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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

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Zuckerberg talks about adding 'dislike' button

Zuckerberg talks about adding 'dislike' button Facebook CEO says the social network is trying to figure out a way to help express a broader array of emotions.

Dec 12 2014, 1:28am CST

Facebook introduces a New Groups App for iOS and Android

Facebook introduces a New Groups App for iOS and Android Every month more than 700 million people use Facebook groups, but on cell phones using groups is a second class experience. Therefore, Facebook has introduced a new Group App.

Nov 19 2014, 2:56am CST

Facebook is looking to Bring in Brands By Replacing Unpaid Ads

Facebook is looking to Bring in Brands By Replacing Unpaid Ads Facebook is going to try to make more money when it cuts out the unpaid ads and replaces them with brands from which they can actually earn from.

Nov 15 2014, 2:38am CST

Facebook Revamps News Feed Settings

Facebook Revamps News Feed Settings Facebook now offers some more ways to control your Facebook news feed and make it better than ever before.

Nov 8 2014, 5:45am CST

Facebook's Internet-Connected Drones Are As Big As Commercial Aircrafts

Facebook's Internet-Connected Drones Are As Big As Commercial Aircrafts Unlike Google's Internet-connected balloons, Facebook will be using drones - drones that are more like planes.

Sep 25 2014, 4:27am CDT

Facebook's out to copy Twitter news feeds

Facebook's out to copy Twitter news feeds Facebook faced an oops when the site belatedly joined in the Ferguson coverage. Now the site's looking to compete with microblogging site Twitter.

Sep 20 2014, 11:04pm CDT

OkCupid's Christian Rudder Defends 'Experiments On Human Beings'

OkCupid's Christian Rudder Defends 'Experiments On Human Beings' Not shocking to many that OkCupid experiments on their users, but the lack of awareness by co-founder Christian Rudder is a little boggling.

Jul 29 2014, 12:05am CDT

Sheryl Sandberg Kind Of Apologizes For Facebook Emotion Manipulation Study

Sheryl Sandberg Kind Of Apologizes For Facebook Emotion Manipulation Study The Facebook emotion contagion study has finally reached the executive level. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said the word “apologize” in reference to the study that involved nearly 700,000 Facebook users in January 2012...

Jul 3 2014, 1:15am CDT

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If Facebook's Secret Study Bothered You, Then Quit Now

If Facebook's Secret Study Bothered You, Then Quit Now There are more than 1 billion Facebook users—I’m one of them—and the reality is that all of us are test subjects for the website’s not-so-grand experiments. ŸIs there a better way to get users to watch videos or...

Jun 30 2014, 12:56am CDT

Facebook Turns To India For Growth

Facebook Turns To India For Growth Facebook loves India, and for good reason. The country trails only the United States in active users, with around 114 million. The country is young, tech savvy, and slowly becoming upwardly mobile. Everyone has...

Jun 4 2014, 2:06am CDT

Iranian Court Summons Mark Zuckerberg

Iranian Court Summons Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got summoned by a conservative court in Iran. He is not likely to follow the call.

May 28 2014, 3:48am CDT

Facebook working on a new app 'Slingshot'

Facebook working on a new app 'Slingshot' In an attempt to compete with Snapchat, this new app from Facebook will only take a few clicks to share videos and pictures that would disappear after one view.

May 18 2014, 12:46pm CDT

Mark Zuckerberg Turns 30: A Look Back

Mark Zuckerberg Turns 30: A Look Back The first time his name appeared in Forbes Magazine, Mark Zuckerberg was an afterthought. Sandwiched in between the ranks and photos of the richest Americans in the 2007 Forbes 400 issue, Zuckerberg got a few lines...

May 14 2014, 8:29am CDT

New Facebook Campaign Targets Small Business

New Facebook Campaign Targets Small Business NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to increase its advertising and get more clicks on all kinds of ads. It believes tapping into the lucrative small business market will help it achieve those goals. Sheryl Sandberg, the...

