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Facebook:
Facebook announces Safety Check, a tool that lets you announce you're safe during natural disasters   —  Introducing Safety Check  —  In times of disaster or crisis, people turn to Facebook to check on loved ones and get updates.  It is in these moments that communication is most critical …
Oct 16, 2014, 2:04 AMIn context
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
Max Eulenstein / Facebook:
Facebook will now show better News Feed ads using data users report on why they hid ads   —  News Feed FYI: Listening to People's Feedback to Show Better Ads  —  Every day, there are millions of ads that are eligible to be shown in News Feed from more than 1.5 million active advertisers on Facebook …
Sep 11, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook will reduce “click-baiting” headlines and links shared in photo captions in News Feed   —  News Feed FYI: Click-baiting  —  Today we're announcing some improvements to News Feed to help people find the posts and links from publishers that are most interesting and relevant …
Aug 25, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Maxine Williams / Facebook:
Facebook releases first diversity report: global employees are 69% male; 57% White, 34% Asian in the US   —  Building a More Diverse Facebook  —  Today we're making Facebook's current diversity figures available publicly for the first time.  —  At Facebook, diversity is essential to achieving our mission.
Jun 25, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Facebook:
f8 2014: Stability for Developers and More Control for People in Apps   —  Today we welcomed more than 1,700 developers to f8, our global developer conference in San Francisco.  Our mission is to help developers all over the world build, grow and monetize apps across all devices and platforms.
Apr 30, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook announces Anonymous Login for third-party apps, granular privacy controls for normal Login   —  f8: Introducing Anonymous Login and an Updated Facebook Login  —  Today at f8, we announced Anonymous Login, a brand new way to log into apps without sharing any personal information from Facebook …
Apr 30, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Andy Mitchell / Facebook:
Facebook partners with Storyful to launch FB Newswire: Facebook and Twitter feeds of newsworthy Facebook content   —  Announcing FB Newswire, Powered by Storyful  —  Every day, news is made on Facebook.  More than one billion people use our platform to discover, explore and participate in news-making events around the world.
Apr 24, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
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

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Microsoft:
Kinect SDK 2.0 and new adapter kit now available  —  Read more from Technical Fellow Alex Kipman about the next chapter for Kinect.
Zoho:
Ringio helps sales teams close more deals by bringing Click To Call to Zoho CRM  —  This is a guest post by Sam Aparicio, CEO of Ringio.  —  Today we are announcing a new integration with Zoho that brings Ringio's Click To Call …
Exitround:
Lessons learned: Justin Kan & Josh Felser discuss how to build and sell a company for hundreds of millions  —  Exitround recently held an event with speakers Justin Kan and Josh Felser at 500 Startups in San Francisco.
AdExchanger:
Adelphic And Affiperf: No Cookie Targeting?  No Problem  —  Brand marketers might not be diving into mobile video advertising, yet, but they're certainly wading in.  That caution is well-founded since measurement …