Facebook being sued for how it handles private messages

Two Facebook users are suing the social network for looking at the content of users' communications, including private messages, and mining that content for user data to share with third parties like advertisers

Published on: January 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Cop makes Twitter chat ‘sing like a bird’

Twitter chats, tweetups, hashtag chats – it seems like everyone’s been getting in on these lately, asking their followers to track a hashtag at an appointed date and time to discuss a specific

Published on: December 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Adobe Marketing Cloud unifies several products into one big, social dashboard

Marketers using Adobe Systems Inc. for their social media campaigns will now be able to do it all on one dashboard, as Adobe is releasing updates to its Marketing Cloud program today. Right

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Candice So

Salesforce.com launches Social.com advertising application

Advertising is about to get more social. Hosted customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Salesforce.com has launched Social.com, a social advertising application to create, optimize and automate social ad campaigns. According to the vendor,

Published on: April 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

4 cool tools for building your Facebook storefront

As giant retailers such as Gamestop, JC Penney, and Nordstrom opened--and quickly shuttered--Facebook storefronts over the past six months, many analysts declared Facebook's e-commerce effort to be a failure. People come to Facebook

Published on: May 11th, 2012 Angela West

Facebook ads could hit smartphones, tablets as soon as March

Get ready for advertising to hit the mobile version of Facebook in early March as the company looks to generate more revenue leading up to its forthcoming initial public offering, according to an

Published on: February 6th, 2012 Ian Paul