If you’ve been wondering how Facebook makes money, here’s a big demonstration of just how powerful a social network can be in terms of harvesting market data. Facebook has just launched its mobile ad network, and the social network is offering advertisers the ability to target their campaigns based on user information and activity.
No, Samsung Mobile USA did not put up an iPhone 5 ad on its Facebook page to make up for its iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S3 print ad that we looked at during the weekend, but it certainly managed to obtained an unexpected result when asking a simple question on its page.
There are many of us who remember jumping from forum to forum trying to find someone giving out Google+ private beta invites. Since then, Google+ has gone live and has consistently improved. Now, the company continues to gain on Facebook as it hits 400 million registered users.
Nik software, makers of the photo editing software Snapseed, among others, announced today that it had been acquired by Google. What this means for the Snapseed iOS app remains to be seen, but the more interesting question is: what could this mean for Google+?
When it comes to the Internet, things can change very quickly. Giants crumble unexpectedly, and newcomers quickly become the hot site on the net. We’ve seen the fall of My Space, Yahoo and Adobe Flash all within the last decade. This is a clear testament to the rapid pace at which things can change. Today, search is dominated by Google- but could this eventually change?
Mark Zuckerberg has openly admitted that the current Facebook app is a giant failure right along with HTML5. To fix Facebook on Android, Zuckerberg is having his developers recreate the Facebook app using native Android. This should give it a considerable performance boost and add some much needed stability. It’s about time, Facebook.
The Internet is bustling with information. Everything you could ever need is right at your fingertips, as well as the power to share our own findings. A number of websites already exist for... sharing and discovering content.
Facebook is one way to discover new things, but you’d need to sift through your friends’ status updates. There’s also Tumblr but that can qui...
Facebook isn’t exactly the most trusted company when it comes to user privacy. A new policy might be cause for concern for some users. Facebook is now allowing premium advertisers to target their campaigns based on mobile numbers, user IDs and email addresses.
Facebook has updated its Android app with event creation and support for photos and emoji in messages. But the incremental update is nothing compared to the latest iOS release, which brings in drastic improvements, leaving Android users short-changed. Sources say that even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is disappointed with how the development of the Android app is going.
People who snap shots of all their important life events and manually upload their images to Facebook have a lot of time to spare. Some of them even take the time to tag each photo individually... and add a caption to them. Unfortunately, not everyone has the same amount of free time. The fewer the steps it takes for me to upload to Facebook, the better. It seems that Chris Banes, developer of pho...