Facebook will augment the basic ‘Like’ with anger, sadness, laughter, but no dislike 0:30

Facebook has unveiled a new pack of reactions for status updates, letting the 1.4 billion social network users send more than a like to friends. Sadly, for those hoping for a dislike button, it is not there.
Social Media

What does Mark Zuckerberg’s wardrobe say about him?

Mark Zuckerberg's latest Facebook post reveals what the tech mogul wears to work. The status, which has now been shared over a million times, offers an exclusive glimpse into Zuckerberg's distinct fashion style.
Social Media

Instagram is rapidly increasing the number of ads users see

Risking negative feedback and lower interaction rates from core users, Facebook has opened up the spigot for serving ads on Instagram. Many of these ads are video clips rather than traditional banner ads.
Social Media

Unlike Michael Jordan, Bill is someone we don't want to be

If you browse your Facebook feed, you'll probably notice several posts from friends telling you to be more like them. The posts are based on a meme, "Be Like Bill," and thanks to a meme generator, it's found renewed popularity, and…
Social Media

Your Facebook timeline is about to get a lot easier to navigate thanks to 3D Touch

You wanted more 3D Touch and you got more 3D Touch. If a test with a small group of users goes well, very soon, you will be able to peek and pop your way through your Facebook timeline.

WhatsApp cozies up to Facebook: Beta app build offers to ‘improve my Facebook experience’

A new beta build of WhatsApp has an option that allows WhatsApp to share data with Facebook to "improve my Facebook experience." Screenshots also show a document manager is likely on the way.
Social Media

Facebook launches Sports Stadium hub for live sports

Facebook launches its sports hub, Sports Stadium, which is designed to provide fans with opportunities to offer commentary on games, catch stats and the play-by-play, and see what their friends and family members are saying about the game…
DT Daily

Facebook Sports Stadium threatens to distract sports fans even more | DT Daily 1:43

Sharing your sports viewing experience is getting elevated to the next level with Facebook Sports Stadium. Think of it as Facebook, but with more info about the game you're watching, and considerably more trash talking.
Movies & TV

Soon chatting about your favorite shows on Facebook will affect their Nielsen ratings

In 2013, Nielsen began measuring Twitter buzz as part of how it gauges a TV show's ratings. In the first half of 2016, Facebook will become a factor too, with Instagram following at some point in the future.
Social Media

You can only count on four of your Facebook friends in rough times

Researcher Robin Dunbar has found that even if you have hundreds of friends online, you only have four real friends you can count on in rough times, possibly indicating the importance of in-person interaction in relationships.
Social Media

Tor’s anonymous and encrypted software is coming to Facebook’s Android app

Facebook has announced Tor network support for Android devices, allowing mobile users to have the same level of anonymity as desktop users. It comes two years after Facebook first launched a Tor onion address for Web users.
Social Media

New study shows Obama as the most 'liked' world leader on Facebook, and it's not close

Maybe it's his basketball playing. Maybe it's Obamacare. Maybe it's his whole-hearted embrace of social media. Whatever he's doing, President Barack Obama is officially the most "liked" leader on Facebook, and by a very, very wide…