Brittany Darwell


Facebook code hints that hashtags could be coming to the service

References to hashtags in Facebook’s code suggest the social network could be working on bringing the feature — popular on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr — to its own platform. Developer Tom […]

Facebook releases native share dialog for iOS developers, allows Open Graph sharing without login and permissions

Facebook today announced the availability of a new native share dialog for iOS, which will give developers an easy way to incorporate Facebook sharing — including Open Graph actions — […]

Facebook releases native share dialog for iOS developers, allows Open Graph sharing without login and permissions

Facebook today announced the availability of a new native share dialog for iOS, which will give developers an easy way to incorporate Facebook sharing — including Open Graph actions — […]

Facebook now lets users suggest photos for place pages

As part of the social network’s continuing efforts to build out its location database, Facebook now allows users to upload and suggest photos for unadministered place pages. Facebook’s location platform […]

Facebook roundup: IPO anniversary, Glassdoor ratings, HTC First, more

Facebook shares down 31 percent since IPO 1 year ago – Facebook shares closed today at $26.25, up $0.12 from yesterday but down 31 percent since the company’s initial public […]

Facebook brings new Offers format to Android

Facebook today announced that its new version of Offers with larger images and calls to action are now available on Android. In February, the social network began testing the new layout […]

Facebook notifies page owners of engaging posts, tries other tactics to encourage Promoted Posts

As Facebook looks to convert more page owners into advertisers, it is trying even more new ways to highlight its Promoted Posts product. Some users are now receiving notifications when […]

Facebook careers: public policy, event planning, creative solutions, ad ops, more

Facebook added 29 new positions to its careers page this week, including a number of openings on the user operations, public policy and global marketing teams. New listings added to Facebook’s careers page: […]

Facebook hires and departures: Japan, DC, legal, global marketing, measurement, more

Facebook has hired Atsushi Iwashita as its Managing Director in Japan, according to AsiaJin. Iwashita was most recently CEO of brand consultancy firm Interbrand Japan and previously served as CMO of McDonald’s Japan. Facebook […]

Facebook platform industry news: Triggit, Moontoast, Mass Relevance, awe.sm

Triggit Facebook Exchange retargeting partner Triggit today announced that it has secured $6 million in additional funding led by North Atlantic Capital along with existing investors Spark Capital and Foundry […]