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Facebook Launches Mobile App Ad Improvements Facebook Launches Mobile App Ad Improvements

Facebook announced new buying, creative, and targeting options for mobile app ads aimed at helping marketers more effectively advertise during the holiday season, and presumably getting them to spend more money. For one, marketers can now buy Facebook mobile app …

Facebook’s Parse Hits 500,000 Apps Facebook’s Parse Hits 500,000 Apps

Facebook just provided some growth stats for Parse, the cloud application platform it acquired last year. According to the company, 500,000 apps have been created with Parse and hundreds of thousands of Parse developers are located outside the U.S. “We’re …

Bing Reveals Top Searches Of 2014 Bing Reveals Top Searches Of 2014

Bing has released its top searches of 2014. “Each year, billions of searches on Bing.com reveal the people, moments and events that captivate people’s attention,” a Bing spokesperson tells WebProNews in an email. “From celebrities, to sports controversies, to top …

Mark Zuckerberg Is Doing Another Q&A Mark Zuckerberg Is Doing Another Q&A

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently held a live Q&A session enabling people and businesses to ask whatever questions they wanted to about Facebook. Among the topics addressed were controversial ones like the company opting to require mobile users to download …

Facebook Updates Rooms iPhone App Facebook Updates Rooms iPhone App

If you’ll recall, Facebook launched a standalone app called Rooms in October. This is not to be confused with Groups, which it has since launched. Facebook described rooms as “inspired by both the ethos of early web communities and the …

Big Facebook Spenders Get Special Ad Tool ‘Grapevine’ [Report] Big Facebook Spenders Get Special Ad Tool ‘Grapevine’ [Report]

Facebook reportedly has a marketing program called Grapevine, which it shares with some of its highest-paying advertisers, that gives those advertisers access to unprecedented user data on an anonymous basis. This is according to AdWeek, which cites anonymous sources, and …

Facebook At Work Reportedly Coming In January Facebook At Work Reportedly Coming In January

We recently learned that Facebook is testing a product called Facebook At Work, which would compete with the likes of LinkedIn, Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and Yammer, to name a few. This was actually first discussed back in June by …

Facebook Adds Stripe Benefits To FbStart Facebook Adds Stripe Benefits To FbStart

Facebook announced that it’s adding benefits provided by Stripe to FbStart, as well as launching a new site where members can manage their benefits and learn more about the program. Faceobook first announced FbStart at its f8 developer conference back …

Women Are Happiest Working for These Tech Companies Women Are Happiest Working for These Tech Companies

Among other things, 2014 has been the year of the diversity report. Like dominoes, tech company after tech company has made a point to release their internal diversity figures – basically, gender and ethnic breakdowns of the companies’ workforces. As …

Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App

Continuing its strategy of launching standalone apps for various functions, Facebook announced a new Facebook Groups app, which comes from its Creative Labs division. This one is immediately available for both Android and iOS (some of the other apps have …

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple & Other Tech Companies Call For Government Surveillance Reform Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple & Other Tech Companies Call For Government Surveillance Reform

About a year ago, the Reform Government Surveillance coalition was formed. Today, it includes AOL, Apple, Drobpbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo. The companies have since maintained a website on the issue, and have now penned an …

Facebook Delivers Another Blow To Brand Pages Facebook Delivers Another Blow To Brand Pages

Brands have been feeling the sting of deflated organic reach for their Facebook Pages all year, and late on Friday, Facebook announced another blow to those posting promotional content. Long story short, if you post the type of content that …

Facebook Tests ‘Facebook At Work’ Product [Report] Facebook Tests ‘Facebook At Work’ Product [Report]

Facebook is reportedly working on and testing a new product called Facebook at Work, which is exactly what it sounds like – a version of Facebook for businesses. Employers and employees would be able to use productivity and professional networking …

Mark Zuckerberg Gets All Sappy and Stuff on Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Gets All Sappy and Stuff on Facebook

Earlier this week, Facebook got their priorities straight and launched a new feature called ‘Say Thanks’. The tool lets users create and customize virtual “Thanks you” cards to friends – not really thank you for helping me move cards, but …

Facebook Has A New Directory For Local Places Facebook Has A New Directory For Local Places

Facebook has an interesting new local search and discovery tool available at Facebook.com/places. It gives users a look at places with Facebook pages, including those your friends have been to (with their comments) and others who have left reviews. The …

Woman Who Met Mother on Facebook, Murdered Her, and Stole Her Baby Gets Life

A 31-year-old Texas woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after pleading guilty to a crime involving Facebook, kidnapping, and murder. Adriana Lisa Castillo Perez has been given life without the possibility of parole for the murder …

Facebook Boasts About Messenger Growth After Irritating Users Facebook Boasts About Messenger Growth After Irritating Users

Facebook announced that it now has over 500 million people using Facebook Messenger each month. This, of course, comes after the company started requiring people using the Facebook mobile app to use the Messenger app for instant messages. A lot …

Facebook Is Updating Its Terms And Privacy Policies Again Facebook Is Updating Its Terms And Privacy Policies Again

Facebook announced that it’s updating its terms of service, data policy, and cookies policy to reflect new features, as it also tries to improve its advertising experience. There aren’t any changes to settings, but the way Facebook explains things is …

Facebook Launches Personalized ‘Say Thanks’ Video Cards Facebook Launches Personalized ‘Say Thanks’ Video Cards

Facebook announced the launch of a new video card feature called “Say Thanks,” which lets you do exactly that. It’s a way of creating personalized video cards for your friends. You can do this by going to facebook.com/thanks, and choosing …

Facebook Reveals Top 5 Reasons Why It Rejects Apps For Login Review Facebook Reveals Top 5 Reasons Why It Rejects Apps For Login Review

At its f8 developer conference earlier this year, Facebook rolled out Login Review, a part of the app review process, which ensures developers request only permissions that make sense for their apps. This way, users don’t have to feel uncomfortable …

‘Too Many Cooks’ Reminds Us That Facebook Is Really Slow At Rolling Out Graph Search Features ‘Too Many Cooks’ Reminds Us That Facebook Is Really Slow At Rolling Out Graph Search Features

A lot of people are talking about “Too Many Cooks“. Maybe you’ve heard. It’s been trending on Twitter all weekend and throughout Monday. If you’re on Twitter, you can easily see what people are saying about it, from people you …