News OneTariqka Sheffey (pictured), a soldier in the U.S. Army, allegedly hid in her car in order to avoid saluting the American flag. She took a selfie,...

Social Media Today: Facebook Algorithms, Reddit Test, Messenger DroppedKYW NewsradioFacebook is changing its news feed algorithm again. Businesses, brands, or fan pages can now tag other brand pages and those posts will appear in both feeds. The change could expand the reach of brands on Facebook by getting their content into the … …read more Source:...

Auto World NewsMark Zuckerberg smiles onstage before delivering a keynote speech during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 24, 2014. (Photo...

Telegraph.co.ukFacebook has quietly shelved its controversial email feature, introduced three years ago, because “people haven’t been using...

Boston GlobeFacebook’s $19 billion acquisition of the mobile messaging startup WhatsApp was widely labeled a stunner, but the news seemed to surprise...

San Francisco Chronicle(See EXT6 for more on the acquisition.) Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging...

Facebook beats Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube for Non-Profit Social Media …ZDNetNon-profits have embraced to social media widely to communicate with their members. For non-profits, using Facebook makes a lot of sense. It is relatively easy to build relationships and build followers and fans without investing in expensive marketing … and more …read...

Ottawa CitizenIn hindsight, it was inevitable. Facebook, which began life as an innocuous social networking site for Harvard students, has now become a theatre of war, and a record of war. Of the Syrian Civil War, to be precise. Facebook management doesn’t know what … and more …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Guardian Liberty VoiceDeveloping Countries, social media, world technology Even though the U.S. might be the place of origin for Facebook, America’s...

The Atlantic“During the 100 days before the relationship starts, we observe a slow but steady increase in the number of timeline posts shared...

VentureBeatYou could learn about society from official sources like the U.S. Census. Or Facebook can help you. In the run-up to Valentine’s Day...

FirstpostFacebook knows a thing or two about love. At least it knows enough to know when you will be with someone for a long time and when a relationship...

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW YORK — With 1.23 billion users in all the flavors and up-and-down stages of romantic relationships, Facebook knows a...

KYW NewsradioYou don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore, the social network is giving users new options. Androgynous, bi-gender,...

Washington PostFacebook has expanded its options for gender identification, adding 54 new ones for users to choose from, in addition to “male”...

Guardian Liberty VoiceFacebook is changing yet again, but this time the change may be fairly insignificant for many users and incredibly valuable for...

77Square.comSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook announced Thursday that its 159 million U.S. users now have dozens of options for completing the gender...

RegisterFacebook un-blurs identities with 50-plus new gender options. Girls who are boys who like boys to be girls who do boys like they’re girls...

Washington PostMENLO PARK, Calif. — With a click of a cursor, Jay Brown in Cheverly, Md., went from Male to Trans Male. A few states away, Debon...

The Seattle TimesFacebook said the changes initially will cover the company’s 159 million monthly users in the U.S. and are aimed at giving people...

Siouxland NewsFacebook profiles are changing now that the social media site has given users several more options. Wednesday, if you signed up as a new...

The Seattle TimesFacebook said the changes initially will cover the company’s 159 million monthly users in the U.S. and are aimed at giving people...

Facebook expands gender options: Social media reactionSan Jose Mercury NewsBay Area News Group. Posted: 02/13/2014 10:58:45 AM PST. Updated: 02/13/2014 10:59:58 AM PST. The social networking company announces plans Thursday to roll out custom choices for pronouns and privacy for more than 150 million American users. …read more Source: Social Media News...

PCWorldFacebook, in a move that acknowledges real social issues around gender identity, has updated its site to give people more ways to express their...

BBC NewsFacebook has announced that it will allow users to customise their gender, after consulting on the subject with gay and transgender advocacy...

CNN(CNN) — You don’t have to be strictly a man or a woman on Facebook anymore. In a nod to the “it’s complicated” sexual...

Washington PostFacebook announced on Thursday that its 159 million U.S. users now have dozens of options for completing the gender question on their...

