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Wall Street Journal:
P&G cuts back on targeted Facebook ads, finding broader Facebook campaigns more effective, as Facebook adds tools to boost brand awareness for big advertisers   —  Move shows challenges of such limits on big brands; Facebook offers new tools for large companies
Aug 9, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook is paying $2.2M to Vine and YouTube stars to create content for Facebook Live   —  The $2.2 million in payments are intended to ‘encourage experimentation’ on Facebook Live, says a company executive  —  Jon Paul Piques gained social-media fame posting bawdy six-second videos on Vine.
Jul 19, 2016, 7:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Document lists deals with media firms and celebrities for Facebook Live, totaling $50M+ on nearly 140 contracts; BuzzFeed is highest paid at $3.05M for one year   —  Nearly 140 contracts with video creators total more than $50 million  —  Facebook Inc. is paying an array of media companies …
Jun 21, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative makes its first investment, leading $24M Series B round in Andela, a company that trains software developers in Africa   —  Chan Zuckerberg Initiative makes its first investment in company that trains developers in Africa  —  Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg's …
Jun 16, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook reports Q1 revenue of $5.38B up 51% YoY; net income of $1.51B, up from $512M last year; 1.65B MAUs, adding 60M from Q4; stock up over 9%   —  Facebook Revenue Soars on Ad Growth  —  Social network also announces proposal to create new class of nonvoting stock
Apr 27, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook is developing a stand-alone camera app with ability to livestream video, to encourage users to create and share more photos and videos   —  Facebook Developing Camera-First Format  —  Camera app to encourage users to create, and share, more photos and videos
Apr 25, 2016, 1:53 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Regulatory hurdles stymie lenders' efforts to use social media to judge creditworthiness   —  Facebook Isn't So Good At Judging Your Credit After All  —  Lenders drop plans to use social media to gauge creditworthiness as regulators balk; plus, one startup says, 'It's creepy'
Feb 27, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Alphabet, Facebook, Microsoft, and at least one more tech firm to file joint amicus brief supporting Apple; Twitter to also back Apple in FBI fight   —  Tech Companies to Unite in Support of Apple  —  Google, Facebook and Microsoft among the companies that will back Apple in its iPhone fight with the U.S. government
Feb 25, 2016, 5:45 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook exploring counter speech tactics to discredit extremist speech, including giving up to $1K in ad credits and funding student competitions   —  Facebook Adds New Tool to Fight Terror: Counter Speech  —  Tuesday mornings, Monika Bickert and her team of content cops meet to discuss ways …
Feb 12, 2016, 10:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
VR still faces unknown long-term psychological effects and unsettling physical effects   —  What Does Virtual Reality Do to Your Body and Mind?  —  As technology comes of Age, headset makers, media companies grapple with potential side effects  —  PALO ALTO, Calif.—Software worker Erin Bell inched across …
Jan 4, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
At Zoho Recruit, We Take Workflows very Personnel-ly  —  Here's the thing about workflows.  They are very difficult to understand until you actually start working with them.  —  But, for recruiters …