Mom Tells World Her Son Is Transgender On Social Media

Jodi Gholson Oliver wins “Most Accepting and Awesome Mom” award for a heartwarming and celebratory Facebook post. On March 27th, Oliver used social media to announce her son being a transgender with a joyful picture of a story reading the words “IT’S A BOY” followed by a touching message: Post by Jodi Gholson Oliver.   […]

Anti-Gay Remarks On Facebook Spoil Organic Grocer’s Debut

An all organic grocery store that plans to sell raw milk and GMO free food in Portland, OR found itself in hot water with the gay community. The controversy began after the owner’s Facebook comments were highlighted in a YouTube video by a man who lives in the grocery stores neighborhood. Chauncy Childs was in […]

Sheryl Sandberg Is No Longer A Billionaire, But She Is A Superhero

The Chief Operating Officer of Facebook is no longer a billionaire. Sheryl Sandberg, who has headed the world’s largest social media site since 2008, is now only worth $980 million. Oh, how will she get on in life? The reason for Sandberg’s drop off of the billionaire’s list is due to a dip in Facebook’s […]

Read Ft. Hood Shooter Ivan Lopez’s Chilling Facebook Post

Ivan Lopez, the alleged Ft. Hood shooter that killed three people and injured another 16 had a Facebook account under the name Ivan Slipknot. This has been the source of several photos that have appeared on various news sites. Weeks before his fatal act, he posted disturbing, chilling and telling posts on Facebook that may […]

Facebook Messenger For Android Adds ‘Pin Chats to Home Screen’ Feature

Following the high-profile acquisition of WhatsApp for the Facebook portfolio, major changes to the Facebook Messenger have made the client more viable and useful. Included in the Android version of Facebook Messenger update version 4.0, a new “Pin Chats” feature allows for the pinning of entire groups of friends into a single “chat group.” The […]

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 […]

John Carmack Talks Facebook’s Oculus VR Acquisition: They Get The Big Picture

John Carmack, co-founder of id Software and creator of the Doom and Quake, wants everyone to know that Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR will only help strengthen the company’s future. Carmack left id Software in 2013 to take on the CTO role at Oculus VR. Carmack opened up about the acquisition in a posted comment […]

Facebook Testing A New Feature To Help Prevent People From Humiliating Themselves

Facebook has taken the initiative to launch a reminder campaign that hopes to alert users when they are about to post something possibly humiliating. Current users who have seen the reminder say that their settings were set to public when they had initially received the notification. The notification politely informs the user that he or […]

Eat24 Announces It’s Breaking Up With Facebook

Eat24, a food delivery service wishes to have no part of Facebook after posting its breakup letter, saying the platform isn’t the smart, funny social network it fell in love with several years ago. The food delivery company says Facebook is all about ads now, at first it was about telling jokes to friends but […]

New Study Shows That 30% Of U.S. Adults Use Facebook For News

Social media has become such an important aspect of our daily lives. As it continues to grow and expand, its no surprise that it also changes the way our community consumes and views the news. A recent study released by Pew Research shows that out of the 64% of American adults who use Facebook, nearly […]