Items tagged with Facebook

Starting sometime later this month, you may begin seeing entire news articles posted directly to Facebook. It's part of a new initiative called Instant Articles, which is intended to both keep Facebook users on the social network for longer periods... Read more...
Different strokes for different folks, right? Unlike Google, which tapped Lionel Richie to sing "Hello" when you call the number on Project Fi's "Experience" page, Facebook just rolled out a new app called Hello, but opted against any kind of... Read more...
In an effort to ensure that the content that matters to you most reaches your eyeballs before all else, Facebook is tweaking things on the backend with three updates, all of which are focused delivering a better News Feed and social networking... Read more...
Facing accusations from the Belgian Privacy Commission dating back to February that it is violating the privacy rights of its users, Facebook yesterday confirmed that the watchdog group had uncovered a "bug" that mistakenly tracked people even when... Read more...
Do you ever find yourself in a situation where Facebook Messenger is somehow not available? It's hard to believe, given the fact that an app is available for the three big mobile operating systems, and anyone logged into Facebook can access it from... Read more...
One of the best reasons to use Facebook is to keep up to date with family and friends that live in different time zones. Sure, we've all posted goofy status updates and pictures of our lunch, but at its best, Facebook is a vehicle for virtually... Read more...
No one likes a thief, but it's somehow better to hear about one that's as dumb as a doorknob. I'm talking the sort of thief that doesn't know when to call it quits, and ends up doing something... Read more...
Facebook’s efforts to spread Internet connectivity to nearly every person on the globe will get off the ground this summer. A new report from The Wall Street Journal indicates that Facebook’s... Read more...
As Facebook ages, it’s becoming a journal of its users’ lives. Scroll through the Timeline and you’ll see the high and low points of a person’s life: people met, people lost, graduations, jobs, marriages and the other milestones and memories are... Read more...
Not content with being your source for news about friends and family, Facebook is pushing to become your source for all news. The company is reportedly wooing major news outlets to place their content directly on Facebook, rather than clicking... Read more...
Facebook isn't a company that rests on its laurels, as it's always looking to expand its reach into different categories. This has helped the world's largest social playground avoid the same fate as... Read more...
It's not often that Facebook rolls-out features I consider to be useful, but it's hard to argue that suicide-prevention features it launched last month are good, or are at least backed by good intentions. The easiest-to-use feature is to flag a post... Read more...
When I think of camping, I think about loading the family (including the dog) in my station wagon and hitting the Blue Ridge Mountains to get away from the stress of daily life and embrace nature. There’s nothing like hiking trails in the wilderness... Read more...
Have you ever tried collecting money owed from a friend or family member? Sometimes it's painless, and other times it's like pulling teeth from a penguin -- impossible, in other words. Facebook has found a way to make it rather easy. No, it won't... Read more...
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