Profile pictures often provide the first impression Facebook users make on other users viewing their profiles. Some are serious, some not so much. MyLife shared this humorous look at 10 types of profile pictures and what they mean.
The box art for Capcom’s upcoming game offering, Resident Evil Revelations, features one of the main characters, Jill Valentine, fearfully looking through a porthole. Now, by using new Facebook application Face on Board, the game’s Facebook fans can swap places with Valentine.
As the recent tragedy in Boston showed, Facebook can be a valuable resource for journalists looking to spread the news, as well as to connect with readers and sources. Facebook recently published a thorough guide outlining the best practices for reporters on the social network.
On March 26, several people all over Facebook changed their profile photos to red and light-shaded equality signs in support of the Human Rights Campaign and same-sex marriage. While Facebook couldn’t track specifically the numbers of those who changed their profile pictures to this image, the site’s data science team tracked how many users changed their profile photos that day — an increase of 120 percent.
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.