Facebook

8 Photos That Definitely Don’t Show Mark Zuckerberg Blatantly Running for President

He visited Texas, shook some hands, talked to some kids, and, quite literally, got down in the dirt. Don’t read too much into it.<p>Facebook C.E.O. <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b>, unlike most Americans, actually takes his New Year’s resolutions seriously. In the past, he’s resolved to run a mile every day; read 25 …

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook replaces its old inbox with the web version of Messenger

Just under two years ago, Facebook introduced a web interface for its private chat application, Messenger. Now, Facebook is integrating that same web app into the desktop version of Facebook, where it replaces the older messaging experience.<p>The change was been spotted by a number of users in …

Mark Zuckerberg Takes the Stand in Massive, $2 Billion Lawsuit

A video-game publisher called ZeniMax claims Oculus—which Facebook bought in 2014—stole trade secrets. Zuckerberg says he’d never even heard of them.<p>Facebook C.E.O. <b>Mark Zuckerberg’s</b> New Year’s resolution to travel to all 50 U.S. states began this week in Dallas, Texas, partly to shake hands and …

Virtual Reality

Facebook CEO on VR: ‘It’s Going to Take 5 or 10 More Years’

While testifying in a civil trial about the company’s Oculus VR unit, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered some revealing thoughts about the future …

Virtual Reality

This Team Runs Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page - Bloomberg

When Facebook went public five years ago, the world had a pretty vivid picture of who Mark Zuckerberg was. As much as anything, that image was of …

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Facebook has a team that handles Mark Zuckerberg's page

Ever notice the photos, videos and posts on the profile page for Facebook's CEO are a lot nicer looking or better written than yours? Don't feel bad.<p>Mark Zuckerberg has a team of people who are increasingly managing his public persona, according to a Wednesday report from Bloomberg Businessweek. …

Mark Zuckerberg

Why You Shouldn't Link Your iPhone Apps To Facebook, According To Experts

You probably do it without thinking: You log into iPhone apps using your Facebook account. It's quicker and easier than creating a separate user name …

Apps

Creepy: Finland Police Urge Kids to Report Parents Who Say Mean Things About Politicians on Facebook

The police in Finland are urging children to snitch on their parents for criticizing politicians on Facebook. The call to action is a part of the …

Hate Crimes

Mark Zuckerberg Has Made More Money in 2017 Than Anyone Else in the World

On the strength of Facebook stock.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's net worth has spiked by $5 billion in the first weeks of 2017—a bigger jump than anyone else on …

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Remote code execution vulnerability affecting Facebook's servers earns researcher $40,000

Bounty hunter developed proof-of-concept with a little help from a widely-publicised vulnerability.<p>| January 18, 20174:51 pm | Filed under: Facebook, …

Information Security

Top Tools to Produce Online Video in 2017

Video will be the #1 marketing tool of 2017, but you need to know the right platforms and tools to leverage it the right way. Recording a video isn't hard -- but producing a quality video that represents you brand well should be your top objective. Lighting and good audio are key to quality video …

Viral Marketing

Facebook dismissive of censorship, abuse concerns, rights groups allege

WASHINGTON - Nearly 80 rights groups on Wednesday accused Facebook of "racially biased censorship" and failing to be more transparent about its removal policies and cooperation with law enforcement, adding to criticism the company has faced in recent months over its management of content on its …

Rights & Freedoms

How to stop Facebook from wasting your precious time

I like Facebook and I’m not deleting my account any time soon. But I do feel like I have an unhealthy relationship with the social network. It kinda feels like that one friend who’s slightly too nagging. You know, the one that’s always demanding attention. Sure, we have a good time and a couple of …

Technology

'Sad Dogs Outside Shops' Facebook page is a must-follow for pupper lovers

There's something really endearing about sad-looking dogs waiting for their owner outside a shop.<p>There they are. Tied up and waiting for their owners to return, while you contemplate patting them to help them with their separation anxiety.<p>Now there's an Instagram and Facebook page called "Sad Dogs …

