Topic: Facebook

Facebook Introduces Save Feature
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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...]

Boxes Is a Find For Collectors
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Boxes Is a Find For Collectors

Boxes started out an idea to help people organize their stuff in a really sleek and easy-to-use to design.  What it's turned out to be, however, is social network for collectors and fashionistas, plus a whole lot … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Google Buys Songza; Facebook Messes With Newsfeeds for Science
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Google Buys Songza; Facebook Messes With Newsfeeds for Science

It's Sunday, and you know what that means -- time to get caught up with our Weekend Wrap-Up, where we summarize the big tech stories from the past week. During the week of a holiday, news typically slows down. When … [Read more...]

Facebook Issues Another Apology for Emotion Study
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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?
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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...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Amazon Unveils the Fire Phone; Apple Launches Newer, Cheaper iMac
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Amazon Unveils the Fire Phone; Apple Launches Newer, Cheaper iMac

It's Sunday, folks! That means it's time once again for our Weekend Wrap-Up, where we catch you up on the biggest tech stories of the week. Ready? Let's go. Amazon Unveils the Fire Phone Nothing warms the heart of a … [Read more...]

Facebook Goes after Snapchat with Slingshot
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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...]

Oculus’s Newfound Gaming Pedigree, Facebook Allowing for Affordable Rift
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Oculus’s Newfound Gaming Pedigree, Facebook Allowing for Affordable Rift

The news that Facebook would drop $2 billion to buy Oculus, the Kickstarted makers of the as-yet in-development Rift VR headset, got lots of people upset. After all, backers put in their own money because they believed … [Read more...]

Eventblimp Helps You Fly Away from Boredom
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Eventblimp Helps You Fly Away from Boredom

It may take a while depending on the place, but it always happens eventually: you get into a routine, you constantly check out your usual haunts, and you get bored. It can be tough finding new things to do, new places to … [Read more...]

UrbanSitter Adds LinkedIn Platform and Nannies
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UrbanSitter Adds LinkedIn Platform and Nannies

UrbanSitter, which recently raised $15 million in Series B funding, is expanding its reach to include nannies as it continues to grow to more than a dozen cities across the U.S.  The online service for parents and … [Read more...]