Facebook is on a roll. The world’s largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.
A consumer privacy group has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission accusing Facebook of breaking the law when it performed a psychological experiment of its users without their knowledge or consent.
Facebook is getting a face-full of outrage Monday from privacy advocates after it was revealed that the social network conducted a psychological experiment on unwitting users.
Facebook is opening up about those personalized ads on news feeds.
Mountain View police say the arrest of a former San Francisco high school teacher earlier this month revealed just how effective an online profile can be at driving a child predator straight into the hands of police.
Facebook will mark 10 years since its creation Tuesday, and despite an estimated 1.2 billion friends and $153 billion market cap there are plenty of folks eager to predict the end for the social giant.
Twitter says it will sell more than 70M shares between $17 and $20 per share in its IPO .
The National Football league struck a deal to show game highlights and other video content on Twitter ahead of the short messaging service’s initial public offering of stock.
The final stages were nearly completed for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.
“It’s basically a universal way of saying, ‘this is a topic’,” observed KCBS technology analyst Larry Magid. “I think it’s a good way of expanding beyond friends talking with friends. It’s now public conversation. I think Facebook realizes that they have to go through somewhat of a transformation.”