Employees or visitors to Facebook’s main campus in Menlo Park, Calif., may have noticed some interesting street signs and other artwork, and it turns out that the source was Los Angeles-based artist Matthew LaPenta.
Warning! Zombies are continuing to dominate our popular culture. And, beyond The Walking Dead or Ebola chatter, the apocalypse has infected Facebook, as evidenced by recent images of your friends (and strangers) in barely reanimated states attacking your News Feeds. Happy Halloween? Not quite. It’s another way you’re about to get tagged into participating in an event — and you’ll probably do so against your will, like someone suffering an infectious bite. #WakeUpSelfies are headed your way!
More than $100 million in charitable donations have been generated during the past 12 months due to the integration of Facebook by JustGiving, Rosalind Holley, the social giving platform’s head of brand, wrote in a guest post for the Facebook Media blog.
Shaq’s back: Retired National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O’Neal will once again be Shaq-a-Claus as part of the #PlayItForward Challenge from retail giant Toys “R” Us, benefiting the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
Users of the recently released Hyperlapse time-lapse video application from Instagram can now use the app for selfies – or a #selfielapse, as it may be — as an update to the iOS app allows users to shoot videos via the front-facing cameras on their mobile devices.
Facebook finally began officially addressing concerns about the permissions and privacy settings in its Messenger applications, with some mobile users seeing posts atop their News Feeds titled, “Messenger: Myths vs. Facts,” containing a “Learn More” button that brings users to a post by Peter Martinazzi, a product manager on the Messenger team.
Have you ever wondered what you should or shouldn’t say online if you made it to the big leagues one day? Being a leader means you have an important image to maintain, of course! So you should know by now that once something goes live on the Internet there is no getting it back – and every attempt to delete it helps it grow and haunt you forever more.