Articles Tagged with Facebook

Facebook News Feed Has Gotten Better Thanks To Special Focus Groups

FAcebook News Feed Keeps Getting Better

Facebook’s news feed has always been the social media site’s crowning jewel. This is the function that allows people to stay on the site after they have posted their favorite photos of their kids or commented on their friend’s favorite photos of their kids. Now the Facebook news feed is getting a rather serious overhaul… Read more »

Mom’s Flagged Breastfeeding Photo Leads To Facebook Protest, Moms Fire Back With Breastfeeding Selfies On Social Media

breastfeeding photo - Kaya Wright

Kaya Wright’s flagged breastfeeding photo has sparked a big controversy. The photo reportedly captured Wright breastfeeding her 16-month-old son while sitting in a bathtub. According to Mirror, Facebook flagged and removed the photo after a user reported it, citing “nudity violations.” However, the removal came as quite a shock to Wright because the breastfeeding photo… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Freedom Of Speech Post Prompts Outcry From Banned Groups

Mark Zuckerberg: Freedom of speech. Facebook users: Where?

Mark Zuckerberg’s freedom of speech stance struck many Facebook users as being at odds with their own experiences this weekend. In the wake of the Paris attacks, Zuckerberg posted the following. “A few years ago, an extremist in Pakistan fought to have me sentenced to death because Facebook refused to ban content about Mohammed that… Read more »

Is Facebook Trying To Get You To Friend Your One-Night Stands?

Facebook One Night Stand

Thanks to Myspace, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other forms of social media, people are connecting in a way they’ve never connected before. Long lost friends are finding each other after so many years. Family members that live many miles, and many days away from each other are able to catch up. People are even able… Read more »

Teacher’s Letter To Facebook: See One Teacher’s Complaint To Facebook About Her Students’ Risqué Selfies, Letter Goes Viral

Melissa Bour letter to Facebook

Teachers all over the country have admitted that they secretly investigate the social media accounts of their students. One teacher recently admitted that she’s no different from many others, but what she discovered was quite shocking. Apparently, her sixth grade students see no problem or potential danger with uploading risqué photos to Facebook. So, she… Read more »

Facebook ‘Year In Review': The Popular App Has A Bit Of A Dark Side

Year In Review

The Facebook “Year In Review.” Chances are that you have already seen more than your fair share of these presentations pop up in your recent Facebook feed. On the surface, the Facebook “Year in Review” post is a creative and clever idea that seems appealing to the average Facebook user. Facebook’s Year in Review feature:… Read more »

Facebook Dislike Button May Be Coming Soon

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A Facebook dislike button may be coming soon. Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly considering adding a button to the popular social network so users can express “dislike” for a post. Zuckerberg did note that it is unlikely the feature will actually be a thumbs down icon with the word dislike beneath it. Mark Zuckerberg said, “We… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Says They Are Thinking About A Dislike Button

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook, answered quite a few questions during a Q&A at the company’s headquarters Thursday, but one question piqued the interest of those who still admire Facebook, and that revolved around the idea of a dislike button. While many have lost faith in Facebook, there are still many who use it… Read more »

Instagram Surpasses Twitter, Now Has Over 300 Million Active Users

Kevin Systrom

Instagram announced Wednesday that there are now about 300 million monthly active users of its photo app. According to CEO Kevin Systrom, Instagram users, 70 percent of whom come from outside the US, share more than 70 million photos and videos daily. The announcement confirms that Instagram, a photo- and video-sharing app, has surpassed Twitter… Read more »

FSU Teacher Resigns After Hate-Filled Facebook Posts

FSU teacher resigns after hateful Facebook comments

A teacher at Florida State University College of Business has resigned after her ranting, hate-filled comments in response to a post on Facebook went public earlier this week. Deborah O’Connor, a senior lecturer, responded to a post by Colin Lively about U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to have the Justice Department investigate the recent… Read more »