Facebook launched its Marketplace feature last October, enabling users to list and browse items for sale. The social network shared some Marketplace facts and figures Wednesday. More than 18 million new items were posted for sale to Marketplace in the U.S. in May, Facebook said in an email to Social Pro Daily. The most popular...
Are you even still using the social network? Look, I'd never go up to a six-year-old kid and say, bluntly, "I forgot it was your birthday." That would probably melt the child's heart enough to warrant at least a year of therapy when he hits college. Show More Summary
Snapchat becomes Snapperchat! Snapperchat because of the snapper fish? Get it? Never mind. With the SeaSeeker mask, Snapchat plans to go where no social network has gone before… the...
The social media network wants “borderless free speech” that’s coming at the expense of marginalized voices.
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Let's face it — some of us are living deep in the trenches of smartphone addiction. Whether it's by constantly checking social media networks, reading push alerts, or responding to texts, we spend more time than ever on our phone. So...Show More Summary
In a post on... I'll be you can guess where, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social network... I mean community, now has 2 billion monthly users. Just in case you're counting, that's almost 27% of the 7.35 billion people on the entire planet and 62% of...
(Florida State University) People more closely connected to electoral candidates in their social network vote at higher rates, according to Matthew Pietryka, an assistant professor of political science. The term 'social network' refers...Show More Summary
Facebook Wednesday introduced an ad format for its Facebook Audience Network mobile ad network designed specifically for game publishers. The social network said in a blog post that McKinsey projects ad spending by the gaming sector to reach $6.9 billion by 2019, adding that research from game engine Unity found that 78 percent of game...
When you see hackers on TV, they’re always digital experts. They aggressively tap keyboards in darkened rooms, taking down firewalls and infiltrating networks by cracking computer code and breaking security protocols. As you might guess, this has little to do with what successful real-world hackers do. Show More Summary
As rightsholders look for new ways to present content and also to monetize it, some networks are going to social media as a way to reach viewers. YES Network, home of the New York Yankees, is using Facebook Live to stream its production meetings. Show More Summary
Have we taken the “social” out of social media? When you ask people why they use social media, you’ll often get a familiar response: to keep up with family and friends. That’s a core function of the big social networks. We want to know what the people close to us are doing. Show More Summary
The company is aiming to serve its 2 billion users with 50% renewable energy by 2018. When Facebook announced yesterday that it had passed 2 billion active users, it was a watershed moment for the world’s largest social network. With a global population of 7.51 billion people, that means 26.6% of all humans are regular Facebook users. Read Full Story
Social networks are publicly recognizing a responsibility to restrict third-party data surveillance, but it's a challenging role.
Facebook said Tuesday its ranks of monthly active users had hit the two billion mark—meaning more than a quarter of the world's population is on the giant social network.
Mastodon is an experiment in whether individually moderated communities can make a social network like Twitter more civil.
Facebook just surpassed an unfathomable milestone -- it now counts a total of 2 billion users worldwide, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced this morning in a post on the social network. “We're making progress connecting the world, and now let's bring the world closer together,” he wrote. Show More Summary
The giant social network faces significant barriers for growth.
Facebook is reportedly been working on building support for paywalls and subscription models into its mobile-first Instant Articles platform. And as with so much of what the social network offers to publishers, it will be a giant double-edged sword. The company is hoping to roll out support for third-party subscriptions by the end of this […]
The social network says it has a lot of work to do despite deleting around 66,000 posts a week that it deems hateful.