By | Nov 1, 2019 at 12:47 pm
A 32,000 strong Facebook group has officially moved to a paid app, and now charges a membership fee of $5 a month or $35 a year, boasting 3,000 paying members in just two weeks. It's a success that points to a potential future in subscription models for engaged online communities
By | Oct 30, 2019 at 8:12 pm
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey just announced that Twitter will stop running all political ads. The rule will go into effect globally on November 21. Is it good, bad, or a little of both? Here's our rundown on what the news means.
By | Oct 23, 2019 at 5:04 pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared in front of Congress to discuss the company's Libra cryptocurrency, and it didn't go great for old Zuck. Read more about what was asked, how he responded, and what the future of Libra entails.
By | Oct 21, 2019 at 9:41 pm
Facebook has closed a deal with the Washington Post that will let it populate its soon-to-be-launched news section with headlines from the major media outlet. Other publications in the news section include Business Insider, Buzzfeed News and News Corp media properties.
By | Oct 2, 2019 at 7:15 pm
With new ventures including virtual reality worlds and a dating platform, can Facebook's latest endeavours have more success than busts of the past, such as the Facebook phone, Paper, and it's upcoming currency, which has already been banned in some countries. We find out.
By | Sep 23, 2019 at 2:59 pm
More than $1 billion in donations have flowed through Facebook's birthday fundraisers alone over the past few years, thanks to the over 45 million Facebook users who have donated or created a fundraiser through the massive social platform.
By | Sep 23, 2019 at 2:28 pm
Over the weekend, Facebook and Twitter announced that they had banned thousands of app developers and accounts. Shady app developers on Facebook were selling user data without protection or permission, while rogue Twitter accounts were engaged in a disinformation campaign.
By | Sep 17, 2019 at 3:51 am
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has been blocked in France and Germany, citing that "no private entity can claim monetary power." Read the official statement and learn more about who else is pushing back on this innovative digital currency.
By | Sep 9, 2019 at 10:35 am
Some of the world's largest social media companies and publishers are joining forces in an attempt to quell the amount of 'fake news' that circulates on the internet, with major players such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and the BBC all committing to the cause.
By | Aug 27, 2019 at 4:37 pm
Instagram is poised to add a standalone messaging app to its lineup, threatening to compete with Snapchat in a very meaningful way. Learn more about the battle between these social media giants and what it means for the future of messaging.
By | Aug 19, 2019 at 7:03 pm
Facebook has a moderator problem: An internal letter has accused Facebook of pressuring its moderators' onsite trauma counselors to divulge confidential information.
By | Jun 24, 2019 at 11:11 am
Today, Nick Clegg, Facebook's Vice-President of Global Affairs and Communications, sat down for an interview on BBC radio, and faced a grilling on his company's activities, past and present. Up for discussion were regulation, the Christchurch shooting, and Russian meddling.
By | Jun 18, 2019 at 9:57 am
After weeks of rumors, Facebook has confirmed that it is going to get into the cryptocurrency game, unveiling the Calibra wallet and Libra currency. Can Libra compete with Apple and Google, and should we trust Facebook with peeking into our personal finances?
By | May 10, 2019 at 12:17 pm
To say that Facebook has had a rough time of late would be something of an understatement. Now, Chris Hughes, formed co-founder, says its time to break the company up, for the good of itself and the public.
By | May 1, 2019 at 2:51 pm
Facebook has announced a number of added features to Messenger, including a desktop app, faster launch speeds, and business features. Take a look at some of the changes in our quick roundup.