Facebook has announced its third quarter numbers, with solid results across the board. Facebook’s monthly active user count (MAU) is now up to 1.55 billion users – up from 1.49b in the second quarter.
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Credit: Roger H. Goun/Flickr (licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License) Charlie Beckett: As journalism and society changes emotion is becoming a much more important dynamic in how news is produced and consumed. This is redefining the classic idea of journalistic objectivity, indeed, it is reshaping the idea of news itself.
Efforts to draw in readers and court publishers are paying off for Facebook and Twitter as their role in news consumption continues to rise.
What futuristic technologies is Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg interested in, besides virtual reality, laser-toting satellites and artificial intelligence? Oh, you know, telepathy.
Facebook’s three AI labs are working on a way to understand exactly what you share so it can serve that content to people with matching interests.
Money, one of the most fundamental mediums that touch every person on the planet, is being changed by technology. The demand for a globally accepted digital currency has been shown by the rise of Bitcoin.
A 2011 Wall Street Journal article “Why Software is Eating the World”, by Marc Andreessen, asserted that software would continue to disrupt new industries, with the next targets being health care and education.
This year in the US 95% of 18 to 24 year old internet users will log on to a social network via any device at least once per month. Recent research by comScore Media Metrix shows, Snapchat usage skews heavily toward this group.
According to a report released today by the Media Insight Project, a collaboration between the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, most millennials don’t seek out news on social media, but the vast majority of them get news from social networks once they see it there.
Photo-sharing app Instagram has grown from internet infant to social media star in its 5 year existence. Instagram has surpassed Twitter in popularity among U.S. adults, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.