8 Things Every Internet Advertiser Should Know

Media buyers follow the masses, who are migrating away from traditional print and TV mediums in massive numbers. More people now get their news online than in newspapers. Nielsen found one million fewer U.S. households watching prime time over last year, while the online audience has almost doubled. Then there’s Facebook, where over 550 million […]

Report: Facebook

The more ‘friends’ people have on Facebook the more likely they are to be stressed out and anxious, according to a new study. Psychologists from Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland studied students’ use of the Palo Alto-based social media Web site and concluded that for a significant number of Facebook users the negative effects of […]

How To Check If Someone Else Is Accessing Your FB Account

What’s the number one issue people have with Facebook? That’s right, privacy. Ever since there’s been a Facebook, people have been voicing their privacy concerns about it. So what’s the problem now? Nothing, technically. In fact, Facebook has recently given us a way to see if someone else has been accessing our Facebook accounts (without […]

Is A Facebook Search Engine Inevitable?

The news broke yesterday that Facebook was getting a whopping $500 million from Goldman Sachs and existing investor Digital Sky Technologies at a valuation of $50 billion. On to the fun stuff: what might Facebook do, beyond making more people rich, with all the money? More headcount and more acquisitions are obvious moves. More Information […]

Top 5 Current Facebook Scams

Even though you believe you got the Facebook “thing” under control you might be aware that a number of Facebook scams exist, some being more obvious to spot than others. A simple lapse in concentration or placing trust in the recommendation of a friend could compromise your account, and any websites that share your Facebook […]

Facebook’s modern messaging system

Today, Facebook unveiled what it’s calling a “modern messaging system” which aims to make digital communication “seamless, informal, immediate, personal.” Facebook will give its users Facebook.com email addresses, but that’s not what makes this a big deal—what makes this really different is the fact that it brings together all users’ communications across e-mail, Instant Messaging, […]

Facebook Pledges Steps on User Data

Facebook Inc. told lawmakers it had taken steps to prevent the sharing of personal information about users, including temporarily suspending certain applications from its site. That came after The Wall Street Journal reported recently that certain applications on Facebook were sending users’ ID numbers to marketers, in violation of Facebook’s policies. The lawmakers sought details […]