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'Facebook Home'? A new Facebook flavored smartphone

Apr 2, 2013
Lindsey Turrentine, editor-in-chief of CNET Reviews joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to discuss what a Facebook smartphone would look like and why it might sell.
Posted In: Facebook, smart phones, mobile, htc

How LinkedIn wants to be cooler than Facebook

Mar 12, 2013
How the unglamorous social network is quietly evolving into a content provider. LinkedIn is reportedly in talks to buy the news reading app Pulse.
Posted In: linkedin, Facebook, social network

Why Facebook's new newsfeed matters to you

Mar 7, 2013
Facebook unveiled its new newsfeed. What does all the tinkering tell us about where the Silicon Valley giant is headed?
Posted In: Facebook

Facebook experiments with free Wi-Fi, for a price

Mar 7, 2013
The social network has started offering free Internet in a few places. The catch? It makes it easier for advertisers to find you.
Posted In: Facebook, ads, Tech, Internet, wifi

How much is a Facebook 'like' worth to your business?

Feb 28, 2013
What online activity actually leads to sales? An digital data cruncher breaks down the value of Facebook 'likes', Instragram photos, and online posts.
Posted In: social media, advertising, Facebook, Google

Connecticut elected officials vs. Facebook on protecting Newton families

Feb 27, 2013
Elected officials in Connecticut want Facebook to take Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist pages down; Facebook says no -- but points out that it has been dealing with the issue and is in constant contact with families affected by the tragedy.
Posted In: Facebook, Newtown, gun control, Obama

Yahoo's homepage gets help from Facebook

Feb 21, 2013
Yahoo launches a new website this week, with a Facebook partnership. It's the latest tech connection involving Yahoo, as new CEO Marissa Mayer retools the web company.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Facebook, media, Tech

Facebook privacy issues: Not the only reason I'm 'unfriending' you

Feb 15, 2013
Commentator Julia Angwin says erosion of privacy on Facebook left her little choice.
Posted In: Facebook, social media

EU data protection law could trigger trade war

Feb 11, 2013
The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.
Posted In: Facebook, Google, data security, Europe, Tech

Blackberry's Back, and Facebook Works Toward Suicide Prevention

Jan 31, 2013
Blackberry is back, with the launch of two new phones it hopes will revive the struggling smartphone company formerly known as Research in Motion. Facebook is working on best practices in an emerging area of social media -- suicide prevention. And, the military is using brain scans on new recruits -- canine recruits.
Posted In: Blackberry, Research in Motion, Facebook, suicide

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