Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Facebook feeds chatter to news outlets

Written on September 10th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook has begun feeding select news outlets real-time social network chatter about hot topics to weave into story coverage, wading deeper into Twitter territory. A pair of software tools, […]

Facebook unveils global net access plan

Written on August 22nd, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook and other technology giants have launched an initiative designed to give the whole world access to the internet. The project is entitled Internet.org and its goal is to […]

Facebook linked with unhappiness

Written on August 15th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook could be spreading unhappiness through society as well as keeping people connected, research has shown. The number one social networking site is strongly associated with declines in well-being, […]

Facebook allows posts on other websites

Written on August 1st, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook has begun letting people share social network posts at blogs or other spots on the internet. An Embedded Posts feature being tested out at CNN, Huffington Post, Bleacher […]

Facebook rolling out new search tool

Written on July 8th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Users who may have grown frustrated with Facebook’s rudimentary search feature are getting an updated version designed to make it easier to find people, places and photos on the […]

Bug exposes contacts of some on Facebook

Written on June 24th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook says a bug in its system caused six million users’ contact information to be inadvertently exposed. The social media company said on Friday that a bug led to […]

Facebook to introduce clickable hashtags

Written on June 13th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Social networking site Facebook has announced plans to introduce clickable hashtags for users. The tool is already widely used on other media, such as micro-blogging site Twitter, so users […]

Celeb Facebook pages to be verified

Written on June 3rd, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook has announced the launch of verified pages for celebrities to combat the number of fake sites on the social network. The verified pages will be marked with a […]

Facebook revamps policy guidelines

Written on May 31st, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook has announced it is updating its policies on ‘harmful and hateful’ content after a campaign complaining it was allowing jokes and other offensive comments about rape and domestic […]

Australians suffer from Facebook fatigue

Written on April 30th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet It appears Aussies are starting to suffer from ‘Facebook fatigue’, according to new data from a social media monitor. The data, collected by social media monitoring firm Social Bakers, […]
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