I’m not really one for prognostication, especially where it concerns this frenetic digital world, but in 2011 I made a prediction that raised the eyebrow of a friend and it’s this: Twitter will outlast Facebook. Continue
The National Security Agency and the FBI teamed up in October 2010 to develop new techniques for turning Facebook into a surveillance tool. continue
Major U.S. technology companies have largely ended the practice of quietly complying with investigators’ demands for e-mail records and other online data, saying that users have a right to know in advance when their information is targeted for government seizure.
No one ever accused Mark Zuckerberg of standing pat.
The Facebook social network has expanded to over 1.2 billion people across the globe, and the company has successfully moved its primary application — “the big blue app” — onto smartphones.
Facebook released its first quarter 2014 earnings report on Wednesday, beating Wall Street’s estimates with posted revenues of $2.5 billion.
Facebook wants to be more than a social network — it is planning to facilitate financial services in the form of electronic money and remittances, the Financial Times reports (as spotted first by Benedict Evans).
Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?
I tend to get carried away. And for the times that I do, it sure would be nice to know if all this extra typing is hurting or helping my cause. I want to stand out on social media, but I want to do it in the right way.
Mark Zuckerberg is putting together a lab where a team of Facebook engineers will build flying drones, satellites, and infrared lasers capable of beaming internet connections to people down here on earth.
Facebook Inc. is spending $2 billion to get into virtual reality. In the real world, the deal highlights a high-stakes race among the tech industry’s giants for continued dominance over a rapidly changing digital landscape.
Il presidente Usa chiama nello studio Ovale i vertici delle aziende hi-tech su “protezione dati e intelligence”. Tra una settimana la pubblicazione del piano di riforma del monitoraggio dei dati chiesto al segretario alla Giustizia Eric Holder
I was doing research on Google Trends and noticed something interesting. The phrase “social media marketing” grew tremendously from 2009 to 2011 and has since leveled off, without future growth in sight. Meanwhile, the phrase “content marketing” has really picked up in the last year and is on a significant upwards trajectory. I realized that these simple graphs told a larger story about today’s marketing landscape.
Researcher Danah Boyd talks about teens, identity, and the future of digital communication
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg today posted on the social network to share his thoughts about the Internet, why it’s important to keep it secure, and how angry he is with US government surveillance.
Shopify has compiled data from its platform merchants to determine how much value commerce sites get from social media engagement, and put the results into a massive infographic.
If you’re only marketing your brand online, you’re missing out on a sizable chunk of potential customers.
“Who do you like?” asked recent ads on Facebook, featuring young women in alluring poses.
Some of the ads were configured to reach young teens, who were invited to join an app called Ilikeq that let others rate their attractiveness, comment on their photos and say if they would like to date them.
This past week, Facebook turned 10 years old. While a handful of social networks came before Facebook, and many followed, Facebook was synonymous with social media for quite a while. For some time when people said social media they meant Facebook. Yes, there have always been other active social networks.
Apple still reigns supreme on iOS homescreens—at least in the U.S.—but a host of Trojan Horses have been cropping up recently. Chief among them? Facebook and its family of apps.
Recently, two Princeton graduate students released a study predicting the demise of Facebook by 2017, using concepts from epidemiology.