The Facebook founder and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating the money to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The company acquired Atlas in 2013 from Microsoft. Now, that service will be able to deliver more targeted ads using Facebook’s data.
“So now there’s some dormant Facebook account out there, and it’s just me and the Zuck.”
Facebook is updating its ranking algorithm to determine which stories are more important in a given moment than others.
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Facebook’s recent earnings results were a blowout, but the growth rate of its daily active users is dropping. That’s why its plan to bring the internet to the developing world is as much about its business as it is about philanthropy.
The company’s shares have now nearly doubled their IPO price.
Mobile advertising now represents 62% of the company’s total advertising revenue. The company reported its second-quarter earnings today.
Mark Zuckerberg is coming under fire again after it was revealed that Facebook manipulated the News Feeds of just under 700,000 users in the name of a science experiment to determine if online emotions were contagious. Anger among users at the perceived privacy violation spread quickly.
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Facebook rolled out an update to the iPad versions of its app, which will include a slot at the bottom right that shows popular games and content. Facebook says ads will eventually show up.
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It’s a push to get higher-quality apps on the platform, and also ensure that users know what apps are doing with their data, according to platform product manager Eddie O’Neil.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now preaching stability for Facebook’s platform, as the massive land grab for developers accelerates.
The company reported its first-quarter earnings Wednesday. Facebook has emerged as a dominant force in mobile advertising in just a few short years.
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The social network’s CEO said that he’s reached out to President Obama in an effort to change the government’s treatment of internet privacy.
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One surprise in Facebook’s last earnings call was that Groups now has a half billion users, without its own mobile app. One of the application’s lead product managers talks about its rapid growth.
More than half of Facebook’s advertising revenue comes from mobile advertising. And it’s a big reason the company beat earnings expectations today.
As part of its 25th anniversary celebration this year, the news outlet is trying to pick the top CEOs for a program called “CNBC First 25.” The25 CEOs will be chosen with the help of an advisory board from a list of 200 nominees.
In the past several months, Facebook’s stock price has more than doubled. Facebook is also just about to join the S&P 500.
News volume surrounding Twitter has fallen off a cliff since its IPO debut, marking another metric in which it pales in comparison to Facebook.
After Facebook’s Snapchat clone was a dud, it tried to buy the original for $3 billion only to have the offer turned down. CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s next challenge will be figuring out what apps his company is actually capable of cloning — and which ones he needs to buy.
But the offer itself speaks to CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s penchant to try to buy what Facebook can’t build.
Shares of Twitter will begin trading Thursday. Here’s a breakdown of how the road to its public market debut compares to Facebook’s last year.
Just after delivering a blowout earnings report, Facebook’s stock was up more than 15% in extended trading. Then, CFO David Ebersman said some things on a phone call.