May 6 2014, 6:27am CDT

FB Newswire is Facebook's own news aggregator

FB Newswire is Facebook's own news aggregator Enter FB Newswire, Facebook's social news aggregator

Apr 25 2014, 3:53am CDT

Buying Facebook Stock: Three Reasons Why

Buying Facebook Stock: Three Reasons Why While I am personally committed to never using Facebook, I have changed my mind about its stock — even though I don’t own it. The big reason is that Facebook has demonstrated that it can set goals and achieve them. In...

Apr 24 2014, 8:30am CDT

Facebook's $2 Billion Purchase Of Oculus Is Just Crazy

Facebook's $2 Billion Purchase Of Oculus Is Just Crazy Okay, I’ll come right out and say it: Mark Zuckerberg is nuts. Even with all the froth in the M&A and IPO markets, this one overflows with suds.  Facebook, Inc. is paying $2 billion for Oculus VR, a company...

Mar 26 2014, 8:36am CDT

Mark Zuckerberg Is The New Bill Gates

Mark Zuckerberg Is The New Bill Gates Yesterday, Facebook stunned the world by acquiring virtual reality headset maker Oculus for $2 billion in cash and stock. And I think this shows that Mark Zuckerberg really is the new Bill Gates. Now, that comparison is...

Mar 26 2014, 6:32am CDT

Facebook's $2 Billion Bet On Oculus Rift Could Take Years To Bear Fruit

Facebook's $2 Billion Bet On Oculus Rift Could Take Years To Bear Fruit With its $2 billion purchase of Oculus Rift, Facebook has made its second bold acquisition of a rising technology star, little more than a month after its $19 billion mega deal with WhatsApp. This time it’s...

Mar 26 2014, 2:57am CDT

Mark Zuckerberg Calls to Obama Regarding Internet Threat

Mark Zuckerberg Called Obama Regarding Spying, Asks Not to Threaten the Internet Mark Zuckerberg has made a series of complaints regarding confidentiality in a telephone conversation with President Obama. The NSA has to stop snooping says Zuckerberg.

Mar 14 2014, 11:34am CDT

The Approaching Demise Of Organic Reach In Facebook

The Approaching Demise Of Organic Reach In Facebook Research published today by Social@Ogilvy shows the downward trend of organic reach on Facebook that a post published on a brand page can expect. From 16% of followers of a brand page being shown a piece of...

Mar 6 2014, 4:46pm CST

Facebook, WhatsApp, And The Insatiable Appetite For Data

Facebook, WhatsApp, And The Insatiable Appetite For Data Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp, announced last month, is one of many signs of large businesses’ insatiable appetite for customer data and better reach. This is according to...

Mar 6 2014, 2:26am CST

Reports: Facebook looks to buy solar drone company NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, to step up its efforts to provide Internet access to remote parts of the world, according to reports from technology blog...

Mar 4 2014, 2:46pm CST

Could Your Facebook Ad Campaign Become A Disaster? For businesses seeking exposure, paying for Facebook ads has become a popular option. The site has 1.2 billion users, after all, making it an ideal outlet for ad placement. But through a complicated turn of events, some...

Feb 27 2014, 10:21am CST

Facebook Buys WhatsApp: Boneheaded or Brilliant?

Facebook WhatsApp Deal: Boneheaded or Brilliant? Conventional wisdom seems to be seeing that Facebook paid too much to acquire WhatsApp, a mobile texting startup that is enjoying meteoric success in  developing countries. At $19 billion, the price may exceed the...

Feb 25 2014, 3:17pm CST

Zuckerberg takes long view with WhatsApp, Internet NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg, known for his outsized ambitions for Facebook, is applying a similar long-term vision to bringing the Internet to the billons of people around the world who don't already have access....

