Justin Timberlake is bringing MySpace back, as the singer/actor was featured in a promotional video for the former top social network, but it’s a cameo by the Facebook logo that may raise eyebrows, as well. Details haven’t been released yet, but it appears that the new MySpace will continue to have some kind of Facebook integration.
As the nation heads into the final stretch of the 2012 election cycle, Democratic technology vendor NGP VAN introduced Social Organizing, a tool that adds a social layer to a campaign’s website and matches Facebook friends with information from voter registration records.
Facebook may play fast and loose with most of your personal information, but at least it has never had a major password breach — like Yahoo or Formspring. That got a writer for The Verge wondering: Is Facebook actually safer when it comes to the security of your password?
Want to see what television shows your friends are into right now? Yap.TV just made that a little bit easier with Facebook integration, TechCrunch reported. Now when users log into Yap.TV using Facebook Connect, the app imports their favorite shows, as well as those of their friends.
If you’ve ever been surfing Facebook and got the feeling that somebody’s watching you, you might be right. The Evidon Global Tracker Report, a semiannual analysis of the ad tracking agency, listed Facebook among the top companies tracking users.
Shoppers who use Facebook Connect along with ecommerce sites are nine times more likely to engage with those sites’ social features and share content with friends, according to a new study from social application provider Sociable Labs.
Yahoo debuted an iPad app called IntoNow, which uses Facebook Connect to help create a social TV-viewing experience.
The latest tech company to integrate Facebook into an online television guide is TV Genius, as the London-based outfit announced the integration of Facebook Connect with its content discovery platform.
During an interview at Le Web, the internet conference in Paris, Facebook’s Developer Network Director, Ethan Beard, told the group more than 250 million people are using Facebook Connect every month.