Remember Tom Anderson? The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone joining the social network — connecting him to hundreds of millions of people around the globe. The glory days of MySpace are now long sinceShow More Summary
A mug shot of a cute girl, Sarah Seawright from Arkansas, has become famous on social networks and has earned her the title of 2016 #PrisonBae.
For the first time, Facebook will use information about people who don't have accounts on the social network to show them ads on other websites through its Audience Network, the company announced earlier this week. Facebook's Audience...Show More Summary
Moments could emerge a as a core mobile app for the social network.
You shouldn't get all of your news from Facebook. This has never been more apparent than in recent weeks, when the social network's been slammed for a supposed anti-conservative bias in its "Trending Topics," where popular news stories of the day are presented to readers. Show More Summary
To advertisers, Facebook Inc.'s biggest treasure trove is what it knows about you. Anything from your age to where you went to school to your favorite band can be treated as a data point that the social network can use to display highly specific advertisements. With this wealth of personal information...
Google has tried for years to make a successful social network, and it’s trying again with the launch of Spaces.
“Over the coming months,” you won’t have to be a Facebook user to see ads powered by the social network.
In a recent bit of good news for artists using the popular social network, Twitter recently announced that it will no longer be counting photos or links in its fabled 140 character count, meaning artists will have an easier time using Twitter for promo. _______________________________ Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski...
When you think social — and stickers — I bet LinkedIn is the last place you consider. There’s a good reason for that, too — they’re terrible. As a professional network, LinkedIn is either a handy tool or a necessary evil depending on your perception. Show More Summary
Topic: Online Privacy Facebook will now display ads to web users who are not members of its social network, the company announced Thursday, in a bid to significantly expand its online ad network. As The Wall Street Journal reports, Facebook...Show More Summary
There is no escaping Facebook’s advertising reach. The social network has announced that it will now be foisting ads on to every single person who uses third-party sites that are signed up to its advertising scheme, regardless of whether the user has a Facebook account or not. Read more...
On what do Facebook and Microsoft agree? Apparently, on the need for a new transatlantic cable between Spain and Virginia. The MAREA cable system was announced yesterday, with the software and social networking giants working with Telefonica's Telxius subsidiary to make it happen.... [visit site to read more]
Facebook’s advertising network is already a colossal business — it helped the social network bring in $5.38 billion in revenue during its most recent quarter alone — but it is about to take a step towards become the internet’s advertising exchange after announcing that it will start showing ads to non-users across the web. Read More
Kara Swisher, writing for Recode: What does Facebook, which has been trying mightily to court the media industry to publish on the social networking site, think about Thiel’s actions, especially given he is a prominent director of the...Show More Summary
A total of 62 percent of adults in the U.S. get news via social networks, and 64 percent of those who do usually get their news from just one social network, usually Facebook.
Two top execs take flight as the social network's shareholders approve a stock plan designed to keep employees.
Facebook introduced its Canvas full-screen immersive advertising product for iOS and Android phones in February, and the social network provided a progress report Thursday.
Say goodbye to attempting to purchase stuff on social networking service.
By Oliver Herzfeld and Marc Aaron Melzer Almost everyone knows that it is a violation of law to copy other people’s works of authorship without the owner’s permission or a valid fair use exemption. But the number of social network users has exploded (estimated to exceed two billion people worldwide) and, [...]