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YouTube, Facebook Account for Nearly a Third of Mobile Traffic
YouTube, Facebook Account for Nearly a Third of Mobile Traffic

Facebook and YouTube are now dominating mobile traffic shares in early 2014, as more people shift to a mobile device to upload photos to social networks and watch cat videos.

RIP, Facebook Poke
RIP, Facebook Poke

Facebook quietly withdrew its Poke app from the iOS app store Friday, ending the run of an app that was both a Snapchat competitor and the final iteration of a joke that's as old as Facebook itself.

Facebook Adds In-App Camera, Video Sharing to Messenger
Facebook Adds In-App Camera, Video Sharing to Messenger

A new update to Facebook's standalone messaging app, Messenger, on Monday includes a new camera option for taking photos within the app. A camera icon above the keyboard surfaces the phone's camera, which can also be flipped for front-facing photos

How Much Is the Average Facebook User Worth?
How Much Is the Average Facebook User Worth?

Facebook released its first quarter 2014 earnings report on Wednesday, beating Wall Street's estimates with posted revenues of $2.5 billion.

Mark Zuckerberg Is Desperate for Friends in a WeChat Ad
Mark Zuckerberg Is Desperate for Friends in a WeChat Ad

In a South African ad for Chinese social networking giant WeChat, a guy named Mark who started a social network visits a therapist. The ad never explicitly states that the "Mark" in the ad is supposed to be Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, but the clues are all there, including the wavy brown hair and what look like Adidas flip-flops.

Hands On With Facebook
Hands On With Facebook's Nearby Friends

There's a lot that Facebook allows you to share with your friends. On Thursday, the company added "exact location" to that list.

Google Follows Facebook, Twitter With App-Install Ads in Search, YouTube
Google Follows Facebook, Twitter With App-Install Ads in Search, YouTube

Since 2012, Facebook has wrung profits from app-install ads. This month, we saw Twitter follow Facebook's lead. Now Google is embracing app-install ads, too, in search and via YouTube.

Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm
Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm

Facebook is tweaking its news feed algorithm again, this time to combat posts that contains "like-baiting," duplicate content and "spammy links.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Cut His Salary to $1
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Cut His Salary to $1

Going by salary at least, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg earned just $1 for the year, according to a regulatory filing released on Monday.

Facebook Plans to Use Drones, Satellites and Lasers to Deliver Internet
Facebook Plans to Use Drones, Satellites and Lasers to Deliver Internet

Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg, in a Facebook post, has announced that his team is working to develop new technologies to beam the Internet to every part of the world.