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What Could Possibly Go Wrong With Facebook Stock? – Motley Fool


What Could Possibly Go Wrong With Facebook Stock?
Motley Fool
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) has overcome the problems that plagued its initial public offering to become a steadily growing force in the stock market. The company's stock price has been driven by its revenue growth, specifically its ability to monetize

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 11:30 pm

Parents Think Brooklyn Principal Behind Obscenity-Laced Facebook Tirade – CBS Local


CBS Local

Parents Think Brooklyn Principal Behind Obscenity-Laced Facebook Tirade
CBS Local
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hurtful and horrific comments about a Brooklyn elementary school student and his mother appeared on Facebook recently, but the source is questionable. As CBS2's Lou Young reported, the question was whether they were …

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 10:38 pm

How Groupon Not So Innocently Planned Its Most Popular Facebook Post Ever – Adweek


Adweek

How Groupon Not So Innocently Planned Its Most Popular Facebook Post Ever
Adweek
The daily deal service's post about a plastic container for fruit protection became its most popular Facebook content ever, with more than 12,000 comments, 18,000 Likes and 43,000 shares. Groupon replied in earnest to nearly 200 suggestive or sarcastic …

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 8:23 pm

Facebook Helps Musicians With Subscribe Button For Any Page’s Nearby Events – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Facebook Helps Musicians With Subscribe Button For Any Page's Nearby Events
TechCrunch
You don't want to miss your favorite band's concert in your town, even if you don't care to see every one of their News Feed posts. To give you a hand and appeal to musicians by boosting their ticket sales, Facebook last night added an Events subscribe …
Facebook is making it easier to find events you want to go toMashable
Facebook now offers notifications for events near you hosted by bands The Next Web

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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 8:01 pm

Alabama Mom’s Facebook Apology for Kids’ Movie Behavior Brings Recipient to … – ABC News


ABC News

Alabama Mom's Facebook Apology for Kids' Movie Behavior Brings Recipient to
ABC News
A moviegoer who got an apology over social media from a mom who said she was mortified by her children's "rude and obnoxious" behavior at the movies wrote in her own Facebook message that the apology "brought me to tears and shows there [are] still …
After Daughters Act Up, Mom Turns to Facebook to Make AmendsYahoo Parenting
Mom's Facebook apology goes viralKATV
Alabama mom posts Facebook apology for her kids' 'rude' movie theater behaviorToday.com
Daily Mail -fox6now.com
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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 5:58 pm

Facebook Moves Into Its New Garden-Roofed Fantasyland – Wired


Wired

Facebook Moves Into Its New Garden-Roofed Fantasyland
Wired
The roof of the new Facebook building, about 70-feet up, offers a winding walk through nine acres of greenery. This walkway sits above the marshlands of Menlo Park, California, not the big city. But, Goler says, it feels a lot like the elevated
Inside Facebook's futuristic new campusBusiness Insider
Facebook's Gorgeous New Campus Has a 'Green Roof' the Size of 7 Football TIME
A First Look At Facebook's New Mothership, Designed By Frank GehryCo.Design
Silicon Valley Business Journal -SFist -Gizmodo
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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:36 pm

How Facebook Makes Money in a Country Where It’s Banned – TIME


TIME

How Facebook Makes Money in a Country Where It's Banned
TIME
These include Youzu Interactive Co., a Shanghai-based online game designer, which said that the 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) it spent on Facebook ads resulted in a two-fold increase in registered daily players on its hit online game League of Angels.
Facebook Woos Chinese AdvertisersWall Street Journal
Facebook Inc Making Efforts To Win Chinese AdvertisersValueWalk
Facebook chases Chinese ad revenue despite being blocked in the countrySiliconANGLE (blog)
Marketing Land -LearnBonds
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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:17 pm

Facebook is building an incredible moat around the future of social with … – Quartz


Quartz

Facebook is building an incredible moat around the future of social with
Quartz
Facebook, which thoroughly dominates the current era of the online social networking industry, is setting itself up nicely for the next. Many see messaging apps as the future of social: Lightweight, real-time, personal conversations that can become
Facebook's Messenger Platform Must Be Open And Useful To Realize Full TechCrunch
Facebook Continues to Check the Boxes With Messenger PlatformHuffington Post
Facebook seems to be breaking the App Store rules, but Apple probably can't VentureBeat
Cult of Mac -Yahoo Tech -Columbus Dispatch
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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 2:08 pm

