Microsoft is skewering Google again with scathing ads. The latest marketing assault says as much about the dramatic shift in the technology industry’s competitive landscape as they do about the animosity between the two rivals.
Google said it is fielding more legal demands from governments around the world seeking to learn more about the people using its Internet search engine, email and other services.
Would you pay $100 to message Mark Zuckerberg? Facebook says it’s testing some “extreme price points” to let users pay to have their messages seen by people who are not their friends.
Facebook is proposing to end its practice of letting users vote on changes to its privacy policies. The company says it will continue to let users comment on proposed updates.
Facebook has topped 1 billion users, but the past few months have not been easy.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said Apple has high standards to live up to regarding each new product launch.
Facebook’s growth appears to be slowing, particularly in the U.S., according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
This is the second time Facebook Inc. is letting users vote on policy changes. The first time was in 2009 when Facebook was a much smaller, privately held company with about 200 million users.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said that if the numbers are true, the company has plenty to worry about after putting so much effort into building the brand.
Facebook says it has 843 million monthly active users, but getting a read on how many people actually visit Facebook’s site every day is considerably more complicated. Ultimately, some experts have said that that could mean the company is over-valued.