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Facebook adds new relationship statuses

Feb 18, 2011
Soon, Facebookers will be able to designate themselves as "in a civil union" or "in a domestic partnership". This in addition to "married", "single...
Posted In: Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture

NBA takes a cue from Farmville

Feb 14, 2011
This week, the NBA is introducing a new game on Facebook called NBA Legend. It lets you create a player avatar, join a team, and then have a...
Posted In: business, Facebook, farmville, jackie moon, NBA, social media, Web Culture

Facebook, not Craig's List, is the red light district of the web

Feb 8, 2011
Craig's List shut off its "adult services" section a while ago, amid loads of complaints that it was basically a prostitution marketplace. There...
Posted In: business, craig's list, Facebook, social media, Web Culture

Syria unblocks Facebook

Feb 8, 2011
The protests around the Middle East have apparently forced some concessions on internet openness in Syria. Recent planned protests in Syria failed...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, syria, world

The Oregon Trail: now available for Facebook

Feb 3, 2011
If you're of a certain age, you likely played Oregon Trail in elementary school on an old Apple computer. You and your family set out with your...
Posted In: Facebook, games

Markey and Barton poke Facebook again

Feb 2, 2011
Politico reports Congressmen Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) are sending another letter to Facebook today concerned about privacy...
Posted In: business, Facebook, government, privacy, social media

Free in-flight Facebook in February

Feb 1, 2011
Courtesy of the American Alliteration Association! Not really. Seven US carriers will let you get on Facebook for free this month. Virgin America,...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Transportation, Web Culture, wifi

Whither Flickr

Jan 31, 2011
The New York Times has a think piece about the possibly bleak future of the Yahoo-Flickr partnership. Traffic on the site is down, which, combined...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, photography, social media, someone's grandma's got a gun, Web Culture, Yahoo

Netflix embraces Facebook

Jan 27, 2011
In a shareholder letter that accompanied its quarterly report, Netflix gave some details on how they plan to make the service more social. The idea...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, netflix, social media, Web Culture

You may be about to become an unpaid spokesperson on Facebook

Jan 26, 2011
If you're on Facebook, that is. Facebook has rolled out a new feature called Sponsored Stories. If a brand name comes up in your activity, say you...
Posted In: advertising, business, Facebook, privacy, social media

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