Humor

How 550 Facebook Users Spread Britain First Content To Hundreds Of Thousands Of People

A BuzzFeed News analysis of data from the social platform has identified the most prolific boosters of material from the far-right party.<p>The Facebook profiles seem entirely ordinary. Scattered across towns in England, Wales and Scotland – as well as Spain, Australia, and the US – they share photos …

United Kingdom

BLM Uses Facebook's 'Safety Check' To Declare That We're In A State Of Crisis

“Being black in America is a national emergency,” BLM said.<p>Black Lives Matter launched a website that allows social media users to mark themselves unsafe for being black in America. Referred to as the “Unsafety Check,” Tuesday’s initiative is part of #Reclaim&Resist, the movement’s week of action …

Black Culture

Google is still refusing to let Google+ die

Google is refusing to let Google+ die.<p>The vast majority of the social network's users have long-since abandoned it — but the Californian tech giant is continuing to modify and update the platform.<p>In a blog post published Tuesday, Google+ product manager Danielle Buckley announced three coming …

Google

Steelers Star Antonio Brown's Facebook Live Lapse May Cost Him

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown reportedly earned big bucks last year to promote ‘Facebook Live’ – the same streaming service he used to broadcast head coach Mike Tomlin’s profanity-laden postgame speech last Sunday.<p>Brown was one of several social media influencers, including …

Football (U.S.)

We’re going live on Facebook at 5:30pm with a...

We’re going live on Facebook at 5:30pm with a sneak peek at @loreleio’s vanity! As part of our beauty resolution to “Revamp our Routines”, we’re …

Nearly 80 rights groups accuse Facebook of “racially biased censorship” of user content

Palmer Watch Day 117: It's Over

Our watch has ended.<p>After 117 days basically in hiding, Oculus VR founder and former Facebook golden child Palmer Luckey has been spotted in the …

Virtual Reality

Facebook won’t pay publishers for live videos anymore

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Last year, Facebook reportedly paid over 140 media publishers, celebrities and athletes over $50 million to create compelling live video content.<p>However, those one-year …

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Facebook Inc: FB Stock Could Fall Further Before Rising Again

FB stock could see a correction before rising again, as the stock is entering overbought territory.<p>Shares of Menlo Park, California-based <b>Facebook Inc</b> …

Investing

Civil rights groups urge Facebook to fix 'racially biased' moderation system

A coalition of more than 70 social and racial justice organizations urged Facebook to adopt reforms that would better target abusive content and harassment<p>Facebook allows white supremacists to spread violent threats while censoring Black Lives Matter posts and activists of color, according to civil …

Racism

YouTube's built-in sharing feature is live, invite-only outside of Canada

A built-in sharing feature for YouTube has been in various forms of testing for months, but now is now live for all Canadian YouTube users. You read …

Google

Facebook Hit With New Lawsuit Over Inflated Video Ad Metrics

The bankrupt tech incubator Quirky, which was known for selling smart-home devices, has joined the roster of businesses suing Facebook for allegedly …

Advertising Industry

ACLU accuses Facebook of racial bias in hate speech takedowns

With almost 1.8 billion users, Facebook is constantly making decisions about what it allows on its social network and what gets nixed as hate speech.<p>On Wednesday, almost 80 advocacy groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union, sent a letter to Facebook that takes issue with how the company …

Hate Crimes

VR Livestreaming to Facebook Now Supported by NVIDIA GeForce Experience

At CES 2017 it was announced that users with NVIDIA’s Geforce Experience software will be able to stream gameplay of whatever they’re playing, …

Virtual Reality

Facebook agreed to pay a lot more for Oculus than we realized; here’s why

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in a Dallas court yesterday as part of a lawsuit claiming that Oculus VR, the startup Facebook acquired for roughly $2 billion, was based on stolen technology. Unsurprisingly, Zuckerberg defended Oculus and in the process revealed a number of new details about …

Technology

How much did Facebook pay for Oculus?

Mark Zuckerberg disclosed that beyond the $2B price tag for Oculus, that was widely reported, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) paid an additional $700M to retain …

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