Social Media Today: Facebook Algorithms, Reddit Test, Messenger Dropped – KYW Newsradio

Social Media Today: Facebook Algorithms, Reddit Test, Messenger DroppedKYW NewsradioFacebook is changing its news feed algorithm again. Businesses, brands, or fan pages can now tag other brand pages and those … Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Plans To Connect the World – Auto World News

Auto World NewsMark Zuckerberg smiles onstage before delivering a keynote speech during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 24, 2014. (Photo : Reuters). Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark … Read More

Facebook shelves controversial email feature – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFacebook has quietly shelved its controversial email feature, introduced three years ago, because “people haven’t been using it”. Founder Mark Zuckerberg launched the service in 2010, criticising traditional email for … Read More

Facebook deal for $19b app no shock to tech execs – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeFacebook’s $19 billion acquisition of the mobile messaging startup WhatsApp was widely labeled a stunner, but the news seemed to surprise no one in local tech circles Thursday. Even … Read More

WhatsApp Free Texting Seen Siphoning $33 Billion From Carriers – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(See EXT6 for more on the acquisition.) Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp Inc. is a stark reminder of how much … Read More

Facebook beats Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube for Non-Profit Social Media … – ZDNet

Facebook beats Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube for Non-Profit Social Media …ZDNetNon-profits have embraced to social media widely to communicate with their members. For non-profits, using Facebook makes a lot of … Read More

Developing Countries Obsessed With Social Media – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceDeveloping Countries, social media, world technology Even though the U.S. might be the place of origin for Facebook, America’s use of the Internet, particularly social media is quite … Read More

When You Fall in Love, This Is What Facebook Sees – The Atlantic

The Atlantic“During the 100 days before the relationship starts, we observe a slow but steady increase in the number of timeline posts shared between the future couple.” Robinson Meyer Feb … Read More

Facebook’s Valentine’s Day gift to all of us: data about our relationships – VentureBeat

VentureBeatYou could learn about society from official sources like the U.S. Census. Or Facebook can help you. In the run-up to Valentine’s Day this week, the social-networking powerhouse released lots … Read More

Facebook knows when you are about to fall in love, and also when you are … – Firstpost

FirstpostFacebook knows a thing or two about love. At least it knows enough to know when you will be with someone for a long time and when a relationship might … Read More

Facebook’s Valentine’s Day gift: Insight into love on the social network – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW YORK — With 1.23 billion users in all the flavors and up-and-down stages of romantic relationships, Facebook knows a thing or two about love. For example, … Read More

Social Media Today: Gender Changes, Fan-In-Chief, #OpenInPHL – KYW Newsradio

KYW NewsradioYou don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore, the social network is giving users new options. Androgynous, bi-gender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual are just … Read More

Facebook changes show it’s no longer a binary world – Washington Post

Washington PostFacebook has expanded its options for gender identification, adding 54 new ones for users to choose from, in addition to “male” and “female.” They are available for people using … Read More

Facebook Adds Custom Gender Option to Include Trans Identities – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceFacebook is changing yet again, but this time the change may be fairly insignificant for many users and incredibly valuable for many others. In an effort to include … Read More

New gender options for Facebook users – Washington Post

Washington PostMENLO PARK, Calif. — With a click of a cursor, Jay Brown in Cheverly, Md., went from Male to Trans Male. A few states away, Debon Garrigues of Asheville, … Read More

Facebook gender identities – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesFacebook said the changes initially will cover the company’s 159 million monthly users in the U.S. and are aimed at giving people more choices in how they describe … Read More

Local College Kids Change Facebook Profiles to New Gender Options for Users – Siouxland News

Siouxland NewsFacebook profiles are changing now that the social media site has given users several more options. Wednesday, if you signed up as a new Facebook user, the gender options … Read More

Facebook offers users more online gender identities – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesFacebook said the changes initially will cover the company’s 159 million monthly users in the U.S. and are aimed at giving people more choices in how they describe … Read More

Facebook expands gender options: Social media reaction – San Jose Mercury News

Facebook expands gender options: Social media reactionSan Jose Mercury NewsBay Area News Group. Posted: 02/13/2014 10:58:45 AM PST. Updated: 02/13/2014 10:59:58 AM PST. The social networking company announces plans Thursday … Read More

5 neat things about Paper, FB’s new FB killer – HLNtv.com

HLNtv.comIt’s throwback day at Facebook! Not only is the juggernaut timesucker celebrating its 10th birthday Tuesday, it’s also celebrating being called “cool” again for roughly the first time since its … Read More

Paper Now Available For iOS In The US, And It Could Be A Facebook … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchFacebook’s new standalone app Paper is now available for download on iOS to everyone in the US, and it’s more than just a content reader. Paper has messages, notifications, search, … Read More

Revenue surge for Facebook over hike in ad sales – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphMobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook’s total advertising revenue in the final quarter of 2013, a sign that the social network, born a decade ago in … Read More