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Facebook Will Soon Launch A ‘Buy’ Button?

Facebook is testing a new feature of its ad service that will make it much easier for users to purchase items they see advertising for. The new feature is a “Buy” button that would appear on ads, and its functionality is intended to make it easier for users to buy products they like directly from [...]

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Fact: Facebook is Better at Facial Recognition Than the FBI

It’s a strange world we live in when a social network is better at identifying criminals than the most powerful law enforcement agency in the country. Not just a little bit better, either. Here’s what’s going on. This summer, the FBI is launching its new facial recognition technology, which it calls NGI (Next Generation Identification). [...]

iFrogz Tadpole Prank Competition

iFrogz Tadpole Prank Competition

July 9, 2014 – Today, ZAGG’s sister company, iFrogz teamed up with the popular YouTube personality and prankster, Andrew Hales, launching a prank video competition. Check out Andrew’s video here! This competition revolves around the Tadpole; a popular mini bluetooth speaker by iFrogz. Andrew Hales has used the iFrogz Tadpole to execute a few of [...]

Facebook Is Changing The Way It Tells Users About Events

Facebook Is Changing The Way It Tells Users About Events

Facebook has long displayed events to users based on invitations they’ve received, as well as data points such as events their friends are attending and venues they’ve previously checked in to. The social network is mixing up its processes for events and will be rolling out its “Events For You” feature over the next few [...]

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Is Facebook’s explanation for its News Feed psychology experiment good enough?

Over the past few days, the Internet has exploded with heavy criticism of Facebook for an experiment it conducted on nearly 700,000 unsuspecting users in January 2012. The experiment, conducted by Facebook “data scientists” and researchers from Cornell University and the University of California, altered the content these users saw from their friends to determine [...]

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Awesome Idea: IKEA Builds the First Website Inside Instagram

The idea of eCommerce brands using social networks to promote products to their customers is nothing new, but really great, outside the box approaches are harder to come by. Here’s one we haven’t seen before: IKEA built a functional store within Instagram, using profiles as landing pages and individual photos for categories and specific products. [...]

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#ExpressYourSelfie, win $1000 with eXacly.me

Has being yourself ever earned you $1000? Well, maybe it’s time that it did. An online social media start-up called eXacly.me wants to give you the chance to show the world what you’re made of before it launches later this year, and they’re willing to pay to know who you are. According to the start-up’s [...]

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Facebook’s iPad App Update Will Bring Users More Games And Trending Videos

Facebook is testing a new version of its iPad app that will bring users closer to mobile games and provide them with the latest information about trending videos. News of the update comes today from TechCrunch and speculates that many of Facebook’s users who use the iPad app are also playing Facebook-connected games on their [...]

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Get The Scoop: Slingshot Vs Snapchat

After last week’s accidental launch, Facebook has now intentionally launched their jab in response to Snapchat’s success, and they’re calling it Slingshot. Within the U.S. it is available on iOS and Android. Why has Facebook created yet another app? How does it compare to Snapchat? Can Facebook pull off creating a real competitor app? These [...]

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10 Funny Tweet Reactions to the CIA Joining Twitter

Here in the States, there are few government agencies more secretive than the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). They’re responsible for collecting and analyzing intelligence data on foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and carrying out covert and top secret missions around the world. Now, they’ve joined Twitter as @CIA. Knowing they’d probably have an uphill battle amidst [...]

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