Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer reported in a Form 4 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday that he exercised 20,000 restricted stock units and immediately sold the 20,000 class-A shares of Facebook common stock that resulted from the transaction.
WhatsApp co-founder and CEO and Facebook director Jan Koum, vice president of business and marketing partnerships David Fischer, chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, chief product officer Chris Cox, chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, chief financial officer David Wehner, VP and general counsel Colin Stretch, chief accounting officer Jas Athwal and director Susan Desmond-Hellmann reported activities involving restricted stock units and sales of Facebook class-A common shares in Form 4 filings Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg sold off another 283,318 class-A shares of common stock in the company, she reported in a Form 4 filing Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Facebook released the second part of its study of users aged 13 through 24 in 13 countries, with culture experts Crowd DNA, and it found that it was able to divide users in that age group into three segments, based on age — optimists, explorers and realists.
Facebook is the social network most shoppers turn to for information to help make their purchasing decisions, but the importance of products that are shared on the social network is often overstated, according to the results of a recent study by website A/B testing solution Visual Website Optimizer.
Facebook has been working on improving publisher relationships of late, embarking on a listening tour of sorts to discuss how it can better collaborate with content creators. There have been rumors that Facebook has a plan underway to host publisher content, and while these appear to be unfounded, the social network is without doubt a hub for content consumption.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted a community question-and-answer session Thursday at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., during which he offered his views on topics including removing messaging from the social network’s flagship applications and requiring users to download Messenger, pages’ declining organic reach, whether or not Facebook is cool, The Social Network and his wardrobe.
National Geographic blew away the competition in October according to the latest rankings of publishers’ actions generated on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by social media benchmarking and audience engagement analysis company Shareablee.