The good news keeps coming for Facebook users who are dreading the expansion of advertising, as comments by Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman Tuesday night on not rushing to bring ads to the social network’s Paper iOS application and not increasing the flow of ads in the mobile News Feed were followed by a report by Mashable that video ads may not launch on Facebook until this summer.
If Facebook can adopt Twitter features, such as Trending and hashtags, it’s only fair for Twitter to be able to test a redesign of its profile that makes it look a lot like Facebook, or even like Google Plus, right?
The 2014 Grammy Awards were presented at Staples Center in Los Angeles Sunday night, and Facebook said some 6.3 million users were responsible for more than 13.5 million interactions related to the event.
The winners of the 71st annual Golden Globes Awards were revealed during the televised ceremony Sunday night, but how did Facebook activity in the week leading up to the event match up with the eventual results? The social network provided data to Mashable on how the nominees in four major categories stacked up, by state.
If you arrive at the airport and realize that you neglected to bring your driver’s license or another form of government-issued ID, your Facebook profile may be enough to get your on your flight, as Vimeo Co-Founder and DIY CEO Zach Klein discovered Sunday.
Facebook’s tradition of inviting the press to events without revealing what it is announcing has been passed down to Instagram, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing network will hold a media event in New York Dec. 12.
Facebook teamed up with Globe Telecom, a mobile provider serving the Philippines, to launch a three-month test of giving its customers full access to the social network without having to pay data charges, Mashable reported.
Facebook Tuesday began testing a completely revamped version of its Messenger for Android application that allows users to instantly see which friends are currently using Messenger, and to send text messages via the app to friends or non-Facebook-using contacts who aren’t using it.