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Facebook Hashtags Are a Total Bust, Says One Study Facebook Hashtags Are a Total Bust, Says One Study

After years of people using hashtags on Facebook despite the fact that Facebook didn’t support them, the company finally made them clickable and searchable back in June. Of course, hashtags allow Facebook to better organize conversations across the network, and …

Facebook Pics Affect Teens’ Risky Behavior, Shows Study Facebook Pics Affect Teens’ Risky Behavior, Shows Study
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Parents have been warning their children about the affects of peer pressure for decades now. However, the pressure teens today face on social media is a new phenomenon that parents largely don’t understand. New research is now showing that peer …

Facebook Really Hates Anything Related to Boobies Facebook Really Hates Anything Related to Boobies

If you’re an artist or a breastfeeding mother, you’re probably well aware that Facebook isn’t too fond of boobies. Honestly, the mere appearance of a bare breast is often enough to kick Facebook’s content moderation system into high gear – …

Facebook COO Sandberg Pens New Book Foreword Facebook COO Sandberg Pens New Book Foreword
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Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg is quietly promoting her new Foreword to an already popular book, Getting to 50/50: How Working Parents Can Have It All, which will be released in a new edition this month. Sandberg, 44, says …

Bay Bridge Troll: The Fate of the Icon Bay Bridge Troll: The Fate of the Icon
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As the Bay Bridge gets ready for some remodeling and replacing of some sections, people all over the world wonder what will happen to the whimsical troll that, from his perch, single-handedly keeps the bridge from collapsing? Will he (guessing …

Holy Grail Jay Z: The First Ever Music Video to Debut Exclusively on Facebook Holy Grail Jay Z: The First Ever Music Video to Debut Exclusively on Facebook

For the first time in music history an artist has used a social media website to exclusively debut a music video. On August 29, 2013 Jay Z released his new music video, Holy Grail, a collaboration with artist Justin Timberlake …

Facebook Proposes Updates To Its Data Use Policy Facebook Proposes Updates To Its Data Use Policy

Late last year, Facebook held its final site governance vote with only a little over 650,000 users voting for or against changes to its newly proposed data use policy. The social network required that 30 percent of its 1 billion …

Facebook Encourages Developers To Upgrade To Its iOS 7 SDK Facebook Encourages Developers To Upgrade To Its iOS 7 SDK
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Current rumors suggest that the iPhone 5S and iOS 7 are only a month away. As such, Facebook is prepping its SDK for the eventual release of the newest version of iOS and wants its developers to be ready as …

Facebook Releases Transparency Report, U.S. Government Made 12,000 Requests For Data Facebook Releases Transparency Report, U.S. Government Made 12,000 Requests For Data
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When PRISM was leaked in early June, Facebook was one of the first companies citied in the report to deny any involvement with the program. The revelation did, however, push Facebook into asking the U.S. government for permission to publish …

Facebook Launches Shared Photo Albums for Your Weddings, Holidays, Vacations, and More Facebook Launches Shared Photo Albums for Your Weddings, Holidays, Vacations, and More
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With over 300 million photos uploaded every single day, Facebook calls itself the “most popular photo uploading service on the web.” Facebook isn’t the only service that can boast impressive photo data, however (services like Google+ and Flickr are still …

Facebook Login Is Everywhere These Days Facebook Login Is Everywhere These Days
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Facebook Login is an easy way for developers to integrate an immediately recognizable login feature into their apps or Web site. The social network revamped how it handles Facebook Login back in April, and now more apps than ever are …

The Facebook Ticker Has Gone Missing The Facebook Ticker Has Gone Missing

Update: It’s back. A lot of Facebook users are noticing that the ticker is gone from their homepage today. The ticker, if you’re unaware, is the panel that shows every piece of activity your Facebook friends are engaging in. It’s …

Facebook’s Embeddable Posts Go Live for Everyone Facebook’s Embeddable Posts Go Live for Everyone

Facebook launched embeddable posts in beta back in July, but while the company was working out the kinks they only opened them up to a handful of publishers. Starting today, all publishers can embed any public posts on Facebook. We’re …

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Make The Internet Available To All Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Make The Internet Available To All
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The Internet is the single greatest invention in the history of mankind. It has the power to change how we see the world by exposing us to different ideas and cultures without ever leaving our home. It’s that transformative power …

Facebook BlackBerry App Gets Big Update Facebook BlackBerry App Gets Big Update
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RIM has launched v4.1 of its Facebook app for BlackBerry OS 5 to 7.1 smartphones. Significant upgrades include easier access to News Feed filtering options, a refreshed profile design, the ability to set your profile photo, photo tags and some …

Facebook Android SDK Gets Major Update Facebook Android SDK Gets Major Update
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Facebook announced today that it has launched a major update to its Android SDK, bringing Share Dialog and support for the Object API to the operating system. “The Share Dialog offers a lightweight and consistent way to enable sharing to …

Facebook Doesn’t Want Third-Party Apps Using ‘Insta’ Or ‘Gram’ In Their Names Facebook Doesn’t Want Third-Party Apps Using ‘Insta’ Or ‘Gram’ In Their Names
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Instagram is no longer allowing third-party apps that provide additional functionality to its product to have the words (or partial words) “Insta” or “Gram” in them. The Facebook-owned company has changed its brand guidelines to reflect this mentality. An Instagram …

Facebook Messes With News Feed Again, Presents New Visibility Challenges Facebook Messes With News Feed Again, Presents New Visibility Challenges
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Facebook has been messing around with the way the News Feed works again, even as many people are still waiting to even get access to the “new” News Feed design the company unveiled all the way back in March. This …

Dine & Ditcher Shamed on Facebook, Promptly Arrested Dine & Ditcher Shamed on Facebook, Promptly Arrested
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In the social media age, it’s probably a bad idea to dine and ditch. Ok, it’s always a bad idea to dine and ditch – because if you dine and ditch, you’re an asshole. But if you plan on dining …

‘Keep Your Business Off Of Facebook’ Is The Best Gospel Song You’ll Hear Today ‘Keep Your Business Off Of Facebook’ Is The Best Gospel Song You’ll Hear Today
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Do you consider yourself a man of God? You gotta keep your business off of Facebook then. That’s at least the advice from a gospel choir in its latest hit song – “Keep Yo Business Off Of Facebook.” The song, …

Facebook Is Readying A PayPal-Like Payment Product For Mobile Shopping Facebook Is Readying A PayPal-Like Payment Product For Mobile Shopping

Facebook has been wading through the shallow end of the payments pool for years, but if a test the company is readying is any indication, it could be getting ready to go head to head with the big boys (like …