Post Tagged with: "Facebook"

Facebook wants its audience data to replace the cookie
/ March 25, 2015 1:10 pm
Facebook wants its audience data to replace the cookie

Digiday reports "Internet advertising is an industry built in large part on the back of the humble cookie, but that’s under threat as people move to mobile and the cookie’s flaws become more prominent. Facebook has a clear answer for a replacement: its trove of audience data.". Read More

Social growth stalling, Facebook still wants you to bank on it
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
Social growth stalling, Facebook still wants you to bank on it

Digiday reports " On Tuesday, Facebook announced that in the U.S. its popular Messenger app will roll out a payment function, tied to debit cards, so you can message your buddies cold hard cash. Seems like a small thing, but what Facebook is really doing is moving quickly into the multibillion-dollar credit-card payments game.". Read More

Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform
/ March 20, 2015 10:52 am
Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform

TechCrunch reports "Next week at its F8 developer conference, Facebook will announce new ways for third parties to offer experiences through its Messenger app, according to multiple sources. Facebook hopes to make Messenger more useful, after seeing Asia’s chat apps WeChat and Line succeed as platforms that go beyond just texting with friends.". Read More

Inside LinkedIn’s ‘underpants gnome’ publishing strategy
/ March 20, 2015 10:51 am
Inside LinkedIn’s ‘underpants gnome’ publishing strategy

Digiday reports "For years, social media platforms operated under the conceit that if they could simply accumulate enough users, a business model would eventually present itself. Now, publishers have adopted the same philosophy, posting their media (particularly their videos) directly to platforms such as Facebook and Twitter in the hopes that amassing an audience there will one day result in a revenue stream." . Read More

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

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