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Facebook Reportedly Working On Healthcare Features And Apps

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2014 | Technology

By Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab ...

Facebook Just Goofed Up Pretty Bad

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology

Facebook must be really excited for you to use its new messaging app. So excited, in fact, that the company accidentally added it to the App Store ...

Facebook Is No Longer Happy Just Being Facebook

Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.21.2014 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

We've thought of Facebook's growing ecosystem of services as revolving around and expanding the core Facebook experience. We're thinking too small. Zuckerberg is dreaming of an even larger universe of services that aren't tied to Facebooking, but communicating -- full stop.

How To Get Your Family To Stop Embarrassing You On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Family is embarrassing, and now that older generations are on Facebook, your family can embarrass you in front of all your friends. Thankfully, Red...

The Evolution Of An Underground Copycat App Environment

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

Modern day "App Stores" have existed for roughly 5 years. In that time, two operating systems have emerged as the runaway victors: iOS and Android. iOS, Apple's brainchild, and Android, Google's platform, each possess a little over 800,000 apps within their app store.

Facebook App Monitors Daily Water Consumption

ecofabulous | Posted 07.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

The Huffington Post is proud to feature an original story by ecofabulous. Your carbon footprint is not a dirty shoe trail, which won’t be news to...

Facebook Kills Game That Deletes Your Profile

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology

Within hours of its launch, a web app called Social Roulette, which encouraged users to gamble away their social media lives, was squashed dead by Fac...

App Makers Struggle With How Fickle Facebook Can Be

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Last spring, the future for Viddy, a video-sharing Facebook app, seemed as sunny as southern Ca...

New App Solves Worst Facebook Problem

Posted 02.14.2013 | Divorce

Want to get rid of every last trace of your ex on your Facebook page? There's now a quick and painless way to do it. KillSwitch, a new app that la...

Miserably Searching for an App to Organize a Potluck Dinner, and Failing Miserably

Pamela Poole | Posted 03.17.2013 | Home
Pamela Poole

I was inspired to look for a potluck organizing app because I'm going to what has turned into a potluck tonight and can't seem to get a straight answer from anybody about what to bring. Nothing was just right.

5 Ways Facebook's Social Jobs App Will Impact the Job Search

Heather Huhman | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

Facebook's Social Jobs App finally launched last month. With so many tools for job seekers, will adding another one to the bunch make the process easier, or simply cause more noise in the space?

Facebook App Digs Deep Into Your Data To Tell You Secrets Even You Didn't Know

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology

How many words do you think you've typed on Facebook since activating your account? According to Zeebly's Social Me analysis app, since 2005 I've ...

Reports of the Death of Facebook Tabs Greatly Exaggerated

Ben Pickering | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology
Ben Pickering

Brands that have proven most successful at engaging fans over a sustained period of time do so by sharing content, interacting through comments on their Timeline, publishing fun polls and quizzes, and mixing in a healthy dose of engagement oriented applications such as contests.

New Facebook Feature Will Find Friends Close To Where You Are

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology

Facebook is testing a feature called Find Friends Nearby, a mobile app that allows users to view friends and other Facebook users in nearby locations....

Facebook App Store: A Challenger Appears

John Pavley | Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

The app store contest is both a marathon and a sprint. Today's race is just the latest lap around the "software store" track. My advice to the digital consumer is to play the field, don't bet on a single runner, enjoy the spectacle and always download wisely.

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...

Guess Who's Got A New App 'Store'?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.09.2012 | Technology

Facebook is taking a giant leap toward making app discovery a more user friendly experience. On Wedesnday, Facebook announced that it will open an...

Facebook Announces New App Feature

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.03.2012 | Technology

Facebook's Timeline apps are about to get a lot more interactive. The social network announced in a post on its Developer Blog the rollout of "acti...

New Facebook App Lets You Declare Your Enemies

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 03.30.2012 | Technology

Maybe we should be prepared for the phrase "enemy someone on Facebook" to enter the lexicon. EnemyGraph, a new app for Facebook, allows users to do...

Spotify, Pinterest And More: Facebook Recommends 17 New Apps

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology

Facebook last September announced a revamped profile layout, called the Timeline. The social network also debuted a handful of new social apps designe...

How to Control Facebook App Privacy (VIDEO)

Larry Magid | Posted 05.24.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Facebook is more than a social network. It's also a platform that allows independent developers to create applications, or "apps" that greatly expand what the service can offer.

LOOK: New Facebook Features Let You Share Even More

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.08.2012 | Technology

Back in December 2011, Facebook up and bought location-based social networking site Gowalla without much of an explanation -- but now, we think we kno...

App Privacy Issues Deeply Troubling

Larry Magid | Posted 04.22.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

The recent revelations that some iPhone and Android apps are uploading and storing users' phone address books without permission not only violates the privacy of the person using the phone but, potentially, everyone in that person's address book.

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...