing a new product to help the social network giant find a home at work. Called "Facebook at Work," the new site is reportedly designed for employee collaboration — letting...Show More Summary
Have you ever felt like searching through tweets you published years ago? Now you can using Twitter's search engine. Searches on the social network were previously limited to just a week before tweets were removed from the index (but still viewable by other means – direct links, profile timelines, etc). Show More Summary
Have you ever felt like searching through tweets you published years ago? Now you can using Twitter's search engine. Searches on the social network were previously limited to just a week before tweets were removed from the index (but still viewable by other means - direct links, profile timelines, etc). Show More Summary
All public tweets are now indexed by the social network. If you've ever tried searching for past tweets online, you've probably found it incredibly frustrating and ultimately futile. That changes today. Read Full Story
Facebook today launched Groups for Android and iOS, offering new functionality for a feature that is very closely tied to the social network. You can download the new dedicated app now directly from Google Play and Apple’s App Store. The Groups app offers a lot more than the basic functionality to discuss, plan, and collaborate […]