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Jimmy Kimmel Points Out All the Reasons Facebook Is Probably Ruining Your Life Jimmy Kimmel Points Out All the Reasons Facebook Is Probably Ruining Your Life

As you’ve probably heard, Facebook just celebrated its 10th birthday, which means that if Facebook were a human, it would be on the cusp of entering its most-annoying years. In a message to Facebook users, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the …

Is Free Visibility On Facebook A Thing Of The Past? Is Free Visibility On Facebook A Thing Of The Past?

It would appear that for most businesses, it’s only getting harder and harder to get your messages out to your fans. Remember the days when everybody was signing up for Facebook, and you had an awesome free way of getting …

Join Zuckerberg In Reflecting On Your Time On Facebook As It Turns 10 Join Zuckerberg In Reflecting On Your Time On Facebook As It Turns 10
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Today marks Facebook’s tenth anniversary. Mark Zuckerberg has posted some thoughts on the last ten years, which began with going out for pizza with some friends, and sharing how excited he was about launching the product. There’s no mention of …

Quentin Tarantino And Prince Attack Linking Quentin Tarantino And Prince Attack Linking
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It’s been an odd week in Internet news as both Quentin Tarantino and Prince looked to sue people for linking to things. The former is suing Gawker for posting links to his recently leaked film script hosted elsewhere, while the …

Facebook Introduces Bolts To Ease Mobile Development Facebook Introduces Bolts To Ease Mobile Development
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Mobile development is made so much easier when you have an SDK to work from. Facebook’s mobile SDKs for iOS and Android are some of the best in the biz, and now the social network is making parts of it …

Facebook Graph Search Coming To Mobile ‘Pretty Soon,’ Says Zuck Facebook Graph Search Coming To Mobile ‘Pretty Soon,’ Says Zuck

Facebook may finally be bringing Graph Search to mobile devices soon. In fact, Mark Zuckerberg said as much on the company’s earnings call during the Q&A portion on Wednesday. “Pretty soon, I think, you should expect us to roll out …

Facebook Enters News Reader Space With ‘Paper’ Facebook Enters News Reader Space With ‘Paper’
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There’s been talk all month that Facebook would soon launch a news reader app called Paper, and the company has now made the official announcement. It won’t be available until February 3rd, and it’s only for iPhone in the U.S. …

Facebook Earnings Are Out, Revenue Up 55% Year-Over-Year Facebook Earnings Are Out, Revenue Up 55% Year-Over-Year

Facebook just released its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. This includes revenue of $7.87 billion for the year (up 55%) year-over-year. Net income for the full year 2013 was $1.50 billion. Revenue for the quarter was …

Florida Kid Sent a Bomb Threat to His School via Facebook Message Florida Kid Sent a Bomb Threat to His School via Facebook Message

Florida man kid strikes again! The first rule of anonymous bomb threats is that they are anonymous. Interestingly enough, that’s also the first word in “anonymous bomb threats.” Most Americans who have gone through the public schools system are quite …

Facebook Rolls Out Custom Audiences Facebook Rolls Out Custom Audiences

Facebook announced that it is rolling out Custom Audiences for general availability after previewing the new targeting feature last fall. Custom Audiences let businesses target people who have visited their website or mobile app with certain News Feed ads that …

Facebook ‘Paper’ News App Will Reportedly Utilize Human Editors, Instagram Photos Facebook ‘Paper’ News App Will Reportedly Utilize Human Editors, Instagram Photos
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Facebook is reportedly working on a standalone news app, which would rely on human editors to provide news stories from various publications. The app would presumably be a Flipboard-style news reader, and would make use of these hand-picked stories, as …

Facebook Awards Biggest Bug Bounty Payout Yet Facebook Awards Biggest Bug Bounty Payout Yet

Back in 2011, Facebook launched its bug bounty program, in which it would pay users disclosing security bugs that have previously gone undiscovered. The company kindly reminded people that it wouldn’t sue them if they gave it a reasonable amount …

StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report] StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report]
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Shareaholic has put out the latest edition of its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report. Its data shows that among Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Stumbleupon, Reddit, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+, Facebook, StumbleUpon and Pinterest saw the strongest gains in terms of referrals. …

Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ to Become a Movie Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ to Become a Movie

Lean In…the movie? It appears that it’s coming soon to a theater near you. Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures has acquired the rights to Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will to Lead – the 2013 book penned by …

Facebook Updates App Insights To Be Cleaner, More Reliable Facebook Updates App Insights To Be Cleaner, More Reliable

For the past few years, Facebook app developers have relied on App Insights to learn how consumers use their app. While it’s certainly already a good tool, Facebook thinks it can improve it to make it even better for developers. …

Facebook’s Oldest User Is Now 106 Facebook’s Oldest User Is Now 106

The honorable crown of “Oldest Person on Facebook” has rested on several different heads over the past couple of years. But for the last year or so, the title has belonged to 105-year-old Edythe Kirchmaier. Well, make that 106-year-old Edythe …

Sheryl Sandberg Becomes One of The World’s Youngest Female Billionaires Sheryl Sandberg Becomes One of The World’s Youngest Female Billionaires

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, it was announced that the¬†Facebook, Inc. stock closed at an unprecedented record high. As a result of the monumental feat, the company’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg became a billionaire. According to Bloomberg, Sandberg owns approximately …

Cutts On How Much Facebook And Twitter Signals Matter In Google Ranking Cutts On How Much Facebook And Twitter Signals Matter In Google Ranking
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Google put out a pretty interesting Webmaster Help video today with Matt Cutts answering a question about a topic a lot of people would like to understand better – how Facebook and Twitter affect Google rankings. “Facebook and Twitter pages …

Facebook Tests New Mobile Ad Network For Third-Party Apps Facebook Tests New Mobile Ad Network For Third-Party Apps

Facebook announced that it is testing a new mobile ad platform to give developers a new way to monetize their apps. The company is contributing its targeting capabilities to the network in an effort to increase relevancy of ads in …

Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes
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Parents, if your child is beginning to show even a lick of sense, hold them tight. Not every parent is so lucky. A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after he taunted police by sharing his own ‘Wanted’ post on their …

Facebook Sociology: You’re More Likely to Post a Status If You See a Bunch of Statuses from Friends Facebook Sociology: You’re More Likely to Post a Status If You See a Bunch of Statuses from Friends

Facebook is always screwing around with their news feed algorithms, or what they call “trying to show you better, more relevant content.” It’s not like Facebook isn’t constantly tweaking this, but they’ve been doing it a lot lately – or …