Facebook surpassed 2 billion monthly users in late June, and the social network revealed several other milestones in its second-quarter-2017 financial results and earnings call with analysts Wednesday. Facebook finished the quarter with 2.006 billion monthly users, up from 1.936 billion at the end of the first quarter of the year, and 1.325 billion daily...
The social network didn’t add any new members, despite attention from President Trump and Twitter's central role in politics.
It’s just another way the social network is pushing you toward its Messenger chat app.
The process of monetizing Facebook Messenger took a big step forward Thursday with the launch of version 2.1 of Messenger Platform. The social network introduced Messenger Platform at its F8 developers' conference in March 2015, and at the next F8, in April 2016, bots came into play. Messenger Platform 2.0 debuted at this year's F8,...
With the United States political class glued to their Twitter feeds — or just one Twitter feed in particular — it should be a great time for the social network in the U.S. of A. But after getting an election bump last quarter that many analysts tied to President Trump, the social network is actually losing American […]
How long is it since you joined Facebook? Five years? 10? And in that time, your interests have changed, right? But does Facebook know this? Or is the social network regularly showing you posts and pages based on the topics you showed...Show More Summary
Twitter failed to boost its user base and saw a drop in revenues in the past quarter, the social network said Thursday, sending its shares tumbling in pre-market trade.
The social networking giant is rumored to be working on an Echo-like speaker device. It makes sense, but it also makes us a little nervous. Yesterday, DigiTimes reported that Facebook is working on an ambient voice device to compete with the likes of the Amazon Echo. This could be a great and/or terrible idea. Read Full Story
Mark Zuckerberg has been trying to repair the social network’s image. The good news? It’s still making tons of money.
Out of the dorm, into the history books. Facebook announced on Wednesday that the social network is used by 2 billion people per month. SEE ALSO: What Facebook's most 'meaningful' Groups tell us about Zuckerberg's grand vision Excuse us, 2.01 billion. Show More Summary
It’s hard to find much that’s going to slow down Facebook Inc. — least of all in its second-quarter earnings announced today. Thanks to continuing strong mobile ad sales, now 87 percent of revenue, the social network reported a second-quarter profit of $1.32 cents a share, up 69 percent from a year ago. Show More Summary
Coming off a recent bump in users, the social network is all in on live video. On Thursday morning we’ll learn more about how well it’s working. On Thursday morning, Twitter will usher in its second-quarter earnings results. The big question on our minds: Will the social network’s live content gambit finally pay off? Read Full Story
Facebook has released the latest version of its 'Hot Topics' report, which looks at the most discussed issues across The Social Network in June.
Facebook Tuesday announced several updates to its Live 360 livestreamed 360-degree video feature. The social network announced its Live 360 Ready Program, a list of third-party 360-degree cameras and software solutions verified by Facebook. The cameras and software will feature the Facebook Live logo on their packaging or their websites, and they will enable users...
Facebook today announced that some Live 360 videos will be automatically stabilized when uploaded to the social network. Auto stabilization will be deployed by Facebook algorithms anytime a video is found to be too shaky. In a series of new features announced today, Live 360 videos can now stream live in 4K resolution, and live […]
You may not know many people who still use Google+, but that waning group is apparently quite satisfied with the social network. The American Customer Satisfaction Index released its 2017 e-business report Tuesday, and Google+ sat atop the list of social networks with a score of 81 out of 100, up from 76 last year,...
Microsoft has launched its LinkedIn app for Windows 10 to let the social network run independently of your web browser via the Start Menu and task bar.
Campbell Brown, the former NBC and CNN broadcaster who is now Facebook’s head of news partnerships, confirmed in a speech at a digital publishing conference that the social network plans to roll out support for subscriptions as part of its mobile Instant Articles platform. There have been multiple reports that the company was working on […]
Instagram is the most commonly used network for online bullying, a new major survey has revealed. More than 10,000 young people aged between 12 and 20 participated in the UK survey, published Wednesday by anti-bullying charity Ditch The Label, which looked at issues including cyber bullying, abuse, online behaviours, online personas, and social media addiction. […]
The social network claims users are experiencing significantly less harassment in the last six months.