Facebook’s “Hot Mom” is a hot topic again, as a photo posted by mother of three and fitness competitor Maria Kang is drawing a significant amount of negative feedback, despite being intended as a positive message.
How did natural diet company Beyond Diet fatten up after a Facebook advertising campaign focused on third-party partner categories data? Online advertising agency Quality Score and Adquant, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer, offered details on the successful effort.
Zynga is introducing some of its most popular games to iOS and Android in a few select markets before officially launching them at the end of June. The social gaming developer is playing catch up with competitor King.com, which got into the mobile space sooner.
Athletes and other celebrities use Facebook as a platform for numerous reasons, and soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, of Real Madrid and Portugal’s national team, turned to the social network to raise awareness of the plight of Syrian refugees.
It was a scary hour-and-a-half or so at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday night, as the San Jose Mercury News reported that the social network’s campus was on lockdown from about 7 p.m. PT until about 8:30 p.m. following a threat that authorities received via telephone.
With Disney CEO Bob Iger set to leave the iconic media company in 2016, and one of the most prominent candidates to succeed him, Anne Sweeney, co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC TV Group, announcing Tuesday that she was leaving the company, rumors began to swirl about another potential replacement for Iger: Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.
Last November, Facebook revealed that more people share travel and vacations on the social network than anything else. Our money would have been on pictures of kids or food, and that’s pretty interesting in itself — it suggests that travel talk and pictures of famous landmarks don’t actually bother us that much. If they did, they’d be up there with baby photos and restaurant dinners and everything else we hate about our Facebook feed (like BitStrips and fake video links).
Android updates are in fashion Tuesday at Facebook-owned companies, as Instagram joined WhatsApp in updating its Android application, saying that the app now loads twice as quickly and takes up half the space.