Facebook announced in its Form 10-Q filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it was extending its deadline to close its acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp by one year, to Aug. 19, 2015.
Facebook Vice President of Business and Marketing Partnerships David Fischer and Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal detailed their sales of Facebook shares in Form 4 filings Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Facebook Directors Marc Andreessen and Peter Thiel received class-B shares in Facebook in exchange for their shares of Oculus VR following the official closing of the social network’s acquisition of the immersive virtual reality technology company earlier this week, and Form 4 filings detailing exercising of restricted stock units and sales of Facebook shares were also filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday by Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer.
Attention, Facebook users: If you really want to own a Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG, you’ll have to buy one from a dealer, like everyone else. Facebook pages claiming that they are giving away the automobiles to users who enter contests by liking the pages, liking and sharing promotional posts, and choosing the colors of their cars in comments are scams, according to Hoax-Slayer.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Product Officer Chris Cox, Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer, Vice President and General Counsel Colin Stretch, Chief Accounting Officer Jas Athwal, and Directors Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles exercised restricted stock units and sold off shares to cover their tax withholding obligations, they reported in Form 4 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday.
The Huffington Post was the top publisher on Facebook in June, in terms of both shares and overall interactions (likes, shares, and comments), according to the latest data from social media news aggregator NewsWhip.
Baby products from Johnson & Johnson might be staples in several households, but sadly, the pharmaceutical giant is not giving away free baby relief kits on Facebook. As Hoax-Slayer pointed out, posts of this sort are a scam aimed at baiting Facebook users into participating in surveys.
Interaction with content from media companies on Facebook rose 23 percent between January and April, according to a study of more than 1.74 billion engagements with some 250,000 stories that were shared on the social network, conducted by social media news aggregator NewsWhip.