- News tagged "facebook"
Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012
Facebook recently confirmed it was working on adding more options alongside the ubiquitous "Like" button. One of the more prominent ones that might turn out to be useful to retail companies is the "Want" button.
Whatever happened to Diaspora, the Facebook killer which was announced in 2010? Vice.com takes an in-depth look at what happened to the vaulted privacy-aware, open source social network, which ended in failure and the death of one of its founders.
Friday, 28 Sep 2012
Instagram has surpassed Twitter in the number of daily mobile users. Instagram now boasts of 7.3 million daily mobile users, while Twitter has about 6.9 million. On top of that, the average amount of time a typical user spends on Instagram is about 257 minutes, compared to 169.9 minutes for Twitter.
Facebook will be rolling out a new e-service called Gifts. As its name suggests, it will enable subscribers to send gifts such as chocolate, coffee, and other real-life presents to other Facebook users.
Friday, 17 Aug 2012
As Facebook shares tumble to new lows, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted for the first time that tumbling share prices could hurt them.
Friday, 3 Aug 2012
Social media management platform, Wildfire Interactive, has been acquired by Google. This is likely done to bolster the search giant's presence in its desperate battle to control the social media marketing space.
Thursday, 2 Aug 2012
Amidst tumbling share prices, Facebook has another problem on its hands - how to stop its top executives and talents from leaving.
Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012
Facebook is said to be rolling out an update shortly that will let users save posts for later reading. This new feature will be available on both mobile and desktop versions of Facebook.
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012
Facebook's IPO might not be doing so well right now, but with 900 million users in tow, opportunities for increasing revenue are always there. A "want" button might just be the key to unlocking Facebook's immense commercial potential.
Monday, 16 Jul 2012
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg admits that the biggest challenge for him right now is to adapt Facebook to mobile devices.