Facebook Home may be focused more on new users overseas. That is because in the U.S., smart phone users are already bombarded with
A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project revealed that 61 percent of Facebook users have taken a break from using the social networking site for various reasons, including getting bored by it and being discouraged by all the “gossip and drama” happening on the site. Others said that they simply don’t have time for
The real Facebook Phone people talked about these past few years is not a piece of hardware. And a struggling smartphone maker managed to be the first to release it.
Contrary to popular belief (mostly leaks from unnamed sources), the Facebook Phone is actually a software called Facebook Home.
Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg himself spoiled rumors of the world’s largest social network’s releasing a mobile device during the event held at the Facebook HQ, where he unveiled …
A U.S. federal judge has given a Chicago company the go-ahead to sue Facebook over its use of “timeline”.
The company, which itself is called Timelines, sued Facebook soon after the world’s largest social networking site launched its “Facebook Timeline” feature.
In a 23-page ruling, U.S. District Judge John Darrah said that Timelines can sue Facebook over its “timeline” trademark even though Facebook thinks the word is too generic to be trademarked.
The judge reminded Facebook …
A report released by global analytics firm IDC on Wednesday found out how smartphone users in the United States go about their daily routine with mobile devices. And smartphone owners who are on Facebook check their accounts at least 14 times a day.
According to the study, 79 percent of smartphone users admit they look for their mobile devices within 15 minutes after they wake up. Most of these smartphone owners, or 62 percent to be exact, immediately pick up their phones within the first 15 …
As many people have noticed this week, the social media world turned pink on red in support of marriage equality.
Facebook has also noticed the trend and today released data charting the trend for its users in America.
The U.S. Supreme Court this week began discussions on two milestone cases central to how America defines marriage.
To show support for marriage equality, people have been changing their profile pictures to a photo featuring the equal sign in pink over a red background.
The origin …
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg may have become a billionaire because of his company’s IPO but not without a huge cost.
CNN is reporting that the tax bill of the young billionaire can also make another billionaire as he is estimated to owe the U.S. government more than $1 billion in taxes.
According to the publication’s estimate, Zuckerberg should pay the government “around $1.1 billion” for his 2012 dues.
The massive tax bill is because of Zuckerberg exercising 60 million …
Paul Ceglia’s fight for a large stake in Facebook may soon be nearing its end as a federal judge has proposed that his lawsuit against the world’s largest social network be dismissed.
The recommendation came from U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio on Tuesday, according to a report from Reuters.
Ceglia has been claiming he owns half of Facebook based on a transaction between him and Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2003.
The New York wood chip salesman says Zuckerberg agreed …
If carelessness was a crime and is thus outlawed, how will be catch suspects like this University of Georgia student through Facebook?
A report from CBS Atlanta details a home break in like no other. The carelessness isn’t new though.
According to the report, an 18-year-old UGA student broke into a home and used the homeowner’s computer to browse her Facebook account.
What’s more, the unidentified student reportedly also urinated on the couch before leaving.
The homeowner, an …
Facebook wants more companies to use its platform, the world’s largest social networking site, as a key part of their online marketing campaigns. And rightfully so, with a new ad tool for brand consumers.
The social network announced on Tuesday last week a new tool for advertisers to target audiences on the social platform with Lookalike Audiences.
A relatively new feature to reach out to Facebook users, Lookalike Audiences has a user base similar to Custom Audiences.
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