Facebook has finally realized that you might want to use your mobile device to dig back into content your friends have posted in the past. And it’s working on it. The social network has rolled out a search feature to some of its mobile users that lets them run keyword searches on friends’ profiles and […]
Following up on February's expansion of gender options, the social networking site has addressed a lingering concern regarding relationship terminology. read more
This question originally appeared on Quora:Why is there no longer an MIT blackjack team? Answer by Ben Mezrich, New York Times Bestselling Author of Seven Wonders, Bringing Down the House, and the book that became The Social Network. There is still an active MIT blackjack team. Show More Summary
Facebook today announced a new ad format for Pages looking to promote their Events on the social network. Previously ads were only shown in the right-hand column on desktop, but now brands can create ads for the desktop and mobile News Feed. Show More Summary
David Fincher, best known for his obsessive and meticulous direction of The Social Network, Zodiac and Fight Club, has helmed the latest round of ads for Gap, which are shot in black and white and strive to be enigmatic. The four ads,...Show More Summary
OVER 1.3 billion people, nearly the population of China, are now active Facebook users. That means a whopping 18% of the world's population logs on to the site at least once a month. The social network is the largest community ever:Show More Summary
Facebook today counts more users, and faster growth, outside of its home market of the U.S. than it has inside it, but the U.S. still accounts for nearly half of all the social network’s ad revenues. To help boost the ratio in emerging,...Show More Summary
Cricket enthusiast and former CNN host Piers Morgan is receives more hateful comments on Twitter than any other celebrity who uses the social network, according to a new study.
The new dashboard includes audience demographic information, including common interests. Pinterest began experimenting with promoted pins--its first foray into monetization--about a year ago. The social network followed up Tuesday by offering a new analytics dashboard for businesses. Read Full Story
The new Gone Girl trailer debuted during last night's Emmys. The clip features a preview of the dark, ambient music composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, the team who previously scored The Social Network It also features a lot of...Show More Summary
Tired of "clickbait" headlines showing up in your Facebook news feed? Good news: The social network announced in a blog post yesterday it's trying to limit links like that. According to Facebook, clickbait is "when a publisher posts a link with a headline that encourages people to click to see...
You may have heard at the weekend that Facebook is planning on reducing the amount of click-bait headlines on your News Feed, but will this really make any difference to our experience of the social network? In case you don’t know what...Show More Summary
Shutterstock Through the perverse economics of Internet journalism, Facebook has become essential to the revenue of virtually every publication, including this one. So the social network’s promise to cut down on spammy, deceptive posts...Show More Summary
Facebook is cracking down on “click bait,” or articles people share on the social network with headlines to attract clicks, but little other information.
Never mind ads -- one of the biggest annoyances on Facebook is the endless wave of clickbait articles, whose over-the-top headlines trick you into reading forgettable stories. Thankfully, the social network is as tired of this fluff as you are; it's...
Facebook is launching an update Monday for users’ news feed that will attempt to weed out stories that publish ‘clickbait’ headlines. The social network says it will evaluate links based on how much time people spend away from Facebook and how often users are sharing and discussing stories with friends. “Over time, stories with ‘click-bait’... Read More
The social network will identify clickbait by comparing clicks to likes and comments. In Facebook's ongoing campaign against promoting deceptive clickbait, the social network said Monday it will take more steps to reduce the visibility of such stories in its news feed. Read Full Story
Facebook has announced a change to its News Feed that is aimed at minimizing "click-bait," or stories that attract users to click on a story but may not offer much substance. The social network revealed the change in a blog post on Monday,...Show More Summary
Saturday: Slate: 170+ LSAT Scorers Are Returning to Law School IRS Releases 2012 Individual Income Tax Return Data Academics and the Social Network The IRS Scandal, Day 471 Sunday: WSJ Bull Market, Possible Cutbacks in Charitable Deduction & Spate of Inversions Drive Surge in Donor-Advised Funds Number of Prospective Law...
IDLE, BROWSE, OR CHAT? Academics And The Social Network.