On one hand, it’s refreshing to see tech leaders such as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg stepping forward to speak out about the despicable practices the US government in general and the NSA in particular are perpetrating against their own citizens. On the other hand, it’s strange to hear someone whose company has notoriously blurred the lines… Continue reading How does Mark Zuckerberg have the right to complain about privacy?
After shares of Facebook stock hit an all time high, founder Mark Zuckerberg is ready to tell his competitors that it’s not as bad as they think might. No fear, Mark. No fear. From AllThingsD: Going public ain’t easy. And no tech company CEO of late knows that better than Mark Zuckerberg. Perhaps Twitter, which… Continue reading Zuckerberg thinks Twitter should go public
The blogosphere is normally abuzz with stories about Facebook that demonstrate negative sentiment towards their activities. Most of their moves are scrutinized and the company is often targeted for its activities, failures, and missteps. Facebook Home, the app that was supposed to be the “next version of Facebook” according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has been… Continue reading Facebook Home is a bust so far with 0.1% adoption
How desperate are you for your favorite celebrity to read your letter? The Guardian reports the introduction of a new initiative by Facebook that allows users to send a celebrity a message, but at a price. How do they calculate the fee? In this test run in the UK, a Facebook message to a celebrity… Continue reading Paid Facebook messages to celebrities – the new fan mail?
It was probably just a statistical anomaly. There’s not chance that a social network that is comprised 3:2 women over men would intentionally invite a shockingly high percentage of male journalists to their biggest press event in a while, right? They sent out invites to the publications and by strange coincidence, the ratio of male… Continue reading Facebook has more female users but much more male journalists covering it
Facebook is redesigning their news feed again and this time it looks like a very positive set of changes. The social network has been notorious over the years for making changes that were initially hated by users universally, but this time they seem to be addressing concerns that users have been voicing for a while.… Continue reading Facebook news feed redesign may be better for everyone except businesses
It’s hard to believe that Facebook is nearly a decade old. I can remember when it was just a social media toddler spreading across colleges. Oh, how it has grown. The last five years have been tumultuous but successful for the most popular website in the world. It was in 2008 that Microsoft gave the… Continue reading Five fast and furious years of Facebook
For a man who built an online empire that is dedicated to make as much of our lives as public as possible, Facebook co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been able to keep his personal life in the dark and his media attention under control for the most part. We know very little about the… Continue reading How has Mark Zuckerberg been so private while running Facebook?
“Striking” might be overkill, but in a world where Jesse Eisenberg can get away with playing Mark Zuckerberg, this geek CEO doppelganger image is creepy enough to note. Kutcher tweeted the image after the premier of his new movie, jOBS, at the Sundance Film Festival. As far as the movie itself, the initial reviews range… Continue reading Kutcher tweets striking split image of himself and Jobs
Facebook graph search has the potential to be a great thing for Facebook and its users. Perhaps more importantly, this is the first major play that Facebook has made in a long time that has not been attacked as another attempt by Facebook to attack our user privacy. That didn’t stop the folks at Geek… Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg on privacy