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Facebook says its advertisers don't get users' personal information

Facebook says its advertisers don't get users' personal information | Facebook | Scoop.it
There's a common saying about social media and other free web-based services: If you're not paying them anything then you're not their customer ....
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How To Manage Facebook Privacy For The Entire Family

How To Manage Facebook Privacy For The Entire Family | Facebook | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, Facebook rolled out yet another layout of Timeline, causing a brief uproar from Facebook users. While most people settled down in a few days, those concerned with privacy noted that the new design explicitly made finding privacy settings more difficult than ever. Facebook has been known [...]
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Facebook may launch Mobile ad network this month

Facebook may launch Mobile ad network this month | Facebook | Scoop.it
Sources have revealed that Facebook plans to unveil its all new mobile ad network later this month.
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Facebook builds app just for messaging

Facebook builds app just for messaging | Facebook | Scoop.it
You’ve heard of shotgun weddings? Well, Facebook is imposing a shotgun upgrade on everyone who uses its mobile apps. But the company swears you’ll live happier ever after. In the next couple of weeks, the world’s largest social network will begin removing the instant-messaging feature from its smartphone apps, which are used by hundreds of millions of people.
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Now Facebook Lets You Track Your Friends’ Exact Location

Now Facebook Lets You Track Your Friends’ Exact Location | Facebook | Scoop.it
Facebook's never-ending quest to strip all human beings of any privacy just took another big step. Yesterday they announced a new feature called Nearby
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Facebook Lets You Track Friends' Precise Location Through Their Phones

Facebook Lets You Track Friends' Precise Location Through Their Phones | Facebook | Scoop.it
Just because Facebook has moved on to virtual reality face gear and drones doesn't mean they've forgotten their core competency: stalking. The company just launched an optional "Nearby Friends" feature that will let you "continuously" track friends like they were Jason Bourne.
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Facebook Changes: What To Expect - InformationWeek

Facebook Changes: What To Expect - InformationWeek | Facebook | Scoop.it
Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here's what it means to you.
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Dislike: Facebook May Hurt Women's Body Image

Dislike: Facebook May Hurt Women's Body Image | Facebook | Scoop.it
Facebook equips its users with tools that make it easy for people to comment on their friends' looks. Such increased ease of judging others' looks may affect the way women view their bodies.
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Facebook's auto-playing videos are working for marketers - CNET

Facebook's auto-playing videos are working for marketers - CNET | Facebook | Scoop.it
Last year's controversy is this year's marketing opportunity, as the amount of videos being watched climbs to unprecedented heights.
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Facebook boss wants women to act

Facebook boss wants women to act | Facebook | Scoop.it
Facebook's highest-ranked woman says women need to take action to create a more equal world.
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Why Facebook Can’t Figure Out What to Do With Its Apps | Business | WIRED

Why Facebook Can’t Figure Out What to Do With Its Apps | Business | WIRED | Facebook | Scoop.it
Facebook is trying its darndest to split its everything-and-the-kitchen-sink site into a collection of narrowly focused apps. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently referred to this “unbundling [of] the big blue app” as a top priority. But events of the past few days have highlighted how hard it will be to achieve this vision.
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Facebook to launch e-money transfer service

Facebook to launch e-money transfer service | Facebook | Scoop.it
FACEBOOK is preparing a money transfer service in Europe that would allow it to compete with the likes of Western Union, while giving users the option of storing money with the social network
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Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts - InformationWeek

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts - InformationWeek | Facebook | Scoop.it
Facebook's Nearby Friends feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here's what you need to know.
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Facebook new feature allows location-sharing - The Boston Globe

Facebook new feature allows location-sharing - The Boston Globe | Facebook | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday. Called ‘‘Nearby Friends,’’ the optional tool will only be available to people who choose to turn it on. The feature uses your smartphone’s GPS system to tell your Facebook friends you are nearby — provided they have the feature turned on. Rather than share your exact location, it will only show that you are nearby, say, within half a mile.
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Facebook profiles can predict job performance - The Times of India

Facebook profiles can predict job performance - The Times of India | Facebook | Scoop.it
A candidate's Facebook profile can predict whether they will be good at their job, according to a new study.
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Facebook Gets Green Thumbs Up From Greenpeace - AllFacebook

Facebook Gets Green Thumbs Up From Greenpeace - AllFacebook | Facebook | Scoop.it
Facebook scored high marks in a recent report on the “green Internet” by Greenpeace, as the environmental organization called out the social network’s transparency on environmental issues, its usage of renewable energy at its data centers, and its creation of the Open Compute Project.
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