| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google can now sell ads on Facebook.
The search giant announced on Friday that advertisers who buy ads across the Web through Google's DoubleClick service will soon be able to buy ads on Facebook's real-time ad bidding service FBX....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:57 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook shares reached new highs Tuesday after an upgrade from an analyst and a report that the social network may have gotten its foot in the door in China.
Shares have more than doubled in the last 52 weeks. They were up $1.69, or 4%...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Who knew Bill Gates was such a nifty Reddit user?
The billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder took to Reddit recently to partake in the online community's Secret Santa Exchange. Gates was matched up with Reddit user NY1227, otherwise known...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:26 AM
The redesigned Mac Pro has gone on sale, but good luck getting one anytime soon: Apple won't ship any until February.
The company Thursday morning began taking orders for the two basic models, which cost $2,999 and $3,999.
Apple's website quoted early...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Ten years ago today, Mark Zuckerberg launched TheFacebook.com from his Harvard dorm room.
The social network has grown into the most popular and most used social networking website. It is also a business worth more than corporate giants General...
| Oct 6, 2013
In April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Forbes his personal goal for 2013: To interact with one non-Facebook employee each day.
What a guy!
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members...
| Feb 16, 2014
The 10th birthday of Facebook last week caused me to recall my miserable pre-Facebook existence, when methods of procrastination were sorely limited.
As a stay-at-home writer, phone calls were unruly and hard to control. What if the other person...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his social network early Tuesday to look back on how his company came to be so successful.
Zuckerberg, who launched the company when he was just a 19-year-old student at Harvard, said he never imagined...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Facebook turned 10 Tuesday, and it's letting users get in on its birthday celebration with a new feature that creates personalized videos highlighting users' top content over the years.
The feature is called "Look Back" and can be accessed when users go...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook has agreed to buy popular mobile messaging company WhatsApp for about $16 billion in cash and stock, the giant social network said Wednesday.
WhatsApp's current owners would get $4 billion in cash and about $12 billion in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
When John Berlin scrolled through Facebook this week, he, like almost everyone else, saw auto-generated highlight videos of friends’ histories on the site.
He kept seeing the name and photo of one person who didn’t seem to have a highlight...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After recent articles in The New Yorker, The Week and posts in every twentysomething's blog about Facebook being too intrusive and totally outdated, I now have enough confidence to close down my page.
I don't maintain a regular Facebook page, just a...