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Reducing Global Poverty Tops Zuckerberg's Idea Of A Global Internet-Connected World
2014-07-08 10:27:50

While his pioneering vision for social media has made him a billionaire, Mark Zuckerberg believes that by connecting everyone in the world through the web it could create opportunity and reduce global poverty.

News Feed Study Leads Facebook To Issue A Public Apology
2014-07-03 08:57:18

Sheryl Sandberg, the very likeable chief operating officer for Facebook was selected to be the public face for the social network's apology after it came to light the company manipulated the news feeds of 689,003 of their users.

2014-06-30 16:29:22

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 2012 secret experiment in which Facebook manipulated users' news feed to see whether certain kinds of content made users happy

facebook emotions study
2014-06-29 05:16:31

The social media universe lit up this weekend with news that Facebook and social scientists from the social network as well as Cornell University and the University of California, San Francisco had manipulated news feeds for some 689,000 users without their knowledge or prior specific consent.

Facebook Releases Current Employee Diversity Figures
2014-06-26 08:10:41

The social media giant Facebook claims to have more than a billion users worldwide, so there is likely a lot of diversity among those who connect through the social network. There is not the same amount of social diversity at the company, however.

teens on facebook
2014-06-25 04:55:09

A new Forrester survey shows that Facebook remains young users’ favorite social network, despite reports to the contrary.

facebook emotional contagion
2014-06-16 04:19:58

We humans are very susceptible to “emotional contagion” thanks to status updates and other news feed items we come across while surfing Facebook.

2014-05-30 04:23:00

Following the announcement of Facebook's updated privacy settings, online marketing company, fishbat, discusses the updates and their relevance to all Facebook users. BOHEMIA, N.Y., May 30,

'Ask' Feature Dialed Back By Facebook After Privacy Concerns Arise
2014-05-23 10:48:15

Facebook started off the week with the introduction of a new "Ask" feature, but the social network apparently didn't realize that it might have been asking for trouble.

Want To Share That Tune? No Worries, Facebook Can Do It For You
2014-05-22 15:05:32

The social network knows that users like to share. Now Facebook is rolling out a new feature that can "listen" to the music or TV playing nearby and produce "matches" that can be incorporated into your status updates.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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