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Facebook Blueprint for marketers hits 1 million enrolments; launches new features
"We're giving businesses the tools and training needed to learn how Facebook can help grow their business and connect with anyone in the world."
Facebook's tips to optimise your mobile site performance
“The poor performance of marketers' mobile websites, including slow page load times, continues to be an issue."
WhatsApp shares data with Facebook ahead of monetisation
More than two years after its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp has seemingly succumbed to the inevitable pressure from its parent company.
A new way to control the ads you see on Facebook
For the past few years at Facebook we’ve worked to better understand people’s concerns with online ads.
Old Facebook scam gets ready for new boost
ESET researchers are warning about Facebook hoax scams that spread fake terror news to trick victims into disclosing their Facebook credentials.
Facebook goes “video first” in search of TV ad dollars
As Mark Zuckerberg put it last week, “We see a world that is video first, with video at the heart of all of our apps and services.”
Facebook to improve 'ad preference' management & thwart adblockers
Facebook announced overnight that it will give users more freedom to control their advertising experience & take power away from desktop ad blockers.
Facebook wooing SMBs with new shop and services sections
Social media giant Facebook is continuing its efforts to get inside small businesses with the roll out of two new sections on its Pages feature.
Sharing is caring with Google + Facebook's open rack standard
Google and Facebook have just announced they’ll share a proposed new Open Rack Standard with 48-volt power architecture.
Could Verizon be gunning for both Google and Facebook?
The US$4.8bn acquisition of Yahoo’s operating business by AOL’s owner Verizon sees two of the original “new media” giants of the 1990s joining forces.
Facebook celebrates with birthday videos and quarterly results
The social networking site claims that more than 100 million birthday posts are made every day.
Are Kiwis addicted to Facebook? New research says yes
New research from Colmar Brunton reveals some interesting facts about the Facebook habits of New Zealanders.
Aquilas first flight: A big milestone toward connecting billions of people
Internet access can offer life-changing opportunities and experiences to all of us, but there are still 4 billion people without it.
Facebook Messenger finally hits the one billion user mark
"One billion people are sharing their dreams, their goals for the future, making lunch dates and sending really really funny GIFs."
Facebook CIO says Microsoft "got cool again"
Timothy Campos recently declared at the WPC that Microsoft has got its mojo back.
Microsoft WPC: Facebook jumps on Office 365 bandwagon
“To enable our productivity, IT at Facebook provides our people with the best tools available."
Shhhh Facebook messenger has a secret
"We’ve heard from you that there are times when you want additional safeguards — perhaps when discussing private information."
10,000 Facebook users attacked by malware trojan last month
Kaspersky Lab recently reported its discovery of a malware attack that affected approximately 10,000 Facebook users between June 24th to June 27th.
New Chrome extensions for Facebook
You can now save and share things from the web to Facebook with the click of a button.
Instagram - the history of half a billion
Launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app, Instagram became an immediate success and within two months there were already 1 million global users.
New Slideshow feature for Facebook photos
"This new feature will let you stitch together those special photos into a format that captures the spirit of an event."
Mark Zuckerberg masks his webcam - should you?
Both the webcam and dual microphone on his laptop are covered by tape, this shows the tech-savvy Facebook boss is worried about being spied on.
Apple, Google, and Facebook stake claims for bigger piece of communications services pie
Apple, Google and Facebook are all vying to strengthen their communications capabilities through messaging apps and integration.
Facebook introduces 360 photos
This medium enables new opportunities for creativity, and we’re excited to see what kinds of 360 photos get shared on Facebook.