General Motors (GM) plans to keep using its Facebook Pages as a way to market its various brands, but is considering no longer spending money on Facebook ads, according to a recent rumor.
Emil Protalinski covers Facebook from all angles, closely watching it grow from its $50 billion valuation in 2010 to its internally stated goal of becoming the first trillion dollar company.
Emil is a freelance journalist writing for CNET and ZDNet. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, and TechSpot.
Embedly says that 42 percent of the URLs it processes have Facebook Open Graph tags. While this number is only based on a sample size of 12 million URLs, Open Graph is only getting more popular.
Facebook has acquired mobile photo sharing startup Lightbox for an undisclosed sum. Unlike the Instagram acquisition, this is like all of Facebook's other buys: it's all about the employees.
With Facebook expected to go public this week, one must wonder what Americans think about the hyped up company. A new poll on various Facebook topics shows that there is no general consensus.
With Facebook's price range increased today, Instagram could be valued anywhere between $1.08 billion and $1.17 billion. Given the FTC probe, Facebook no longer expects to close the deal this quarter.
Facebook has increased its IPO price range from $28-$35 to $34-$38 per share, and is also selling 50.6 million more shares. Facebook will thus raise between $13.19 billion and $14.75 billion.
If others complain, Facebook can suspend you from commenting on public posts. The initial "punishment" supposedly lasts a week, but it can be extended to a month, with no way to fight back.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a combination of himself and the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. I disagree. What do you think?
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is very vocal about his company's mission. To put it into perspective, he compares Facebook to two other technology companies: Google and HP.
Facebook wants to increase its initial public offering (IPO) price range from $28-$35 to $35-$40 per share, according to a recent rumor. Facebook would thus raise between $11.81 billion and $13.50 billion.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will not be ringing Nasdaq's opening bell in New York. He'll be ringing it remotely from the company's Menlo Park headquarters, according to a recent rumor.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been in the news for quite some time now, but I'm sure he's taking a break today to celebrate that he's turning 28. Happy Birthday Zuck!
Facebook has rolled out a new version of its mobile News Feed. Photos are now up to three times larger. Since this change is server-side, you don't have to update your Facebook app to enjoy the improvement.
Do you have questions about Facebook's proposed changes to its privacy (aka Data Use) policy? Tune in and watch Facebook Chief Privacy Officer for Policy Erin Egan answer them live.
Facebook is expected to go public this week and start trading under the "FB" ticker at a price range between $28 and $35. The SEC has approved the company's stock for trading on the Nasdaq.