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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 …

Instagram Makes It Easier To Find People To Follow Instagram Makes It Easier To Find People To Follow

Instagram announced the addition of a new user discovery feature and caption editing to its apps on iOS and Android. Finding people to follow hasn’t ever been Instagram’s strong suit, and editing options are always appreciated, so these are certainly …

Mark Zuckerberg Gripes About Social Network Movie

When Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg stepped into a live Q&A session last week, it’s impossible to know if he expected to be asked about the movie The Social Network. The film hit in 2010; maybe Zuckerberg figured it …

Mark Zuckerberg Was Just a Little Hurt by ‘The Social Network’ Mark Zuckerberg Was Just a Little Hurt by ‘The Social Network’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently held a Q&A on his own site, fielding questions about a variety of topics including your page’s organic reach problems and his decision to make everyone download an entirely new app to use Messenger. He …

Facebook Gives You New Ways To Make News Feed Adjustments Facebook Gives You New Ways To Make News Feed Adjustments

Facebook just announced some changes to how users can control what they see in the News Feed. When you go to News Feed settings, you’ll see a list of the top people, Pages, and Groups that you’ve seen in the …

You Had to Download a Standalone Facebook Messenger App Because Tapping One Tab Was Too Hard You Had to Download a Standalone Facebook Messenger App Because Tapping One Tab Was Too Hard

If you want to know exactly why you have to have two Facebook apps to do what one Facebook app could do before, well, Mark Zuckerberg is here to tell you. Kind of. Speaking on a live Facebook Q&A, Zuckerberg …

Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Your Organic Reach Problem Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Your Organic Reach Problem

If you have a Facebook Page, you’re no doubt well aware that the organic reach of posts for many pages has dramatically declined over the past year. It’s gotten harder and harder for businesses to reach people in the News …

Marijuana Legalization Was Facebook’s Most-Discussed Topic on Election Day Marijuana Legalization Was Facebook’s Most-Discussed Topic on Election Day

On Election Day, with hotly contested House, Senate, and Gubernatorial races happening all over the country, social media chatter was turned up to 11. According to Facebook, Tuesday’s midterm elections saw 85 million interactions (posts, likes, and comments) from 27 …

Facebook Asks You to Donate to Fight Ebola Facebook Asks You to Donate to Fight Ebola

Facebook is about to ask all of its users to donate to the fight against Ebola. Not since Facebook pushed its users to sign up for organ donation has the company been so forward with a health/humanitarian issue. Over the …

Facebook Says Government Data Requests Up 24% Facebook Says Government Data Requests Up 24%

It’s Election Day in the US, and Facebook is reminding everyone to vote with a giant banner at the top of the news feed which asks people to share the vote with friends. By the looks of my news feed, …