The NationDo you agree with Senate’s demand that the names of superior judiciary judges with dual nationality be made public? Yes. No. Don’t know. Do you agree with Senate’s demand that the names of superior judiciary judges with dual nationality be made public?10 years: How Facebook brought a MN couple togetherKAREA Look Back: FacebookWLOSFacebook...

HLNtv.comIt’s throwback day at Facebook! Not only is the juggernaut timesucker celebrating its 10th birthday Tuesday, it’s also celebrating...

BBC NewsFacebook is celebrating its 10th birthday this week with record earnings and 1.2 billion users. But who is using it and how? the main story....

TechCrunchFacebook’s new standalone app Paper is now available for download on iOS to everyone in the US, and it’s more than just a content reader. Paper has messages, notifications, search, and a completely redesigned profile. When I asked the team leaders …FiftyThree isn’t happy with Facebook’s Paper and other news from Feb. 3, 2014tuaw.comFacebook’s...

NBCNews.comAmong the dead in an Indonesian volcanic eruption are four high school students and their teacher. Share This: facebook Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Belfast TelegraphMobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook’s total advertising revenue in the final quarter of 2013, a sign...

San Jose Mercury News1. Facebook launching Paper, a new way to read your News Feed. With Facebook’s latest iPhone app, Paper, users can experience...

Atlanta and Georgia’s governments were clearly not prepared for Winter Storm Leon, and the residents should have remained at home, to be sure. But that didn’t happen, and the result was thousands stranded and in many cases far away from home, out in the cold. Fortunately, social media – Facebook and Twitter primarily – have been used to connect...

TechCrunchYou miss great content because you aren’t subscribed to the right sources. So Facebook wants to bring you content serendipity with Paper, a standalone iOS news reader app it revaled today that delivers human and algorithm-curated full-screen articles and …With Paper, Facebook just blew its own iPhone app out of…The VergeMeet “Paper,”...

ABC NewsFacebook can celebrate its 10th birthday a few days early. The results from its latest quarter showed that for the first time, mobile advertising...

The new “Hot Or Not” app for Facebook is really interesting, especially considering that Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly...

Santa Clarita Valley SignalPRINCETON, N.J. — Facebook could lose 80 percent of its users by 2017, according to a new study that patterns Facebook’s...

Irish TimesFacebook has turned the tables on a Princeton University report predicting the platform’s imminent demise by forecasting the learning...

NEWS.com.auHERE’S something you might not Like: Facebook could die out within the next few years. Well, that’s according to a study conducted...

NBCNews.comQuestions are raised as to whether Edward Snowden had help from the Russians in his leak of hundreds of thousands of secret documents. Share...

NBCNews.comIn what’s considered the loudest stadium in the NFL, Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman can only feel the noise surrounding...

TechRadar UKFacebook has added a Trending topics feature to the News Feed to help users spot interesting and relevant conversations flaring up across the social network. The Trending section will be located on the upper right of the News Feed showing a list of topics …How Facebook’s new trending feature is different from Twitter’sSydney Morning HeraldFacebook...

RegisterFacebook is rolling out a new “service” in the form of a Trending box in the top righthand corner of user’s home page, which...

ComputerworldComputerworld – Taking another page from social rival Twitter, Facebook is launching a new Trending feature that will show users...

PC MagazineThis morning’s 86th Academy Awards nominations became instant social media fodder: Who got snubbed? Who is undeserving? When will they...

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Facebook on Wednesday launched a new feature, dubbed Trending, to allow people to tap into hot topics gaining buzz across...

ReadWriteThe talent behind Branch Media, the New York City-based social startup backed by the likes of Twitter’s Biz Stone and Evan Williams,...

San Francisco ChronicleFacebook made these county-by-county maps of who’s rooting for who in this weekend’s NFL playoff games. It’s...

PCWorldFacebook has been accused of intercepting private messages of its users to provide data to marketers, according to a class-action lawsuit filed...

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