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Thu, March 06, 2014 - If you didn't like Facebook's News Feed redesign last year, you're in luck: The social network is trying to change what you don't like with another redesign.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - Facebook doesn't really want to police black market gun sales happening through its site, so the company is putting some measures in place to crack down on illegal activity.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - Twitter dominated the social conversation on Oscars night, but it holds no exclusive claim to that role on live TV. The battle for second-screen companionship in real-time on social media has never been more competitive. But the big question: Can Twitter and Facebook translate second-screen supremacy into advertising dollars?
Tue, March 04, 2014 - Some things go together like peanut butter and jelly. Others are more like peanut butter and motor oil. The joining of tech titans is no different. Here we discuss whether six high-profile mergers have made a tasty combination or a gross one.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - At the heart of the $19B WhatsApp acquisition may be Facebook's continuing desire to take over your mobile phone.
Wed, February 26, 2014 - Facebook has released as open source a code analyzer tool, typically called a linter, that can work with the latest version of the C++ language, C++11.
Tue, February 25, 2014 - Calling it an 'on-ramp to the Internet,' Mark Zuckerberg advocates for carriers and other gatekeepers to provide free basic services for all in his first-ever keynote at Mobile World Congress.
Fri, February 21, 2014 - Facebook is concerned about losing mind share and apparently not concerned about owning complementary properties that may not ever be fully integrated or generate revenue for the foreseeable future. So why is this a good deal for Facebook?
Fri, February 21, 2014 - Facebook's new policies will leave your privacy settings intact when you die.
Fri, February 21, 2014 - While WhatApp and Facebook will get some significant benefits from the $19 billion deal, it's unclear what happens to users of the messaging app.
Thu, February 20, 2014 - The social network's march to a mobile-first mindset and delivery mechanism has been persistent and widely recognized, but Facebook is rising to the video occasion with a more deliberate rollout.
Thu, February 20, 2014 - When Facebook reached out to Snapchat, it made sense. A few billion dollars for an app that lets you send disappearing messages seems a little crazycakes, but Snapchat is really popular with teens, a demographic that's falling out of love with the world's largest social network.
Thu, February 20, 2014 - Facebook just bought a messaging app, but wait--doesn't it already have one? Why yes, yes it does. So why buy another? CEO Mark Zuckerberg says they're just different.