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Topic: Facebook

How Social Media Has Changed the Camera—and Photography—Forever

Posting achievement porn a 'form of sharing that excludes'

It's common sense to not post pictures on social media that may convey an irresponsible lifestyle to current or future employers. But there's a subtler dynamic at play we should…

Facebook Is Changing Its News Feed Algorithm to Focus Less on Publishers' Content

Will emphasize posts from family and friends

Expect to see more pictures of your friends' pets and wedding announcements from extended family members in your Facebook news feed in the coming weeks. And expect to see less…

Facebook Is Now Recommending Events Based on Human Opinions, Not Algorithms

Will work with machine-based suggestions

Facebook is debuting featured events, which will offer recommendations—think rock shows, biking meetups, museum exhibition openings, etc.—based on human curation rather than an algorithm. Previously, the digital giant only made event…

American Express Is the First Financial Institution to Make a Facebook Messenger Bot

Will help card members keep tabs on purchases

Add American Express to the growing list of brands planning for a bot-driven future. Since the F8 Developer Conference in April, big brands like 1-800-Flowers and the NBA have been working…

Instagram Will Start Letting You Translate Captions, Comments and Bios

New feature coming next month

Ever gone scrolling through Instagram and come across a breathtaking photo of the mountains of Iceland, the streets of Thailand or the jungles of the Amazon and wanted to know…

U.S. House Democrats Livestreamed Their Gun-Control Sit-in on Periscope and Facebook

After Republicans effectively shut off C-Span

This afternoon, a group of about 50 Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives staged a sit-in on the House floor to advocate for a vote on gun control, and broadcast…

Don't Worry: Oliver Stone Still Mistrusts the Government, Media and Technology

Promotes his new movie Snowden at Cannes Lions

CANNES, France—Filmmaker Oliver Stone showed up at Cannes Lions to play his well-practiced, man-disaffected-with-everything routine, to accuse the corporate-owned media of complicity with first world governments, to blast tech giants…

This Company Is Partnering With Facebook Canvas for Faster Mobile Ads and Better Targeting

Pharma, tech brands trying it out through Undertone

Undertone is plugging into Facebook Canvas to let brands running campaigns with the New York digital ad company begin including faster mobile-first, cross-device retargeting. Through Undertone parent company Perion's MakeMeReach platform,…

Facebook and Instagram Are Getting New Collaboration Tools to Build Better Mobile Ads

With Creative Hub, who needs Slack?

CANNES, France—Facebook wants to give marketers more collaborative tools to build ads—specifically mobile ads—on its platforms. So today it announced a platform called Creative Hub, which is designed to help Facebook…

Mondelez Is Pouring More Money Into Facebook to Create Chatbots and Better Ads

Makes 'significantly larger' investment than in 2015

Soon, you may be able to buy Oreo cookies through a Facebook Messenger bot. Today, Mondelez—the maker of Oreo, Cadbury and Trident gum—re-upped its investment in Facebook with another large-scale deal…

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