In what sounds like the most boring celebration ever, Facebook is giving itself its first ad campaign for its ninth.
Facebook has brought back its facial recognition software that makes tagging photos just so much easier and/or creepier.
Facebook has just launched the latest salvo in its war with Google to take over your entire online life.
Ahh, a day of social media news. Facebook has been on the slow train to monetization, which led a whole mess of people to speculate on whether or not it would monetize Instagram. The photo service is pretty ubiquitous at this point, and the idea of not monetizing it seems insane.
According to the Nielsen and NM Incite's 2012 Social Media Report, social networking is no longer a considered a passing trend as consumers are spending more time on social networks than on any other category of sites.
It should come as no surprise to you that Facebook collects data on what you like, etc. You already know this because you see ads pop up on Facebook that seem oddly specific to your own personal tastes. Well, get ready for those to start showing up all over the Internet.
Tuesday's Presidential election broke all sorts of records for social media traffic, but it is one picture of President Obama embracing the First Lady that pushed both Facebook and Twitter over the top.
Ahh, Facebook. There was once a time when it was nothing more than a way for college kids to pass the time and/or find out if that cute girl/guy in history class was single. Now, it's become one of the premiere marketing tools in the world, and it's decided to go ahead and make some dough off this fact.
Have you ever wondered which sites are really keeping their eyes on you? How about your value in ad dollars to Google and Facebook? These questions are answered in the extension Privacyfix for Chrome and Firefox.
If you're missing that face-to-face interaction with friends while using social media sites, there's a jacket…that will hug you every time you get a 'like' on Facebook.