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Category Archives: Facebook

Facebook Celebrates 8th Birthday by Filing for IPO

The day investors and tech watchers have been waiting for is here: Facebook filed its IPO today, which happens to be its eighth…
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Pretty-In-Pink Valley Girl Interviews Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook’s new digs in Menlo Park were recently visited by Jesse Draper, the host of “The Valley Girl,” an online talk show based…
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Facebook Shedding Its Echo Chamber Name

For some time now, Facebook has been saddled with the unfortunate sobriquet of Echo Chamber. As anyone who’s ever tried knows all too…
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“Bias-Riddled” Facebook Comments Attributed to NYPD Officers Surface

In September, Benjamin Moore, a Brooklyn attorney defending Tyrone Johnson from gun possession charges found “No More West Indian Day Detail,” a then-public…
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Facebook Increases Status Update Limit to 63,000 Characters

On Facebook, the company team posted an image whose graphic text announced a new limit for status updates: 63,206 characters. It’s rather staggering…
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Facebook to Settle with the Federal Trade Commission Regarding Broken Privacy Promises

In a press release, today, the Federal Trade Commission gave news that it had reached a settlement with Facebook regarding charges of consumer…
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Facebook Researchers Say It’s 4.74 Degrees of Separation, Not Six

Facebook teamed up with the Università degli Studi di Milano to revisit Stanley Milgram’s 1967 experiment concerning the number of social connections separating…
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On Facebook, Rihanna’s Entire New Album is Streaming for Free

Shakira and Barack Obama may currently be besting Rihanna in Twitter rankings, but the Barbadian songstress is doing her part on the social…
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Salman Rushdie Overturns Facebook’s Decision to Call Him “Ahmed Rushdie”

Like many people, Salman Rushdie goes by his middle name, even on Facebook, which prefers, apparently, that folks go by their first. This…
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Highbrow Socialbots Infiltrate Facebook

Scholars at the University of British Columbia created 102 fake Facebook profiles to analyze security weakness of the world’s super social network. The…
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