Facebook

You Should Probably Be Using Facebook to Find Jobs, Now More Than Ever

Getting a good job is often more about who you know, and everyone you know is on Facebook. Last week, Facebook also added a feature that lets …

Employment

Facebook Is Trying To Smooth Over Relationships With The Media

Facebook’s new head of news partnerships Campbell Brown is hosting off-the-record events at her Manhattan home with big-name media people like the New Yorker’s David Remnick and Vox’s Melissa Bell.<p>Facebook’s new head of news partnerships Campbell Brown is seeking to mend the company’s relationship …

Journalism

How to Get More Likes on Facebook: 52 Strategies and Ideas

One question every business has on Facebook is "How do I get more Likes?"<p>Though they aren't everything, Likes are a strong representation of how many …

Social Media Marketing

Viral photo of child with cancer may be a dangerous scam

Sarah Allen was shocked when she noticed that a photo of her toddler had gone viral for the wrong reason.<p>An image of her two-year-old son Jasper, who …

AOL

It’s official, Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Facebook

Narendra Modi’s term as prime minister has been contentious to say the least. Fans have applauded his “India First” initiatives for the economy while critics have condemned his stoic silence on rising nationalist vigilantism and religious fissures in the country. Be it for the cheers or for the …

Pakistan

Facebook scales back AI flagship after chatbots hit 70% f-AI-lure rate

So it begins.<p>Facebook has scaled back its ambitions and refocussed its application of "artificial intelligence" after its AI bots hit a 70 per cent …

Artificial Intelligence

MLB is pushing to stream games on Facebook

Thursday morning’s Say Hey, Baseball includes a new streaming opportunity, the first run of spring training, and Albert Pujols’ future.<p>The biggest job of the league's front office is to make sure that the game of baseball, and Major League Baseball specifically, continues to grow and remain popular …

Baseball

Facebook Donates Some $100,000 To CPAC, Reminding Users Again That It's Not Liberal

Not going to help Mark Zuckerberg's standing at Burning Man either.<p>Facebook and the Conservative Political Action Conference are in a relationship.<p>It’s complicated.<p>A Facebook spokesperson confirmed to HuffPost Wednesday that it is helping to underwrite the prominent conservative gathering next week …

Fake News

What Is The Future Of Social Apps? | Articles | Digital Publishing

Not too long ago, social media apps dominated the mobile space. The likes of Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat have been in and amongst the top of …

Social Marketing

Christian group targets people who like ‘Gay Pride’ on Facebook with creepy ‘ex-gay’ advert

<i>Written by Joe Morgan</i><p>A Christian group have posted on Facebook a bizarre video starring an ‘ex-gay’ man advocating dangerous ‘conversion therapy’.<p>In …

LGBTQ

Facebook’s Plan to Assimilate Television Is Picking Up Speed

Until recently, Facebook's interest in video seemed largely confined to short-form clips of cats and dogs, or live-streaming of news events by …

Major League Baseball

Little Girl 'Having Trouble' Sends Police a Facebook Message

From an early age, we teach our kids to go to the police if they're ever in danger. We hope they never find themselves in such a situation, but …

Lifestyle

Facebook's 10-Year Plan: Connectivity, Artificial Intelligence, And Virtual Reality

Earlier this year at Facebook's F8 conference, the company revealed three innovation pillars that make up the company's ten-year vision: …

Virtual Reality

Woman's viral Facebook warning reveals new tactics for human trafficking

A seemingly innocent occurrence may actually have seedy intentions.<p>Ashley Hardacre, a mall employee in Flint, Michigan, shared a chilling experience …

AOL

Loopholes and luxuries: how Silicon Valley stays one step ahead of the tax man in the UK

In recent years, Facebook has paid zero corporation tax in the UK, Apple has received tax deals in Ireland and Google has had to pay back taxes to authorities<p>Towards the end of 2016 it was reported Facebook enjoyed £11.3m in UK tax credit due to the share options it has awarded its UK employees. …

Business (UK)

Watch: Do trees have their own Facebook? It's sometimes known as the woodwide web

Trees don't feel pain, but they do have personalities.<p>They talk to one another, they pass on messages, they forage for their children, they can …

The Information: Facebook's Messenger looking to integrate buttons for commerce into conversations

Suggestions for making restaurant reservations, ticket purchases, ordering food and others uses are cited for injection into Messenger (FB +1.8%) …

Fortune 500

Facebook dynasty emerges in the post-app era

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>More and more, consumers are turning to apps that provide a multitude of functions and away from apps that each provide a single purpose, according to a new Gartner …

WeChat

The future, by Mark Zuckerberg

History is the story of how we’ve learnt to come together in ever greater numbers—from tribes to cities to nations. At each step, we built social …

Mark Zuckerberg

'The Never Settle Show' Is About to Takeover Facebook

Mario Armstrong is bringing his new talk show live to your Facebook feed. Get ready to get inspired!<p>Get some rest, folks, Mario Armstrong is about to invade your screens with <i>The Never Settle Show</i>, a high-energy, inspirational talk-show production shot in front of a live studio audience in New York …

Talk Shows

Despite Moves by Facebook, YouTube Still Rules Streaming in Australia

Video streamers in Australia remain loyal to YouTube. According to recent research from Nielsen and Interactive Advertising Bureau Australia (IAB …

Fortune 500

What publishers admire about the Google-Facebook duopoly

The past year brought with it both good news and bad news for publishers. The good: digital ad spend was up by 20 percent at the beginning of the …

Advertising

Facebook Seeks To Appeal Decision In Battle Over Birthday Texts

by @wendyndavis,<p>Facebook is asking a federal judge for permission to immediately appeal his refusal to dismiss a class-action lawsuit accusing the …

Law

1M+ apps, websites, bots now use Facebook's mobile analytics suite, up from 800K in Sept '16

New York Times

People With Disabilities Are Having Their Photos Stolen And Facebook Isn’t Helping Them

The pages stealing these images all seem to be using them for one reason — to gain followers and get shares.<p>Evan Fasciano was born in June 2010. He was born at 30 weeks, just before birth, was diagnosed with harlequin ichthyosis – a rare disease that causes extreme thickening of the skin.<p>Evan has …

WhatsApp Introduces New Disappearing Status Features

It's no surprise that the start up chat app WhatsApp has been the latest to add disappearing statuses. It was really just a matter of time. After …

Snapchat

Facebook Wants MLB Live-Streaming Rights, Which Twitter Already Has for 2017 Season

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook to make the world a better place apparently includes live-streaming America’s pastime to the masses.<p>Facebook is …

Major League Baseball

Douyu Reportedly Raising $145M For Live Streaming Plan

If Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have taught investors anything, it's that live-streaming appears poised to be the next big form of communication, …

Personal Finance

Introducing the break-up photo shoot, a perfect antidote to Facebook's oversharing couples

Former couple take part in hilarious mock photo shoot to send-up couples on Facebook.<p>Smug couples who post sickly photos of themselves to Facebook, …

Facebook Could Pull Back In March

Pay attention, because Facebook could see another pullback soon.<p>FB has almost always been a poor investment in March.<p>FB is a ship that cannot be sunk …

Stocks