Here is how the Internet – as we know it right now – dies. According to Nielsen, 89 percent of our time browsing the Internet on our mobile phones (and 81 percent of our time on tablets) takes place in apps. That means that the mobile web is withering on the vine, shifting towards irrelevance. Also note that 2013...
Facebook is a great place to catch up with your friends—or at least, the shiny, perfect versions of them. On Facebook, everyday is a good hair day, and no one ever admits to staying home on weekends to eat cookie dough and watch Downtown Abbey reruns. Show More Summary
My Facebook pal Jeannie received the email several weeks ago. A close friend passed away and the service was taking place the following day. Jeannie thought about sending a sympathy card, paying her respects in person, or otherwise reaching out to the deceased's family. Show More Summary
Recently on my facebook fan page I posted an article about “Side Chicks”. Simply discussing some of the reasons women accept the role, and some reasons a man may choose to try and place her there. In the comments thread a woman attempted to validate the reason for being a “side chick” due to the Keep Reading ?
Facebook is planning to using these drones, or “atmospheric satellites,” to bring Internet connectivity to places that don’t have any.
Begging the question: "Wait... why didn't Facebook let you do this in the first place?"
Facebook made the world a better place today by allowing users to block all articles from any website. “You can now block content from any one website that you never want to see shared on your newsfeed again. If you’ve got a cousin who...Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. There are days when you read or hear about something that reminds you of why you wouldn't want to trade places with a teenager for all the diamonds in the world. There's a decent chance Dana Snay, a prep schoolShow More Summary
Not that long ago, MySpace was the de-facto place for musicians and DJs to build a fan base. Over the last few years, the focus turned to Facebook, with an increasing emphasis on building followers and growing your page Likes. With the long term health of the platform and the value of Likes being called into question, we can’t help but ask: what’s next?
It remains the central mystery of the $19 billion valuation placed on WhatsApp when Facebook bought the company last week: What are the revenue and profit numbers that went into that calculation? It's no secret that WhatsApp's revenue currently is negligible compared to Facebook's. Show More Summary
In early January this year a Facebook discussion took place between several friends about the serious impacts of the recently elected Abbott government’s decision-making upon Australia’s social fabric. They decided that complaining to each other wasn’t good enough and, thanks to the power and immediacy of social media, March in March 2014 was born. This grassroots [...]
Employees are starting to move into the new Frank Gehry-designed Facebook headquarters in Manhattan, even though the space isn't quite finished. Curbed has a first look at the Astor Place offices. READ MORE »
As Mt. Gox erupts, SecondMarket, best known as a place to unload Facebook stock pre-IPO, emerges from the molten lava with plans for the first ever U.S.-based Bitcoin exchange. It will mimic "the early days of The IntercontinentalExchange," with founding members from "Wall Street banks and well-funded Bitcoin startups (but not, interesting, VC firms)." Read more...
It's from MTV Asia, of all places, and no one knows why or how it's so good at it.
Facebook is starting to move into its new office in the historic Astor Place neighborhood in New York. The move marks the start of Facebook's growth plans for 2014, the year when recruiting top engineering talent is one of Facebook New York's top priorities, it just announced on its blog. Show More Summary
WhatsApp costs users just $1 per year. That insanely low price point is precisely how its disrupting a $100 billion industry, which is why Facebook wants it in the first place.
Instant Messaging (IM) — and the notifications that come with them — are horribly fragmented. iPhone users have iMessage built-in, but if you use Facebook then you likely also have Facebook Messenger, if you use Google you likely also...Show More Summary
Facebook will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging start-up WhatsApp for $19 billion (R207bn) in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the largest social network closer to the heart of mobile communications and may attract younger users. Show More Summary
A suitably strange video for the new Serge Lutens Laine de Verre. Here is the accompanying text from the Serge Lutens Facebook page: "It is only after he had been penetrated by the winter that, laying down his arms, the Lord of Glass came to place at the feet of the Lady of Wool flowers […]