Facebook

Facebook

The latest Facebook news and analysis. We cover all the news coming out of Facebook and provide in-depth analysis and insight.

Facebook is Developing VR Apps

Facebook is Developing VR Apps

During yesterday’s installment of the ongoing Code/Media Re/code conference in California, Facebook’s Chief Product Officer Chris Cox announced that the social media network was developing virtual reality apps, no doubt … [Read more...]

Google Acquires Odysee Photo Platform

Google Acquires Odysee Photo Platform

Google continues to buy its way through Silicon Valley, having acquired photo backup platform Odysee this past weekend. According to a post on Odysee’s website, the company’s app will continue to run for the next couple … [Read more...]

Twitter to Syndicate Promoted Tweets, Will Soon Introduce Instant Timeline

Twitter to Syndicate Promoted Tweets, Will Soon Introduce Instant Timeline

It seems new and exciting changes are coming to the world of Twitter. While the company has been trying lots of different tactics to generate revenue from what is essentially a free-for-all in terms of what it costs and … [Read more...]

Facebook to Crack Down on Fake News Stories

Facebook to Crack Down on Fake News Stories

One of the worst parts of the Facebook experience is being bombarded with the various fake news stories shared by your friends (okay, your parents and that weird guy you roomed with for six months in college). But fear … [Read more...]

Facebook at “Work” Sees Limited Launch Today

Facebook at “Work” Sees Limited Launch Today

The new, work-focused social networking experience from Facebook is launching today, TechCrunch reports. Accessible via the main Facebook site, but also packaged into an Android and iOS app called “Work,” the new service … [Read more...]

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Whether or not you like what you see on Facebook, chances are pretty good that you check it regularly as a matter of course. Such is the nature of the social network. Because of that, Facebook is banking on your habitual … [Read more...]

Slingshot Has New Features. Wait, Remember Slingshot?

Slingshot Has New Features. Wait, Remember Slingshot?

This past summer, Facebook put out a competitor for Snapchat, the photo and video-sharing app that zaps your content into limbo once it’s been consumed, and is a hit with all the youngsters. We wrote about Slingshot when … [Read more...]

Google+ Adds Pinned Updates

Google+ Adds Pinned Updates

Remember Google+? If you're drawing a blank, let me fill you in. Google+ is a sort of social layer on top of Google -- one that looks like a sort of mix of Facebook and Twitter. And the fact that I'm worried people won't … [Read more...]

Apple Dives into Virtual Reality with Job Listing

Apple Dives into Virtual Reality with Job Listing

When Facebook purchased Oculus VR earlier this year, it suddenly rocketed to the forefront of the burgeoning virtual reality field. As it stands now, there are only a few other major players deciding to dip their toes … [Read more...]

Will Samsung Produce the Oculus Rift?

Will Samsung Produce the Oculus Rift?

Yesterday’s news that Samsung’s mobile division might see an executive shakeup doesn’t seem to have affected the company’s partnership with virtual reality startup Oculus VR. Yesterday, CNET reported that Brendan Iribe, … [Read more...]