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Facebook Buy Button Is Powered By Stripe Facebook Buy Button Is Powered By Stripe

Facebook unveiled its Buy button in July. While still in the testing phase, the feature enables businesses to sell goods and services directly from Page posts and ads. Users can simply click and buy right from a Facebook update. Re/code …

Facebook Reportedly Gets EU Approval On WhatsApp Deal Facebook Reportedly Gets EU Approval On WhatsApp Deal

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 …

Everything Facebook Has Said Over The Past Year About News Feed Ranking Everything Facebook Has Said Over The Past Year About News Feed Ranking

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, Is Still Incredibly Stupid Facebook Monthly Fee Hoax Resurfaces, Is Still Incredibly Stupid

“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 …

Apparently Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Isn’t Too Hard To Game Apparently Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Isn’t Too Hard To Game

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 …

Grandmaster Flash Isn’t Sending You His Love on Facebook – It’s Just Grandma Grandmaster Flash Isn’t Sending You His Love on Facebook – It’s Just Grandma

“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 and “Jewish Friend” Zuckerberg

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 with Pot and Papers

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 Video View Counts, Tests Related Videos Facebook Adds Video View Counts, Tests Related Videos

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 It Easier For Apps To Integrate With It Facebook Makes It Easier For Apps To Integrate With It

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 Facebook Down for Some Users

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 …

George Takei Tells Facebook: If You Don’t Like His Humor, You Can Unfriend Him

George Takei knows that not everyone will get his humor. Takei has said that he uses his humor to draw attention to causes dear to his heart, like marriage equality. In fact, it was that very thing that caused him …

Facebook Launches New Event Ad Options Facebook Launches New Event Ad Options

Facebook announced the launch of new advertiser tools for promoting events and giving them more visibility. For one, Pages will soon be able to create ads for desktop and mobile News Feed to boost awareness for events. In the past, …

Facebook ‘Tests’ Post Search Feature It Promised Almost a Year Ago Facebook ‘Tests’ Post Search Feature It Promised Almost a Year Ago

The slowest rollout in the history of social media continues today, as Facebook is reportedly letting some mobile users search for old posts via keyword. According to a statement provided to Bloomberg, Facebook says this is “an improvement to search …

Facebook Attempts to Debunk Messenger Myths Facebook Attempts to Debunk Messenger Myths

When it comes to its Messenger app and the continued backlash, Facebook really wants to set the record straight. The Next Web spotted a big, unavoidable alert inside Facebook for iOS which directs users to a page called Messenger: Myths …