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
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?
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
As Facebook’s stock continues to plummet, more investors are calling for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down. They say he is a smart man who built an incredible service and grew it to an unprecedented size for social networks but that he’s not qualified to take the company to the next level (or maintain it… Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg will never step down
It seems we have seen the last of Google Places. As of May 30, Goggle+ Local has resulted in the replacement of Google Places. Approximately 80 million Google Place pages all over the world have been automatically converted into 80 million Google+ Local pages. Google+ Local, which is integrated with free Zagat reviews, offers users… Continue reading This Google Place ain’t what it used to be: The Google+ and Zagat merger
Recently the co-chairmen of the Bi-Partisan Congressional Privacy Caucus, Edward Markley and Joe Barton, sent a letter requesting that Mark Zuckerberg give details about Facebook’s plan to permit pre-teens access to the social mediasite. With children under 13 years old being protected by the 1998 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act which demands that parents give… Continue reading Zuckerberg exploring ways to let pre-teens on Facebook
So, after a couple of weeks, the truth has come out about GM’s sudden Facebook ad maneuver. Or at least some of the story. It appears that there was something of a power struggle between Mark Zuckerberg and GM. And for once, kudos to Mr. Zuckerberg for standing his ground. He seems to remember what… Continue reading GM’s facebook ad brawl – sociability vs. visibility
Facebook gives itself a facelift by improving the user experience yet again. Facebook’s Timeline, which was implemented back earlier in the year, was given the digital makeover by compressing the user profile across the cover photo. Previous Timelines were bulky and gaudy, with large tabs under the cover photo where profile visitors could cruise a… Continue reading Timelines are a changin’: Facebook makes another improvement (again)