The company reported $21.4 billion in ad revenue in the first quarter, up from $18 billion during the first quarter of 2016.
Facebook Thursday announced an update to its Rights Manager tools for owners of the rights to video content on the social network, enabling those owners to establish automated rules to help protect their videos.
Facebook’s efforts to keep its user base informed about the steps it is taking to combat fake news now include a look at the news period that brought the issue to the forefront in the first place: the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Government requests for Facebook account data rose 9 percent in the second half of 2016 compared with the first half of the year, to 64,279 from 59,229, but requests for content restrictions for violating local laws were down 28 percent, to 6,944 from 9,663.
The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night, and Sports Illustrated and Yahoo Sports will provide coverage of all 32 picks via Facebook Live.
Over the years, companies including Electronic Arts, Netmarble, Konami and even Rovio have released games based on the Star Wars license, and some of these games have been used to advertise new films in the franchise via the addition of themed content updates.
Zeta Global, launched by Apple's former CEO to help marketers manage huge swaths of data, illustrates the growing trend of investments into marketing clouds.
According to BuzzFeed, more people are embracing their individualism and shouldn't be put into stereotypical demographic boxes by marketers.