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Report: Facebook ‘Dead and Buried’ to Older Teens in EU Countries
/ December 27, 2013 11:03 am
Report: Facebook ‘Dead and Buried’ to Older Teens in EU Countries

The Guardian reports that an extensive European study has found that Facebook is 'dead and buried' to older teenagers, as they move on to Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and other social media. . Read More

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T-Mobile to Offer Free Facebook Access to Subscribers
/ December 26, 2013 12:53 pm
T-Mobile to Offer Free Facebook Access to Subscribers

Reuters reports that T-Mobile announced that it will offer its customers free access to Facebook, irrespective of their subscription to Internet service. The service will be available on Go-Smart, the prepaid service from T-Mobile. . Read More

AdEspresso Raises $500K to Optimize Facebook Ads for Small Businesses
/ December 26, 2013 12:49 pm
AdEspresso Raises $500K to Optimize Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

TechCrunch reports that AdEspresso has raised $500,000 in its first seed funding round. The company is a startup that offers Facebook ad tools to small and medium-sized businesses. It specifically focuses on ad optimization done using a combination of text and images. . Read More

Facebook Ranks Second in the World for Online Ad Sales
/ December 23, 2013 12:15 pm
Facebook Ranks Second in the World for Online Ad Sales

VentureBeat reports that Facebook became the number two seller of digital advertisements in both the U.S. and worldwide. The social networking site moved up from the fourth position between Google, which is in the first position, and Microsoft, which is in third position. . Read More

Facebook Planning Massive Follow-On Offering
/ December 19, 2013 3:49 pm
Facebook Planning Massive Follow-On Offering

Nineteen months after its massive initial pubic offering (IPO), Menlo Park-based social networking giant Facebook on Thursday announced plans for a follow-on offering of 70 million shares. About 27 million of the shares would be offered by the company, with the remainder sold by current stockholders. That includes 41.35 million from CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who plans to use the bulk of his estimated $2.3 billion in proceeds to pay taxes related to his exercise of a stock option to purchase 60 million shares. . Read More

Facebook Integrates Video Ads in Newsfeed
/ December 18, 2013 3:47 pm
Facebook Integrates Video Ads in Newsfeed

Forbes reports that Facebook has finally revealed its long-term promise of introducing auto playing, TV style video advertisements into users’ newsfeeds. The video ads will play automatically once they appear on screen; however the sound will not play unless and until a user taps or clicks. . Read More

Facebook Acquires SportStream
/ December 18, 2013 1:42 pm
Facebook Acquires SportStream

Facebook has acquired SportStream, developer of a platform designed to find social media posts for sports leagues, teams and players, the company announced on its website. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. "We set out 18 months ago to help fans better connect around all the best moments in sports," wrote the company. "Joining Facebook provides an amazing opportunity for us to greatly expand on our original vision.". Read More

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