Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the left of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker bundled up for hunting; as well as the photo atop the post, of Jack Osbourne after making it to the finals of ABC’s hit reality-competition show, “Dancing with the Stars.”
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the left by horror author Stephen King of a promotional sign for his new book, Doctor Sleep, in Paris; as well as the photo atop the post of singer Mariah Carey debuting her new single on Facebook, “The Art of Letting Go,” and hosting a live listening party.
Retired soccer superstar David Beckham will simultaneously sign copies of his new photo book in London, New York, São Paulo, and Hyderabad, India. How? While Beckham may have been able to bend it, it’s hardly possible for him to be in four cities at once: He will dish out personalized digital signatures to select fans via a partnership with Facebook.
Happy third birthday to Instagram, which launched Oct. 6, 2010. While the photo-sharing network’s milestones include its September 2012 acquisition by Facebook for $715 million and reaching 150 million monthly active users last month, Instagram shared its 10 favorite moments over the past three years.
Facebook will set up shop in London’s King’s Cross tech cluster, reaching an agreement for 90,000 square feet in Regent’s Place, which is currently under development.
One of the most expressed frustrations with Facebook, by both users and brands, is how the social network determines which content to display in users’ News Feeds. A press event set for 10 a.m. PT Tuesday, Aug. 6, at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., is aimed at clearing up some of the mystery.
Facebook continued its efforts to bolster the quality of its mobile application with its latest acquisition, U.K.-based code-verification-software developer Monoidics, which was announced on the Monoidics blog and via a Facebook post by Software Engineer Philip Su.