Even as it faces a lawsuit over the Timeline name.
What under-developed social media content looks like.
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[credit provider=”By Justin Sullivan/Getty Images”] Facebook may be launching a new monthly subscription plan for users who are tired of seeing ads on the social network.Facebook filed a patent for “Paid Profile personalisation” back in 2011 that would get rid of advertisements on profile pages, Janko Roettgers at GigaOm reports.
[credit provider=”Owen Thomas”] We’re at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., where the company has invited us to “see what we’re building,” according to the invitation we got last week.What it’s building: Graph Search, a powerful new search engine which people can use to find people, places, photos, and interests, […]
Facebook is pulling out the stops for a big press event at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., going as far as chartering a bus to take about two dozen reporters back and forth from San Francisco. Everyone from CNN to Gizmodo to Technology Review is on board.
[credit provider=”Facebook” url=”https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-engineering/stay-focused-and-keep-hacking/10150842676418920″] It seems that almost every major feature on Facebook started as a hackathon project.Hackathons are all-night coding sessions where engineers get amped up on caffeine, brainstorm ideas, and build anything they want.
[credit provider=”The Next Web/Owen Williams” url=”http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2013/01/08/facebook-begins-rolling-out-new-single-column-timeline-with-greater-emphasis-on-messages/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter”] Facebook has started rolling out a new profile page design featuring a single-column Timeline, Jon Russell of The Next Web reports.The revamped profile page features interactions with friends and status updates on the left side, while the right side is dedicated to recent activity, […]
Facebook engineering manager Alex Himel has been working on the social network’s developer platform for the past few years. Right now, he’s focusing on the Open Graph, which he calls the “future of our platform.”
Facebook is trying to make its Timeline profile pages more interactive by letting developers add customisable action links to posts that come from apps.
[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] In Q1 2012, something interesting happened to Facebook’s ad sales: the social network was suddenly unable to charge the high prices for its ads that it used to.That price collapse could cause a more modest increase in Facebook’s Q1 2012 overall revenue than the media are […]
[credit provider=”Facebook / Screengrab”] Facebook’s Timeline feature—which arranges your entire history of photo uploads and status updates into a scrollable continuum—is still a new toy for most people, and most marketers.It isn’t immediately obvious what Timeline’s selling benefit is for marketers who want to use Facebook to promote their brands.
[credit provider=”Richard Karstrom via Facebook” url=”http://www.facebook.com/karstrom”] Facebook began rolling out its new Timeline to users and brands earlier this year.It organizes your entire Facebook news stream, all the way back to when you started using the service, in a chronological timeline.
Spotify has taken Facebook’s Timeline to its logical extreme and put up more than 1,000 years of music history.
[credit provider=”Insta-Cover” url=”http://insta-cover.com/about.html”] Instagram is a great medium for a lot of cool things.We’ve seen ways to turn Instagram photos into calendars, magnets, and iPhone cases. People have also used Instagram as a place to post their resumes.
[credit provider=”Julie Bort”] I love Facebook. It’s my favourite way to keep tabs on my friends and relatives. I like seeing pictures of their kids, having the occasional 11 p.m. chat and sharing my own photos, videos, funny stories.So when Timeline came out, I thought — why not? I picked […]