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 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.
Move over, FOMO, and make room for FOBO: A study by culture experts Crowd DNA for Facebook found that fear of being offline is the new fear of missing out, as 70 percent of respondents aged 13 through 24 from 13 countries said they have to be connected, no matter where they are.
People-based marketing: Prepare to hear that term a lot more as Facebook develops ad-targeting and measurement platforms like Atlas, LiveRail and the Facebook Audience Network. Facebook has shifted its focus from providing advertising at scale to providing an ad solution where companies can target the right consumers.
Updates to Facebook’s Trending feature are trending on the social network Wednesday, as the feature is now available via Android for mobile users (with iOS “coming soon”), and trending topics are now divided into up to five different sections.
Not content to let Instagram have all the survey fun, some Facebook users (including this writer) began seeing invitations atop their News Feeds to participate in a survey about their experiences with Facebook Login and applications.