Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Talks ‘Home’ Failure, Dodges Innovation Question

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently sat down at the company’s headquarters to speak with New York Times writer Farhad Manjoo. Back in January, the social network announced Creative Labs, not to be confused with the speaker/sound card manufacturer. Its first major project was iPhone app Paper, and Zuckerberg says the lab “is basically unbundling the […]

Facebook Rumored To Be Making Paypal Competitor

What do you do when you have more than 1.3 billion users all connected on the same network? You let them put their money in it, that is what. According to the Financial Times Facebook is in the process of obtaining licences in Ireland that will it allow it to provide users across Europe with an electronic […]

Google Beats Facebook, Acquires Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Facebook was reportedly set to acquire drone maker Titan Aerospace last month in a deal worth $60 million, but it appears Google had other plans. Titan creates solar-powered drones that are capable of flying up to 65,000 feet for five years, all while transmitting Internet speeds up to 1 Gbps. Its fleet seemed prime for Facebook CEO […]

Teen Arrested After Offensive Facebook Comment About Death Of 15 Year Old

A 17 year old girl has been arrested by authorities in the Costal city of Swansea in Wales, after she allegedly posted comments that were according to authorities, “grossly offensive” on Facebook about a slain 15 year old boy. James Lock, a 15 year old student was found dead near the Olchfa School on Thursday. […]

Instagram Down For ‘Everyone’ [Update: It Is Back]

[Update: At around 3pm EST Instagram came can online and remains so at this time. Instagram also removed its Tweet about the outage from Twitter] No, it is not just you. Instagram is down for everyone. Instagram’s issues began this Saturday morning. Instagram has confirmed the outage on its Twitter account. According to isitdownrightnow Instagram […]

Internet Ad Revenues Surpass Broadcast TV For The First Time

Internet advertising revenues have surpassed broadcast television for the first time. The figures release by IAB show that U.S. interactive advertising (internet) revenues for 2013 hit an new of $42.8 billion, exceeding broadcast television advertising revenues of $40.1 billion. The report providex a breakdown of online figures which stated: mobile achieved triple-digit growth year-over-year, rising […]

Facebook Received 28,147 Goverment Data Requests In Second Half Of 2013

Facebook was served with 28,147 government data requests against 38,256 accounts in the second half of 2013. Facebook didn’t release its first public data request report until August 2013. During the first half of the year the massive social network received 25,607 requests affecting 37,954 user accounts. Combined the social network accounted for 53,754 government […]

Facebook Taking On ‘Like-Baiting’ In The News Feed

Facebook regularly rolls out updates to the News Feed, and in its latest change, is further combating spam and an epidemic called “like-baiting.” Like-baiting is defined as “when a post explicitly asks News Feed readers to like, comment or share the post in order to get additional distribution beyond what the post would normally receive.” […]