Post Tagged with: "Facebook"

CNET: Facebook Launches Photo Comments
/ June 20, 2013 12:19 pm
CNET: Facebook Launches Photo Comments

CNET reports that Facebook, the biggest social network, has launched a new feature, which allows people to add photos to comments on posts using a new "Attach" a photo button. Photo comments are limited to Facebook's Website and Mobile site, although viewing these photo comments is enabled on Facebook's mobile apps. Read More

VentureBeat: Facebook Has 1 Million Active Advertisers
/ June 19, 2013 4:34 pm
VentureBeat: Facebook Has 1 Million Active Advertisers

VentureBeat reports that Facebook has 1 million active advertisers - companies or organizations who have advertised on the social network at least once over the last 28 days. The company has credited this accomplishment to small businesses, stating that this landmark is largely due to small businesses developing their businesses online and in their local communities through Facebook. . Read More

TechCrunch: Instagram Set to Get Video on June 20
/ June 17, 2013 10:47 am
TechCrunch: Instagram Set to Get Video on June 20

TechCrunch reports that on June 20, Facebook will introduce video for Instagram, its popular photo-sharing app, enabling users to take and share short videos, according to a source close to the matter. Facebook hasn't given the details as yet, but it sounds like service will be similar in function to Twitter’s Vin according to Matthew Keys who first broke the story that the video service was being tested internally, and noted the video would be somewhere between 5 to 10 seconds. . Read More

The Verge: Facebook Rolls out Hashtag Support
/ June 13, 2013 2:23 pm
The Verge: Facebook Rolls out Hashtag Support

The Verge reports that Facebook has officially announced support for hashtag. Facebook users can look for and click on hashtags as represented by the traditional # symbol, to check out a stream of photos, posts, and links all tagged in a given phrase. . Read More

Reuters: Zuckerberg Responds to Share Price Complaints in First Facebook Shareholders’ Meeting
/ June 12, 2013 11:07 am
Reuters: Zuckerberg Responds to Share Price Complaints in First Facebook Shareholders’ Meeting

Reuters reports that Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg dealt with an onslaught of questions regarding the company's falling stock price during the company's first shareholders' meeting since its IPO last May. The company's stock has seen more than a 37 percent drop since its debut at $38. Responding to questions, Zuckerberg said he thought Facebook was on the right track to long-term success, despite its results on Wall Street. . Read More

Washington Post: NSA and FBI Gain Direct Access from 9 Leading Internet Companies
/ June 7, 2013 1:32 pm
Washington Post: NSA and FBI Gain Direct Access from 9 Leading Internet Companies

The Washington Post reports that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are tapping straight into the central servers of nine top U.S. Internet companies, taking out audio and video conversations, images, e-mails, documents, and connection logs that allow analysts to monitor foreign targets, according to a top-secret document. Read More

Facebook Announces Effort to Make Ad Products Simpler
/ June 7, 2013 1:29 pm
Facebook Announces Effort to Make Ad Products Simpler

The Next Web reports that Facebook has announced a new initiative to make its ad products simpler, which will result in ending 50 % of its ad units by the end of this year. The program is the result of feedback Facebook has received from marketers. The company has said that over 13 ad units will be shut down over the next six months. . Read More

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