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Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Survey: 33% of teens say Instagram is their most important social network, 20% Twitter, 19% Snapchat, 15% Facebook   —  Survey Finds Teens Prefer Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat for Social Networks  —  A new survey may reignite the debate over teenagers' use of Facebook .
Oct 18, 2015, 12:30 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook is working on a standalone video app that will support 360-degree footage; launch details uncertain   —  Facebook Looks to Bring Virtual Reality to Mobile Devices  —  360-degree video app would allow users to change viewing perspective by tilting their phones
Sep 14, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook tweaks its logo to be more mobile-friendly, reducing fuzziness and increasing legibility on phones   —  Facebook's New Logo: Can You Spot the Difference?  —  Blink and you'll miss the tweak Facebook is making to its logo Tuesday.  —  The letters are thinner.  There's more white space.
Jul 1, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Moments will not be available in Europe until an opt-in choice is offered due to regulators' concerns about facial recognition   —  Facial-Recognition Concerns Keep Facebook ‘Moments’ From Europe  —  Facebook is not offering its new photo-sharing app Moments in Europe …
Jun 18, 2015, 6:10 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Opens Third Artificial-Intelligence Research Hub in Paris   —  Facebook is bolstering its artificial-intelligence expertise with a third center in Paris to help the social network better sift through photos, posts and videos shared by its 1.4 billion users.
Jun 2, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook announces improved benefits for US contractors and vendors, including $15 minimum wage, 15 paid days off, child benefits   —  Facebook Presses for More Pay for Janitors, Cooks  —  Tech giant pushes its vendors to improve pay, benefits for their workers
May 13, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook to host content with ‘Instant Articles’ initiative starting later this month, will offer publishers 100% of revenue if they sell their own ads   —  Facebook Offers to Let Publishers Keep Revenue From Certain Ads  —  Publishers currently post links to content but mobile device speed frustrating users
May 1, 2015, 6:55 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
WhatsApp hits 800M monthly active users, stays on pace to reach 1B users by year's end   —  WhatsApp Hits 800 Million Users — 1 Billion by Year-End?  —  “What I'd say around messaging is we're pretty early in that cycle,” Zuckerberg said during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call.
Apr 18, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Instagram Tightens Guidelines to Curb Pornography and Harassment   —  Instagram is dropping the nice-guy act.  —  The photo- and video-sharing app Thursday unveiled more-detailed standards for images, aimed at curbing pornography and harassment.  The tone is tougher, too …
Apr 16, 2015, 11:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook's solar-powered Internet drone, dubbed Aquila, with a wingspan of a Boeing 737 to begin testing this summer   —  Facebook, Moving Ahead with Drone, Plans Test This Summer  —  Facebook plans to test a version of its solar-powered drone this summer, a step in its efforts …
Mar 26, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context

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