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Twilight Is Back, and Coming to a … Facebook Near You

Twilight Is Back, and Coming to a … Facebook Near You

By Josh Wolford 21 hours ago

Twilight isn’t dead, y’all. Like its sparkly subject matter, the series lives eternal – and will be coming to a Facebook news feed near you. Lionsgate has partnered with Facebook, the non-profit Women In Film, and crowdsourcing platform Tongal to …

Facebook Getting EU Greenlight On WhatsApp Facebook Getting EU Greenlight On WhatsApp

Facebook announced its intent to purchase WhatsApp for $19 billion in February. The deal is still pending the necessary regulatory approvals, but according to a report from Reuters, it’s getting approval from the EU. The report cites two people familiar …

What Facebook Has Actually Said About News Feed Rank What Facebook Has Actually Said About News Feed Rank

You’ve probably noticed that the organic reach of your Facebook Page posts has declined significantly over the past year or so. Probably not coincidentally, Facebook has been running a series of “News Feed FYI” announcements since August of 2013. While …

Facebook Monthly Fee Hoax Resurfaces, Still Dumb Facebook Monthly Fee Hoax Resurfaces, Still Dumb

“Facebook is a free site and will never require that you pay to continue using the site.” You may not trust Facebook all of the time, but you should trust them on this. Facebook’s business model does not and will …

Yet More Facebook News Feed Changes Announced Yet More Facebook News Feed Changes Announced

Facebook has been announcing a lot of changes to the News Feed lately, and on Thursday, the company announced a couple more related to trending topics, likes, and comments. The first change relates to how Facebook factors in trending topics. …

Instagram Ads Are Jumping Across the Pond Very Soon Instagram Ads Are Jumping Across the Pond Very Soon

As promised, Instagram is on the verge of taking its ad product global. In June, the company said that later in 2014 it would begin to introduce ads in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Now, it appears they’re about …

Facebook Upgrades Analytics For App Developers Facebook Upgrades Analytics For App Developers

Facebook announced the launch of some new analytics features for app developers aimed at improving performance measurement and better tracking user retention. For one, they’ve added “label cohorts,” which let you categorize groups of people who use your app, and …

Facebook Algorithm Gets Gamed Again Facebook Algorithm Gets Gamed Again

Another story about someone gaming Facebook’s News Feed algorithm made its way into the news, which isn’t good for the company, as it keeps going out of its way to improve News Feed quality. Do you think the quality of …

Grandma Flash Sends You Her Love on Facebook Grandma Flash Sends You Her Love on Facebook

“Don’t push me cause I’m close to the edge, I’m tryin not to lose my head” – Grandma Rose. If your grandmother is on Facebook, there’s already a pretty good chance you’ve had a laugh or two at her expense. …

Facebook Announces Trio Of Developer Updates Facebook Announces Trio Of Developer Updates

Facebook announced a few updates to make it easier for developers to find the products they need based on industry, see updates about developer services and APIs, and make Parse apps remotely configurable. For starters, there’s a new industry-focused section …

Facebook Tests Self-Destructing Posts Facebook Tests Self-Destructing Posts

In another move that shows hows much Facebook wishes it could’ve been the first to popularize ephemeral messaging, the company is currently testing a scheduled deletion feature for posts. First spotted by users and confirmed in a statement, the new …

Westboro Baptist Picks Fight with Facebook

Westboro Baptist Church publishes a schedule for where they intend to picket daily. This tactic is in keeping with the group’s overall strategy of stirring up discord by saying they will appear somewhere, even if they have no realistic plans …

Bristol Palin Facebook Stalker Arrested at Her Home

Bristol Palin has been getting as much Facebook attention lately as her mom. Trouble is, Bristol’s Facebook traffic has been unwanted. And now a guy is behind bars. According to an affidavit filed by Wasilla police officer Brandon Gray, Bristol …

Facebook Adds New Video View Count Feature Facebook Adds New Video View Count Feature

Facebook said video views exceeded 50% from May through July, adding that since June, there has been an average of mover a billion video views on Facebook every day. Over 65% of them are on mobile. The company announced an …

Facebook Makes App Integration Easier Facebook Makes App Integration Easier

Facebook announced the launch of a new set-up flow for integrating apps with Facebook, aimed at making it easier to do so. The new flow is starting to roll out today. You should be able to access it here. Over …

Facebook Down for Some Users, Again Facebook Down for Some Users, Again

It’s not just you – Facebook is down for many users. The outage appears to have hit around 3:45 EST. This is the fourth such outage for the social network since June. The last one happened at the beginning of …

Netflix Launches New Social Recommendations Netflix Launches New Social Recommendations

Netflix just announced the launch of a new social recommendation feature, which enables users to recommend titles to people privately. When you finish watching something, it will ask you if you know anyone else who’d like the show, and will …