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I Hereby Give Facebook Permission To Take Me And My Identity

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy

Take everything, Facebook. My name, photos, my profile ... everything. Go ahead, try it on, take it for a spin! Ahhh, that new Andy smell! You want th...

Facebook Controls What News People Read. That’s A Problem

The Huffington Post | Alexis Fitts | Posted 07.15.2015 | Technology

Facebook has come a long way from the little social site launched to help us chat and flirt and cyber-stalk friends. It directs web traffic to a large...

Damon Beres

Facebook Considering Feature Update To Prevent Spread Of Misinformation | Damon Beres | Posted 07.14.2015 | Technology

Anyone can change the headline and sub-headline on a news story posted to Facebook. But not everybody uses the feature responsibly.

Facebook Reportedly Wants To Tighten Its Grip On Your News

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.24.2015 | Technology

Deals are reportedly in the works to give Facebook greater control over the news stories shared on its platform.

Facebook Clamps Down On Fake News Stories

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2015 | Media

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has taken steps to clamp down on "hoaxes" and fake news st...

The Problem With Facebook's New 'Ask' Button

Jen Glantz | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

You can be a poker or an asker... or you could be a human being and pick up the phone or send a person a message and say, "Hi, how are you? I'd really love to catch up."

Why You Won't Read This Article The Whole Way Through

Reuters | Jennifer Saba | Posted 05.13.2014 | Media

By Jennifer Saba (Reuters) - Readers of some of the top U.S. news sites are more engaged when they go directly to the website rather th...

11 Reasons You Should Quit Facebook In 2014

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Too many ads, too many family members prying and not enough information about the people you care about. This is why you should ditch Facebook in 2014.

Facebook Users Consider Site A Source Of News

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.24.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Most people don't log on to Facebook to find out the news. But it's an important news source anyway, even if incidentally, a study r...

Facebook's Plan To Suck Up Even More Of Your Time

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.25.2013 | Technology

Facebook is getting friendlier with the news. The world’s largest social network is developing a mobile product codenamed “Reader” that will ...

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 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...

Facebook Didn't Publish Private Messages, but the News Still Went Viral

Joshua Slayen | Posted 12.09.2012 | Media
Joshua Slayen

Nowadays, if a topic is "trending," and if it appears in your newsfeed enough times, people believe it. It's the world we now live in, and Facebook created it. 

Are Your Facebook Friends Real? Site Reveals That 83 Million Users Are 'Fake' Or Duplicates

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

In its company filings published this week, Facebook revealed that more than 83 million of its users are 'fake,' CNET reports. Last week, in its ...

Facebook as News Source?

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 07.10.2012 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

Although social networking sites have primarily been seen as social tools connecting friends and family, news organizations and candidates alike have discovered the value of these sites to make stories go "viral" and get more traffic to their own sites.

Instagram And Facebook Conspire To Make Your Whole Life Look Cool

Emma Gray | Posted 06.09.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

With apps like Instagram and Hipstamatic, the un-authenticity is right out in the open. Even mundane objects look covetable once they've been filtered through "Nashville," "Toaster," "Earlybird" or "Lo-fi."

RUMOR: Facebook Won't Honor Trades In Shares For 3 Days

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 03.25.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook, the social networking company poised to go public this year, will not honor tra...

What An IPO Could Mean For Facebook

Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic (Reuters) - Facebook, the world's largest Internet social network, is preparing for a initial public stock offering next year...

Facebook Said To Ready Biggest Announcement Ever

Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is looking to go public between April and June 2012 with a valuation of over $100 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported...

REPORT: Facebook's Next Big Announcement Leaks

AP | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

STOCKHOLM — Facebook plans to build a large server farm in northern Sweden near the Arctic Circle, taking advantage of the chilly climate to kee...

Girls (and Boys) Just Wanna Have Fun

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 11.26.2011 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

Social media is social. So, wouldn't it make sense for Facebook to consult with users before they make changes to the site? Apparently, the company thinks not.

Bianca Bosker

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

Live Updates From Facebook's Big Announcement

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology

Is Facebook about to get a major profile redesign? All-new ways of listening to music? An iPad app? We'll know in just a few hours once Facebook k...

Bianca Bosker

Facebook Unveils Entirely New Relationship Category | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology

Facebook is rolling out a feature that introduces an entirely new relationship category to the social networking site. Until now, users could only ...

Facebook Shutters Groupon Competitor

AP | Posted 10.27.2011 | Technology

By the Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is ending its Deals program, which offered the site's 750 million users discounts similar to thos...