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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 β€œan 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 …

Facebook Lets Advertisers Target Based On Network Connection Facebook Lets Advertisers Target Based On Network Connection

Facebook announced that it is giving advertisers a new feature that allows them to target people based on the network connection they most often use when accessing Facebook. Options are: 2G, 3G, or 4G. The idea is that this will …

Instagram Launches Hyperlapse App For Time Lapse Videos Instagram Launches Hyperlapse App For Time Lapse Videos

Instagram just announced the launch of a new app called Hyperlapse, which lets users capture high-quality time lapse videos. This can even be done while the user is in motion. Introducing Hyperlapse from Instagram from Instagram on Vimeo. “Traditionally, time …

Report: Facebook To Take On DoubleClick With Atlas Report: Facebook To Take On DoubleClick With Atlas

Facebook is getting ready for an all-out “assault” on Google’s DoubleClick this fall, according to a new report from The Information, which broke the news about Amazon’s acquisition of Twitch on Monday. Facebook acquired the Atlas ad platform from Microsoft …

Should You Be Concerned About Facebook’s New News Feed Changes? Should You Be Concerned About Facebook’s New News Feed Changes?

Facebook announced – wait for it – more changes to the News Feed algorithm and how it will deliver your Page’s posts to its alleged audience. As you’re probably well aware, Facebook has been mixing things up all year, and …

Is Your Organic Social Reach As Bad As You Think? Is Your Organic Social Reach As Bad As You Think?

Getting organic posts in front of users on social media has become increasingly difficult for brands – particularly on Facebook, which has been quite open about its reduction of organic reach (even if some find its stated reasons a little …

Facebook Adds Analytics Support To App Links Facebook Adds Analytics Support To App Links

Facebook announced updates to App Links to give developers new analytics support, so they can analyze and segment mobile traffic. As you may recall, Facebook launched App Links at f8 a few months ago. It’s basically a way for mobile …

‘Facebook Drug Task Force’ Hoax Shows Desperate Need for More Satire Tags ‘Facebook Drug Task Force’ Hoax Shows Desperate Need for More Satire Tags

Last week, Facebook began reminding idiots that The Onion, as well as articles from other “satirical” sources, were in fact satire. And like a beaming white patronus in the forest of idiocy, thousands of clueless souls stepped up to provide …

Facebook Lets Advertisers Get In Front Of The Same People More Frequently Facebook Lets Advertisers Get In Front Of The Same People More Frequently

Facebook recently announced changes to frequency limits on ads in an email to agencies. DigiDay got ahold of the email, and shared the relevant excerpt, which explains the changes for different scenarios. “We are always looking to improve the News …

Chris Pratt Posts Homeless Pic On Facebook

Chris Pratt has one of the most endearing rags to riches stories of anyone in Hollywood. The buff star of the smash hit Guardians of the Galaxy has enjoyed an immense career boost, but he wasn’t doing too shabby before …

Conan O’Brien Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Conan O’Brien has joined the list of celebrities and several of your Facebook friends. The talk show host admitted to being called out by many different people to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in order to raise awareness. ALS …

Facebook Is Reminding Idiots That The Onion Is Satire Facebook Is Reminding Idiots That The Onion Is Satire

Because people are generally idiots, Facebook has begun reminding people that articles from The Onion are indeed satirical, and should not be shared as serious articles replete with outrage, disgust, and general displeasure. I guess some Facebook engineer saw his …

Florida Man Charged with Beating Autistic Kid at Party After Video Winds Up on Facebook Florida Man Charged with Beating Autistic Kid at Party After Video Winds Up on Facebook

An 18-year-old Okeechobee Florida resident has been arrested and charged with child abuse “without bodily harm” after police identified him in a disturbing video posted on his Facebook page. Andrew Wheeler can be seen repeatedly punching, kneeing, and dragging an …

American Idol Death Prevented: Josh Gracin Intercepted By Police After Posting Suicide Note To Facebook

Police were called in to prevent the suicide of American Idol alum, Josh Gracin, last night. The country star shocked many when he published on Facebook an apparent suicide note. TMZ reported that law enforcement rushed to his home in …

Infographic Examines The ‘Perfect’ Facebook Post Infographic Examines The ‘Perfect’ Facebook Post

With organic Page post reach declining like it has been, it’s more imperative than ever that Facebook Pages post the right type of content if they wish to get in front of fans without paying. You always hear that images …

Instagram Is Getting Serious About Ads Instagram Is Getting Serious About Ads

When Instagram announced that the salad days were over and ads – eh, sponsored posts – would soon be landing on the previously ad-free social network, you could hear the collective groans from heavy users but you couldn’t register any …