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 […]

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 […]

Woman Discovers Her Facebook Photos In Prostitution Ads

It’s a little troubling to think about all the places our photos could be and what they could be used for on the world wide web. What would you do if you woke up one day and your photo was a prostitution ad? It’s unlikely but it happens, particularly to Tennessee woman, 21 year old […]

Things Virtual Reality Will Change Forever

Where exactly virtual reality will take us remains to be largely an undermined mystery. However, with Facebook’s acquisition of virtual reality company Oculus Rift for $2 billion, we can only imagine that things will be very promising. There are many people, some of who are very wealthy, who are confident that virtual reality will take […]

Sisters Beaten And Stripped In Shocking Facebook Video

Two sisters were stripped naked and robbed outside a Cincinnati housing complex on Saturday afternoon.. Following the attack a video of the brazen crime was posted on Facebook. After viewing the video on the social network police arrested one women and they are still searching for six to eight more suspects. The shocking Facebook video […]

Meet Facerift: Browse Facebook With The Oculus Rift And Your Face

With Facebook acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion, it was only a matter of time before app developers began to capitalize on the connection. One of those development firms, Montreal-based collective KO-OP Mode, and its developers Bronson Zgeb and Gruau Pomme Lackey, have created Facerift. The new app allows users to browse Facebook in a […]

Facebook Messenger iOS App Updated With Forwarding, Speed Fixes

Facebook Messenger 4.0 for iOS has been updated with several new features that give more group-based focus to the popular app. The biggest update comes in the form of group chatting. Facebook users can now name group chats, set a photo for the group, and keep everyone in one chat, all from within the program. […]

Creator Of Cartoon Show Boondocks Announces His Departure Via Facebook

Aaron McGruder, the creator of hit cartoon The Boondocks announced on Facebook that he would not be returning for the fourth season of the show. “As the world now knows, The Boondocks will be returning for a fourth season, but I will not be returning with it. I’d like to extend my gratitude to Sony […]

Instagram Looking To Replace Foursquare As Location Service With Facebook Places

Instagram may be seeking a way to replace its Foursquare API with ‘Places’ from its parent company Facebook. Foursquare is huge in the locations services space, and their free API is used by Vine, Flickr, Pinterest, and Path, among many others. Uber even uses the API to help drivers and passengers zero in on exact […]

Ferrari Fights 21-Year-Old Racer for Facebook Page Control

Before Facebook was a tech giant, a 15 year old created a Ferrari Facebook page, which eventually grew so successful that the people in Maranello wanted it, so they took it from him although they may not have been allowed to. According to his Facebook page, Sammy Wasem is the co-creator and co-editor of the […]