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Creepy, Remarkable Reveal: Facebook Watches You Even If You Are Not A Member

Mark Weinstein | Posted 06.13.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Facebook claims they found one that they're fixing for you. This particular bug enabled Facebook to track the online movements of non-users. Yes, you, Facebook friend or foe, user or boycotter, you were under the watchful eye of Facebook, whether you knew it or not.

What Google+ Can Do That Facebook Can't

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Google Sign-In represents a significant step forward for Google and its potential for growth. A quick look at how initial partners are using Sign-In provides a glance at what could come in the future.

It's Google+ vs. Facebook, And We All Know Who Will Win

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 04.29.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc transformed the Internet by cataloging the Web's countless pages. Now it wants to ke...

Does Anyone Need a Facebook Phone? Only If It's Part of a New Facebook Strategy

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

Facebook comfortably defeated MySpace, and MySpace has collapsed. The trick now will be for Facebook to create a value proposition that keeps it from following MySpace and Second Life into oblivion.

Google CEO 'Driven By His Paranoia About Facebook'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 06.04.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google co-founder Larry Page has a Facebook fixation. When he replaced his mentor Eric Schmidt as Google's CEO last April, Page insi...

Google, Facebook Speak Out Against Web Censorship

Reuters | Arup Roychoudhury | Posted 03.17.2012 | Technology

By Arup Roychoudhury NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Internet giants Google and Facebook told an Indian court on Monday that it is not possible f...

Slate Sounds Death Knell On Google+

| Farhad Manjoo | Posted 01.09.2012 | Technology

By Farhad Manjoo (Click here for original article.) Shortly after Google launched its new social network in June, many companies—including sever...

Google's Battle With Facebook Just Got Steeper

Craig Kanalley | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Google+ has experienced quite the roller coaster ride since launching its field trial in June. Now, it's time to consider their eulogy.

Facebook Exec: Google+ Has No Users

Fortune | Posted 10.17.2011 | Technology

A little less than two months after Google launched its fledgling social network, Google+, Silicon Valley's latest rivalry is heating up....

Are Google, Facebook, and Twitter Taking Social Backwards

David Meerman Scott | Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology
David Meerman Scott

I fear we are entering Portal 2.0, as the major social sites have been jockeying for position this past week to win the minds of consumers much like the portals did more than a decade ago.

CAUGHT: PR Firm Facebook Hired To Smear Google Scrubs Negative Posts

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.14.2011 | Technology

Burson-Marsteller, the public relations firm that Facebook hired to spread bad press about Google to media organizations, was caught yesterday deletin...

Twitter Users React To Facebook's Google Smear Campaign

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.13.2011 | Technology

The fallout from the exposure of Facebook's secret smear campaign to tarnish Google's privacy reputation remains to be seen, but that hasn't stopped T...

Amy Lee

Google Smear Campaign Leaves Facebook Looking Desperate | Amy Lee | Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology

A failed attempt to discredit Google in an ongoing war to capture users, good will, and user information has backfired, hurting Facebook's reputation....

Facebook Responds To Google Smear Campaign Expose

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology

Facebook, which was found to have spearheaded efforts to plant negative stories about Google in the press, has released a statement on the issue. F...

Facebook's Embarrassing Secret Campaign To Discredit Google Revealed

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology

Scroll down for update. How not to take on Google: hire a PR firm to spread a secret smear campaign about its privacy policies. That goes double...

Facebook On ‘Lockdown' As It Prepares For War With Google

VentureBeat | August 6, 2010 | Anthony Ha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Now we've heard from a source close to Facebook's plans that the social network is working hard to fend off Google's plans. Specifically, chief execut...

Facebook Overtakes Google As Most Popular US Website

DailyFinance | SAM GUSTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook has overtaken Google (GOOG) to become the most popular website in the United States for the first time, according to new data from Hitwise, w...