Latest Criticism of Facebook Stories

A Closer Look At Facebook’s Numbers
2012-07-28 06:35:14

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Facebook released its second quarter earnings this week - the first report since its fumbled IPO in May - and the industry watched as the mixed report of revenues offset by fees relating to the IPO unfolded. In its presentation, Facebook showed a number of slides offering data on its user base including geography and income. Now that the financial numbers are crunched, the industry is dissecting some of the other numbers Facebook...

Review: Facebook Recommendation Bar Not Recommended
2012-07-28 06:13:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook just got a little more savvy Thursday, by launching a new social plug-in that is aimed at sharing news articles. While some may look at the world's largest social network and see it as a place for LOL-ing and offering up their latest opinion about the Chic-fil-A debate, Mark Zuckerberg sees it as a place of pure intellect. The new social plug-in allows its users to see what reading is like beyond the status update, by...

Facebook "Seen By" For Groups Makes Things A Bit Awkward
2012-07-16 12:19:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Life had enough potentially awkward moments before Facebook. Now, there´s a whole new etiquette just for social networking as people mind their Ps and Qs online. For instance, which of us haven´t spent an inordinate amount of time dissecting the possible ramifications of de-friending a “friend.” How disturbing is it, by the way, that the word “de-friending” is now a part of our accepted lexicon?...

2012-07-13 07:38:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Facebook has launched new tools that allow members to better communicate their emotions and resolve conflicts, CNN reported. The new features are a result of collaborations between the social networking company and Yale, U.C. Berkeley and Columbia University, and are based on months of research with focus groups of children, teachers and psychologists. One of the changes is specifically targeted at teenagers aged 13 and 14, and...

2012-07-12 09:59:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A federal judge in San Jose, California, recused herself on Wednesday from overseeing a proposed settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook over the company´s "Sponsored Stories" feature. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh did not provide a reason for her recusal, but referred the case for reassignment to a different judge and canceled a hearing scheduled for Thursday, at which Facebook was expected to seek final approval of...

2012-07-10 10:39:14

A study of university students is the first evidence to refute the supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health study suggests that it may be unnecessarily alarming to advise patients and parents on the risk of "Facebook Depression" based solely on the amount of Internet use. The results are published online today in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Last year, the...

2012-07-09 23:03:09

The leading social media marketing company completes its first year of fruitful Facebook marketing, offers Facebook page designing at $500 for a limited period. New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Social Media Marketz recently completed one year on the timeline of its popular service for Facebook marketing. The service celebrated its first birthday with all the clients and friends it has added in the past one year. It has been successful in helping clients win customers, enhance their market...

2012-07-08 23:00:34

Facebook page administrators now have a Facebook widget that can be relied upon in terms of generating page likes and members. Statusreel is a free Facebook app with a simple interface and an easy access features. Adding to that, Statusreel is absolutely free. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 When it comes to online promotions and marketing efficiency, utilizing Facebook pages has been proven effective. Aside from providing a free venue for promoting an advocacy, a business or an...

2012-07-08 23:00:33

Based on global statistics, creating Facebook groups has gained popularity in online communities. Statusreel, a Facebook widget is a reliable tool in connecting people with the same interest through status search. Statusreel can be embedded in one´s blog for easier access or can be used as a stand alone program. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 Facebook, with its millions of users across the globe, has provided a free avenue to communicate and connect. People with the same interests...

2012-07-03 21:41:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There´s an old Dilbert cartoon strip wherein Dogbert attempts to create an always-accurate newspaper that readers only need to buy once. This one-time-only newspaper included stories which are always true, like “Pope speaks out against violence,” and “American´s angered by higher taxes.” It´s an interesting–and incredibly fictional–idea, though I´d like to add a headline to this...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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