What is the future of online privacy? Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center released a new study Thursday seeking answers to that question from experts, many of which mentioned Facebook in their answers.
Facebook chief accounting officer Jas Athwal and vice president and general counsel Colin Stretch revealed in Form 4 filings Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that they sold off small parcels of Facebook shares.
Facebook indirectly confirmed Tuesday’s report on auto-enhancing photos uploaded via its iOS application with a post on its engineering blog Wednesday explaining the thinking behind the new feature.
PayPal vice president of growth Stan Chudnovsky will join Facebook in February as product manager of its Messenger applications, reporting to a familiar face: VP of messaging products David Marcus, who left his post as president of PayPal in June to join the social network.
Facebook added an Explore button to its recently introduced Rooms iOS application, and product manager Josh Miller said in an interview with Re/code that he remained unconcerned about the app’s low user figure.
With Facebook insisting that it will maintain its real-name policy, technology outfit Virtual Artifacts came up with a solution that combines the benefits of Facebook pages with the freedom of anonymity — its Social X application.
When Instagram topped the 300 million-user mark earlier this month, it moved past Twitter in terms of total users, but according to Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and social analytics platform Socialbakers, the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network blows away Twitter in terms of engagement.