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Facebook:
Facebook cleans up News Feed spam by cracking down on Like-baiting, repeated content, and spammy links   —  News Feed FYI: Cleaning Up News Feed Spam  —  The goal of News Feed is to deliver the right content to the right people at the right time so they don't miss the stories that are important and relevant to them.
Apr 11, 2014, 5:05 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook to acquire Oculus VR for approximately $2 billion   —  Facebook to Acquire Oculus  —  Acquisition positions Facebook to accelerate Oculus' growth in gaming, communications and new social experiences  —  Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR …
Mar 25, 2014, 5:35 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $4B cash, $12B in Facebook shares, and $3B in restricted stock units, CEO Koum to join Facebook's Board   —  Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp  —  Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire WhatsApp, a rapidly growing cross …
Feb 19, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Facebook:
Testing a New Way to Watch Promoted Videos in News Feed   —  Since September, we've been testing a way to make videos more engaging on Facebook, and as a result we've seen views, likes, shares and comments increase more than 10 percent.  —  We're beginning to test a similar video viewing format for advertisers.
Dec 17, 2013, 6:15 AMIn context
Facebook:
Graph Search Now Includes Posts and Status Updates   —  Starting today, Graph Search will include posts and status updates.  Now you will be able to search for status updates, photo captions, check-ins and comments to find things shared with you.  —  Search for the topics you're interested …
Sep 30, 2013, 4:06 PMIn context
Justin Osofsky / Facebook Newsroom:
New Tools for Surfacing Conversations on Facebook   —  If there is something interesting going on, people are talking about it on Facebook.  From favorite television shows to sporting events to the latest news; the conversations are happening on Facebook.  Last week's kick-off …
Sep 9, 2013, 4:20 AMIn context
Facebook Newsroom:
Technology Leaders Launch Partnership to Make Internet Access Available to All   —  Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm, Samsung to be founding partners  —  MENLO PARK, CA, — Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, today announced the launch of internet.org …
Aug 20, 2013, 11:30 PMIn context
Ran Makavy / Facebook Newsroom:
Feature Phone Milestone: Facebook for Every Phone Reaches 100 Million   —  We are excited to announce that there are now more than 100 million people using Facebook For Every Phone each month.  —  This is an important milestone for us.  Facebook's mission is to make the world more open and connected …
Jul 21, 2013, 10:45 PMIn context
Ted Ullyot / Facebook Newsroom:
Facebook Releases Data, Including All National Security Requests   —  Over the last week, in press statements as well as Mark's post last Friday, we've repeatedly called for governments worldwide to be willing to provide more details about programs aimed at keeping the public safe.
Jun 14, 2013, 9:22 PMIn context
Greg Lindley / Facebook Newsroom:
Public Conversations on Facebook   —  Every day, hundreds of millions of people use Facebook to share their thoughts on big moments happening all around them.  Whether it's talking about a favorite television show, cheering on a hometown sports team or engaging with friends during a breaking news event …
Jun 13, 2013, 4:50 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Microsoft Brings World's Fastest Texting to Windows Phone 8.1  —  Gaurav Sharma appeared relaxed but focused in his purple hoodie on Jan. 16, 2014.  Less than 20 seconds later, Sharma, a 15-year-old …
Atlassian:
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Silicon Valley Bank:
SVB's Halo Report shares angel investment activity for 2013  —  The 2013 Halo Report finds angel investment activity on the rise with more high-valuation deals closed in 2013 than in 2012.