Topic: Facebook

Facebook Cracks Down On Click-Bait

Facebook Cracks Down On Click-Bait

According to an update from Facebook, users are going to see less click-bait on their newsfeed in the future.If you’re unsure of what click-bait is––though I’d bet you’ve seen it––it’s when a … [Read more...]

A Temporary Way Around The Facebook Messenger Install

A Temporary Way Around The Facebook Messenger Install

If you’re like me, then being told what to do isn’t high on your list of things you love. That’s why when Facebook made me install Messenger, my nostrils flared and lasers shot out of my eyes. Luckily, the fire of … [Read more...]

Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?

Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?

Facebook has been declared “the social network to end all social networks” by Shareaholic, a social media analytics and publishing firm.This past June Facebook reached an all time high with a 23.39% share of all … [Read more...]

Facebook Introduces Save Feature

Facebook Introduces Save Feature

Facebook is in the process of rolling out “Save,” a new feature that allows users to bookmark interesting content such as links, places, TV shows, or music from their Newsfeed so they can access it at a later … [Read more...]

Facebook Issues Another Apology for Emotion Study

Facebook Issues Another Apology for Emotion Study

The dust has settled on the Grand Facebook Emotion Experiment, in which the social network automatically filtered what 700,000 users saw on their newsfeeds for the span of a week in 2012 based on whether posts contained … [Read more...]

Did Facebook Manipulate Your Newsfeed? Does it Matter?

Did Facebook Manipulate Your Newsfeed? Does it Matter?

By now you’ve probably heard the news: Facebook has been messing with your mind.Over the weekend, Facebook was in the headlines when it was discovered that the social network had performed a bit of a social … [Read more...]

Facebook Goes after Snapchat with Slingshot

Facebook Goes after Snapchat with Slingshot

At 31, it’s hard for me to keep up with what all the kids are into. A few weeks ago I visited the apartment of my pals Jim and Julia, friends who happen to be in their early 20s. Julia kept talking about how she was so … [Read more...]

Facebook Changes Default Privacy Settings to “Friends Only” Instead of “Public,” And More

Facebook Changes Default Privacy Settings to “Friends Only” Instead of “Public,” And More

Facebook is rolling back one of their long-standing privacy policies on its network. Starting today, your default privacy settings on Facebook (when you launch a new account) will be set to share with “Friends Only,” … [Read more...]

Rumor: Facebook Developing Snapchat Competitor ‘Slingshot’ For Imminent Release

Rumor: Facebook Developing Snapchat Competitor ‘Slingshot’ For Imminent Release

Earlier this year, Facebook attempted to purchase one of the most popular social apps on the planet, Snapchat – to little success. After offering $3 billion to acquire the little app that could, the world’s biggest … [Read more...]

Facebook Takes On Smaller Deep Link Rivals With App Links

Facebook Takes On Smaller Deep Link Rivals With App Links

Deep linking has been a hot topic as of late with companies popping up including URX, Deeplink.me, and others to take on the problem of making mobile apps connect the same way that clickable links work within the Web. … [Read more...]