Facebook’s UAV Flies, Builds On Developments In Solar Power – Aviation Week


Aviation Week

Facebook's UAV Flies, Builds On Developments In Solar Power
Aviation Week
Somewhere in the U.K., Facebook has completed the first flight of a prototype of the solar-powered stratospheric unmanned aircraft the social media giant is developing to provide Internet infrastructure in remote parts of the world. CEO Mark Zuckerburg …

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 7:31 am

3 tactics Facebook uses to avoid a security breach – Fortune


Fortune

3 tactics Facebook uses to avoid a security breach
Fortune
But during the rest of the two-day conference, it was clear that security and infrastructure stability was top of mind for Facebook, and multiple sessions offered guidance to partners. (“Move fast with stable infra,” Zuckerberg declared, his spin on
Zuckerberg Talks Facebook's Cybersecurity StrategyPYMNTS.com
How Facebook Inc (FB) Uses Hacktober To Stay Clear Of Security Breaches?Insider Monkey (blog)

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Posted on 28 March 2015 | 4:00 pm

Facebook – Yahoo News Search Results

Facebook moves into 'not fancy' new headquarters

"That's on purpose," Zuckerberg said on his Facebook timeline. Facebook's new Menlo Park headquarters is one of several major projects by tech companies in the region. Apple is building a new spaceship-like headquarters and Google has unveiled plans for a futuristic campus with wildlife and waterways.

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 11:19 pm

Facebook Moves Into Its New Garden-Roofed Fantasyland

Spanning over 430,000 square feet in total, the new complex is just one of the many rather conspicuous new buildings that will house the giants of Silicon Valley in the years to come. The post Facebook Moves Into Its New Garden-Roofed Fantasyland appeared first on WIRED .

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:26 pm

Facebook wants you to shop through its Messenger app

Facebook announced the next step for its Messenger app last week, aiming to turn shopping and customer service into a text-driven experience. But will shoppers and retailers jump on board? 

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:20 pm

Facebook Has Proven to be a Game-Changer for the NASDAQ

Facebook has proven to be a game-changer by introducing the world to the concept of social networking, something quite unheard of in the Y2K era.

Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:07 pm

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook woos Chinese advertisers

Facebook is hiring in Hong Kong, has tapped a second local partner to reach advertisers and is waging a charm campaign to draw more business from Chinese companies, even though Chinese users can’t access its service. reports The Wall Street Journal.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 10:53 pm

Facebook Launches A Payment Method That Rivals Paypal and Western Union

NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Austin Kadulski generally uses Facebook messenger to communicate with classmates on projects and for group chats with friends. But now the 20-year-old plans to link his debit card to the Facebook chat interface once remittance is up and running.

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 1:20 pm

Facebook Hopes To Cover Globe With High-Speed Access

Facebook executives “want to serve every person in the world,” as the head of the company’s Connectivity Lab, Yael Maguire, put it. To reach the several billion people who still lack Internet access, Facebook hopes to deliver high-speed access by drone. Facebook’s drone team, which came to the company through the acquisition last year of the drone maker Ascenta, say they believe their solar …

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:30 pm

Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split

Facebook annoyed and puzzled many people last year when it forced them to download its Messenger app for chats. Its reasons for doing so are now clearer: Messenger is becoming a beast of an app, with its own links to outside businesses and software apart from Facebook’s main site. At the company’s F8 developer conference this week in San Francisco, executives pulled back the curtain on the new …

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:02 pm

How Facebook is becoming the Wal-Mart for news

As reported in the New York Times, Facebook may start directly hosting the content of various news websites, starting with the New York Times, BuzzFeed and National Geographic. What this means for Internet users is that instead of seeing a summary of an article on Facebook, clicking, reading it…

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 7:14 pm

Facebook moves ahead toward Internet drone air fleet

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday proclaimed the successful test of a wide-winged, solar-powered drone built to deliver wireless internet service to remote spots. "Aircraft like these will help connect the whole world because they can affordably serve the 10 percent of the world's population that live in remote communities without existing Internet infrastructure," Zuckerberg said …

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:08 pm