Seven Reasons to Use ‘Facebook at Work’

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm

This fall, Facebook launched its Facebook at Work, a platform that allows for collaboration and socialization at the same time. The software is designed to help companies keep employees productive and engaged. Facebook offered beta testing earlier this year to 450 companies, but it…


Facebook Brand Awareness Ads: What You Should Know

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Since its inception, the Facebook ads platform has been seen by marketers as a direct response vehicle since the targeting can be so granular. While Facebook’s targeting does make it a leader in driving profitable conversions for advertisers, Facebook wants to capture more of…


After Testing, Facebook Is Launching Payments via Messenger

By | Nov 6, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Facebook is, by a large margin, the biggest social network in the world. Part of the explanation to justify that might have to do with its “side apps”, where Messenger clearly stands out. Messenger allows Facebook users to exchange messages and audio or video…


Now Facebook’s Trending Column Actually Is Automated

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 9:02 am

Early in the summer, Facebook went through a quickly forgotten controversy regarding the Trending column on the right side of users’ Facebook feed. The column shares a constantly updated cycle of blurbs on whatever Facebook is posting about at the time, ranging from celebrity…


How Facebook Is Dominating Our Digital Media

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Facebook, one of the leading social media companies, is making waves by impacting far more than just the social media space. Despite the announcement of their recent disappointments with their yearly diversity report, the company is still going strong when it comes to user…

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Facebook Backs Conference for Women in Tech

By | Jul 8, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Being a woman in tech has not been great in recent years. Their lack of representation has been a rising concern for those seeking to make the industry a more inclusive place. And with tech conferences becoming a place where many improvements are being made, they seem like…


Intel Is the First Brand on Facebook Instant Articles, Won’t Be Last

By | Jun 16, 2016 at 2:35 pm

Facebook‘s Instant Articles function allows publishers’ articles to be read within Facebook. It’s a faster way to consume news and stories within the social network, and it’s only been available to an increasing number of publishers. Now, brands are getting in on it. Tech company…


Facebook’s DeepText Takes AI to the Next Level

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 10:38 am

Artificial intelligence, or AI, has been one of the trending tech subcultures this year. Consumers and large-scale companies are looking at ways to improve the current tech landscape to better incorporate AI. One of the ways this is happening is through the incorporation of…


Facebook’s Latest Acquisition Signals Its Push Into Virtual Reality

By | May 24, 2016 at 10:45 am

Facebook is diving firmly into the virtual reality field, with their latest company acquisition coming with the purchase of a virtual reality startup Two Big Ears. News of the acquisition came earlier today, after Facebook announced the news on their blog page. They write:…


Facebook Testing Changes to News Feed

By | Apr 16, 2016 at 9:13 am

Whenever Facebook rolls out a significant change to their design, people freak out. Getting rid of the “is” was enough to start World War III, if anyone remembers correctly. But this adherence to change is what has kept Facebook at the top of the…


Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Surround 360, Other Updates

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 5:21 pm

For those who thought of Facebook as only being a social media megalith, think again – starting soon, Facebook will begin to make its mark in other tech subcultures, starting with virtual reality. In a recent announcement, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerburg announced that his…


Facebook Adds Feature to Accommodate Blind Users

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 3:24 pm

Facebook can only be described as a cultural phenomenon. Everyone and their mothers use it for multiple hours a day for everything from crush-stalking to awkward commenting. It’s so popular that people famously say, “if you don’t post a picture on Facebook, it didn’t…


Mark Zuckerberg Pens Letter to Daughter on Facebook

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 4:58 pm

We’ve got Zuckerberg baby, y’all! In a new Facebook note posted today, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the birth of his first child and daughter, Max. Most shocking, though, the letter states that he and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, pledge to…


Mark Zuckerberg Spoke to China’s President Entirely in Chinese

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 10:00 pm

We already know that Facebook CEO Mark Zukerberg is fluent in Chinese, but he’s apparently so fluent to the point at which he spoke with China’s President Xi Jinping entirely in Chinese. On Wednesday, Zuckerberg met with Xi Jinpin at the 8th annual US-China…