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.
Facebook is still the most wildly popular social network, by like, a lot.
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Facebook, the social network created in a Harvard University dorm room in 2004, now has more than 2 billion users around the world. The achievement was announced today in a Facebook post by CEO Mark Zuckerberg to his 92 million followers. For context, the U.S. Census Population Clock says there are about 7.4 billion people […]
As social network marks new milestone, Mark Zuckerberg says it must bring people "closer together"
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social network now sees 2 billion people using the platform each month. Facebook is marking the milestone with a new Good Adds Up campaign launching one day after the Messenger team announced new enhancements coming to the app. more…
Soccer's UEFA Champions League is coming to Facebook Live in the U.S. for its 2017-18 season. The social network is teaming up with Fox Sports to livestream two matches per match day in the tournament's group stage, as well as four matches apiece from the Round of 16 and quarterfinals. The action kicks off in...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a post that the social network has hit 2 billion monthly users, and has renewed his call to bring the world closer.
While brands have been buying ads for niche audiences on Facebook for years, they'll soon be able to target ads down to the specific household. Just in time for the holiday-planning season, the social network is introducing a new household audience feature that will let brands direct ads to entire families or to specific people...
Dating apps are, in their own way, a form of social networking – especially as they expand into new areas like friend-finding or professional networking. So it only makes sense that they would adopt video as well, given the growing popularity of the format on social apps like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, as well as the industry’s larger embrace of “Stories” as a… Read More
In a way, getting to 2 billion users was easy for Facebook. The social network's growth has been on a steady and unstoppable climb for the past decade. Facebook's strength has always been its ubiquity — everyone uses it because everyone...Show More Summary
Facebook and Tencent dominate the industry with their various apps.
You may be seeing Foursquare less and less as a consumer, but behind the scenes, the company is set to touch more aspects of your life than you'll realise. This is especially the case in Asia, where Foursquare just announced a seriously...Show More Summary
Summary: It’s been 20 years since the release of the first book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and to mark the occasion some of the leading social networks have upped their game with a slew of themed features celebrating its cultural significance. Twitter has introduced a specs and thunderbolt emoji...
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Confused about Snapchat? You’re not the only parent. Snapchat is perhaps the most misunderstood of all social media apps. Is it a social network? A photo platform? A means for frustrated millennial expression? The short answer is yes, to all of those things. Show More Summary
Twitter is notorious for its fight club atmosphere. More than any other social network, it's a place where users don't hold back in debating one another, whether they be the president of the United States or a blank avatar with fiveShow More Summary