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Traders: Here's how we're playing Facebook and Alphabet

CNBC - ‎7 hours ago‎
After Facebook made a move in the advertising business, "Fast Money" traders debated whether its shares were a better buy than Google-parent Alphabet's stock.
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How Powerful Is Facebook? It Provides News to 44% Of Americans, Poll Says

Forbes - ‎7 hours ago‎
The math works out to about 44% of all Americans getting news from Facebook. It's a number that could scare users angered by the recent censorship controversy.

Facebook looks to India, Africa, Asia for growth, says VP - ‎10 hours ago‎
Facebook's VP of global marketing solutions Carolyn Everson discusses allegations of anti-conservative, fighting complacency and the what the company will look like in 10 years in an exclusive interview with Peter Armstrong, host of CBC News Network's ...
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Mark Zuckerberg is 'dictator' of Facebook 'nation': The Pirate Bay founder

CNBC - ‎18 hours ago‎
"People in the tech industry have a lot of responsibilities but they never really discuss these things ... Facebook is the biggest nation in the world and we have a dictator, if you look at it from a democracy standpoint, Mark Zuckerberg is a dictator ...
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Activists say Vietnam shut down Facebook during Obama's visit

Engadget - ‎2 hours ago‎
During President Obama's three-day trip to Vietnam this week, authorities in the country blocked access to Facebook in an attempt to silence political dissidents, according to reports from two activist organizations.
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Women Speak More Assertively on Facebook Than Men, Study Finds

Wall Street Journal - ‎15 hours ago‎
On Facebook, women lean in. Women on the world's largest social network use slightly more assertive language than men in their status updates, according to a new study.
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Microsoft and Facebook want to speed up the Web with a 160 Tbps transatlantic cable

The Next Web - ‎17 hours ago‎
For all our reliance on cellular networks and Wi-Fi, the bulk of the internet is still built on good-old physical cables. As in, giant fiber optic cables that run under the entire Atlantic ocean.

Facebook might let you see when friends are writing comments in real-time

Tech Insider - ‎11 hours ago‎
Facebook is experimenting with a way to show when someone is writing a comment on a post. The feature was spotted by Twitter user Amber Dickso on Friday.

No, Hillary Clinton hasn't dropped out of race (sorry, Facebook) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Before you share a story with earth-shattering news that seems impossible to believe, please check the date. A CBC News story from 2008 about the end of Hillary Clinton's run for the Democratic Party nomination for president is spreading on social ...
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A closer look at Facebook Messenger for Windows 10 Mobile - ‎9 hours ago‎
Facebook recently launched a new Instagram, Facebook and Messenger app for Windows 10. The company launched the new Facebook and Messenger app on Windows 10 for PCs only - however, it is coming soon to Windows 10 Mobile. Recently, we ...

Inside Facebook Canada's colourful, art-filled office

Toronto Life - ‎10 hours ago‎
At the end of April, Facebook Canada ditched its Yonge and Eglinton digs for the environmentally friendly Mars innovation hub at College and University.
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This Facebook Clone Appears to Be Hosted in North Korea

Motherboard - ‎11 hours ago‎
Someone in North Korea appears to have created a Facebook clone, according to an internet analytics company that traced the site's DNS to the notoriously isolated country.
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What does Facebook think about board member Peter Thiel secretly funding lawsuits against a publisher? No comment ...

Recode - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The answer is, not surprisingly, a solid "No comment" from the company and a number of other board members. In fact, insiders are going out of their way to say that Facebook is not responsible for Thiel's private actions and noting that it had nothing ...

Facebook pulled into racial hatred case

The Australian - ‎15 hours ago‎
Solicitors for Cindy Prior, who seeks the payout after being unable to work for almost three years following her ejection of the students from the university's indigenous-only unit and their subsequent Facebook posts which commented on the action, are ...
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Mark Zuckerberg is doing a Facebook Live with space station astronauts

Mashable - ‎10 hours ago‎
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has already done a handful of Facebook Live broadcasts, talking about Facebook and its initiatives as well as interviewing members of the company.
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Photo: Antley Lamont Staten on Facebook (via Mashable) Photo: Antley Lamont Staten on Facebook (via Mashable)

A.V. Club (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
As Bob's Burgers once wisely reminded us, “A lie is not a twist!” And while that might not be fully applicable to the latest “puzzle” everyone will be sharing on Facebook for the next week, it comes close enough. Here's the puzzle as shared by Antley ...
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Safe Schools Coalition co-founder Roz Ward resigns over Facebook post

The Guardian - ‎20 hours ago‎
The co-founder of the Safe Schools Coalition, Roz Ward, has resigned her advisory role with the Victorian government over a Facebook post reportedly labelling the Australian flag “racist”. A spokeswoman for Victoria's minister for equality, Martin ...
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Robber arrested after Facebook suggests the victim adds him

Engadget - ‎19 hours ago‎
People know people. It's how Facebook works. Now it's a random force for good, helping to track and convict a thief in Birmingham in the UK.