WhatsApp Suffers Second Major Outage Since Facebook Acquisition

Maybe 64 billion messages in a day is just a little too much to handle. Just hours after bragging about their record breaking day, Whatsapp is suffering another major outage, its second since Facebook acquired the messaging app for $19 billion. Reports of the outage began at around 8:34am EDT today, but reports are still […]

WhatsApp Hits New Messaging Records

How many messages would WhatsApp have to handle in a day before you thought Facebook purchase of WhatsApp was worth it? How about a billion? Five billion? Ten Billion? How about more than three times the number of photos posted to Instagram in its entire existence? Whatsapp has announced that in one day, they handled […]

Principal Suspended After Calling 6-Year-Old ‘Honey Boo Boo’ On Facebook

A South Carolina assistant principal was put on administrative leave after posting a photo on Facebook making fun of a six-year-old girl. According to local news station WYFF, Charles Fowler shared a photo of the girl taken at Walmart to his Facebook page, adding the caption “Honey Boo-Boo in Wal-Mart.” Parents quickly caught on to the […]

Facebook Campaign Gets George Takei On ‘Saturday Night Live’ [April Fools]

The April Fools jokes continue. Unlike some of the other ones though, this one was just a little too believable and too realistic to get me chuckling. The story went that George Takei has been tapped to host Saturday Night Live, thanks to his dedicated fans and followers on Facebook. It was those fans, Takei said, […]

Facebook Buys Nintendo For $16 Billion

[This article was posted on April 1st, 2014 as a satirical post for “April Fool’s Day” it is a satirical post for entertainment purposes] Facebook’s spending spree has continued today in a blockbuster deal, purchasing video game giant Nintendo for $16 billion, meaning Mark Zuckerberg pretty much owns Mario, Zelda and a good number of the games […]

Mark Zuckerberg’s Salary Only One Dollar, But Still Rakes In $3.3 Billion

When you are a giant titan of your industry and are the 22nd richest person in the world according to Forbes, how you get paid isn’t as simple as it is for us “normal people.” Zuckerberg takes a salary from Facebook, over half a million dollars worth in 2012, but he also gets his money […]

Social Media Growing More As Influential Source Of Traffic

According to Experian Marketing Services, a global provider of integrated consumer insight, data quality, cross-channel marketing, and targeting, new research suggests social media sites continue to play an important role in driving traffic to other sites. An example would be ecommerce sites and even other social networks, but social media traffic typically comes at the […]