Social media news aggregator NewsWhip announced the winners of its first annual Whippies awards for publishers with the strongest engagement on Facebook and Twitter, and The Huffington Post took home the honors for Facebook.
Facebook chief accounting officer Jas Athwal and vice president and general counsel Colin Stretch revealed in Form 4 filings Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that they sold off small parcels of Facebook shares.
Quiz site PlayBuzz continued its surge in Facebook shares, vaulting to the top of NewsWhip’s ranking of publishers for November, and marking the first time since NewsWhip began compiling its rankings in August 2013 that neither The Huffington Post nor BuzzFeed occupied first place.
With the Hispanic population becoming more and more of a force in the U.S., Facebook tapped media, content and technology research specialists Ipsos MediaCT for a closer look at how U.S. Hispanics communicate and consume media.
Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer reported in a Form 4 filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that he exercised 40,000 restricted stock units and immediately sold the resulting 40,000 Facebook class-A shares of common stock.
Facebook made its mobile like button available to all iOS and Android application developers in early October, and software engineer Karthik Subramanyam highlighted its use by musiXmatch and Runtastic in a post on the social network’s developer blog, which also offered some tips from early adopters of the mobile like button.