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The Downside of Our Highlight Reel

Lindsay Henry | Posted 12.31.2014 | Women
Lindsay Henry

These photos we share on social media are a string of moments we choose to capture because we are happy. We take photos of the good times. We want to capture so we can remember. It makes sense.

How To Use Facebook To Make Yourself Happy

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology

Using Facebook has been linked to depression, increased loneliness and low self-esteem. For many of its users, the social media site is a meaningless ...

Facebook Is Giving You More Control Over Your News Feed

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 11.10.2014 | Technology

Facebook on Friday unveiled new tools to help users control and understand their News Feed. The switch is part of an effort by Facebook to give its...

Facebook Is Going To Fix That Thing You've Been Complaining About

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology

Your Facebook News Feed has been filled with old irrelevant posts instead of new ones. You complained. Facebook listened. Facebook is going to try...

Victory! Facebook Is Finally Cracking Down On Click-Bait

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Technology

Facebook is officially cracking down on click-bait. In a blog post published Monday, research scientist Khalid El-Arini and product specialist Joy...

Please Manipulate Me

Marty Kaplan | Posted 09.13.2014 | Media
Marty Kaplan

If you're online, if you use a smartphone, you're an experimental subject in proprietary research studies of how best to target, engage and monetize you.

Your Facebook Experience Was Never Emotionally Neutral

Jenny Davis | Posted 09.01.2014 | Technology
Jenny Davis

The data scientists at Facebook set out to learn if text-based, nonverbal/non-face-to-face interactions had similar effects. They asked: Do emotions remain contagious within digitally mediated settings?

Why Facebook Is Having A 'Goodfellas' Moment

Posted 05.05.2014 | Business

By Sam Slaughter, Contently This post first appeared in Adweek. So brands, it turns out, are not people after all — at least on Facebook. ...

Your Facebook News Feed Is About To Get A Lot Less Annoying

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 04.11.2014 | Technology

Your News Feed is getting a major overhaul, according to a post on the Facebook Newsroom blog Thursday. The company announced several improvements to ...

Facebook Chooses Profits Over Not-For-Profits

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
Daniel P. Malito

Recently, Facebook decided to change the way they populate user's newsfeeds. Many of you have probably noticed items in your feed that you haven't su...

Facebook Redesigns News Feed (Don't Freak Out)

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Technology

Facebook announced Tuesday that it's changing the News Feed. But before you freak out, know that the update seems so far to be nothing major. Here'...

How to Boost Your IQ Using Your Facebook News Feed

Lauren Cahn | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology
Lauren Cahn

Some people think of Facebook as a time-suck. I am not one of those people. I use Facebook to make myself smarter. I think of it as my own personal "L...

The 5 Most Annoying Facebook Braggarts

John Carroll | Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices
John Carroll

Listed are merely a few of the categories of Facebook braggart. If you know any of the following culprits, please use caution when dealing with them, as they tend to be highly into themselves and may not notice when you are choking, drowning or in need of immediate medical attention.

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Your News Feed Is About To Change | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology

The next time you log in to Facebook, you may notice slight changes to your news feed. The world's largest social network announced on Tuesday that...

Why Facebook's Front Page Redesign Improves The Social Network

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.10.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

After nearly three days using Facebook's new News Feed, I've made my conclusion. I like it. Facebook just got a lot more addicting. And more useful.

Facebook's Going Back In Time

Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

For five years, News Feed has folded disparate types of information into a single place, so that a best friend's photos get little more consideration than a news site's latest links. But on Thursday, Facebook made a move to bring back some of the purity of News Feed.

Facebook's News Feed Is Set For Another Revamp Today

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has redesigned the main attraction of its social network to address complaints that its website has turned into a...

How Facebook News Feed Has Changed Through The Years

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

The News Feed is so important for Facebook because, in essence, it's Facebook's homepage. It's personalized and the more time users spend on it and engaging with content, the better for the social network.

Facebook Plans New Look For News Feed

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc will unveil a new look for its popular "newsfeed" next week, the latest move by the Web company to revamp key elements of its...

High-Profile Entrepreneur Fed Up With Facebook (And He's Not The Only One)

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology

A recent Facebook update has angered some brands who rely on this colossal social network for business promotion. ReadWrite reports tech entrepren...

9 Facebook Features We Used To Hate, And Some We Still Do

Posted 05.17.2012 | Technology

Since 2004, Facebook has gone through dozens of makeovers, some -- like the recent revamp that converted all profiles to the new timeline format -- mo...

The Power of Shutting Up in the Internet Age

Edward Muzio | Posted 02.14.2012 | Technology
Edward Muzio

Every ounce of attention, positive or negative, feeds more power to the content receiving it. That's the power of shutting up: it keeps you from voting for what you despise.

Facebook Brings Back Old Feature After Outcry

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.10.2012 | Technology

Following a rash of complaints over Facebook's latest tweak to its News Feed, the world's largest social networking site has restored a recently-elimi...

Say Goodbye To The Facebook News Feed You Know

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology

Scroll down for pictures. On Tuesday, ahead of Facebook's massive F8 developers conference, the company's Engineering Manager Mark Tonkelowitz took...

Facebook Testing New Feature

TechCrunch | Posted 11.09.2011 | Technology

You've got 500-something friends, all of about 50 you really interact with. You went to school with Lucy and Henry, you've worked with Mike for years,...