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Partners At Teehan+Lax, The Design Firm Behind Medium, Join Facebook
/ January 16, 2015 10:24 am
Partners At Teehan+Lax, The Design Firm Behind Medium, Join Facebook

TechCrunch reports "Facebook’s Design team has picked up the partners from Teehan+Lax, the Toronto design firm responsible for the good looks and excellent UX high-profile tech startup projects including Medium." . Read More

Think Facebook is a media powerhouse? Just wait til its video player takes over
/ January 15, 2015 8:25 am
Think Facebook is a media powerhouse? Just wait til its video player takes over

Mashable reports "Facebook's already considerable power in media is about to become dominant. The social network has already shown the ability to put content in front of millions of people at will, boosting traffic for media companies (particularly to smartphones). Now, it has turned that force toward video." . Read More

Samsung to finish futuristic Silicon Valley campus before Apple, Google, or Facebook
/ January 14, 2015 11:44 am
Samsung to finish futuristic Silicon Valley campus before Apple, Google, or Facebook

VentureBeat reports "Apple is building its spaceship campus. Google is expanding like a weed into new offices around Mountain View. And Facebook hired famed architect Frank Gehry. These giants are building the offices of the future, and trying to give Silicon Valley a much needed architectural kick in the pants. But it looks like Samsung will beat them to the punch.". Read More

Facebook Will Start Showing Mobile AMBER Alerts To Help Find Missing Kids
/ January 13, 2015 8:48 am
Facebook Will Start Showing Mobile AMBER Alerts To Help Find Missing Kids

TechCrunch reports "Your phone probably already receives AMBER alerts when a kid goes missing in your area. Most smartphones are configured to allow it right out of the box. But Facebook thinks they can help make the system better — and starting today, they’re going to try.". Read More

Oculus cofounder describes CES demo — and what comes next for virtual reality (interview)
/ January 12, 2015 8:51 am
Oculus cofounder describes CES demo — and what comes next for virtual reality (interview)

VentureBeat reports "Nate Mitchell has been at Oculus VR from its humble beginnings as a virtual reality goggles startup to its $2 billion acquisition by Facebook last year.". Read More

Facebook makes strides in breaking news, but still trails Twitter
/ January 9, 2015 8:29 am
Facebook makes strides in breaking news, but still trails Twitter

Digiday reports "When tragedy struck Paris on Wednesday — 12 people were shot at satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo — news of the event was immediately shared on Twitter, as per usual. By early morning on the East Coast, Charlie Hebdo was a trending topic in multiple locations around the world.". Read More

Twitter’s Video Plans Include Autoplay Ad Previews
/ January 9, 2015 8:29 am
Twitter’s Video Plans Include Autoplay Ad Previews

Advertising Age reports "Advertisers love Facebook's autoplaying video ads as well as YouTube's pay-for-plays ones. Now they're getting excited about Twitter's potential to combine the two features in its own nascent video ad product.". Read More

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