Since 2010, PayPal has been one of the main methods of payment for Facebook developers. But as Facebook grows, the company is changing its PayPal policies for new developers in emerging markets, such as China, Brazil, and India. According to TechCrunch, developers in several countries must show extra identification as a means of authentication, such as photo IDs or incorporation papers, in order to be paid via direct deposit.
Social commerce platform Payvment announced Thursday that its Lish.com product discovery destination, which launched in beta in August, is now open to the public, complete with a new feature for its clients on the retail side: branded seller storefronts.
Facebook page comments are one of the most important ways users engage with brands on the social network, but San Francisco-based startup Soldsie introduced another use for comments — as a point of sale.
The crowded Facebook analytics field welcomed a new entry from data visualization company SumAll, SumAll Social Metrics, which combines transactional, social, and Web traffic in one software-as-a-service environment, on a single dashboard.
The test of a subscription payment model for applications with developers Zynga, Kixeye, and Playdom that Facebook launched in June is over, and the social network has extended the capability to all developers.
Following its second-quarter earnings call last Thursday, Facebook filed its 10-Q quarterly document with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday, addressing, among other topics, increased mobile usage, revenue from game developer Zynga, and the status of various lawsuits.
Facebook Co-Founder Dustin Moskovitz founded workplace collaboration company Asana in 2009, but the Silicon Valley startup is in the news again, having received a sizable payment from PayPal and others.
If 3-D flesh-eating fish were the one thing missing from your Facebook experience, Milyoni has got you covered, as the social entertainment provider teamed up with Starz Digital Media to present Piranha 3DD, the first-ever 3-D film on the social network.