Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 72:

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook Takes On Angie's List And Yelp With New Site For Finding Top-Rated Local Businesses   —  Facebook is quietly testing a new feature that will direct users to the best-rated and reviewed local service providers in their area.  At the easy-to-access URL Facebook.com/services …
Dec 15, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp blocks links to rival app Telegram on Android; Telegram says its Facebook page vanished too   —  WhatsApp Is Blocking Links To Rival App Telegram On Android  —  Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp appears to have started deliberately blocking links to rival messaging app Telegram …
Dec 1, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Google has evaluated 498K URLs for removal from search results under European laws since May, has removed 41.8%   —  Google Provides Details on ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests in E.U.  —  LONDON — Facebook, and Google's own services, are among the websites to be most affected by Europe's …
Oct 10, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Facebook Rolls Out Analytics For App Links, Says 3 Billion URLs Have Been Enabled   —  The open-source effort that aims to make the mobile web less frustrating for users is gaining momentum.  Developers will now be able to measure results better.  —  Facebook's effort to make the mobile web less frustrating is gaining momentum.
Aug 22, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Instagram's “Bolt” Leak Could Be A New Facebook App Or An App Install Ad Test   —  Some Instagram users are reporting having briefly seen a banner advertisement within the Instagram application which pointed to a new app called “Bolt,” described as a “one tap photo messaging” app.
Jul 24, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Facebook Launches AppLinks To Make Deep Linking Between Apps Easier   —  At its F8 developer conference today, Parse CEO and co-founder Ilya Sukhar announced the launch of AppLinks.org, a new initiative that will make deep-linking between native apps easier for developers.
Apr 30, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
RT:
French broadcasting watchdog CSA eager to tax YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion   —  France's Superior Council of Audiovisual, an independent broadcasting authority, wants to impose taxes on media giants like YouTube, Facebook and Dailymotion to force them to contribute to financing French culture.
Dec 28, 2013, 5:25 PMIn context
Brad Chacos / PC World:
Next-gen HTTP 2.0 protocol will require HTTPS encryption (most of the time)   —  Sending data in plain text just doesn't cut it in an age of abundant hack attacks and mass metadata collection.  Some of the biggest names on the Web—Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc.—have already embraced default encryption …
Nov 13, 2013, 4:35 PMIn context
Ben Gilbert / Engadget:
Facebook status updates, wall posting and payments currently down for some (Update: Facebook says it's back to normal)   —  Facebook appears to still be working should you visit its highly-trafficked URL, but attempts to do much of anything on the site this morning are fruitless.
Oct 21, 2013, 9:55 AMIn context
RT:
Hacker posts Facebook bug report on Zuckerberg's wall   —  A Palestinian information system expert says he was forced to post a bug report on Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page after the social network's security team failed to recognize that a critical vulnerability he found allows anyone to post on someone's wall.
Aug 17, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
How StaffPad and Microsoft Surface are empowering creativity in music  —  By age 6, Garrett Weyenberg was composing full, intricate songs, sometimes scooting his entire body along the piano to play multiple octaves.
iQ by Intel:
Dr. You: The Democratization of Diagnoses  —  Futuristic handheld medical devices give everyday people, especially those in the developing world, unprecedented access to medical information to help make informed decisions about their health.
Zoho:
Track customer loyalty with the Net Promoter Score  —  Many marketers would unequivocally state that the Net Promoter Score (NPS) is the primary measure of success in any industry.  Also, it is an excellent tool to measure loyalty.
Worldpay:
Converting free-to-paid  —  Through a survey of 7000 digital consumers globally, find out what prompts free users to convert to paying customers.
Igloo:
How one company increased corporate news consumption by 1400% with Igloo  —  An interview with Ethan Deas, community manager at in-home senior care service provider, Home Instead.