Post Tagged with: "Facebook"

Would you trust Facebook with your bank account?
/ March 19, 2015 12:09 pm
Would you trust Facebook with your bank account?

Mashable reports "Facebook is moving fast to allow users to send payments to each other. But will users bite?" . Read More

Facebook Introduces Free Friend-To-Friend Payments Through Messages
/ March 18, 2015 11:04 am
Facebook Introduces Free Friend-To-Friend Payments Through Messages

TechCrunch reports "When you chat with friends about settling debts or splitting the bill, Facebook doesn’t want you to have to open another app like PayPal or Venmo to send them money. So today it unveiled a new payments feature for Facebook Messenger that lets you connect your Visa or Mastercard debit card and tap a “$” button to send friends money on iOS, Android, and desktop with zero fees." . Read More

Facebook, Oculus And The Future Of Virtual Reality
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
Facebook, Oculus And The Future Of Virtual Reality

TechCrunch reports "You’re in your chair at home, the latest Oculus VR headset encircling your head, and you use its voice recognition feature to access Facebook. Facebook’s virtual reality newsfeed appears in front of you — a three-dimensional, horizontally-scrolling wall of cards. Each card contains a virtual experience, and much like the auto-playing videos in Facebook’s newsfeed today, each of them offers a few moments of the experience on a loop." . Read More

Sirius XM Founder: Robot Clones Are Coming Thanks to Digital Media
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
Sirius XM Founder: Robot Clones Are Coming Thanks to Digital Media

AdWeek reports "Imagine if you could create a robot programmed with someone's personality based on what he or she has revealed via Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. It would think and react the same way the human being would while being completely created by people. According to Martine Rothblatt—the founder of Sirius Radio, United Therapeutics and GeoStar—that day is closer than you think." . Read More

WhatsApp hits 1 billion installs on Android, the second non-Google app to do so
/ March 12, 2015 11:51 am
WhatsApp hits 1 billion installs on Android, the second non-Google app to do so

VentureBeat reports "While many questioned whether Facebook had paid too much to acquire WhatsApp last year, the mobile messaging app’s already-formidable numbers continue to impress more than 12 months on." . Read More

Report: Brands Are Now Posting More to Instagram Than Facebook
/ March 11, 2015 2:03 pm
Report: Brands Are Now Posting More to Instagram Than Facebook

Adweek reports "Instagram is luring brands away from Facebook, according to a new report from research firm L2, which found that brands now post more content on the photo-sharing app.". Read More

Are viral traffic’s days numbered?
/ March 9, 2015 10:54 am
Are viral traffic’s days numbered?

Digiday reports "It may seem like the Internet was awash in posts about #thedress and, for that matter, runaway llamas, as of late. But a confluence of factors, from viewability to changing Facebook algorithms to falling CPMs, are making the economics of this kind of viral strategy a bit more complicated.". Read More

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