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Erich Owens / Facebook:
Facebook to place posts about trending topics and posts with fresh engagement higher in News Feed   —  News Feed FYI: Showing More Timely Stories from Friends and Pages  —  Our goal with News Feed is to show everyone the right content at the right time so they don't miss the stories that are important to them.
Sep 18, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Codenamed “Moments”, Facebook Has Built An App For Super-Private Sharing   —  Facebook has failed repeatedly to get us to use complicated lists and privacy settings to share intimate moments with just our closest friends and family.  It's clumsy and confusing doing that with the same composer for blasting News Feed updates to everyone.
Sep 16, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Euro Facebook Users Can Use Tag Suggest, For Photos Of U.S. Friends Who Have It Enabled   —  In 2012, Facebook came under fire from privacy advocates and eventually turned off all facial recognition services in the EU, which automatically recognised and suggested the names of friends from photos that you uploaded to the social network.
Sep 2, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Netflix now lets you privately recommend TV shows to your Facebook friends   —  Netflix today launched a new social recommendation feature to let its users suggest TV shows to their Facebook friends.  It is available starting today on the Netflix website, iOS, PS3, Xbox, and many set-top boxes and smart TVs …
Sep 2, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Facebook testing feature in mobile app to enable keyword search of old posts from friends   —  Facebook Test Lets Users Search Old Posts by Keyword  —  Facebook Inc. (FB) is testing a feature for its mobile application that lets people search through old posts from friends by keyword …
Aug 28, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic Online:
Top apps by user age groups: Pandora is 2nd most popular after Facebook for 3 youngest groups   —  Baby Boomers Are Still Playing Words With Friends  —  College students love their Instagram.  Baby Boomers still use Yahoo Mail.  —  These were some of the findings of a new report …
Aug 24, 2014, 7:00 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
Netflix tests private viewing mode to hide your B-movie binges   —  Select Netflix members are getting a chance to hide viewing of embarrassing titles from logs, recommendations and Facebook friends.  —  We've all been down that road: You decide to watch some roadhouse B-movie fare on Netflix …
Jul 18, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Facebook launches Mentions iPhone app, intended for use by public figures with verified Pages   —  You Can't Use Facebook's New iPhone App — Unless You're Famous  —  Stars aren't just like us.  They need a special app to post on Facebook.  —  That's the thinking behind Mentions …
Jul 17, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Secret / Medium:
Secret raises $25M series B, launches ‘Collections’ feature and anonymous Facebook login   —  Onward  —  The next six months  —  Six months into growing and evolving Secret, our community has shown us how much demand there is for a social network centered around honest conversations.
Jul 14, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Becomes A Local Party Discovery Tool With “Events For You” Redesign   —  Just because you weren't invited, doesn't mean Facebook can't help you crash the party.  Facebook Events on the web got a slick visual overhaul today that includes a new “Events For You” tab that recommends gatherings …
Jul 3, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context

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