Near-global financial collapse! Cyber-terrorists on the loose! A cash economy! Mr. Robot's second season sure sounds like it takes place in the future as imagined by your average angry uncle on Facebook. In a teaser for the next season, we learn a little more about the aftermath of the Evil Corp hack that closed out ... More »
This week’s Facebook Live Event took place at noon today—which is when you can plan to find us weekly right now. We experienced a few technical difficulties, including near-literally blowing up Katherine’s phone, but we also experienced some great engagement from those in attendance. Show More Summary
50 Places in Seattle That You're Taking for Granted by edited by Rich Smith Y ou're devastated when your favorite bars, shops, and restaurants close. We know because we've read your 10-paragraph Facebook eulogies about how "necessary" and "vital" and "Seattle" you thought those places were. Show More Summary
"I truly love it here and will miss the people, places and everything that makes this city and state so wonderful," he wrote on Facebook.
Facebook has caved in to conservative demands that it revamp its Trending Topics feed. Brian Fung describes how the algorithm works: To be considered for a place in the Trending Topics portion of the site, a topic must generally be mentioned 80 times per hour or more. Show More Summary
A thoughtful piece by Marco Arment over the weekend, which spawned much discussion: Today, Amazon, Facebook, and Google are placing large bets on advanced AI, ubiquitous assistants, and voice interfaces, hoping hat these will becomeShow More Summary
The Facebook 360 Spacial Workstation will allow VR game creators to place sounds in 360 degrees.
About a year ago, I quit Facebook. It had become a place for me to experience disappointment and agitation. Distant relatives who I haven’t seen in years were messaging me for favors. The presidential election was gearing up and people were getting very vocal about […]
Here are some lesser-known apps and platforms that can help you build connections outside the standard social networks. You already know that places like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest are good resources not just for social networking but also for advancing your career. Show More Summary
Breast-feeding is an emotionally fraught issue, from moms who want to feed their babies without being publicly shamed to those who struggle with getting started in the first place. It's the subject of countless books, Facebook arguments, and even a documentary called, you guessed it, Breastmilk. Then there are the ... More »
With over 1.6 billion monthly active users, there is no doubt that Facebook is the place to be when it comes to looking for platforms to scale your growing business. But how can you leverage this dominant social media channel to make...Show More Summary
Want to watch a live stream from Brazil, Italy or North Korea? Facebook's new map makes that very easy to do.
Mark Zuckerberg met with a bunch of high-profile conservatives––including Glenn Beck and Dana Perino––today, and after the meeting he posted a message to Facebook about making the social media platform a politically inclusive place.
The Mark Zuckerberg meeting with conservatives is taking place today, and beforehand Fox News' Dana Perino appeared live on The Five beforehand––outside Facebook HQ––to chat with her co-hosts about it.
Facebook Inc. is delving even more deeply into the advertising world by giving brands greater access to play their video ads on its collection of third-party mobile apps and sites. The social media giant said this week that marketers who want to drive "brand awareness and recall" can now use Facebook's...
The social networking is literally going places with its inventive thinking.
These minions are more terrifying than the ones on your aunt’s Facebook page. [Dorkly] The post Why Videogame Minions Switching Places Would Be Pure Chaos appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
A South African High Court judge is under heavy scrutiny for comments made about black culture and rape, saying that rape is a pastime for black people, the Washington Post reports.
The latest right wing freak out about Facebook is reverberating in some interesting places: in a sports radio conversation about UFC and eSports. As Colin Cowherd puts it, maybe conservatives should have created Facebook or Silicon Valley...Show More Summary
A huge, hidden shift is taking place in the way companies use Facebook to talk to customers. In the old days, companies used to deal with customers' complaints publicly, on their Facebook walls or on Twitter. But in the last couple of...Show More Summary