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Despite Gains, Facebook Is Currently Worth $24 Billion Less Than When It First Went Public

The market awarded Facebook a 25 percent share price spike today, following a strong earnings report that showed off the company’s ability to retain mind share among youths, build its … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Facebook’s Desktop Ad Revenue Grew Only $69M In Q2, Mobile Rev To Outpace Desktop By EOY 2013

Facebook stunned yesterday with its report that mobile advertising represented 41 percent of its total ad revenue in the second quarter of 2013. In the first quarter of 2013, it … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Does Social Media Help Videogame Developers Find Fans? It Depends on Whom You Ask.

A few common themes bubbled up throughout the morning sessions of the Gaming Insiders Summit, a one-day videogame developer conference happening today in San Francisco: Take risks. Go after “blue … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Facebook’s Parse adds support for Apple’s new Swift programming language

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Facebook (iOS) is Testing Contextual Cards to Make Your News Feed More Exciting

Facebook is taking a swing at suggesting contextual content to keep you surfing after you share. A new test on iOS surfaces related content cards including photos of restaurants you … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rumor: Facebook is Building a Snapchat Competitor

Facebook is taking Snapchat very seriously after its failed attempt to purchase the video and picture messaging app for $3 billion last year. Mark Zuckerberg is personally supervising an internal … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Facebook Won’t Launch Auto-Play Video Ads This Year

If you’re an advertiser waiting to hand Facebook a bag of cash to start running video ads on the social network in time for the holidays, it sounds like you’re … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Facebook Now Scans All External Links to Keep Grandma Safe From Porn (and Viruses)

From now on, every link you click in Facebook will be scanned, in realtime, for viruses, phishing, botnets, and other nefarious internet badness. This is the best news ever for … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

With Messenger App Update, Facebook Aims to Inch Further Into Your Phone

Forget the White Pages. Facebook is beginning to look a whole lot more like a phone book. That’s regarding the company’s forthcoming Messenger app update, which aims to further make … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Here’s Why One Snapchat Investor Thinks the App Is Worth Billions

You may have heard by now – Snapchat is worth a lot of money to a lot of important people. If the app doesn’t end up selling to Facebook for … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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