Facebook users who are puzzled by seeing red equal signs all over their News Feeds, here’s what they’re all about: With the Supreme Court hearing arguments Tuesday on California’s Proposition 8, which mandates that the state recognize only marriages between men and women, Human Rights Campaign is urging Facebook users who support same-sex marriage to change their profile pictures to the red equal sign image.
PBS Mixes Facebook, Other Social Networks Into Documentary ‘Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women’
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.
Apple’s iOS 6 isn’t the only update coming out of Cupertino, Calif., Wednesday, as OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 was rolled out, as well, and the operating system for Macintosh desktops added several Facebook-centric features.
Comments left on Facebook profile pictures “strongly affect the level of perceived attractiveness of the profile owner physically, socially, and professionally,” according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Missouri.
Facebook and social media played a pivotal role in the outcomes of several U.S. Senate primaries this summer. A new case study broke down just how the social network propelled one tea party candidate in Texas from a virtual unknown to a political insider.