fastcompany:

After months of teasing, Twitter officially confirmed that its new redesign is nigh. And—brace yourselves—it looks a lot like Facebook.
Facebook reaches more Americans than any other social media site, according to Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project. Three in 10 adults get some news while on Facebook. Read more.

Facebook reaches more Americans than any other social media site, according to Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project. Three in 10 adults get some news while on Facebook. Read more.

"If partnering with Facebook meant that we had to change our values, we wouldn’t have done it."

— WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum says the messaging service’s approach to user privacy will not change after it’s acquired by Facebook.

"Being believable isn’t just convincing people you can win, it’s convincing them that they want you to win."

— Caryn Marooney, head of technology communications for Facebook, shares PR advice.

Facebook is again redesigning its news feed, this time to feature larger images and give it a more mobile feel and easier navigation. The updated feed will roll out to all users over the next few weeks.

Facebook is again redesigning its news feed, this time to feature larger images and give it a more mobile feel and easier navigation. The updated feed will roll out to all users over the next few weeks.

"By itself, WhatsApp is worth more than $19 billion. Few services in the world can reach one billion users, and they are all valuable."

— Mark Zuckerberg tells an audience at the Mobile World Congress that Facebook’s $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp was a bargain.

csmonitor:

Facebook Look Back: Nostalgia gone viral
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"Everyone’s been talking a lot about a universal face book within Harvard. I think it’s kind of silly that it would take the University a couple of years to get around to it. I can do it better than they can, and I can do it in a week."

Mark Zuckerberg, in the original Harvard Crimson story on the launch of Facebook — 10 years ago today. (via usatoday)

(Source: pewinternet, via pewresearch)

fastcompany:

Facebook unveils Paper, its news reader and Flipboard rival. 
"With complaints about Facebook’s news feed getting bogged down by ads and irrelevant content, the app stands as a stark contrast with its simplicity and full-screen ("distraction-free") layout."

fastcompany:

Facebook unveils Paper, its news reader and Flipboard rival

"With complaints about Facebook’s news feed getting bogged down by ads and irrelevant content, the app stands as a stark contrast with its simplicity and full-screen ("distraction-free") layout."