Facebook Makes Noticeable Impact on Overall Global Economy

The social networking juggernaut Facebook is adding more than $200 billion to the international economy. Like. A new study by consulting firm Deloitte & Touche that Facebook commissioned has discovered that the social media outlet has a worldwide economic impact of $227 billion … [Read more...]

EU Gives Seal of Approval to Facebook WhatsApp Acquisition

You can now officially welcome WhatsApp to the Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) family. The European Commission has approved Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, a popular instant messaging application for smartphones and other mobile devices. The purpose of the deal is to give the … [Read more...]

Drag Queens Have Their Panties in a Bunch Over FB Rule

Social media juggernaut Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) apologized to drag queens and noted that it will revise its rules on how to deal with accounts that do not use their real names. The social network received staunch criticisms in the past couple of months when it was caught deleting … [Read more...]

Facebook vs. Google: Digital Advertising Showdown

According to Facebook’s latest announcement the company will soon launch its latest version of Atlas – an ad platform. The latest version from the social networking giant has been revamped completely and will offer the users a great new interface that will not only be attractive to … [Read more...]

Los Angeles County residents call police because Facebook is down

Over the years, there have been many instances of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) being down for maintenance or crashing leaving millions of users stranded. Although individuals can get their social media fix from Twitter, Instagram or Google+, users insist that Facebook is their primary choice. … [Read more...]

Facebook’s ban of small dating websites won’t be lifted

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is coming under increasing fire for its dating site discrimination policy. As the largest database of people’s relationship status on the planet, Facebook has a unique position when it comes to being able to target single people. It is common practice for Facebook … [Read more...]

The ability to target users with Facebook ads just got better thanks to Kenshoo

Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) targeted advertising feature has received another boost in the form of a Kenshoo developed product. Kenshoo has launched the new Intent Driven Audiences app that matches clicks on search ads to audiences on Facebook. Until now, advertisers had to deal with a gap … [Read more...]

30 million small businesses have active Facebook pages

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is reporting that the number of small businesses with active Facebook pages is up to 30 million, up 5 million from numbers provided just six months ago. Last November, Facebook began counting small businesses in a different category in order to distinguish … [Read more...]

Facebook creating a software “switch” for Open Compute Project

Years ago, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) announced that it was embarking on an initiative to enable data center operators to use any number of software options after buying a vendor’s hardware. A novel idea, but little has been heard since this long- ago announcement until very recently, … [Read more...]

Facebook Wallet now allows users to send and receive bitcoin instantly

Bitcoin has finally made it into Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ:FB) Wallet. A new startup app called Quickcoin has found a way to transfer Bitcoin, by following a few simple steps. Bitcoin is a popular choice for many people, who want to conduct transactions on the internet, but has not … [Read more...]

Problems with Windows Phone 8.1 and Facebook

Anyone using Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) through Windows Phone 8.0 and 8.1 are having a difficult time at the moment, if they have downloaded the latest update. The new version of Windows Phone 8.1 titled is reportedly making Facebook crash frequently. The update has just been … [Read more...]

Facebook’s revamping their privacy policy

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is finally initializing a thorough review of how Facebook user’s privacy is being approached. A common complaint by many people has been that most users do not realize just how far their private information, such as their date of birth, and telephone number, … [Read more...]

Facebook develops platform based on Salesforce to improve customer relations

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has improved the tools for helping its sales team to do their job effectively. The company launched its own tool in April, to assist the more than 2,000 salespeople, to engage with their clients more effectively. The new platform has been developed in-house, … [Read more...]

Facebook rolls out “I’m a voter” feature

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is moving to roll out its "I'm a voter" feature across the entire world. This feature was popular with users during the 2012 election of President Barack Obama. More than 9 million American citizens clicked the "I’m'a voter” button during the election, to … [Read more...]

Facebook offers loans to people in emerging markets through Lenddo

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is now able to offer loans! No, the company has not suddenly got a banking license, but instead the loans are from a startup called Lenddo. Lenddo provides loans to people living in emerging markets by using their social media presence as the criteria for … [Read more...]

Facebook releases iOS 10.0 with new test feature “Content Cards”

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has just released Facebook for iOS 10.0. Included in the update is the test version of a new feature it hopes to roll out in the near future, called content cards. The content card test is only being rolled out to a few iOS users to start. The new cards will … [Read more...]

Facebook unveils new office in Milan, inspired by Italian ice cream parlor

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has unveiled its newest office in Milan, Italy. The Italian headquarters unique design has been inspired by the concept of an Old Italian ice cream parlor, with a modern twist. The idea was for its office to become a real life representation of the kind of … [Read more...]

New Facebook phishing scam uses clever “photo message” to lure victims

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) users are facing the prospect of a new type of phishing scam attacking their accounts. The new scam works by showing users a message saying "OMG your photos are being used on this site". The first site that this message has been found on is Tumblr. When a … [Read more...]

Facebook wiretapping allegations dropped but still under the watchful eye of FTC

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has successfully reprieved itself from allegations of wiretapping that included class action lawsuits, as well. Zynga has also joined Facebook in this accusation removal. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Facebook's advertising practices did not … [Read more...]

Facebook’s previously won privacy breach lawsuit is live again thanks to appeal

The U.S. Court of Appeals in California has overturned a decision regarding Facebook Inc's (NASDAQ:FB) users' claims that the company had defrauded them by distributing information about their online activities, in breach of its user agreement. Facebook had previously won this legal … [Read more...]