Feb 24 2014, 3:16pm CST

5 Uncool Things That Facebook Could Do To WhatsApp

5 Uncool Things That Facebook Could Do To WhatsApp Here’s a few things that give me major anxiety: Flying snakes. The thought of receiving a call along the lines of, “Hi, Maseena. This is Nev and Max from a show called Catfish…” And watching Brad Pitt in any movie. *...

Feb 23 2014, 7:01pm CST

Facebook Road-Tests Mobile Highlights

Facebook Road-Tests Mobile Highlights Facebook has decided to road-test its mobile Highlights feature. The 7.0 iOS update includes the new Highlights feature inside the People tab. Highlights is a fun-filled way of remaining in touch with what is happening and what is in. Pictures of cute cats as well as any contacts you have and friends you visited will feature on this platform.

Feb 22 2014, 1:26pm CST

Is Whatsapp Facebook's Ticket Into China? Definitely Not. Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of chat app Whatsapp turned quite a few heads when it was announced. And, as always seems to be the case when Facebook acquires a new company, people are already wondering if this will...

Feb 21 2014, 4:51pm CST

5 Key Reasons WhatsApp Is Worth $19bn -- To Facebook

5 Key Reasons WhatsApp Is Worth $19bn -- To Facebook Is Whatsapp worth $19bn? By financial metrics, of course not. The company employs 52 people at last count and would need to increase its circa $50m annual revenue more than hundred times, something its business model is...

Feb 20 2014, 7:46am CST

WhatsApp: A $19 billion bet for Facebook NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is placing a $19 billion bet on reaching its next billion mobile users with the acquisition of WhatsApp, a popular messaging service that lets people send texts, photos and videos on their...

Feb 19 2014, 11:41pm CST

In One Chart, Here's Why Facebook Is Blowing $19 Billion On WhatsApp

In One Chart, Here's Why Facebook Is Blowing $19 Billion On WhatsApp Even in this era of multibillion-dollar valuations for tech startups that have barely moved out of the founders’ parents’ basement, the idea of Facebook paying $19 billion for a mobile messaging service ...

Feb 19 2014, 9:51pm CST

Facebook faces opposition to privacy settlement NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook may have considered the matter settled, but a group of consumer and children's advocates are renewing their legal battle over teenagers' privacy on the world's largest online social network....

Feb 13 2014, 6:25pm CST

Facebook's Paper App Shows All News Is Not Created Equal

Facebook's Paper App Shows All News Is Not Created Equal There’s a great English expression that captures Facebook’s new philosophy for mobile app development: “Horses for courses.” Instead of trying to make its feature app all things to all people, the company is offering a...

Feb 10 2014, 6:32pm CST

A Teen Girl's Facebook Typo Led Horrified Stranger To Get Thousands

A Teen Girl's Facebook Typo Led Horrified Stranger To Get Thousands Of Her Messages When Wake Forest grad student Kristal McKenzie, 33, was pregnant a few years ago, she decided it was time to abandon Facebook. “I’m concerned about online privacy, and was tired of keeping up with Facebook’s privacy...

Feb 5 2014, 10:45am CST

On Its 10th Anniversary, Facebook Isn't Cool Anymore And That's Okay Facebook turned ten years-old today—sort of ancient in tech years. When the social media site launched a decade ago, it looked very little like it does today. It was entering into an internet not yet defined by social...

Feb 4 2014, 7:32pm CST

Facebook at 10: Soaring High Born in a dorm room, eyeing world dominance, Facebook turns 10 years old NEW YORK (AP) — It has been 10 years since a Harvard sophomore named Mark Zuckerberg created a website called Thefacebook.com to let his...

Feb 4 2014, 7:18pm CST

After Ten Years: Facebook's Users Pet Peeves

After Ten Years: Facebook's Users Pet Peeves Facebook turns 10 years old this week. That means that about 1.2 billion people now spend an average of more than 8 hours a month doing something that wasn’t even an activity a decade ago. It’s been a steep learning...

Feb 4 2014, 12:12am CST