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luglio 1, 2016

Facebook now lets you fundraise on behalf of non-profit organizations

Facebook now lets you fundraise on behalf of non-profit organizationsfacebook Fundraiser on desktop and mobile When people participate in events like the AIDS Walk San Francisco, which raises money for Bay Area organizations fighting the AIDS epidemic, you often see people post on Facebook that they’re looking for donations. Today, Facebook is rolling out the ability for everyday people to fundraise on behalf of non-profit organizations. Read more...

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giugno 30, 2016

Facebook puts friends above publishers in “News Feed Values” and ranking change

Facebook puts friends above publishers in “News Feed Values” and ranking changeFacebook News Feed Algorithm Those core values are that friends and family come first, that the feed should inform and entertain, that Facebook is a platform for all ideas, that authentic communication beats spam, that you have the controls to hide or highlight what you want, and that Facebook will keep iterating Read more...

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giugno 30, 2016

Facebook says it’s not making friend suggestions based on your location after all

Facebook says it’s not making friend suggestions based on your location after allFacebook Friends Day Video GIF Does Facebook suggest new friends based on your location? The answer seems to change day by day. Yesterday, Fusion reported that Facebook uses location data to make friend suggestions and pointed out that this could lead to unfortunate privacy mishaps. Users could find themselves outed in situations Read more...

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giugno 30, 2016

Silicon Valley comes out in full force behind SF Pride

Silicon Valley comes out in full force behind SF Prideautodesk This weekend was the annual San Francisco Pride Parade. The event drew over a million spectators and participation from many of the tech world’s most recognizable companies. Over 30 tech companies marched in this year’s parade. Whether you were there in person or in spirit, SF Pride withdrawal has already started. Read more...

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giugno 30, 2016

Building a Better News Feed for You

Building a Better News Feed for You

By Adam Mosseri, VP, Product Management, News Feed

The goal of News Feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them. Today, we’re announcing an update to News Feed that helps you see more posts from your friends and family. We explain this change in more detail here. Read more...

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giugno 30, 2016

News Feed FYI: Helping Make Sure You Don’t Miss Stories from Friends

News Feed FYI: Helping Make Sure You Don’t Miss Stories from Friends

By Lars Backstrom, Engineering Director

Facebook was built on the idea of connecting people with their friends and family. As we say in our News Feed values, that is still the driving principle of News Feed today. Our top priority is keeping you connected to the people, Read more...

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giugno 29, 2016

Google+ turns 5 and is somehow still alive

Google+ turns 5 and is somehow still alivegoogle-plus-5-years People who love Google+ sure love Google+. That hasn’t changed since Google first launched what at the time seemed like a credible Facebook competitor back in June 2011. If you’re a Google+ fan, today is a day to celebrate: Against all odds, your favorite social network turned five today. For everybody else, Read more...

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giugno 29, 2016

Facebook from other sites with new Save and Share Chrome extensions

Facebook from other sites with new Save and Share Chrome extensionsFacebook Save And Share Chrome Extensions Facebook colonized the internet with its Like button that sees 10 billion views per day around the web. Now it’s getting a makeover for mobile alongside the launch of two new Save and Share Chrome extensions that let you capture content from any site. Together, these updates should help Read more...

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giugno 29, 2016

Facebook tests new option that pushes users to send money on Messenger

Facebook tests new option that pushes users to send money on Messengerfb-payments-ios Facebook is testing a new option designed to highlight the company’s ability to handle person-to-person payments through its Messenger chat application. The company confirmed it has added a new option in its flagship app’s main navigation titled “Send or Request Money.” The feature will move Facebook users into Messenger in Read more...

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giugno 28, 2016

So, does anybody want Twitter?

So, does anybody want Twitter?Getty Twitter TC.001 Twitter is in trouble. In a move out of a middle school flag football game, Microsoft selected LinkedIn to join its team. The sheer size of the transaction has reignited conversations about who will be picked next to join the super special circle of public mega-cap tech companies. Vultures have been circling Twitter for well over Read more...

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giugno 28, 2016

Facebook launches human-curated Featured Events list

Facebook launches human-curated Featured Events listFacebook Poke Costume Approximately 550 million people use Facebook Events each month, with 60 percent of connections to events happening serendipitously in the News Feed. But Facebook is giving hardcore extroverts seeking more parties a new Featured Events list full of hand-picked gatherings. Starting today, iOS users in 10 U.S. cities will see the option for Featured Read more...

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giugno 28, 2016

As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?

As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?boxing-gloves-businessman As the security market shakes up in more ways than one, who wins, who struggles and who will get acquired next? Read More Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/techcrunch/facebook/~3/O7k04tSPtW4/ Read more...