Post Tagged with: "Facebook"

5 charts that show how social media rules publishing
/ January 20, 2015 8:08 am
5 charts that show how social media rules publishing

Digiday reports "The New York Times may deny that it’s playing the BuzzFeed game, but there’s no getting around the fact that with the homepage declining in importance as a source of publishers’ traffic, the pressure to use social media to find readers has never been greater." . Read More

Facebook report says its 1.35 billion users have $227 billion global economic impact
/ January 20, 2015 8:08 am
Facebook report says its 1.35 billion users have $227 billion global economic impact

VentureBeat reports "According to a new report commissioned by Facebook and conducted by Deloitte, the social networking site had a global economic impact of $227 billion and indirectly created 4.5 million jobs in 2014.". Read More

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

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