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HuffPost Launches Social Reading App for Facebook Timeline

Elena Haliczer | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology
Elena Haliczer

At the Huffington Post, we're all about starting conversations. That's why we're introducing the HuffPost Social Reading app to share the stories you read on your Facebook timeline.

Bianca Bosker

So Facebook Is Rich -- What's In It For Us?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.16.2012 | Technology

Facebook is about to cash in on a public offering that looks likely to net Mark Zuckerberg $28 billion, make hundreds of its employees millionaires, a...

Bianca Bosker

The Problem With Facebook's New Apps

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.21.2012 | Technology

This week, Facebook held a quiet coming-out party for a new class of "frictionless" apps that will automatically share on Facebook any action you take...

Jason Gilbert

New Facebook Apps: How To Protect Your Privacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.20.2012 | Technology

On Wednesday night, Facebook introduced a new batch of frictionless apps, which the social network hopes will help you and your friends share more abo...

More Big Changes Arrive On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.18.2012 | Technology

On a day during which many Internet users protested a bill that could limit the amount of content across the Internet, Facebook is rolling out major n...

Bianca Bosker

Who's The Real Winner In Zynga's IPO?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

The big winner in Zynga's IPO, the largest by an Internet company since Google went public, isn't the shareholders or the employees or even the execut...

Bianca Bosker

Facebook Unveils 'Guardian Angels'

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology

Facebook is introducing two new security features that will allow users to create passwords for third-party applications and to turn to their friends ...

Jason Gilbert

WATCH: How To Turn Off New Facebook Features

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

Dislike that the new Facebook automatically displays to your friends and saves to your profile every song that you listen to on Spotify? Never again w...

Jason Gilbert

No 'Dislike' Button Coming To New Facebook

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

Here's a story that a whole lot of you just might--well--dislike. The blog All Facebook has discovered that the new Facebook, which was supposed t...

Facebook Faces New Privacy Probe

Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook faces regulatory scrutiny in Ireland, site of its European headquarters, over its handling of personal information, th...

Jason Gilbert

Does Facebook Want You To Share Too Much?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology

The new Facebook, unveiled by CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the f8 Conference in San Francisco, just might remind you of an ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend you...

Facebook Partners With Hulu, Spotify

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- Music and media companies are pinning fresh hopes for reviving their businesses on a small ribbon that Facebook has begun putting on us...

Bianca Bosker

New Feature Could Be Big Business For Facebook, Big Burden For Users

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology

The “completely new class of social apps” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled Thursday at the f8 developer conference will feed Facebook even mo...

STUDY: Facebook Is Good For The Economy

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology

On Monday, researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business released a report confirming that Facebook is good for the...

App Lets You Sell Pot Legally--On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.27.2011 | Technology

Forget about watering the zucchini: A new game for Facebook will let you tend your marijuana plants instead. Launched on June 27 to coincide with t...

Report Finds Facebook Security Flaw May Have Leaked User Data For Years

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

Symantec has published a report claiming that for several years nearly 100,000 Facebook apps have been leaking access codes belonging to millions of u...

Top 20 Facebook Apps For Book Lovers

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on April 24, 2011 6:23 PM | Posted 06.25.2011 | Books

Not all Facebook apps are dedicated to Farmville-style social games. Goodreads has the most popular book related app on Facebook, counting more than 1...

Katherine Bindley

Facebook App Promises New Twist On Dating

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology

Facebook has long been a tool for testing the romantic waters, with the cycle going something like: You send a friend request, you gain access to a pr...

Facebook Launches 'Amber Alerts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Amber Alerts, which have helped find 525 missing children since their start in 1996, are coming to Facebook. Facebook users in the 5...

PICTURES: The 15 Most Popular Facebook Apps

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Based on figures gathered by AppData, we've assembled a list of the 15 most popular Facebook applications, ranked by the number of monthly active user...

I Tweet Therefore I am: Love in the Age of Homo SM-piens.

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

In the age of Shakespeare, life was really quite simple. The existential question of the day was a simple one: to eat or not to eat. Or, if you were o...

Facebook Privacy Breach: Settings You Need To Know NOW

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook is in the hotseat Monday following a report by the Wall Street Journal that Facebook applications "have been transmitting identifying informa...

Facebook Faces Privacy Breach

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(AP/HUFFINGTON POST) NEW YORK -- The Wall Street Journal is reporting that 10 popular Facebook applications have been transmitting users' personal ide...

Facebook Apps Transmitting, Selling Personally Identifying Information

Wall Street Journal | EMILY STEEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Many of the most popular applications, or "apps," on the social-networking site Facebook Inc. have been transmitting identifying information--in effec...

Political Facebook Game Encourages Users To Get Engaged

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Campaigns, a new "virtual election" game, aims to connect players with real-world politics through a familiar environment: Facebook. The game launches...