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Frances Robinson / Wall Street Journal:
EU Sends Questionnaire to Rivals Over Facebook Deal With WhatsApp   —  Officials Seek to Identify What Separates a Social Network From a Messaging Application  —  BRUSSELS—European Union antitrust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook Inc …
Sep 1, 2014, 9:40 AMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Facebook testing feature in mobile app to enable keyword search of old posts from friends   —  Facebook Test Lets Users Search Old Posts by Keyword  —  Facebook Inc. (FB) is testing a feature for its mobile application that lets people search through old posts from friends by keyword …
Aug 28, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Eric Johnson / Re/code:
Leap Motion Hooks Up to Oculus for Controller-Free Virtual Reality   —  Earlier this year, Facebook turned “Oculus” into a household name by betting $2 billion that virtual reality is ready for prime time.  —  One problem with that vision, as we've written before, is that there's no clear standard …
Aug 28, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook Turns On “Bandwidth Targeting” To Match Mobile Ads To Your Network Quality   —  Facebook today counts more users, and faster growth, outside of its home market of the U.S. than inside it, but the U.S. still accounts for nearly half of all the social network's ad revenues.
Aug 27, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Winston Ross / MIT Technology Review:
Luth gathers metadata from smartphones, tablets and PC's, pays participants $100/month   —  How Much Is Your Privacy Worth?  —  Despite the outcry over government and corporate snooping, some people allow themselves be monitored for money or rewards.  —  Anyone paying attention knows …
Aug 27, 2014, 5:25 AMIn context
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Pew study shows social media users are more reluctant than others to share their dissenting views, online or off   —  How Social Media Silences Debate  —  The Internet might be a useful tool for activists and organizers, in episodes as momentous as the Arab Spring or as trivial as the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Aug 27, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
Facebook hires team behind WaveGroup for in-house sound design   —  Facebook didn't actually acquire a sound studio, but it did hire audio engineers  —  Part of Facebook's overall strategy appears to include creating original audio content, as evident by a handful of recent hires who previously worked at sound studio WaveGroup Sound.
Aug 26, 2014, 9:55 PMIn context
The Verge:
The Rise and Fall and Rise of Virtual Reality   —  In the wake of Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR, can this revolutionary technology triumph anew?  Seeing is Believing: The State of Virtual Reality By Matthew Schnipper The promise of virtual reality has always been enormous.
Aug 26, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Tom Dotan / The Information:
Facebook to challenge Google's dominance in online ads, revitalizing Atlas with “demand-side platform” for automated bidding   —  Facebook Assault on Google's DoubleClick Coming This Fall  —  Few people thought much of Atlas when Facebook acquired the advertising technology company from Microsoft last year.
Aug 25, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook will reduce “click-baiting” headlines and links shared in photo captions in News Feed   —  News Feed FYI: Click-baiting  —  Today we're announcing some improvements to News Feed to help people find the posts and links from publishers that are most interesting and relevant …
Aug 25, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context

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